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Sunday, January 19, 2020

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Manor dominates rival Roscoe

LIVINGSTON MANOR -- The Roscoe Blue Devils and Livingston Manor Wildcats met for the first time since last year's Section 9 Championship game on Tuesday, and the contest turned out to be relatively one-sided. The Wildcats outscored the Blue Devils ... read more

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Race for Monticello mayor heats up

By Matt Shortall - editor

Village of Monticello Mayor Gary Sommers (left) will face off against Trustee and Deputy Mayor George Nikolados in a Republican primary later this month. See page 2A for poll details.
MONTICELLO — Residents in the Village of Monticello will head to the polls on March 18 to vote for two trustee seats and the office of mayor.
In a village long plagued by vacant storefronts, a vanishing tax base and a crisis of spirit, candidates in the upcoming election see opportunity.
Those running for trustee include Republican Michael Banks, Democrat David Komatz and Incumbent Trustee Carmen Rue, who is running on the Democratic and Independence Party lines.
The race for mayor comes down to two village business owners. Democrat George Nikolados, who owns the Miss Monticello Diner on Broadway and has been a trustee since 2016, as well as Deputy Mayor for the past two years, is challenging Republican Incumbent Mayor Gary Sommers, who owns J.J. Sommers Inc. just a few blocks ...
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Executive committee rescinds purchase of property for Visitors Center

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO -- During Sullivan County Legislature's Executive Committee meeting yesterday, a vote was held to rescind Resolution 385-19, which authorized the purchase of real property and construction of a visitors center in Rock Hill. The resolution ... read more


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Town clerk, comprehensive plan and attorney subjects at Tusten meeting

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

NARROWSBURG — It's a new year and a new board in the Town of Tusten. Newly elected Supervisor Ben Johnson presided over the town council meeting Tuesday night and promised to keep it short.
Comments and questions from the public were kept to the public comment section, during which former ...
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Forestburgh set for 2020

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
Forestburgh is ready for 2020. From left standing, Standing, Forestburgh Town Clerk is Joanne K. Nagoda, Forestburgh Councilwoman Karen Ellsweig, Forestburgh Town Attorney Danielle Jose-Decker, and Forestburgh Councilman Steven Budofsky. From left sitting, Forestburgh Town Supervisor Dan Hogue, Jr. and Forestburgh Councilwoman Susan Parks-Landis.

FORESTBURGH — The Town of Forestburgh is trying to get off on the right foot in 2020 by holding its reorganizational meeting on January 9.
Returning to the town board is Councilwoman Karen Ellsweig, Councilman John Galligan, Town Supervisor Dan ...
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