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Thursday, February 23, 2017

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The officers and advisor of the Tri-Valley FFA

The officers and advisor of the Tri-Valley Chapter of the FFA are a very busy group. From the left are Connor Decker, Sentinel; Katie Raymond, Reporter; Patrick Krummack, Reporter; Patrick Coombe, Vice President; Cheyanne Matulewich, President; Tara Berescik, Advisor; and Kim Doyle, District 2 ... read more


Community members put on a special day for 7th and 8th Tri-Valley Students

GRAHAMSVILLE - Thursday, December 22 was an exciting day for 7th and 8th grade students at Tri-Valley.
Their teachers reached out to several local community members about coming into school for the day and their efforts were met with great enthusiasm.
A “workshop” day was planned that ... read more


Tri-Valley FFA Chapter earns ‘Chapter of the Year' at Agricultural Society's 185th Annual Forum

SYRACUSE — At the historical 185th Forum conducted January 5, the Tri-Valley FFA Chapter of Tri-Valley Central School was awarded the coveted NYS FFA Chapter of the Year award.
The New York State Grange sponsors this award, and invites chapter officers to attend the Society's Forum and receive ... read more


Meetings February 21-23

Tuesday, February 21

Village of Monticello Board of Trustees mtg., 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, Monticello.

Mamakating Town Board mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro.

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

Liberty ... read more


‘Slow Money' focuses on education, community growth

NARROWSBURG — There's a new program in Narrowsburg called “Slow Money Delaware River.” A meeting held by the group at the Narrowsburg Union on February 7, focused on educating and sharing examples of successful business-investor relationships.
Following a potluck supper, moderator Jack Barnett ... read more


Legislator hopes Sullivan County will join in suing drug companies

MONTICELLO — One legislator's dream of taking drug manufacturers to court - to hold them accountable for the rampant use of narcotics - is coming true.
“Several years ago I kind of played with the idea of the county actually suing the pharmaceutical companies in part for the opioid epidemic ... read more


On assignment ... in Haiti

Democrat reporter/photographer Autumn Schanil, already a volunteer-minded world traveler, jumped at the opportunity to accompany Liberty Rotarians, Operation Endeavor, Gift of Water and other local individuals to Haiti this past weekend to assemble and distribute filtration systems to 1,000 ... read more


Judge LaBuda answers questions about what happened in September

DELHI — Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda found himself on the other side of the bench Friday.
Testifying in the case brought against him by his brother Peter, Frank spent two-and-a-half hours in the witness chair giving his side of the September 25 confrontation that left Peter in the ... read more


Will county raise tobacco sales age?

MONTICELLO — Legislators unanimously agreed Thursday to set a public hearing in March to gauge support for raising the tobacco purchase age in Sullivan County to 21, banning sales within 1,000 feet of school properties, and limiting the opening of new outlets.
Whether the majority of legislators ... read more


Liberty man sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter of wife

LIBERTY - District Attorney Jim Farrell announced on Thursday that Jorge Gonzalez, 66, of Liberty, N.Y. was sentenced in Sullivan County Court to 25 years in prison and 5 years of post-release supervision for Manslaughter in the 1st Degree, a class B violent felony. Farrell said that Gonzalez pled ... read more


Fallsburg police nab burglar

FALLSBURG - The Town of Fallsburg Police Department arrested a 22 year old South Fallsburg man and have charged him with Burglary in the Second Degree a felony and Petit Larceny a misdemeanor. Arrested was Julio Urbina. It is alleged that Mr. Urbina broke into a South Fallsburg residence on ... read more


Meetings- 2/17-2/21

Tuesday, February 21

Village of Monticello Board of Trustees mtg., 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, Monticello.

Mamakating Town Board mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro. (No July/August

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


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