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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Eldred-Liberty-Sullivan West grapples with Port Jervis

LIBERTY -- In every athletic endeavor, each competitor seeks to bring his or her best to the moment. Ultimately, what they derive from that becomes a permanent part of their own growth and history, rife with the lessons learned through those ... read more

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Vigil and rally against hate draws political and faith leaders

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

On the steps of the Lawrence H. Cooke Sullivan County Courthouse in Monticello, folks gathered to speak out against hate during a vigil held on Sunday.
MONTICELLO — On a bitterly cold Sunday afternoon, a small band of folks braved the temperatures to stand in front of the Lawrence H. Cooke Courthouse in Monticello to voice their stance against hate.
Banded together by the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission and Sullivan Allies Leading Together (SALT), the event brought together speakers from different faith-based clergy.
County Human Rights Commissioner and Imam Sam Encarnacion, Sr. started out the vigil by signing a song from the Beatles, “Yellow Submarine.” Soon those who gathered huddled together and joined in.
“We come from different places, different cultures, different upbringings, but we live together in the same ocean of life,” said Encarnacion.
The vigil and rally were held the day before the nation ...
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Committee kerfuffle: Legislators express ire over committee assignments, new rule

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — As the new legislature was sworn in on Tuesday last week, a few hours later the committee chairs, vice chairs and member assignments were made public.
As written in the county code, the chairman of the legislature makes the committee ...
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Metzger and Roscoe School District celebrate passage of amnesty bill

By Anthony Morgano - reporter/photographer

ROSCOE -- Students and faculty at Roscoe Central School (RCS) ad reason to celebrate alongside State Senator Jen Metzger on Thursday after her successful efforts to pass a bill regarding building repairs from nearly a decade ago.
With employee changeover throughout the years at Roscoe, a waiver ...
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Quick response knocks down blaze at Villa Roma resort on Friday

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher
Firemen entered the Ernesto wing through the side entrance. Breathing apparatus were a necessity in the smoke-laden building.

CALLICOON - The call of a structure fire at the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center went out at 6:08 p.m. on Friday and within minutes, firemen were rolling in from the Hortonville, Jeffersonville and Callicoon fire stations.
As firemen ...
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