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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Local Sports

Monticello bounces back in Lake Region tourney to defeat East Stroudsburg North

WALLENPAUPACK, Pa. -- In the long arc of a basketball season there are apt to be a variety of wins and losses, each unique in its own right. But one thing is for certain. Each game is a learning experience for the players and the coaches; a chance ... read more

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Show me the money: County has $12 million in unclaimed funds

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

NYS State Comptroller's Office has $15.5 billion of unclaimed funds.
SULLIVAN — The old saying that money doesn't grow on trees is true, but sometimes it's collected as unclaimed funds by the New York State Comptroller.
According to the NYS State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli's Office, $15.5 billion of unclaimed funds from state taxpayers sit in their coffers, $12 million of which are from Sullivan County.
How can you see if you have unclaimed money? Well, there are two ways for Sullivan County residents.
The first is to visit the Sullivan County Treasurer website http://sullivanny.us/Departments/Treasurer/UnclaimedFunds. There you will find a list of uncashed checks, bail deposits, inmate funds, court and trust proceedings, and unclaimed funds court actions.
By law, the list is also published twice in the local paper like the Democrat, along ...
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County eyes development of two key projects

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO - The Division of Planning, Community Development & Real Property reported to the county legislators that they are working on the marketing and development of two vacant sites that have been in the works for quite some time—the Apollo ... read more


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Sullivan Catskills celebrate success in front of sold out crowd

By Joseph Abraham - sports & life editor

HURLEYVILLE -- Four hundred and fifty million dollars in traveler spending made its way into the Sullivan County in 2017, saving taxpayers $1,922 per household.
These numbers were only a few of the reasons for celebration among the sold out crowd at Thursday's Sullivan Catskills Annual Meeting ...
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New Monticello apartments could break ground by spring

By Matt Shortall - editor
The proposed apartment complex for Jefferson Street in the Village of Monticello includes 323 units and could break ground as early as this spring.

MONTICELLO — A new apartment complex on Jefferson Street in the Village of Monticello is a little closer to reality after a recent public hearing hosted by the Village of Monticello Planning Board.
According to Jacob Billig, a principal in ...
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