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Thursday, April 27, 2017


Bike it or hike it, a path's on the way from the college to Hurleyville

LOCH SHELDRAKE - As the crow flies, SUNY Sullivan and downtown Hurleyville are just a mile away.
And for humans, the next best thing to flying with the birds might be tooling along a bike path or a bike lane.
That's what's in the planning stages between the college and the Center for Dis- ... read more

Meetings April 25-28

Tuesday, April 25

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

Special Meeting of the Board of Education has been cancelled. The Board will meet on May 2 at 7 pm ... read more

Annual county Litter Pluck is May 6 - May 14

SULLIVAN COUNTY — The annual Sullivan County Litter Pluck is spanning a week this year - from May 6 through May 14.
Members of the Sullivan County Legislature are encouraging all school and community groups, as well as private citizens to participate.
On Thursday, April 20, the full ... read more

Won't you ‘Donate Life'?

ROSCOE — If it was within your power to save someone's life, would you do it? That was the question posed to high school students on Friday by Donate Life, a national coalition of organizations promoting organ donation.
In February, Governor Cuomo announced a law that makes 16 and 17-year-old ... read more

Bomb threat in Liberty

LIBERTY — Liberty Middle School received what officials are calling a “non-credible” bomb threat on Friday afternoon.
Both the middle and high schools, as well as the elementary school on Main Street were on lockout for more than two hours while authorities assessed the situation.
A ... read more

Waterlogged waders nearly claim fisherman at Junction Pool

ROSCOE — A college student nearly died in a fishing accident Saturday at the world-famous Junction Pool in Roscoe.
The 911 call came in around 7 a.m., and emergency responders arrived to find a 21-year-old man blue, unresponsive and not breathing. He had been brought to shore by fellow ... read more

Judge LaBuda back on the bench

MONTICELLO — After an absence of six months, Judge Frank LaBuda is once again hearing cases at the County Courthouse in Monticello.
“Frank LaBuda returned to work last Tuesday, April 18, as a county court judge and is hearing surrogate court matters,” confirmed NYS Office of Court Administration ... read more

Community needs persist, so CACHE does, as well

LIBERTY — CACHE is not gone.
“Rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated,” chuckles Walter Stein, executive director of the Community Action Commission to Help the Economy, otherwise known as CACHE.
The Liberty nonprofit is recovering from hard times, however.
“We have just come ... read more

It's 21 to buy cigarettes

SULLIVAN COUNTY — The Sullivan County Legislature approved a measure last week raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. “Tobacco products” refers to any kind of substance made of or derived from tobacco and containing nicotine, including electronic vapor cigarettes. ... read more

Jobs Waiting starts May 1

MONTICELLO — Jobs Waiting, well, is still waiting - for enrollees, that is.
The federally funded training program for future healthcare industry workers was set to start this week, but organizers have yet to get the necessary number of participants.
Thus the kickoff has been rescheduled to ... read more

Leadership Sullivan: Training for the future of our county

It's that time of year again. Leadership Sullivan, in sponsorship with the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is celebrating its 18th graduating class.
This group of emerging leaders, chosen from within Sullivan County, have spent the last nine months training to address the ... read more

Meetings April 21-25

Friday, April 21

Town of Tusten Special Meeting to open the bids for the Main Street Deck Project, beginning at 12:00p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall

Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Inc. 6:00p.m. North Branch Firehouse

Saturday, April 22

Trout Unlimited Chapter 611, Long Eddy ... read more

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