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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Local Sports

A look at this week's hoops action

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- While schedules may be altered due to the wrath of Mother Nature and Winter Storm Ezekiel yesterday, here's a look at what matchups featuring Sullivan County teams will grace the parquet floor this week.

Tonight's ...
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Music festival appeal thrown out by court

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Those attending The Camping Trip music festival in July, 2018 were met by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office blocking roads into the event. Festival organizer Ian Leifer had his legal case tossed by the New York State Court of Appeals last month. The court ruled Leifer's First Amendment rights were not violated but that he had violated the town's zoning code.
DELAWARE - A three-day music festival has been at the center of a legal battle between Ian Leifer and the Town of Delaware for well over a year.
That battle is drawing to a conclusion after the New York State Court of Appeals tossed a lawsuit in which Leifer argued his first amendment rights were violated.
Leifer held the music festival in 2016 on his property in Jeffersonville without obtaining special-use zoning permits from the town.
When leifer planned to hold the festival again in the summer of 2018, the town intervened and served an injunction, putting a stop to the festival.
With tickets already sold, festival goers who arrived at the festival site were met with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, who had blocked roads leading into the property.
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Justice Department decision affecting local movie theater

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

CALLICOON — The Callicoon Theater has been a mainstay in the communityfor decades, being the only independent movie theater in the county.
When Krissy Smith took it over in 2018, she wanted to bring a variety of films to the screen, from small ...
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Fallsburg and BOCES join forces

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

FALLSBURG — Henry Ford once said, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success.”
The Fallsburg Parks and Recreation Department and Sullivan County BOCES have taken those first steps toward success. They're working together at Morningside Park so ...
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Winter storm wallops Sullivan County

By Democrat staff
The plows were a familiar sight on roads through Sullivan County on Sunday and Monday as residents braced for the first significant snowfall of the season.

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- The Hudson Valley faced the wrath of Winter Storm Ezekiel on Sunday and Monday. While snow totals were not calculated as of press time, parts of the region were predicted to see up to a foot or more.
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