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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Due to a production error, an incorrect ad ran on page 2A of today's (Tuesday, August 20) Democrat. North Branch Self Storage's Grand Opening IS NOT tomorrow, August 21. But is coming soon.

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Local Sports

L&B Tack defeats Charlie's Angels, 9-3

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS -- L&B Tack found themselves in an elimination game Thursday night as they faced Charlie's Angels in the championship round for the Sullivan County Women's Softball League A Division.
After losing 19-11 in game one, L & B ...
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Top Stories

Sullivan County enjoys great Anniversary weekend

By Fred Stabbert III

Alpha and Omega Mountain Patrol sent six horses to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts all weekend to help with public safety. The horses are trained to work at mass gatherings and public events. Enjoying a pet of “Titan” before the Carlos Santana concert on Saturday night were, from the left: Kim Darder, Debbie Hornicek, Jeanne Leewe, Judy Qualls, Debbie Graham and Kelsey Hornicek.
BETHEL - After nearly a year of planning Woodstock Weekend is now in the Sullivan County history books.
And by any yardstick, it appears the major events which were held throughout Sullivan County were all well-attended and went off without a hitch.
“We are absolutely thrilled,” Sullivan County Director of Communications Dan Hust said Monday morning. “Our preliminary estimates are that we hosted nearly 100,000 visitors this weekend,” Hust said. “That includes Bethel Woods, Porchfest, Yasgur Farm and Little World's Fair.
“We planned for the worst, hoped for the best and got the best,” Hust summed up.
Sullivan County Commissioner of Public Safety Rick Sauer said the planning process took all of a year.
“We started planning for this a year ago,” Sauer said. “It basically ...
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Tusten moves forward with generators

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

NARROWSBURG — Installing emergency backup generators for the Town of Tusten has been a topic of conversation at recent town board meetings, and one step was taken to move the project forward at the most recent meeting last week.
The board voted ...
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Latest News

Severe storms rock Sullivan; power outages affect thousands

By Fred Stabbert III

SULLIVAN COUNTY - What would ‘Woodstock Weekend' be without rain and lightning?
Well… for the hundreds of guests staying at the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center in Callicoon, the weekend would have been a lot brighter if not for a severe thunder, rain and windstorm that sheared off two ...
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Bethel Heritage Trail traces history

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
Dorene Warner of W Design (far right) was all smiles as the Town of Bethel unveiled their new Heritage Trail. Warner was the lead designer for all the information stations on the trail.

BETHEL — Max Yasgur told the Democrat on the last day of the 1969 Woodstock festival, “What happened at Bethel this weekend was that these young people together with our local residents turned the Aquarian Festival into a dramatic victory for the ... read more


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