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Monday, February 18, 2019

Local Sports

That golden glow: Four E-L-S wrestlers crowned Section IX champs; one just misses & gets silver

STONE RIDGE -- Grueling practices, stringent weight training, iron will, toughness and savvy moves: those are the attributes that produce wrestling champions. For the Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West wrestling team under the brilliant mentorship of ... read more

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Wurtsboro to hold vote for new firehouse

By Rebeca C. Rivera - reporter/photographer

The secondary storage site located on the old town highway where the new building for the Wurtsboro Fire District will be built.
WURTSBORO — Since 1898, the Wurtsboro Fire District has been a staple in the community. The current building was built in 1969 after the original structure was destroyed and is approximately 8,000 square feet, a size that is no longer conducive to the work of the district's more than 70 volunteers, 40 of which are active members.
For Bill Lothrop, Deputy Fire Coordinator for Battalion 5, the fire district is in dire need of a facility that allows them to have the space to conduct their work. There are several issues with the current building, which is owned by the village and is shared with the village's main office and a community room.
According to Lothrop, the site is not OSHA compliant and does not meet the state's firehouse standards. Furthermore, the main area where the ...
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Grossinger's historical site looks to the future

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

MONTICELLO — The historic parcel of land where Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel once stood will have a new lease on life.
During the February 11 County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) meeting, a resolution was passed to help ...
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Latest News

Farrell announces county judge run

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO - Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell is running for the seat of county court judge, he announced on Wednesday.

Farrell said his 23 years in the District Attorney's Office made him uniquely qualified for the role of county judge.

“When I stood in front of the ...
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Liberty Animal Shelter nears completion

By Matt Shortall - editor
Liberty Town Councilman Brian McPhillips and Undersheriff Eric Chaboty examine the washing station fit with ramp for dogs who need assistance climbing up.

LIBERTY — The stray and abused animals of Sullivan County will soon have a new sanctuary to call their temporary home. The Liberty Animal Shelter, made possible through donations from the Gerry Foundation, is expected to open its doors in the next ... read more


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