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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Local Sports

Coach of the Year: Ryan Jasper, Monticello

MONTICELLO -- “If it were easy everyone would do it,” said Monticello Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Ryan Jasper, when asked about his philosophy.
“There's a reason there's one champion each year. The difference between second and last is ...
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State Commission recommends Judge McGuire's removal from the bench

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

Sullivan County Court Judge and Surrogate Michael McGuire responded to a critical report by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct at the Sullivan County Government Center last week.
MONTICELLO — A scathing report by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct is recommending that County Court Judge Michael F. McGuire should be removed from the bench.
McGuire took office in January, 2011 and his 10-year term was set to expire in December.
Sullivan County Legislators voted 6-1 last month to appoint McGuire as County Attorney to replace Cheryl McCausland, who is stepping down on April 19.
Legislator Ira Steingart was the only dissenting vote, saying he'd prefer to promote from within and hire current Deputy County Attorney Tom Cawley.
Legislator Joe Perrello abstained from voting, “based on lack of information on the situation, and I was in front of Mr. McGuire two times when he was a judge for me,” he said.
Legislator Nadia Rajsz was absent for the vote ...
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County coronavirus case count up to 106; one death

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- The county held a live question and answer session on Thursday with officials answering some of the community's biggest questions. Another live session was held yesterday, and we will have an update in Friday's paper.
As of ...
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Mountain Jam and other events canceled at Bethel Woods

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

BETHEL — As the weeks go on, more and more businesses and lives are affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is the next casualty.
Mountain Jam, the rock and roll festival that played for the first time at Bethel Woods last year, was set to play ...
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School bus drivers could see layoffs due to Covid-19

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
Rolling V Bus Corporation could soon feel the economic downfall of COVID-19 as schools are now closed until April 15.

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By patricio robayo

SOUTH FALLSBURG — School bus drivers will soon be drastically affected by the cancelation of classes due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
According to Rolling V Bus Corporation ...
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