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Friday, October 31, 2014

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Simple Division

LIBERTY - All week long, Sullivan West players and coaches heard about the “point” spread” on their game with Liberty. That is, should they lose, if the defeat stayed under eight points, they still would win the division and clinch a sectional ... read more

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Liberty ‘chicken war' continues

The Galli family asked to be the last to comment at the Village Board Meeting. From left Joseph Galli, Sr., 13-year-old Joey Galli, his mother Dimona Galli and Liberty resident Mary Kunzweiller, who spoke in favor of Joey's therapy chickens.
LIBERTY — Liberty's chicken war has people clucking and chuckling. Rumors about who keeps chickens are flying faster than newly decapitated hens. On October 14, those who wished to speak at the crowded Village of Liberty Board meeting got three minutes to express their views about chickens in the village.
Prior to the meeting, 13-year-old Joey Galli, whose family lost their ZBA bid to allow him to keep his six therapy hens, collected signatures on Main Street to allow pet chickens in the village. The youngster and other petitioners in the village collected 287 signatures.
Code Enforcement Officer Pam Winters - who has been enforcing the law - did not show up at the meeting. When asked why, Village Mayor Daniel Ratner Sr. revealed, “I asked her not to; Pam was just doing her ...
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Bethel adopts new zoning code as Abramson criticizes it

By Dan Hust - staff writer

WHITE LAKE — Making a variety of tweaks to the final version, Bethel's town board on Wednesday adopted a revised portion of the zoning code 4-1.
The revisions cover indoor and outdoor recreational events and facilities, both permanent and ...
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David Sager may be next Monti manager

By Eli Ruiz - staff writer

MONTICELLO — It looks like Monticello has found a permanent village manager in former Sullivan County Legislator and Division of Health and Family Services Deputy Commissioner Dav-id Sager; though it's not yet been made official.
“I don't want to count my chickens before they're hatched and it's ...
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County Treasurer mourned

By Dan Hust - staff writer
County Treasurer Ira Cohen passed away Sunday morning at his home.

MONTICELLO — From a dozen years with the Sullivan County Attorney's Office to his longtime legal representation of various towns to his repeated elections to his current post of County Treasurer, Ira Cohen was undoubtedly the most familiar face to ... read more

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