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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Chasing the buck

The Democrat Big Buck Contest is off to a solid start with 19 deer already brought in for measurement. Though it's still early - the contest runs through December 7, Frank Monteleone of Massapequa and Chris Smith are the leaders after the first ... read more

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Eldred BOE quizzed over hazing

By Kaitlin Carney - reporter/photographer

Greg Kolvenbach, parent of an Eldred Football player, addresses the Board of Education and administration assembled at the monthly board meeting.
GLEN SPEY — The Eldred Central School District Board of Education held its monthly meeting with a near capacity audience at the George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School in Glen Spey.
The large crowd was present to discuss the recent hazing allegations on the football team.
Board of Education Chairperson Doug Reiser said the board would rearrange its agenda “to move our public comment before the board reports. In light of our situation here I want to give everyone the opportunity to address the board publicly.
“Before we start I would like to read a statement,” Reiser added. “Most of you guys know me. I'm not a politician. I am not a school administrator. I'm just a guy trying to do public service for my community. This has probably been one of the most trying weeks I've been ...
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Woman attacks nurse at Catskill Regional

LIBERTY — On Saturday, November 15, troopers from the Liberty State Police barracks were called to Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris to investigate an assault on hospital staff.
The investigation determined that Cassandra Torres (35) ...
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Bridge that causes troubled waters

By Jeanne Sager - reporter/photographer

YOUNGSVILLE — Residents of Youngsville had an earful for the New York State Department of Transportation on Wednesday.
Representatives of the DOT were in town for a public meeting about a proposal to replace the Route 52 bridge that runs over the Panther Rock Creek, a bridge that often traps ...
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Legislators mull Bloomingburg sidewalk, upping college aid

By Dan Hust - staff writer
Legislator Gene Benson, left, listens to Holly Roche of the Rural Community Coalition (right) as she makes a statement about a sidewalk proposed to be built on Sullivan County property between Bloomingburg and the Villages at Chestnut Ridge. Developer Shalom Lamm is sitting next to Benson, while Lamm's attorney, Theresa Bakner, is in the middle.

MONTICELLO — The controversy over a housing development in Bloomingburg reached the Legislature on November 13.
Villages at Chestnut Ridge representatives, including developer Shalom Lamm, attended the Public Works Committee meeting to seek ...
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