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Monday, July 22, 2019

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A ‘Woodstock' Wedding: It happened 50 years ago

Ruth Hubert and Paul Brustman picked August 16, 1969 as their wedding date. Little did they know what an historic wedding they would have. Here is the story of the couple's unforgettable wedding day 50 years ago. For more great stories about the Woodstock Anniversary, please see our special section ... read more


Community gathers to support the Hahn Family

ROSCOE -- Community members gathered at Roscoe Beer Company to support the Hahn family of Hilly Acres Farm after a devastating fire on July 9 cost them one of their barns, 400 chickens and 300 bales of hay.
Nearly 300 people attended Tuesday night's fundraiser, according to Northern Farmhouse ... read more


Schumer secures $39 million for high-speed internet

SULLIVAN — High-speed broadband might finally become a reality in Sullivan County as Senator Chuck Schumer recently announced $39 million in federal funding for New York State
According to Schumer, the money comes from $170 million of allocated funds that he previously fought for in 2017. ... read more


Conference center considered for Liberty

LIBERTY — Long before the old buildings at the former Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel in Liberty were demolished last summer, there was speculation as to what, if anything, would take their place.
Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez appeared before the Liberty Town Board on ... read more


The search continues for YEG

LIBERTY -- The Youth Economic Group has found a temporary space for their organization. The group is currently renting the building that is located next to their old office, which is on Main Street in Liberty.
Previously, they used the building owned by the United Methodist Church that was used ... read more


Sager announces run for county clerk

MONTICELLO — On July 17 at the Government Center in Monticello, Democrat David Sager formally announced his candidacy for the Sullivan County Clerk. He hopes to take the position that is currently held by County Clerk Daniel Briggs, who is retiring after his term ends.
Sager graduated from ... read more


Zane Grey Festival celebrates history of author and Delaware Valley region

ACKAWAXEN, PA - Families attending the 15th annual Zane Grey Festival had the opportunity to learn more about the region's history and resurgence, celebrating the Delaware River's comeback alongside the life of famous Westerns novelist Zane Grey.
“I think families can look forward to learning ... read more


Three Men Indicted in Recent and Separate Gun Possession Cases

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Notice: In compliance with Disciplinary Rule 7 - 107A of the Code of Professional Responsibility, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell ... read more


Excessive Heat Watch Issued, Mobile Life Support Services Offers Safety Tips for Battling Hot Temperatures

HUDSON VALLEY — The National Weather Service recently issued an excessive heat watch for this weekend. Mobile Life Support Services, the largest emergency medical provider in the Hudson Valley, offers safety tips and advice for keeping cool while temperature and humidity levels continue to ... read more


Sunday, July 21

Beaverkill Cemetery Association, Annual Meeting, 1 p.m., Beaverkill Church, Beaverkill.


Monday, July 22

Town of Fallsburg, Public Hearing, 5:55 p.m., Town Board Meeting, 6 p.m., 19 Railroad Plaza, South Fallsburg.

Village of Liberty, Village Board ... read more


Fraud Task Force Announces Arrests

SULLIVAN COUNTY — The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests:
· May 29, 2019 - Ricky A. Williams, 48, of Callicoon was arrested on an outstanding warrant for violating the conditions of his parole and the Misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor ... read more


Tuesday, July 16

Town of Mamakating, Town Board Meeting, 6 p.m., 2948 Route 209, Wurtsboro.

White Lake Fire District, Special Election, 6 - 9 p.m., White Lake Firehouse, 1596 St. Rt. 17B, White Lake.

Village of Monticello, Village Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 2 Pleasant Street, ... read more


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