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Residents will have a chance to vote on whether or not to authorize a $560,000 capital project refer- endum to address the drainage issues at the Liberty High School baseball and soccer fields. The vote is scheduled for December 5.

$560,000 vote set for Dec. 5

Address drainage issues at LHS athletic fields

By Joseph AbrahamLIBERTY - Problems at the baseball and soccer fields behind Liberty High School could soon be resolved. The Liberty CSD Board of Education recently approved a $560,000 capital project referendum that will repair and re- store the baseball and soccer fields located within the athletic fields behind Liberty High School. On December 5, residents will have a chance to vote on whether or not to authorize the project, which would address drainage issues at the fields.
“The cost of the project will be funded fully from Capital Reserve funds which are to be used for this type of work,” Interim Superintendent of Schools Carol Napolitano said. “There will be no increase in taxes to local property owners and we will receive approximately 82 percent in building aid back from
New York State Education Department.”
The project involves the following components:
• Replace and install four sets of exterior doors at the high school
• Replace the two failed ex- isting drain lines at the field
• Core, aerate and top dress the existing fields; and
• Add perimeter drainage around the baseball, soccer and softball fields.
In the fall, Liberty's soccer teams used the high school ...read more





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The last hurrah

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Monti's Grodin, T-V's Coddington are county's top finishers at States

WAYNE- With a couple of inches of snow on the ground and temperatures hovering in the single digits on Friday, runners at this year's cross-country state meet geared up for the big races slated for the next day. No doubt the frosty weather, a muddy course and the packed field of runners made for ... read more


Eldred's loss to state champion Wheatland-Chili cannot detract from historic season

HOMER - Experience affirms that our perspective is altered by time. How we see things in the moment is not necessarily how we may come to regard them in retrospect. And so for the heartbroken 17-1 Eldred Lady Yellowjackets who had just succumbed 4-0 to state champion Wheatland-Chili from Section V, ... read more


SUNY Sullivan basketball program moving to DII

LOCH SHELDRAKE - SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance made a major announcement earlier this week, the SUNY Sullivan men's and women's basketball teams will be moving up to the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division II starting in the fall 2018.
The Generals already compete ... read more


Lady Yellowjackets set to take on defending state champion Wheatland-Chili

ELDRED- As the undefeated 17-0 Regional Champion, the Eldred Lady Yellowjackets set off today for tomorrow's state semifinal against Section V's Wheatland-Chili (18-1-1), the defending state Class D girls soccer champion. Here is some information about Eldred's players, their season to date, past ... read more


Turkey Trot takes over Manor

LIVINGSTON MANOR - The Livingston Manor Library drew a crowd of more than 50 runners and walkers to the main street Sunday for its second annual 5K fundraiser. The turkey trot was won by Liberty teen Miguel Castro, with Jeffersonville's Rianne Erlwein taking first in the women's ... read more


Eleven county harriers qualify for states; T-V boys win Class D team title

BEAR MOUNTAIN - Cross-country runners are a special breed. They traverse the hills and trails without stands full of cheering fans and they endure a training regimen that is relentlessly taxing. But true to NYS's motto, “Excelsior” which means ever-upward, on they persevere, through pain, through ... read more


Summoning the spectacular: Undefeated Eldred beats Northville 2-1 in OT

MIDDLETOWN- The dictionary defines juggernaut as a massive inexorable force that crushes whatever is in its path. To date, that aptly describes the 17-0 Eldred Lady Yellowjackets girls soccer team as they continued their barnstorming run with an epic 2-1 OT Regional Championship win over the ... read more


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SUNY Sullivan Wrestling season starts today

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Six shooter: Eldred senior Kayla Maas vies for sixth straight trip to states

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Bowling Highlights

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Raceway Wrap

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In Sports Calendar

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 13
High School
Girls Tennis
OCIAA @ NFA, Matchpoint Ctr.,
Fallsburg, Liberty, Monticello, Tri Valley, 9 am
Boys Soccer
Monticello @ Goshen, 4 pm
Sull West @ Fallsburg, 4:15 pm
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O'Neill @ Liberty, 4:30 pm
Sull West @ S.S. Seward, 4:30 ...read more


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