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7 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

FEMA Announces Correction on Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Sullivan County, New York

This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 79 FR 23007.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Catskills Confidential: Letter invites Cuomo to come see flood damage

Officials from the towns of Callicoon and Delaware, the Village of Jeffersonville and the Sullivan West Central School District recently sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo inviting him to come see the damage caused by severe storms earlier in the month.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Callicoon, NY, Jeffersonville, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather

Times Herald-Record

Classic Catskills: Remembering the glory days of the Catskills resort industry

Once upon a time that seems so very long ago, Tarzan - or the movie star who played him - taught a young Monticello babysitter to swim at the grandest of Sullivan County's 500 hotels, the Concord.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Liberty, NY, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Fallsburg, NY

Times Herald-Record

Classic Catskills: Memories make the Catskills classic

I'm dancing around the cabana area that surrounds the outdoor pool of the Shady Nook Country Club in Loch Sheldrake.

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Related Topix: Loch Sheldrake, NY

Times Herald-Record

Deputies search for suspect following Kauneonga Lake stabbing

Sullivan County Sheriff's deputies say a man was stabbed during a melee at a Town of Bethel restaurant early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Kauneonga Lake, NY, Bethel, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Police: Remains found in Monticello were missing woman's; death a homicide

Skeletonized remains found last month near Sleepy Hollow Apartments in Monticello have been positively identified as the remains of missing woman April Parker, and her death has been ruled a homicide.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

The Jersey Journal

High school choral director, from Hackensack, exposed genitals to motorists, cops say

A Hackensack man employed as a music and theater teacher in Rockland County was arrested Thursday on charges he exposed his genitals to other drivers in Sullivan County, New York.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Times Herald-Record

Steve Israel: Potential prejudice wiped away with wave of a hand

At the end of a week when so much death and destruction in the world left us reeling with pain, I saw something that finally made me smile.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, White Lake, NY, Bloomingburg, NY, Kiryas Joel, NY

Times Herald-Record

Bloomingburg looks to dissolve

Bloomingburg - This eastern Sullivan County village of some 400 residents took its first official step toward dissolving itself Thursday night when its two trustees and mayor voted to set a village-wide vote on dissolution.

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Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NY1

Online: Reporters Explain Casino Licensing Process

Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Laura Nahmias from Capital New York and Eva McKend from Time Warner Cable's station in Sullivan County joined Inside City Hall to explain the process of selecting the bidders to win licenses to open ... (more)

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Times Herald-Record

Monticello man jailed on child porn charge

State police at Liberty, along with the state police computer crimes unit, charged Jose Colon, 28, with possession of a sexual performance by a child, a felony.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Liberty, NY

Times Herald-Record

Man exposed himself while driving on Route 17 in Sullivan County, cops say

A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday, accused of exposing his genitalia while driving on Route 17 in Sullivan County.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Sullivan, Ulster counties; storm coming now to Orange

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Sullivan and Ulster counties starting at 2:20 p.m. and ending 10 p.m. Meanwhile, a strong thunderstorm is being tracked heading into Orange County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ulster County, NY, Orange County, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ten Mile River Scout Camps' Museum to host History Weekend

The Ten Mile River Scout Museum, located at Ten Mile River Scout Camps' Headquarters, will be hosting History Weekend 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 3. There will be pioneer demonstrations, and speakers from the National Park Service, Sullivan County Historical Society and Tusten History Society will make presentations on local history.

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Times Herald-Record

VIDEO: Pronounced dead 3 times, basketball player ready for pro stage

After two years of trying to land a pro basketball contract contract overseas, John Merchant, 24, from tiny Tri-Valley High in Sullivan County has signed a pro contract in Italy.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Second arrest in robbery at Monticello Liquors

A second suspect in the break-in of the Monticello Liquors Inc. in May was arrested on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Times Herald-Record

Flood-hit areas of Sullivan await word on funding

Officials in western Sullivan County are still waiting for word regarding whether their municipalities will receive money for necessary repairs to infrastructure, homes and businesses following flash flooding earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Forestburgh, NY, Callicoon, NY, Jeffersonville, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Record number of region's kids are going hungry

A little boy in kindergarten is so hungry he tries to take an extra peanut butter and jelly sandwich from the school cafeteria and slip it in his backpack - even though he's already getting one for free.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Monticello, NY, Middletown, NY, Newburgh, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Casinos: Will it be boom or bust?

Those who are betting that casinos are doomed point to the collapse this week of the iconic Trump Plaza in Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Wallkill, NY, Chester, NY

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan OKs $442K for jail design changes

The Sullivan County Legislature voted Thursday to spend $442,000 in the hope that design changes will save $10 million and drop the price of the new jail to $64 million.

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