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Sunday, January 17, 2021

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The Fred Ahart Coaching Tree Part II

ROSCOE- “The value in life exists in not how long we live, but in how much we contribute to others in society.” So averred Buddha in a statement of timeless truth.
By that standard, the value of the life of Fred Ahart was priceless. Among his ...
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Vaccination initiative expands in the county

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Riverside Remedies Pharmacist and owner, Dr. Gene Burns, has already received the COVID-19 vaccine and begun administering it.
REGION - The phase out of the COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan from New York State is underway.
Yesterday Riverside Remedies in Callicoon became the first site to administer the vaccine to people 65 years and older.
Pharmacist and owner of Riverside Remedies, Dr. Gene Burns said, “I'm just doing my duty.”
Since opening the registration for an appointment on Monday, Dr. Burns said there have already been 2,000 people who have signed up.
Regarding the safety of the vaccine, Dr. Burns said information from the clinical trials is public, and he read through all of it.
“I have no qualms or issues whatsoever,” he said. “Part of what I do every day is dispensing medications for people, and nothing can make it here without having gone though a very vigorous approval process ...
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Trump impeached again

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The United States House of Representatives convened on Wednesday and voted to impeach President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection,” after a violent mob of supporters stormed the Capitol building last week.
The ...
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Meagan Galligan sworn in as first female District Attorney

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Acting District Attorney Meagan Galligan, left, is sworn into office as Sullivan County District Attorney (DA) by County Clerk Russell Reeves, right. Galligan, a Democrat, was elected to the position in November after being appointed as Acting DA by former DA Jim Farrell who became ... read more

Alvarez rejoins Democratic Party

By Joseph Abraham - co-editor
District 6 Legislator, Luis Alvarez.

LIBERTY -- District 6 Legislator Luis Alvarez is once again a Democrat. He's switching back to the party he has been affiliated with for most of his life after approximately a decade as a Republican.
Alvarez said he became a Republican a decade ...
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