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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Local Sports

Husson IV plays championship golf

The COVID-19 Pandemic had a big effect on the 2020 golf season in Sullivan County but for 41-year-old Roscoe golfer Chuck Husson IV it produced two league championships.
Golfing some 35 years Husson IV and his Sullivan County Thursday Night Men's ...
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Liff family represents three generations of firefighters

By Patricio Robayo - reporter/photographer

Ralph (left) with his son Ira “Moose” during a recent firefighters parade.
WHITE LAKE — With over 100 years of combined service to the White Lake Fire Company, Ralph Liff, and his son Ira “Moose,” show no sign of slowing down.
When Ralph joined the fire company in 1954, he worked on a dairy farm and at a swimming pool company during the day. His reason for joining was simple; they needed firefighters.
Following in his father's footsteps, Ira joined the company soon after turning 18 in 1969.
In 1969, the Town of Bethel hosted the Woodstock music festival on Max Yasgur's dairy farm just a few miles away from the fire company.
“It was one of the best things that happened to this town; it put us on the map,” said Ira.
When Ira joined the company, they were still using the 1927 tanker truck to fight fires, and it only held 300 gallons of ...
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Nikolados holds lead in Monticello election

MONTICELLO — After polls closed on Tuesday night, Trustee and candidate for mayor George Nikolados held a strong lead over incumbent Mayor Gary Sommers in Monticello's village elections.
According to unofficial results, Nikolados garnered 401 ...
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Homicide investigation in Forestburgh

FORESTBURGH — Sullivan County's Acting District Attorney Meagan K. Galligan reports that authorities continue to investigate an apparent homicide in the Town of Forestburgh. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office responded to a location on Cold Spring Road at approximately 5:31 PM on September 16, ... read more

Residents form group to ‘Save Lake Jeff'

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer
A group of residents have formed a group to “Save Lake Jeff,” raising funds to restore the lake and repair the dam.

JEFFERSONVILLE — Lake Jeffersonville has a storied history and is much treasured by local residents, but now it's in need of a little extra love.
A dam and subsequently the lake were created in 1927 and became the property of the Lake Jefferson ...
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