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Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Roscoe writer ‘does' the birds & the bees in print and e-book

ROSCOE — A decade ago, Nancy Hajeski decided to move from populous Bergen County, NJ - and she wanted country.
“Trout fishing capital. River view. Walk to town,” read the advertisement that grabbed her attention.
She reported to Roscoe. It was April. The landscape was grayish brown. She ... read more

For the love of the arts

NARROWSBURG — It was a celebration 42 years in the making on June 17, celebrating the hard work and dedication of Elaine Giguere's passion to create a long lasting arts community in Sullivan County.
The focus of the night was on Giguere's dedication to the arts community through her work for the ... read more

Meetings 6/27

Tuesday, June 27

Mamakating Planning Board mtg., 7 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro.

South Fallsburg Fire District Bd. of Fire Commissioners, work session, 7 p.m., Fallsburg Firehouse

Jeffersonville Fire District meeting, 7:00 p.m. located at the Jeffersonville Firehouse on Main ... read more

Tennessee fugitives sought help from father in Pine Bush - Facebook Pages Reveal ‘Gangster' Talk, Parole

BLOOMINGBURG — Jarrett Heitmann, the armed fugitive who along with girlfriend Makayla Danielle Stilwell are wanted in Tennessee on charges of kidnapping and attempted murder, identifies himself on Facebook as "Jarret Thepirate." Online research has revealed that his father is Jerome Heitmann, who ... read more

Will WJFF be moving?

JEFFERSONVILLE — “Should I stay or should I go?” sang The Clash back in the 1980s. Today, that same question is being considered by WJFF radio in Jeffersonville.
Last fall, WJFF was gifted a 14-plus acre piece of property on Route 52 in the Town of Liberty, site of the former Catskill Harvest ... read more

Fire destroys Nelshore Drive home in Monticello

MONTICELLO — Monticello firefighters were dispatched to a fire at Nelshore Drive home early yesterday morning.
When firefighters arrived at 1:47 a.m., they found a working structure fire, which included a fully involved vehicle in a garage. The fire extended from the garage into the ... read more

Tusten approves solar moratorium

NARROWSBURG — At the Town of Tusten's public hearing recently, no residents spoke for or against proposed Local Law #5, “A Local Law Placing a Three-month Moratorium on Solar Energy Systems in the Town.”
The moratorium was then approved by a unanimous vote of the board members present during ... read more

Cottage Street finding its inner beauty with ‘Block Blitz' program

MONTICELLO — Beautiful is the only way to describe what happened on Cottage Street last Tuesday. On a beautiful, sunlit day, some 20 people from various backgrounds came together to beautify the street as part of a new program led by Sullivan Renaissance and the Village of Monticello. ... read more

A new beginning: SC Correctional Facility inmates earn Associate's Degrees

WOODBOURNE — It was a special occasion last Wednesday at the Sullivan County Correctional Facility. Twenty inmates donned their caps and gowns to receive their Associate's Degrees.
Friends and family, as well as SUNY Sullivan and Hudson Link officials were in attendance.
Hudson Link for ... read more

Calling in air support

MONTICELLO — The fog hung heavy in the air on Sunday morning, preventing Mike Croissant taking off.
His mission was clear - to install six HVAC units on the roof of the Catskill Resorts World Casino being constructed in Monticello.
Croissant and copilot Chris McNiel took off out of ... read more

Leadership Sullivan graduates 18th class

CALLICOON — “Leadership is not a position or a title; it is not years of service or degrees obtained,” said Karen Russell, addressing the Leadership Sullivan 2017 graduating class. “It is action and your own personal example.”
The 10-month-long community leadership development program culminated ... read more

Fun, festivities and economic growth in Kauneonga Lake

KAUNEONGA LAKE — The forecast was adamant that storms would plague the skies from dawn to dusk, but Kauneonga Lake was spared even a single drop of rain at its second annual block party.
The unexpected cooperation of the weather lent itself to the resounding success of the event, along with 47 ... read more

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