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It was June of 1965, and Judge Lawrence H. Cooke was about to render a decision that would have a profound impact on Sullivan County government, and ultimately its politics, as well. From the time … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 During the heavy storm last Tuesday afternoon, a small-sized cyclone swept through Beechwoods, ruining orchards and damaging trees that were in its course of destruction. … more
Although James Eldridge Quinlan’s 1873 History of Sullivan County has consistently received high marks as a local history, with many over the years ranking it among the very best, it certainly … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 At a meeting of the Delaware town board at Kenoza Lake last Tuesday, it was voted to give the contract for lighting the streets of Callicoon to the Busy Bee Club, whose bid of … more
Sometime after 4 o’clock on the afternoon of Friday, June 13, 1913, the fire alarm sounded in the village of Liberty, and by the time firemen responded, a number of buildings were already in … more
110 Years Ago - 1912   Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Huff of Fremont Center, a son, Wednesday…born to Mr. and Mrs. George Segar of Briscoe, a daughter, on May 19. The following class … more
It was June of 1949, and people from Roscoe to Bloomingburgh were all abuzz about an upcoming event that promised to usher in a new era of entertainment in Sullivan County. Everywhere local … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 The boys are having great sport catching suckers lately, which are quite plentiful. The White Sulphur Springs House is being cleaned and renovated prior to its opening for … more
On Friday, August 8, 1902, the surviving members of the 28th New York Volunteer Regiment held their annual reunion at the National Cemetery in Culpeper, Virginia.  Among those attending that … more
110 YEARS AGO - 1912 The Isaac Walton Fishing Club of Callicoon started on their annual outing to Stevensville on Tuesday evening, fully equipped with “Bait,” tents and other good things … more
On Sunday, May 29, 1927, Patrick Cardinal Hayes, of the Archdiocese of New York of the Roman Catholic Church, traveled to Sullivan County to dedicate the new chapel at St. Joseph’s Seraphic … more
SCRANTON, PA — General Lemnitzer was born in Honesdale, PA on August 29, 1899 and was the first of three generations graduating from West Point. In an Army career which extended over more than … more
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