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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Local Sports

A senior night homecoming

FALLSBURG — Lady Comets' Coach Dan Redmond, standing at the center of the basketball court at Fallsburg Junior Senior High School on Friday night, promised he'd do his best not to get emotional. He held up a sheet of paper on it with four sticky ... read more

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The state of sex offenders in Sullivan County

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

Local law enforcement in Sullivan County are keeping a close watch on sex offenders.
SULLIVAN — For more than a year, Sean Quinlan of Albany has been on a mission to prevent current and future victims of sexual violence.
“My main goal is to get some of these guys living illegally near a school or a daycare—I am not looking for them to be arrested even though they should be—but if I can get them to move away, that's good too,” said Quinlan.
Quinlan recently made headlines in Albany after notifying police about sex offenders who were violating their parole.
Quinlan, along with the Jonathan Carey Foundation, notified the police with a list of offenders who were in violation.
A few weeks after, a person on that sex offender list tried to kidnap a 16-year-old teen.
Luckily the teen was able to get away.
Quinlan, along with the foundation, asked why the ...
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Fatal car accident in Fallsburg

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

SOUTH FALLSBURG — A fatal car accident involving two drivers occurred Friday, February 21.
Catherine Earing, 67, of Woodbourne was killed in the crash.
Fallsburg Detective Brendan Pavese said the accident occurred around 6:20 a.m. Friday ...
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Liberty and Legislature disagree over homeless center

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

LIBERTY — A county proposal to build temporary homeless housing at the Human Services Complex on Sunset Lake Road in Liberty is causing a tense debate between legislators and the town board.
Board members in Liberty were very critical of the idea at their Feb. 18 meeting when District 6 ...
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Partnering for greater health

By Matt Shortall - editor
Chair of the Board of Directors for Sullivan 180 Sandra Gerry (center) along with State Senator Jen Metzger and Sullivan 180 Executive Director Sandi Rowland announced a new health initiative for local school districts on Friday.

LIBERTY — School administrators, Sullivan 180 members and elected officials gathered in the lobby of the CVI Building in Liberty to announce a new health initiative for Sullivan County schools.
The “Empowering a Healthier Generation School ...
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