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Henry Inman was certainly not the first man ever to enjoy the quiet pursuit of trout in Sullivan County's bountiful waters, but he surely provided us with one of our most enduring tributes to the … more
130 Years Ago - 1891 The retail price of sugar dropped on April 1st from eight to six cents per pound. Lovers of dancing will have an opportunity to indulge in that favorite social past-time at … more
She was the second woman mayor in Sullivan County history and one of the longest serving. Outspoken and energetic, she was a natural leader, yet always seemed to remember she was also a member of the … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 Benjamin Raymond, Liberty Falls, and Clark Meddaugh of the same place, have exchanged real property. The Liberty “village dads” have appointed Dr. W.S. Webster, Dr. … more
It was March 19, 1974, and voters in the village of Monticello elected the first woman mayor in Sullivan County history. Anne Kaplan, who had been serving as acting mayor since January, defeated … more
140 years ago - 1881 They say recently that Gen. Sherman is developing a great weakness to kill all the young and pretty girls he meets. As men grow older, they grow wiser. John Leonard has … more
Catherine Staigele was born in Brooklyn in 1870, but spent nearly all of her professional life in Sullivan County. She was as accomplished during her lifetime as perhaps any woman in the area, and … more
140 years ago - 1881 A girl with $50,000 has a very good figure. Constables attending a court now get $2 a day instead of $1.25 under a new act of the Legislature. The Jeffersonville Rifle … more
The summer of 1914 was one of the most significant in Sullivan County's history. The Hotel Wawonda in Liberty, the grand dame of the county's Silver Age resorts, burned to the ground that June, while … more
140 years ago - 1881 We are reliably informed that owing to the fear of spreading the smallpox through the town, the schools and churches of Obernburg and Fremont Center are closed for the … more
There are some baseball enthusiasts who consider Willie Mays the greatest all-around player in the game's history, and for a time in the 1950s, the slugging outfielder of the then-New York Giants was … more
140 years ago - 1881 Short time ago eggs sold in this place for thirty-five cents a dozen. Senator Madden has introduced a bill to divide this county into two school districts. The Callicoon … more
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