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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Mike Ellmauer kept on coaching and teaching

Recently, Sullivan West had three longtime local coaches retire from their district. Athletic Director Dave Franskevicz, and teachers Ricky Ellison and Mike Ellmauer, collectively had over a hundred years of combined experience coaching and in the ... read more

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Resorts World Catskills prolonging employee furlough

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Employees at Resorts World Catskills, seen here during its grand oepning in February, 2018, will not return to work anytime soon as Empire Resorts sent WARN notices yesterday to 1,256 employees at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello and 955 employees at Resorts World Casino New York City that have been furloughed since April 15.
MONTICELLO — Resorts World Catskills is extending furloughed employees for at least six months amid uncertainties surrounding the opening of the casino.
Empire Resorts, which is owned by Kien Huat Realty Sdn Bhd of Genting Group, sent WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) notices yesterday to 1,256 employees at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello and 955 employees at Resorts World Casino New York City that were furloughed on April 15.
As required by federal and New York State law, this notice was supplied pursuant to the WARN Act and has been supplied to the appropriate governmental agencies.
“Unfortunately, several weeks after ceasing operations in March, we were forced to make the difficult decision to furlough some of our employees. As part of that process, we ...
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Financial future forecasts ‘doom and gloom'

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — It's no surprise that the economy is hurting from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As people stay home and stores close, a decrease in sales tax is imminent.
Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck told legislators during the ...
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Delaware projects moving along

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

CALLICOON — The Town of Delaware has been working on some large-scale projects for the past year or so. The projects include a new highway department barn and salt shed and a new wastewater treatment plant.
The new highway structures are located on Route 17B and if you've driven past there ...
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Massey appointed deputy mayor in Monticello

By Matt Shortall - co-editor
Trustee Rochelle Massey (left) has been appointed as Deputy Mayor in the Village of Monticello.


MONTICELLO — Earlier this month, Village of Monticello Mayor Gary Sommers appointed Trustee Rochelle Massey to the position of Deputy Mayor, replacing George Nikolados.
“[Massey] is very on top of everything that's going on as far as our DPW ...
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