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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Local Sports

2019 Boys Soccer All-Stars

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Our fall athletes gave it their all in their respective sports. After sorting through coaches nominations and statistics, our sports staff made their all-star selections.
We will begin the fall season's all-star announcements ...
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Top Stories

Galligan announces run for DA

By Matt Shortall - editor

Meagan Galligan expects to assume the role of acting district attorney in Sullivan County on Jan. 1, 2020.

SULLIVAN -- In the absence of an appointment from Governor Andrew Cuomo, Meagan Galligan expects to assume the role of Acting District Attorney (DA) on January 1, 2020, becoming the first woman in Sullivan County history to hold that office.
“It is a privilege to work on behalf of the people of Sullivan County to make our communities and homes safe,” Galligan said in a statement released yesterday. “I will continue to advocate for what is right, for what is just, and for the safety and security of each of us who make Sullivan County home.”
Galligan would serve as acting DA for a one-year term ending on January 1, 2021. She's announced her intention to run as a Democrat for a full, four-year term in next year's November election cycle.
She takes over for outgoing ...
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Changes ahead for legislature

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — The ballots are counted and the voters had their say. A new legislature will take office in January with an unprecedented Republican majority.
Chairman of the Sullivan County Republican Party, Dick Coombe, said he is pleased with the ...
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Latest News

Wanted: Nurses

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

SULLIVAN -- According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the United States is projected to experience a shortage of Registered Nurses (RN) due to an aging “Baby Boomer” population.
A survey conducted in 2018 by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and The Forum of ...
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Sullivan in the dark: Storm wreaks havoc on repair crews

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
Winter storm Ezekiel caused several motor vehicle accidents like the one pictured. This accident on State Route 52 in Loch Sheldrake caused road closures and power outages in the surrounding area.

SULLIVAN -- In its wake, snowstorm Ezekiel buried Sullivan County with ten to 12 inches of snow this week.
The combination of ice and snow created multiple power outages throughout the county, which had crews working several nights.
According ...
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