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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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He's on some run

LIVINGSTON MANOR - For most runners, participating in a few annual road race events is common practice. For running enthusiast Robert Roach, a few races is simply not enough. The 35-year-old runner from Livingston Manor has competed in almost 40 ... read more

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U.S. Attorney's Office to announce numerous drug, firearm arrests

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher

A suspect is led into a State Police SUV during this morning's raid on High St. in Monticello.
MONTICELLO — FBI, New York State Police and other law enforcement personnel executed an early morning raid at several locations in the Monticello area, apparently focused on narcotics and firearms activities.
At noon today, there will be a press conference held at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York in White Plains to announce narcotics and firearms charges and arrests of numerous defendants in a Monticello and Sullivan County-wide investigation.
Residents on High Street said they were awakened at around 4:50 a.m. by four loud bangs as helicopters hovered overhead and police swooped in on a house located between Landfield Ave. and Liberty St.
Police said the coordinated effort began in the early morning hours. It is believed that several locations ...
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Mamakating passes zoning amendments

By Guy Charles Harriton - reporter/photographer

WURTSBORO — The Town of Mamakating Board voted to pass four amendments to the zoning regulations on July 21. This was the end result of more than a year of studies, workshops and public hearings to bring the town's zoning in line with its 2001 ... read more

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Rodney Gaebel recalled for his no-nonsense common sense

By Dan Hust - staff writer

YOUNGSVILLE — Gregg Semenetz first met Rodney Gaebel in 1972 - when Gaebel was 23 and Semenetz just 18.
“We played ball together probably for 15 years,” the Jeffersonville resident recalled. “He was a tough competitor!”
And not just squaring off in basketball or softball games. Gaebel, a ...
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Former Stevensville Hotel has a new owner

By Dan Hust - staff writer
The former Stevensville Hotel in Swan Lake is in the hands of a new owner, who just paid $2.2. million for it.

SWAN LAKE — The real estate firm representing the owners of the former Stevensville Hotel an-nounced last week that the famed Swan Lake destination was sold July 15 for $2.2 million.
The Gallo family sold it to Congregation Iched Anash, an ...
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