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Friday, August 7, 2020

Local Sports

Tennanah Lake Thurs. Men's League offers great competition

The Tennanah Lake Golf Course Thursday Men's league has been in existence for over 20 years and presently is host to 14 teams.
Director of Golf at this facility is Hunter Flynn and he also is the league manager.
Golfers are playing in a ...
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‘They saved my life'

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher

CALLICOON — Denise Whipple still cries as she tells the story about being pulled from the Callicoon Creek by two volunteer firefighters on Tuesday night.
“It was like a miracle,” an emotional Whipple said through tears.
The scene unfolded shortly after 5 p.m. as Whipple and her friend, Kate, walked their three dogs through Callicoon.
“I always walk my dog, Camille, and Kate has two dogs,” Whipple said.
Their usual route takes them down Lower Main St., Callicoon, across the Callicoon Creek Bridge and down the access road to the Delaware River.
But Tuesday would be different.
Thanks to Tropical Storm Isaias, the Callicoon Creek was nearly seven-feet deep and its velocity, according to the USGS, had reached a 70-year high.
“We saw all the emergency personnel on the ...
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Parents react to schools reopening

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

REGION — Schools in New York State had to turn in their reopening plans to the governor's office on Friday of last week.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools across the country are grappling with the decision to open in-school ...
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Claryville deals with ‘Blue Hole' situation

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

TOWN OF NEVERSINK - The Claryville swimming hole on the Neversink River has long been a summer respite for locals to take a dip. But now the popular swimming spot is swarming with people, who leave behind their trash and park haphazardly.
Locals are speaking out and asking town and state ...
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Tropical Storm Isaias causes power outages and flash flooding

By Matt Shortall - co-editor
A tree stretched across Mountain View Drive in Callicoon early Tuesday morning.

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Heavy rain and winds battered Sullivan County on Tuesday afternoon as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. By that night, it had dropped between three and six inches of water in some areas and left thousands of residents without ... read more

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