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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Local Sports

One-dering: SW edges T-V by one in division battle

LAKE HUNTINGTON-For the 12-7, 1-3 OCIAA Sullivan West Lady Bulldogs, their 26-25 come-from-behind league win over Tri-Valley was simply wonderful, or to put it more cryptically: one-derful. Needless to say for the 11-8, 1-3 OCIAA Tri-Valley Lady ... read more

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Solomon begins police work in Newburgh; Chief Mir plans bike patrol in Monticello

By Rich Klein - reporter/photographer

Monticello Police Chief Robert Mir
MONTICELLO — Doug Solomon's term as Mayor of the Village of Monticello runs through March 2020. But now that he is the provisional chief of the Newburgh Police Department - and on track to be permanent chief later this year or during 2019 - it could mean Solomon would eventually step down from the mayorship before his term is up.
That's because Newburgh requires its highest level employees to be full-time residents - and Solomon has previously stated that he would relocate for the job. For now, Solomon would only say that he is taking things “day by day.”
Solomon - most recently the police chief for the City of Beacon - is scheduled to take a new civil service exam on March 17, one with a higher standard than the one he took in 2002 to become chief of Monticello's police ...
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Fallsburg Town Board discusses spring plans and flu clinic

By Rebeca C. Rivera - reporter/photographer

FALLSBURG - A public hearing continuation was held last week by the Town Board of Fallsburg regarding a proposed Water District extension for Eden Woods Estates, LLC. Jay L. Zeiger, of Kalter, Kaplan, Zeiger & Forman, was present during the hearing ... read more

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Reading's not ruff at ‘Paws and Read'

By Rebeca C. Rivera - reporter/photographer

For centuries, dogs have been given the title of “Man's Best Friend.” Now, we can give them a new title, “Man's Best Reading Partner.” At the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, the “Paws and Read” program has become a favorite for many of the library's younger patrons.
The ...
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Brown sentenced to 18 months for dog abuse

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
From the left, Rahiem Brown, Defense Attorney William Brenner and Sullivan County Assistant District Attorney Richard Caister Jr.

SOUTH FALLSBURG — Sentencing came down on Wednesday in a packed courtroom for Rahiem Brown of Woodbourne who was found guilty in November for torturing, abandonment and not providing sustenance for his two-year-old rottweiler and resisting ... read more

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