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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Nine Sullivan County grid seniors punctuate memories in All-Star classic

NEWBURGH -- Not only is it an honor and a privilege to play in the Section IX Exceptional Senior Football game, it is also a unique and special way to close out a high school career. So it was that 113 of the best elder statesmen from across Section ... read more

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‘We don't have a voice'

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

Shanita and Masud Artson looking at an exposed wire at the Sleepy Hollow Development undergoing renovations.
MONTICELLO — Shanita Artson has called Sleepy Hollow Development her home for almost 14 years, but ever since Steele Properties purchased the property in late 2017 and began a months-long renovation project, her home has become her biggest frustration.
“We are in this grey area where we don't feel like we have a voice,” said Artson.
Artson along with some tenants in Sleepy Hollow Development on Terry Lane in Monticello are frustrated with the owner and management companies over renovations and incomplete work that they feel are taking too long to be remedied.
“Just because we are in subsidized housing, we shouldn't have to be treated unfairly or have to live unfairly,” added Artson.
Waiting to move
The development, built in 1970, is a Project-Based Section 8 Family ...
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County posts strongest private sector gains for ninth straight month

By Joseph Abraham - sports & life editor

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- According to October, 2018 data released last week by the New York State Department of Labor, for the ninth consecutive month Sullivan County posted the strongest gains year-over-year in the private sector. This is up 12.1 ... read more

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Wage gap is ‘unacceptable,' says sheriff

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Calling the situation unacceptable, Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff urged the county legislators to complete a contract with correctional officers (CO's) working in the Sullivan County Jail.
Schiff said when the economy saw a downturn in 2008 and 2009 all county employees ...
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First winter storm catches commuters by surprise

By Matt Shortall - editor
Residents in Jeffersonville were digging themselves out of an early winter snow storm on Friday morning.

SULLIVAN — People throughout Sullivan County braced for an early winter storm on Thursday last week, as parts of Sullivan County saw more than 10 inches of accumulation.
When it was all over by mid-morning Friday, emergency services had ...
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