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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Local Sports

County's elite track athletes excel at OCIAA Championship

WARWICK - They say that hindsight is 20-20. So it wasn't surprising that amidst the downpour that bedeviled the second day of the OCIAA Track and Field Championships that many wondered why the meet hadn't been staged in its entirety the day before ... read more

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Fire destroys Rasmussen's Furniture store

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

NARROWSBURG — A fire ripped through Rasmussen's Furniture Store on Main Street in Narrowsburg on Friday night. The building and apartments above were destroyed, but no one was hurt. The adjacent Rasmussen Funeral Home was also impacted. It was reported that no one was in the building at the time.
The Narrowsburg Fire Department was assisted by 11 other fire departments. They were able to quell the flames. The fire started shortly after power was restored to the building, just before 10 p.m. After the major storm that hit the area on Tuesday, Narrowsburg had been without power. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Sullivan County Fire Investigation Team.
John Hauschild, Fire Coordinator of the Sullivan County Bureau of Fire, said responders were on the scene ...
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Deputy Mayor Nikolados trying to salvage big Monticello contract with energy vendor

By Rich Klein - reporter/photographer

MONTICELLO — The Village of Monticello might have to pay an energy services vendor $30,000 if it fails to move forward with a long-term contract that was estimated to save the village nearly $1 million over 15 years in energy costs.
In early ...
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SUNY Sullivan celebrates 54th graduating class

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

LOCH SHELDRAKE — SUNY Sullivan celebrated their 54th Annual Commencement last Saturday, as over 200 new graduates were ready to take on the world.
County officials along with some SUNY Sullivan administrators and board of trustee members, presented the newly graduating class with not only a ...
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Jersey school bus crash leaves student and beloved teacher dead

Jennifer Williamson-Kennedy and her husband Kevin.

NORTH BRANCH - Friends and family are mourning the loss of Jennifer Williamson-Kennedy, 51, who was killed along with a student when the New Jersey school bus they were traveling in was involved in a collision with a dump truck last ... read more


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