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Friday, March 23, 2018

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2017-18 Wrestling All-Stars!

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Dan Gable, a former coach and two-time NCAA Division I national champion, a world gold medalist, and an Olympic gold medalist, once said of the sport, “More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. ... read more

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Two republicans lead Monticello elections

By Rich Klein

Unoffical results in the Monticello Village Board elections have former Mayor/Trustee Gary P. Sommers (Republican-Conservative) in the lead with 26 percent of the vote.
MONTICELLO - Village of Monticello trustee Aleta Lymon, who ran on the Democratic-Conservative line, likely lost her seat in Tuesday's elections. Lymon had the least amount of votes in the five-way race in which the top two vote-getters take office.
Jill Weyer, a Village of Monticello trustee since 2015, decided not to run for re-election, creating the second vacancy.
Unofficial results from the Sullivan County Board of Elections show former Mayor Gary P. Sommers (Republican-Conservative) and Michael B. Banks, Jr. (Republican) in the lead with 154 and 138 votes respectively.
But former trustee Rochelle Massey (Democratic G-Woman) was right behind with 131 votes.
There are currently 87 absentee ballots at the Board of Elections and any ballot postmarked by March 19 and ...
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Let's wrap it up

By Joseph Abraham - sports & life editor

LIBERTY - Let's wrap it up. That was the consensus of the Liberty Town Board following a presentation by Mark Blauer of Blauer Associates about the 2018 New York State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program's Small Cities grant application ... read more

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Thompson sets public hearings

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer/photographer

THOMPSON — The town board held a public hearing on Tuesday to amend the town code to create a new court clerk position.
The resolution that was on the table was to change the court Clerk and Deputy Clerk to Clerk, deputy clerk I and deputy clerk II at the budget amount of $30,000.
“This is a ...
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Mamakating promotes local eagle watching, votes to amend dog fee law

By Rebeca C. Rivera - reporter/photographer
BKAA Nature Watch Program co-leader Kevin Keller presented the Mamakating Town Board with an update and encouraged residents to volunteer for the program's 10-week-long eagle viewing.

WURTSBORO - As the winter leaves its final marks, the town board of Mamakating met this week to discuss animal control and the eagle population in the Basha Kill Area. Kevin Keller, co-leader of the Basha Kill Area Association's (BKAA) Nature Watch ... read more

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