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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Local Sports

Martinez nets two goals as unbeaten SW earns league win at T-V

GRAHAMSVILLE - Under conditions that mimicked a monsoon at the outset of the much-anticipated league match between the hosting Tri-Valley and their perennial rival, Sullivan West, onlookers wondered if the arriving officials were going to call this ... read more

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Monticello CSD gearing up for referendum on $100 million Capital Improvement Plan

By Rich Klein - reporter / photographer

One of the charts that included suggestions from the community for programming choices in the Monticello Central School District from public forum last Wednesday.
MONTICELLO — The Monticello Central School District is finalizing details that will go into a Capital Improvement Plan that's up for a referendum vote this December regarding a $100 million project that will dramatically impact the long term future of the district.
The plans call for upgrading the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School and Monticello High School first (Phase I), followed by repairs/renovations/upgrades to the elementary schools (Phase II). The first phase is expected to take three to five years and the second four to seven years.
Passage of the referendum, which requires a simple majority vote, would trigger the process of getting a bond retained in June 2018, according to school board member Lori Orestano James.
As part of the planning process, the School Board is ...
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Nakdimen sentenced to six months in federal prison

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

WHITE PLAINS — Controversial Chestnut Ridge development associate, Kenneth Nakdimen, was sentenced to six months in prison by a federal judge for his part to defraud the Village of Bloomingburg in 2014.
Nakdimen pleaded guilty to election fraud ...
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Latest News

Roscoe welcomes new business to town, Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher

Roscoe - The Roscoe business community and friends turned out in full force last Thursday to welcome a new business to town - Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties.
Nearly 125 people stopped by 62 Stewart Ave., Roscoe to tour the new, two-story office, and welcome hometown boy Travis O'Dell ...
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Mamakating shows off new education center

By Sharon MacGregor
Assistant Supervisor, Bob Fiore in front of a portion of Steve Duffy's exceptional eagle mural.

WURTSBORO - On Friday, September 15, Mamakating Supervisor Bill Herrmann spoke at the Mamakating Town Hall to an audience mixed with community residents, town employees, politicians and interested parties regarding the new Mamakating Environmental ... read more


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