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Sunday, January 26, 2020

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DEC, locals at odds over deer feeding

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- To feed deer or not to feed deer, that is the question...
That's been a topic of much debate, especially here in Sullivan County. A ruling by former Sullivan County Court Judge Hon. Frank LaBuda in 2012 made Sullivan County ...
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Public safety members show up for 911 Center debate

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Expressing their frustrations over a hastily presented resolution, a large crowd turned out to the Sullivan County Legislature meeting yesterday at the Government Center in Monticello. Members of local fire departments, EMS, past and present employees of the 911 Center and residents were glad to see the resolution tabled, but asked for more transparency.
MONTICELLO — A large crowd turned out at yesterday's full board of the legislature meeting to voice their opposition to a proposed resolution to consolidate the 911 Control Center under the purview of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
Members of local fire departments, EMS and past and present employees of the 911 Center all urged the legislators to spend more time reviewing the proposal and take facts into consideration.
The resolution was initially tabled at Tuesday's Public Safety and Law Enforcement Committee, however, the next day an emergency meeting was called in the afternoon.
It was un-tabled and voted in favor by legislators Nicholas Salomone, Michael Brooks and Rob Doherty. Legislator Ira Steingart voted against it and Alan Sorensen was absent.
But yesterday ...
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YO1 reduces hours for winter

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

THOMPSON — Rumors have been swirling online recently that YO1 Wellness Resort and Spa Catskills will soon be shutting its doors and hanging up their yoga mats after an internal memo surfaced that they were reducing their hours.
According to YO1 ...
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Huebner ready to serve as deputy county clerk

By Joseph Abraham  - co-editor

MONTICELLO — County Clerk Russell Reeves likes to say his office, which brings in approximately $6 million in revenue [annually] on the land side, and approximately $7 million at the DMV, “Doesn't have slow times, just busier times.”
Due to new legislation, most notably the Green Light Law, its ...
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Propane storage tank discussed for Town of Callicoon

By Kathy Daley - reporter/photographer
A 10 foot by 70 foot area to the north end of the Town of Callicoon Highway Department building, to the left of two cars above, would serve as the site for a large propane tank.

JEFFERSONVILLE — Town of Callicoon officials are wrestling with how to regulate projects that were not an issue until now - take the host of large commercial solar farms that have expressed interest in moving into town, or the raft of new guest ... read more


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