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Sunday, May 9, 2021

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Roscoe/LM grid players and coach reflect on iconic season

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- What are the ingredients that go into a remarkable football season and what do some players and their coach remember and take away from that extraordinary experience?
Those were some of the questions that Roscoe/LM senior ...
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Health officials, Task Force work to vaccinate residents

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Sullivan County Public Health Nurse Janna Walter administers the Moderna vaccine to Monticello resident Richard Harp at a clinic held at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center in Monticello on Wednesday.
REGION — As the COVID-19 vaccination rollout continues around the country, one thing is becoming abundantly clear—there are more vaccines than there are people who want to get them.
When the vaccines were first offered those at highest risk of severe infection from the coronavirus were prioritized, and many had trouble finding open appointments.
But now, the vaccine has become more readily available and eligibility is open to anyone 18 years and older (with the Pfizer vaccine available to those 16 years and older).
Sullivan County Public Health Services has been holding walk-in vaccine clinics, and so far they have been held in Monticello, South Fallsburg and White Lake.
Public Health Director Nancy McGraw said 10,548 vaccines have been administered by Public Health over the ...
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Liberty votes ‘yes' on wastewater treatment plant expansion

By Matt Shortall - editor

LIBERTY — Board members in the town of Liberty voted four to one on Monday night to approve an $18 million bond resolution to upgrade the Swan Lake - Briscoe Road Wastewater Treatment Plant. Councilmembers Dean Farrand, Brian McPhillips, Maurice ... read more

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Byron-Lockwood honored by state tourism board

LIBERTY - Destination marketing organizations, museums, attractions, and other tourism-related businesses gathered virtually yesterday morning to honor the efforts of their peers.
The 2021 New York State Tourism Excellence Awards acknowledge the work done in crisis conditions during the 2020 ...
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Cat-astrophe avoided: Fremont forester rescues feline

By Joseph Abraham - managing editor
Jon Wayne climbing this tree to save Sammy.

STALKER (PA) -- John Wayne to the rescue. The narrative is a familiar one for fans of Westerns, who were left in awe by the late actor's actions.
But this time, it wasn't the actor, but Jon Wayne, owner of JW Forestry in Fremont Center, whose ...
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