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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Local Sports

Twin peaks and a golden (T)-Valley: SW Girls tie Ellenville; T-V boys win first-ever Section IX Indoor crown

WEST POINT -- In addition to being a stunning display of athleticism, talent and grace, track meets can also deliver surprises beyond the pale. Thus it was that in the Section IX Class B Championship meet, the Sullivan West girls, thought to be a ... read more

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Flynn family leaves long legacy of public service

By Fred Stabbert  - publisher

Law Enforcement personnel from seven different agencies lined the front steps of St. Peter's Church in Liberty on Friday morning to honor the late Robert J. Flynn Jr., who served for 22 years in the New York State Police followed by 6 years as Sullivan County Sheriff. Bob's grandsons and son-in-law served as pallbearers and were followed in the procession by the Flynn family. Lining the steps are members of the New York State Police, Sullivan County Sheriff's Dept., New York City Dept. of Environmental Protection, New York State DEC Color Guard, Liberty Police Dept., Monticello Police
LIBERTY - One of Sullivan County's most dedicated public servants was eulogized on Friday for his devotion to God, country and family and for putting others before himself at every turn.
Robert J. Flynn Jr. died Tuesday, February 12 at his home in White Sulphur Springs surrounded by his loving family. He was 86 years of age.
Born June 17, 1932 in Callicoon to Robert J. and Millicent C. Schadt Flynn Sr., Bob grew up in the close-knit hamlet of Roscoe.
And it was the Flynn family's Roscoe connection which was instrumental in bringing a New York State Police substation to Sullivan County's ‘last frontier,' Roscoe.
“He gave so much of himself to our country and to our county and he put his life on the line to preserve and protect us all,” the Rev. Edward Bader eulogized at ...
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County looks at legalization of marijuana

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO - As the legalization of marijuana may become a reality in New York State, Sullivan County legislators are calling for research before it's full speed ahead.
At the legislature's Health and Family Services Committee meeting on ...
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Fallsburg teacher's aide/coach saves life

By Joseph Abraham  - co-editor

FALLSBURG -- Less than two weeks after Fallsburg Coach/Teacher Dominick Scanna saved the life of a kindergartner at Benjamin Cosor Elementary School, Teacher's Aide and Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Lucille Carter-Harris used the same manuever -- the Heimlich -- to save a student's ... read more


NASCAR and Bethel Motor Speedway?

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
Cars are roaring to go this summer as Bethel Motor Speedway is looking to extend their track hours and become a NASCAR home track.

BETHEL — Bethel Motor Speedway is already gearing up for the 2019 season and recently went before the Bethel Town Board on February 13 to discuss the upcoming schedule and possible changes to the new season.
The speedway is currently in talks ...
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