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Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Lady Generals eye championship

LOCH SHELDRAKE - The Sullivan Lady Generals are determined to return the national championship tournament after failing to qualify a year ago.
Coach Dan Lang is confident his squad of seven returning sophomores and eight talented freshman have ...
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A Parisian in America: 'We cannot live in fear'

By Willow Baum - reporter/photographer

Cecile Lamy stands before the Eiffel Tower in Paris back in the ‘90s.
CALLICOON — Born and raised in France, Cecile Lamy left work late Friday, November 13, and headed home to Damascus, PA. Suddenly voicemails and text messages from American friends flooded her cell phone. Eight assailants equipped with explosive belts and assault rifles attacked six precisely chosen targets in France's capital.
A friend of her niece, Cecile knew, was seeing the Eagles of Death Metal show at the Bataclan that fated evening. The owners of the Bataclan - a woman and two men - were friends of her uncle. Her mother Francoise, a resident of the 5th arrondissement of Paris a few miles away from the destruction and death in the 12th, was unlikely to be out in the affected area at that time. Were her four Parisian cousins spared?
Cecile reached Francoise safe in her ...
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Did your town stay under the tax cap?

By Allison Ruef and Dan Hust - staff writers

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Thanks to a low inflation rate figured into the formula, the state's property tax levy increase cap fell to .73 percent for the 15 townships in Sullivan County, cheering strapped taxpayers but making the 2016 budget planning season ... read more

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Fire damages Monticello home

MONTICELLO — On Monday, November 23, Monticello Firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 56 Franklin Ave. in the Village of Monticello.
Engine 22-11 arrived on scene reporting a working structure fire in a residential structure. The structure, a single family residence in which the ...
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Monticello fire damages church

By Dan Hust - staff writer
The sanctuary of the Church of God, Love and Faith in Monticello was largely destroyed by Sunday's fire.

MONTICELLO — A potential electrical fire that drew 15 departments to Monticello Sunday devastated the interior of the Church of God, Love and Faith (or Iglesia de Dios to its largely Spanish-speaking congregation).
The scene at 19 Woodcliff ...
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