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Monday, August 21, 2017

Local Sports

Ashlynne Ratner earns equestrian accolade

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Ashlynne Ratner, a 2015 Livingston Manor graduate, who is entering her junior year at SUNY Cobleskill this fall, recently won her first National Reining Horse Association (NHRA) Championship.
Ratner is currently interning at ...
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Monticello passes resolution urging civility in public comments

By Rich Klein - reporter / photographer

From the left, Village of Monticello Mayor Doug Solomon and Trustees George Nikolados and Carmen Rue on Tuesday listened to Helen Budrock explain procedures for receiving Sullivan Renaissance grant monies that the village won in early August.
MONTICELLO — The Village of Monticello Board of Trustees, whose meetings can often become heated, passed a resolution Tuesday aimed at increasing civility during the public comment portion of the board's regular meetings.
The “Resolution Adopting Rules of Conduct For Public Comment” states that:
• Speakers must be recognized by the Mayor;
• Speakers must step to the front of the room and give their name, address and organization, if any;
• Speakers must limit their remarks to five minutes;
• Speakers may not yield any remaining time they may have to another speaker.
• Board members may, with the permission of the Mayor, interrupt a speaker during their remarks but only for the purpose of clarification or information;
• All remarks are to be made to the Village Board ...
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Eclipse coming on Monday

By Joseph Abraham - staff writer

SULLIVAN COUNTY - While Sullivan County and the state of New York are not in the path of totality - when the area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon - this Monday's solar eclipse will still offer the opportunity to witness a rare ... read more

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Vietnam vet receives high school diploma

By Joseph Abraham - sports editor

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Shortly after Wednesday's Livingston Manor School Board meeting was called to order and everyone recited the Pledge of Allegiance, Manor's Class of 2017 got a little bit bigger. Roger Carl Neer, who left school in 1965 to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War, receiving an ... read more

Peace, love and Shabbat ... but no permit

By Matt Shortall - staff writer
Some of last year's Camping Trip attendees in Kenoza Lake.

KENOZA LAKE — The Camping Trip music festival took place two weeks ago and it was a big hit.
Hundreds of people made the hike up to Ian Leifer's property in Jeffersonville, between Sickmiller and Swiss Hill Roads.
The event featured over ...
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