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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Kids experience the joys of horse riding skills, teamwork and showmanship

CALLICOON -- It's two o'clock on a Saturday afternoon and 12 girls have arrived at the barn of Diehl Me In Performance Horses run by lifetime horse maven Megan Diehl Blumenthal for their weekly team practice session.
Their experience at Diehl Me ...
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Metzger and Martucci face off for State Senate

By Matt Shortall - news editor

Incumbent NYS State Senator Jen Metzger, left, is being challenged by Mike Martucci in the race for NY-42.
SULLIVAN COUNTY -- In the race for New York's 42nd State Senate District, incumbent Democrat Jen Metzger will face off against Republican challenger Mike Martucci in the November 3 general election.
The sprawling district borders two states and includes nearly 300,000 residents spread across all of Sullivan County as well as parts of Orange, Ulster and Delaware counties. Previously represented by Republican John Bonacic, it's one of several swing seats Democrats picked up in 2018 to take control of the State Senate for the first time in a decade.
Running on the Democratic, Working Families and Sam (Serve America Movement) Party lines, Metzger currently serves as chair of the State Senate Agriculture Committee. Metzger and her family reside in Rosendale where, before being elected ...
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Highway skirmish in Delaware

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

HORTONVILLE - Town of Delaware Highway Superintendent William (Bill) Eschenberg came before the town board at its regular meeting on Wednesday night to ask if he could hire a new person to the highway department.
He said one employee left because ...
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Callicoon volunteers offer Thanksgiving food baskets

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

CALLICOON -- For years the I.O.U Thrift Shop, in partnership with the Delaware Youth Center and thanks to the generous donations of countless individuals, has distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to local families in need. This year may be unlike any other, but Alice Schlichting and other ... read more


All aboard! $200,000 SAM Grant for rail trail

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
At the Hurleyville Rail Trail, from left, Village of Woodridge Mayor Joan Collins, The Center for Discovery Vice President of Development Richard Humleker, NY State Senator Jen Metzger, Fallsburg Town Supervisor Steve Vegliante, County Legislator Luis Alvarez, and Sullivan Renaissance Executive Director Denise Frangipane.

HURLEYVILLE — The O&W Rail Trail got a much-needed boost in funds thanks to New York State Senator Jen Metzger. Her office was able to secure a $200,000 State and Municipal Facilities Capital (SAM) grant for the rail trail expansion project in South ... read more


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