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Sunday, August 31, 2014

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Diving in

CALLICOON — Susan Weinthaler likes to say that she's raised her son at the Delaware Youth Center. Born in 2005, Weinthaler's son learned to swim at the Callicoon facility. He's attended camp there every summer.
And although the family resides in ...
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County says goodbye to fire services ‘pioneer'

By Dan Hust  - staff writer

On the Woodridge Firehouse's wall is this photo of Kronenberg in his dress uniform.
Longtime Sullivan County Fire Coordinator and Woodridge resident Harold Kronenberg - affectionately known by his colleagues and friends as “Iggy” - was somberly laid to rest Wednesday in a distinguished firematics service.
Held inside his beloved Woodridge Firehouse, the funeral featured a who's who of Sullivan County mourners. Many recalled his 26 years as Coordinator, his co-creation of the Sullivan County Arson Task Force, and his dedicated service to the Woodridge Fire Department.
“I don't think there's a fireman, trooper or policeman in this area who did not know Harold Kronenberg,” said longtime friend Darryl Kaplan, whose family co-owned and operated the Sullivan County Steam Laundry with Kronenberg's family.
Many others fondly remembered Iggy's high-speed driving ...
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Girl struck and killed by car in Woodridge

By Dan Hust  - staff writer

WOODRIDGE — According to Woodridge Police, a six-year-old girl died Sunday after being hit by a car along Tabaczynski Road in Woodridge.
Shortly after 3 that afternoon, police say the girl darted away from her guardian at a bungalow colony and ...
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Mohegan Sun casino granted tax abatements

By Dan Hust  - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Mohegan Sun at the Concord gained its requested $36 million in tax abatements this week, thanks to a unanimous Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Board meeting on Wednesday.
That followed a public hearing Monday evening, where Bryan Cappelli, COO of the Cappelli ...
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Catskill Brewery debuts

By Ed Townsend - reporter/photographer
Employees and partners in the development and operation of the Catskill Brewery are, from the left, David Walton, Ben Brotman, Randy Lewis, Dana Ball and Ramsay Adams.

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Environmental advocacy and bringing a new exciting business that will survive and increase tourism and recognition for Livingston Manor and the region is what the now open Catskill Brewery is all about.
The dreams and efforts ...
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