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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Local Sports

Tribal thunder

LIBERTY- In Cleveland, OH and Liberty, the fans whoop and holler encouragement for their beloved Indians. In baseball, it's the Cleveland Indians who tonight are returning to the World Series for the first time since 1997 and in search of their ... read more

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Toxic algae worse every year

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer

The growing algae bloom and unswimmable water can be seen clearly from the road just across from the Sullivan West High School driveway in Lake Huntington.
LAKE HUNTINGTON - The toxic algae bloom on Lake Huntington seems to grow worse with each passing summer and with more development happening around the lake within the past five years or so, the quality of its water is changing - and not for the better.
For that reason, American Electric CEO Michael Popolillo and Cochecton Preservation Society member Joe Manaseri organized a “Lake Front Property Owner” meeting that took place inside the Cochecton Town Hall on Saturday, October 8.
According to Town of Cochecton Supervisor Gary Maas, the meeting was the first of many to be held.
Property owners and concerned residents around Lake Huntington came together to talk clean up and what steps can be taken to make the lake better. With important topics to be discussed such as the ...
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Tentative ‘17 Sullivan County budget comes with new initiatives, tax increase

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Flush with funds and optimism, Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek unveiled a tentative 2017 county budget Friday that - if approved by legislators in December - adds more than a dozen positions, creates a new department, allocates ... read more

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Jail contractor chosen; Edwards staying as elections commish

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Legislators finally bit fully into the construction of a new county jail on Thursday, unanimously selecting The Pike Company of Rochester to be the general contractor at a low bid of $72,240,000.
They also agreed to pay approximately $829,000 more to architect LaBella Associates, ...
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Woodbourne businesses damaged, teens arrested

By Dan Hust - staff writer

Around half a dozen shops in Woodbourne's business district have been vandalized over the past week, with windows and glass doors shattered and riddled with what look like BB pellet holes but police believe to be caused by rocks. Fallsburg Police ... read more

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