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Friday, August 28, 2015

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They run to remember in Eldred

High school reunions are generally greeted with a mix of excitement and trepidation, looking forward to seeing familiar faces and catching up on the years between meetings.
The Eldred Central School classes of 1999, 2000 and 2001 decided to ...
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Saving lives in the 'Cinderella Courtroom'

By Allison Ruef - staff writer

While County Court Judge Frank LaBuda (in robes) and others looks on, a graduate of the Drug Court gets a hug from Rosemary Wolff, Family Services case manager for the Drug Court.
MONTICELLO — For Richard B., Joshua B., Anna G., Michael P. and Nicole S., Tuesday, August 18 marked the end of a long journey and the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Graduating from the Sullivan County Drug Court and for Richard B, the VetTrack program, all have been given a second chance and an opportunity to avoid jail. All participated voluntarily in the 18-month program and most importantly, all had to come face to face with their personal struggles with addiction.
Speaking to the graduates, their family and friends, honored guests and all who make the program possible - the Drug Court Team - County Court Judge Frank LaBuda explained that during the course of the program, the courtroom they are sitting in becomes a different place.
“Each Tuesday, this room is ...
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More HEAP help coming

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — If you need to seek heating assistance from the county this winter, you'll have a choice of at least four new application locations.
Last week, legislators unanimously agreed to make the offices of CACHE (Liberty), Federation for the ...
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Where all roads seem to lead to - and back up in

By Dan Hust - staff writer

WOODBOURNE — Woodbourne's traffic is both boon and bane.
If it weren't for the summer crowds, there might not be a Woodbourne left to visit.
But for residents like Sherry and Michael Eidel, the crush of traffic is cause for concern.
“I stay isolated generally on Sundays,” Sherry says, ...
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Warning: Story's will make a succulent collector out of you

By Allison Ruef - staff writer
John Story with samples of his many offerings.

John Story's business card for Story's Neversink Plant Co. reads “rare succulents and interesting plants,” and he's not kidding.
His greenhouse, built when he moved to Neversink two and a half years ago, is filled with not only succulents, but ...
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