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Friday, October 31, 2014


In General

Monticello parade attracts hundreds of Halloween marchers

It was the perfect day for a parade on Oct. 25, as hundreds of kids and families took part in the annual Village of Monticello Halloween Parade. Produced in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club, the parade stepped off at St. John's Street at Broadway and ended with a party complete with bags more


Bethel gets $50K grant to repair town pool

ALBANY — Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) announced that the Town of Bethel has been awarded $50,000 in funding from the State & Municipal Facilities Capital Program.
The funding will go towards major repairs to the swimming pool including new liner and plumbing and piping upgrades, as more

Military Notes

Teammates will be sticking together

MONTICELLO — Monticello alums and athletic standouts, Lah Juan Drayton and Terry Duncan both finished their Marine Corps basic training on October 10, after 13 weeks of instruction, and the “great friends” were back in the area on a recent weekend, and spoke to the Democrat.
According to more


BOCES plans CDL course

MONTICELLO — The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering a Commercial Driver Training Permit Preparation course. The course is being held at the St. John Street Education Center in Monticello on November 8 and November 15 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Prepare for more


Rolling V is Business of the Year

WALTON — Rolling V Bus Corp. has been recognized as Business of the Year by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Rolling V is being honored for its achievement at the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner on Oct. 23 at the Old Schoolhouse Inn in Downsville.
“This award is more


Welcome to the world - October 24

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Grayson Calvin, on October 9, 2014 to Billie W. and Calvin R. Waterton, of Kiamesha Lake;
• A daughter, Marline Irene, on October 10, 2014 to Dorothy R. and Gary M. Mott, of Livingston more


Ag, farmland protection workshop set Nov. 3

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Agricultural Protection Board and the County's Division of Planning and Environmental Management will hold a public workshop on the Sullivan County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Update.
The event will take place on Monday, November 3 at 6 p.m. at more

College Notes

Earn STEM scholarships

ONEONTA — SUNY Oneonta has selected 15 freshmen to participate in Critical MaSS: Math and Science Scholars, a scholarship program supporting students who plan to pursue careers or advanced degree programs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Each student more

Arts & Culture

New exhibit takes a whimsical look at recreation and Catskill Waters

Water has always been a fundamental part of the history of the Catskills. The back story of sacrifice, urgent need, progress and change tends to be the focus of the reservoirs, but another important facet is the role that Catskill waters played on tourism and recreation.
A new exhibit at the more

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