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Saturday, July 4, 2015

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Roll out the barrel

DOWNSVILLE — Since she was a little girl, Kaci Madison has always adored horses. Now she's found a way to turn that love and affection into a full-time occupation.
Madison was born in Livingston Manor and graduated high school there in 2008. She ...
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Foie gras protestors gather at courthouse

By Matt Shortall - staff writer

Award winning actor James Cromwell stands alongside activist Amber Canavan on the steps of the Sullivan County Court House before she began her 30-day jail sentence.
MONTICELLO — Amber Canavan stood with supporters on the steps of the Sullivan County Courthouse on Tuesday before beginning her 30-day jail sentence for stealing two ducks from Hudson Valley Foie Gras in Ferndale in 2011.
On June 3, Canavan, 29, of Syracuse, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.
Canavan, who graduated from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in May, initially faced a felony charge of burglary, but that was reduced to a misdemeanor in her plea.
“I go to jail knowing that these animals are in a far worse place than me,” said Canavan.
Actor James Cromwell, known for his roles in films such as “Babe,” “The Green Mile” and “The Sum of All Fears,” was there to voice his support for Canavan and insist that more people need ...
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Liberty talks future, consolidation

By Matt Shortall - staff writer

LIBERTY — A Glamorous History; A Challenging Future.
That was the title of a fellowship report of the Town of Liberty conducted by Jonnie Wesley-Kruger on behalf of Pattern for Progress, a Hudson Valley think tank.
The report was presented ...
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Weidens scoop building up

By Dan Hust - staff writer

NARROWSBURG — Ten years after its closure and nearly nine decades after its opening, the Narrowsburg School gained its first-ever private owner Wednesday.
Narrowsburg residents Brendan and Kathleen Weiden finished the $751,000 deal with the Sullivan West Central School District after a four-hour ...
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Multi-car pileup in Fallsburg

A three-car pileup yesterday shut down a portion of Route 42 between Kiamesha Lake and South Fallsburg for about an hour. Town of Fallsburg Police report that an Acura sedan had stopped in the southbound lane to make a left turn around 3:22 p.m. ... read more

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