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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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Community on display, history made at 18th annual race

CALLICOON - 368 runners and walkers took part in the 18th annual Delaware Youth Center 5K and 10K River Run last Sunday, where $10,000 was raised for the youth center.
History was made this year when Jennifer Korty of Forest City, Pa. crossed ...
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Marchers share anti-violence message

By Scott Cooper - reporter/photographer

Marchers display signs with messages to stop the violence and that all lives matter.
MONTICELLO — “Stop the Violence, Stop the Gangs, Stop the Killings and Support Our Police” was the message of a peaceful march that took place on Broadway in Monticello on Saturday.
The demonstration was organized by Pastor James Hinton of the Heaven Bound Church in Monticello, and attracted a couple dozen participants, who marched from the Heaven Bound Church on Broadway to Rotary Square.
Carrying signs that said "Stop the Violence," “God Saves" and "All Lives Matter," the marchers were spreading a message of peace and community.
Also taking part in the march were Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Schiff and Undersheriff Eric Chaboty.
Village of Monticello Police Chief Robert Mir offered a message to show support and spread the message that law enforcement is there to ...
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Rockland adopts commercial solar moratorium

By Anthony Morgano - reporter/photographer

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Like other townships in Sullivan County, the Town of Rockland recently passed a moratorium on commercial solar arrays.
A public hearing took place last Thursday to discuss whether there's a need to halt the creation of solar ...
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New rules could result in loss of local CDL road testing

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — The county is feverishly searching for a new commercial driver's license (CDL) testing site, now that New York has signed on to federal rules.
Washington - and thus Albany - is requiring a paved area at least 350 feet in length and 66 feet in width, kept clear of snow and quickly ...
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NACL's ‘Courage' makes a lasting impression

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer
Doug Rogers played the accordion while people gather on the grass of Apple Pond Farm, waiting for the play to begin.

CALLICOON CENTER — NACL's “Courage,” inspired by Bertolt Brecht's “Mother Courage and her Children”(said to be the greatest anti-war plays of all time), is an original play inspiring compassion in a time when people are struggling to survive in a ... read more

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