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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Player of the Year: Devin Williams, Monticello

Spend any amount of time with Monticello senior Devin Williams, and it's understandable why he was chosen to lead the Panthers as co-captain with teammate Sha-Shawn Drayton this year. He is positive, enthusiastic, outgoing and confident -- all ... read more

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NY State promise: Broadband for all

By Allison Ruef - reporter/photographer

Executive Director of the state's Broadband Program, David Salway explains to the packed house how Governor Cuomo's New NY Broadband Program will work.
Cuomo's ambitious plan to expand broadband access could benefit many in
Sullivan County

MONTICELLO — Bolstered by the January announcement that the Federal Communication Commission had revised its benchmark for broadband internet service and the ongoing discussion of net neutrality, Governor Cuomo deployed the Executive Director of the state's Broadband Program, David Salway, to spread the message of his expeditious and aggressive new plan: Broadband for all by 2019.
On Friday, March 27, Salway presented Cuomo's “New NY Broadband Program” at the Sullivan County Government Center to approximately 70 citizens, local and county officials, school officials and local business owners. The plan is ambitious - with a $1 billion price tag, it is the largest broadband investment in ...
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Three to challenge; Edwards won't run

By Dan Hust - staff writer

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Though final choices are months away, the race for the nine Sullivan County Legislature seats has already begun.
Eight of the nine incumbents have told the Democrat they're running for re-election.
Only District 6 Legislator ...
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Mamakating letter opposes former supervisor

By Guy Charles Harriton - reporter/photographer

WURTSBORO — The Town of Mamakating Town Board and Planning Board, through the law firm Jacobowitz and Gubits, sent a letter to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to oppose a move by former Supervisor Duane B. Roe Jr. to expand a mine town officials claim violates zoning ... read more

Mysteryland: plant before they party

By Dan Hust - staff writer
Mysteryland festivalgoers last year focused on helping out at the Allyson Whitney Foundation's 5K race but also volunteered to add mulch along a walking path in Kauneonga Lake.

BETHEL — Mysteryland will be arriving in Sullivan County a full month before an expected 30,000 people descend on Bethel Woods.
As they did last year, organizers of the three-day electronic music festival are encouraging concertgoers to ...
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