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Friday, April 20, 2018

Local Sports

Dette Flies celebrates 90 years, opens second location

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Those who know fly-fishing, know the Dette family. Walt and Winnie Dette started their own business in 1928. Now 90 years later, the business is still flourishing in Roscoe. Now under the ownership of Walt and Winnie's great ... read more

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Public supports Eldred Preserve, wary of tax abatements

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

Residents and business owners packed the Highland Town Hall for a public hearing held by the IDA.
ELDRED β€” It was a contentious atmosphere at a public hearing held by the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) on Monday, which gave local residents the opportunity to express their opinions on the future of the Eldred Preserve.
About 50 people packed into the Highland Town Hall to hear the resolution proposed. They were disappointed, however, when the IDA board failed to show.
Executive Director Jennifer Flad was the only representative of the IDA in attendance.
Many residents and business owners who were present were supportive of the Eldred Preserve returning. Yet some voiced their unhappiness that the IDA will limit the taxes coming in to the town.
β€œThe board or the accessor wasn't notified when the application was put through and then you have a meeting ...
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Retired firefighter leaves legacy of service; love for community

By Matt Shortall - news editor

WURTSBORO β€” Robert Cordani was the kind of guy who always tried to help others. That was the consensus among his friends, family and anyone who knew him.
Cordani, 62, died last Saturday trying to help his neighbor, who had gone into cardiac ...
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Tri-Valley taps Fallsburg's Williams as superintendent

By Joseph Abraham - sports & life editor

GRAHAMSVILLE - Michael Williams was a general music teacher in the middle school of the Tri-Valley Central School District at the start of his career in 1992.
At Tuesday's meeting of the Tri-Valley Central School Board of Education, Williams was appointed as their new Superintendent of Schools. ...
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Monticello Village trustee has harsh words over procurement

By Rich Klein - reporter/photographer
Mayor Doug Solomon and Deputy Mayor George Nikolados listen to department head reports at Tuesday's Board meeting.

MONTICELLO β€” A resolution by the Village of Monticello Board on Tuesday to authorize the purchase of a security systems upgrade for the Justice Court turned into a lecture by new trustee Rochelle Massey.
She implied there was a double standard ...
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