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49 min ago | Times Herald-Record
FBI agents swarmed this tiny village Thursday morning, raiding at least a dozen buildings owned by developer Shalom Lamm - including his offices - in an effort to learn if the more than 140 people registered to vote at those buildings actually live there.
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It makes sense that Aaron Burr Cider is made at a small Sullivan County, New York homestead farm, built in the early 19th century-since cider itself is one of America's most historic beverages, and the region's often stark winter temperatures are perfect for making the brew.
Opponents of Shalom Lamm's 396 home development have challenged the registrations of about 140 Village of Bloomingburg voters with addresses in buildings Lamm owns.
Finn won by a margin of 121 votes. Her two fellow competitors earned 20 and 10 votes, respectively, and incumbent James Jackson, who represented the Albany region, took himself out of contention for re-election as a Regent.
Bruce Ferguson, Jacquie Leventoff, Carol Roig and Howard Siegel are seeking vacancies created when Harris Alport and Harold Gold resigned from the board last year.
Hundreds of supporters helped the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club raise a record $61,273.05 at the organization's annual Sullivan County Celebrity Dinner fundraiser at the Villa Roma.
Even as officials say that the nation and state are limping out of the Great Recession, unemployment insurance is a lifeline for millions.
Sullivan County's effort to purge its social services system of cheats and frauds is not just aimed at those applying for benefits, but also the vendors who receive payments for services provided to beneficiaries.
A Sullivan County man faces a felony for allegedly applying for a driver's license using false information, state police in Wappinger said.
Jamal Colon, 35 and Vesna Colon, 43, of Glen Spey were charged with third- and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree conspiracy, felonies; and misdemeanor drug possession.
It's high school musical time, and hundreds of Hudson Valley/Catskills students have been busy dancing, singing, learning lines, building sets and putting in the long hours it takes to put on a quality show.
Private-sector employment increased in January compared to a year earlier in Ulster County and the Orange-Dutchess metropolitan area, while dropping in Sullivan County.
Parents continue demanding answers about an investigation into allegations that some teachers at an elementary school in the Hudson Valley were high on heroin in the classroom.