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Friday, August 17, 2018

Local Sports

Liberty teacher/alum Joseph Franke named varsity football coach

LIBERTY - A familiar face is now leading Liberty's varsity football program. Joseph Franke, a 2012 Liberty graduate who is currently a fifth grade teacher at the middle school, was recently named head coach.
Franke has been involved in the ...
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Study shows county is aging out

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress provided metrics to the IDA on where the county stands on housing, race and income, from the left Eric Pierson, Junior Research Planner and Jonathan Drapkin, President, and CEO.
A report from the Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress (HVPP) was recently conducted for the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to assess the county after recent investments in Resorts World Catskills, and other resorts like YO1 Luxury Nature Cure, Kartrite Hotel and Indoor Waterpark, and other new attractions that now call Sullivan County home.
HVPP were given 90 days to collect their data by the IDA. “This was done as if we were a business seeking to expand to the county,” said Jonathan Drapkin, President, and CEO of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress.
The report showed that the county is aging out, the metrics indicate the most significant population in the county are in the 50-64 age range. While the younger generation [age 15-39 population] has not grown to ...
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Eleven rescued in single day on Delaware River

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

DELAWARE RIVER — With the abundance of rain that has hit the region recently, local rivers have seen accelerated currents and rising water levels. This is especially dangerous for boating enthusiasts on the Delaware, as eleven found out recently. ... read more

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Thompson adopts sewer plan to prevent ‘toxic' water dumps

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

THOMPSON — After a toxic discharge of the coolant lines from Resorts World Catskills' cold water cooling lines in June, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) required the Town of Thompson to come up with a plan to prevent this in the future.
Thompson fulfilled the requirement and ...
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County sees increase in tax revenue

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer
Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck said the sales tax revenue for the county is up $3.3 million over last year.

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck brought good news to the county legislators at the Management and Budget Committee meeting on Tuesday morning. The county is seeing a $3.3 million increase in sales tax revenue up from last ... read more

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