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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Indoor track to have altered procedures and schedule

Update: After deadline Section 9 made some changes to the upcoming indoor track season, pushing the start date to January and cancelling December meets.

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- “If you don't suffer the pain of hard work now, you will suffer the ...
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Enthusiasm for new Wurtsboro firehouse is red hot

By Joseph Abraham - co-editor

The new Wurtsboro Firehouse sits on the corner of Canal and Pine Streets in the Village of Wurtsboro.
WURTSBORO -- Sixteen years ago, three-time past fire chief and current chairman of the Wurtsboro Fire District's Board of Commissioners, Bill Lothrop, was put on a path by the late John Bryan. The hope was that path would lead to a new firehouse.
On December 1, when the approximately 70 members of the Wurtsboro Fire District, its company and fire department move into their new firehouse located at the former Town of Mamakating Highway Department Building at the corner of Canal and Pine Streets, that path will have been realized.

The process
The Wurtsboro Fire District was established in 1990. According to Lothrop, when the Town of Mamakating built their new highway department building on Route 209 in the early 2000s, the property where the new firehouse is located became ...
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Thompson adopts 2021 budget

By Patricio Robayo - reporter/photographer

THOMPSON — Thompson finally passed their 2021 budget on November 17, and for the sixth year in a row the town projects a tax decrease, despite a pandemic.
According to the town, the $22 million budget includes sewer and water districts which ...
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Sullivan West adopts new grading system

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

LAKE HUNTINGTON —Administrators at the Sullivan West Central School District presented new grading practices for the middle school and high school at the Board of Education meeting last Thursday.
Administrators say the new practices are aimed at providing greater consistency for students, as ...
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For sale, or not for sale?

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer
The self proclaimed Truth Squad attended the county legislature's Executive Committee and full board meetings on Thursday at the Government Center in Monticello. Pictured left to right are Lou Setren, Cat Scott, Moreen Lerner, Lise Kennedy, Sandra Oxford (kneeling) and Kenneth Walter.

MONTICELLO — Since July a group of residents have showed up at almost every meeting of the county legislature to advocate for the Care Center at Sunset Lake.
They say the nursing home and the Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) should remain ...
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