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1 hr ago | Times Herald-Record

'Everybody loved Harold': Sullivan County honors late fire official +PHOTOS

It was only fitting that Harold Kronenberg's casket was loaded into the back of a red antique fire truck instead of the black hearse parked next to it.

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Related Topix: Fire, Woodridge, NY

5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Ken Hall: Catskill casino challengers can serve a strong argument

Get ready for a surprise in Poughkeepsie on Sept. 23, when nine local applicants for a casino license appear before the Gaming Facility Location Board.

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Related Topix: Catskill, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, Orange County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Man charged with felony DWI after crash

Police: Man charged with felony DWI after crash State police responded to a property damage accident on Interstate 81 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1tK0PLx A Sullivan County man is accused of drunken driving after his vehicle crashed Tuesday on Interstate 81 in the Town of Chenango, state police said.

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Related Topix: Wurtsboro, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Open Government lesson for Sullivan

Open Government guru Robert Freeman visited Sullivan County Tuesday and schooled the public and officials about what information can and cannot be withheld from the public.

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Steuben Courier

Isaman quits Steuben County job Updated at

Ken Isaman had a choice: Keep his part-time job as an elected official and deal with two people who not only disagree with his moves, but filed a lawsuit against him.

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Related Topix: Steuben County, NY, Hornell, NY, North Hornell, NY

Times Herald-Record

Caesars to partner with local food, beverage vendors for casino development

Caesars Entertainment said Tuesday it has signed agreements with 348 local food and beverage vendors to use their products at the casino resort it hopes to build in Woodbury, if granted a state license.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY, Monroe, NY, Montgomery, NY, Highland Mills, NY

Times Herald-Record

Former Sullivan County fire coordinator Harold Kronenberg, 83, has died

Kronenberg, known affectionately to pretty much everyone as Iggy, was 83. "He was Sullivan County fire, for so many years," said Jack Halchak, a long-time deputy coordinator and battalion chief.

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Related Topix: Fire, Monticello, NY, Woodridge, NY

Times Herald-Record

Catskills Bureau Confidential: Legislature hires law firm in county case

The Sullivan County Legislature on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to retain the Orseck Law Offices of Liberty to represent county Health and Family Services Commissioner Randy Parker in a lawsuit filed against him by a county employee.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY, Bethel, NY, Jeffersonville, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Ghost Hotels of the CatskillsBy Brandon Presser

From Dirty Dancing to plain dirty: Sullivan County-100 miles from New York City-once had over 500 resorts.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Ghost, Drama Movies, Music!, Dirty Dancing

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Liberty Museum hails historic Catskills hotels, honors Maurice Gerry

When the Borscht Belt was in its golden age some 50 years ago, there were 500 hotels in the Catskills.

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Related Topix: Ferndale, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Liberty man, accused of stealing cash registers, held at Sulllivan jail

A 19-year-old Liberty man, accused of breaking into a business in the hamlet of Woodbourne and stealing cash registers, which were later found at the bottom of the Neversink River, was being held Saturday at Sullivan County Jail.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY, Woodbourne, NY, Fallsburg, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Report: Zoning prohibits rehab center

The sale of the former Narrowsburg School to a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center would violate the western Sullivan County hamlet's zoning laws, as well as its master and comprehensive plans, according to a report commissioned by residents opposed to the sale.

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Related Topix: Narrowsburg, NY

Times Herald-Record

Livingston Manor plans Labor Day festival, parade

The parade will take place Aug. 31 on Main Street in Livingston Manor, followed by entertainment and more at Renaissance Park, at the intersection of Main and Pearl Streets .

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Related Topix: Livingston Manor, NY

Times Herald-Record

Conference Sunday to focus on history of Sullivan County Catskills' resorts

The conference, this year themed "500 Hotels! Tourism in the Sullivan County Catskills: Past, Present and Future," will focus on the history of the Catskills as a resort area with a heightened summer tourism season.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY

Times Herald-Record

Hurleyville man accused of stashing 2 grams of ecstasy

State Police say the arrest came Thursday after troopers arrived at a Livingston Manor home as part of a burglary investigation.

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Related Topix: Hurleyville, NY, Livingston Manor, NY, Delaware County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Crystal Run Healthcare partners with Mount Sinai

Patients in Orange County will soon be able to access highly specialized care in the Mount Sinai Health Care System, following a partnership announced Wednesday between Crystal Run Healthcare and the New York City-based system.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Medicine

Times Herald-Record

Some say Jenkins plays 'race card'

To Mayor Gordon Jenkins and his supporters, the recent legal troubles he has experienced have predominately been because of the color of his skin.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Prison

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Pike County Courier

How do Damascus and Delaware compare, methane-wise?

Comparing ambient methane concentrations in Damascus and Dimock Townships. At the same methane measurement scale, the Dimock peak maximum is 15.4 ppm compared to 3.5 ppm in Damascus.

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Related Topix: Callicoon, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Bloomingburg gets state grant to help dissolve

A state grant of $42,750 was awarded to Bloomingburg to aid in its process of dissolving itself into the Town of Mamakating.

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Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY

Times Herald-Record

Monticello suspends code officer

Tensions were high after the Monticello Village Board of Trustees suspended Code Enforcement Officer James Snowden during Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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