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Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Meetings 1/16-1/19

Tuesday, January 16

Thompson Town Board mtg., 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, Monticello.

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 ... read more

Legislators table discussion on staggered terms

MONTICELLO — A discussion of staggered terms for legislators broke down last week when no clear agreement could be reached.
While all legislators agreed that there should be staggered terms, there's less consensus on how they should break down. Historically, all nine legislators have been up ... read more

Food waste

SULLIVAN — According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), they estimated that 40 percent of food in the United States goes uneaten and thrown away, which equals to around 20 pounds of food per person per month.
Some ways food is wasted is by not preparing it ... read more

Village of Liberty dives in on water topics, discusses theater

LIBERTY - At the January 8 meeting of the Village of Liberty board of trustees, the board approved sending a representative with town attorney Gary Silver to meet with Town of Liberty officials to finalize a water service agreement. The New York State Department of Health recommends that in the ... read more

Concord site cleaned up

MONTICELLO — Along Kiamesha Lake stood the Concord Resort Hotel, one of the largest resorts during the Borscht Belt era until its closing in 1998. Even though the hotel is long gone and a new casino is being built around it, the effects of its operating all those years could be still felt in the ... read more

Seven sue Ideal Snacks alleging past sexual harassment

LIBERTY — A federal lawsuit that caught the new owners of Ideal Snacks by surprise was filed earlier this month in the Southern District of New York by seven former employees who allege that they were targets of ongoing sexual harassment and retaliation by their supervisors - and particularly the ... read more

Monticello Man arrested for stealing a motor vehicle

Monticello police arrested Montrell A. Williams, age 31, of Monticello on Sunday 1/14/18. Williams was charged with felonies for grand larceny in the 3rd degree and criminal possession of a stolen property in the 3rd degree. He was also issued a traffic summons for failure to ... read more

Join Fallsburg's Fight against Bullying

FALLSBURG - Fallsburg Central School District (FCSD) invites the Fallsburg Community to an exciting presentation called “Sweethearts & Heroes” (S & H) on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the Junior/Senior High School Auditorium. This program is especially designed for parents, ... read more

A woman's place is in the resistance

HUDSON - On Saturday, January 20 at 1 p.m., Women's March 2018 will be held on 7th Street Park in Hudson.
At the park they will start with speeches and live music. Then women in Handmaid costumes and musicians will lead the March down Warren Street to Basilica Hudson on the waterfront, where the ... read more

Meetings 1/12-1/16

Monday, January 15

Fallsburg Town Board work session, 6 p.m., Town Hall, South Fallsburg.

Village of Woodridge Board of Trustees mtg., 6 p.m., Village Hall, Woodridge.

Tusten Planning Board mtg., 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.

Bethel Zoning Board of Appeals mtg., ... read more

Delaware starts busy 2018

HORTONVILLE - Construction of a new town highway barn, land purchases, acquiring a water company and installing a new railroad crossing in Callicoon are just a few of the items which will get attention from the Delaware Town Board in 2018.
As the board studied a timeline for taking over the ... read more

Bethel seeks volunteers for Dog Park Committee

BETHEL — The Bethel Town held its reorganizational meeting with all elected officials returning for 2018. Members returning are Daniel Sturm as Town Supervisor; Bernard Cohen, Lillian Hendrickson, Dawn Ryder and Vicky Simpson as Town Councilmembers and Rita Sheehan returns as Town Clerk. The ... read more

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