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Westbound replacement bridge nears completion in Sullivan
The state Department of Transportation is finishing work on the westbound lanes of a replacement bridge over the Neversink River on Route 17 between Exits 107 and 108 in Sullivan County.
Catskills Bureau Confidential: County wants to keep track of assists for domestic incidents
In February, Sullivan County announced it would begin having police accompany first-responders to residences where there had been a call for a domestic incident in the prior 48 hours.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
State audit puts Sullivan County jail back in spotlight
Once again the state is throwing the book at Sullivan County regarding conditions at its jail, one section of which a state official once described as a "dungeon."
Catskill casino quest becomes a huge game of small numbers
All is not what it seems in Albany, as lawmakers and lobbyists jockey for one Catskill casino , or three - or a variation..
Cops: Tires on up to 30 NY school buses deflated
State police are seeking the public's help in finding the person or persons who deflated the tires on 20 to 30 school buses parked at an upstate New York garage.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
New York Post
Beware of 'The Blob'! Injury lawsuit OK'd
Charles, 29, claims the air-filled contraption - commonly known as a water blob, or simply "The Blob" - was underinflated when a 300-pound fellow camper tried to launch him into the waters of Lake Champion by jumping on the other end of the device in September 2010.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Senate vote on fracking delay 'clearly' out of reach
They're lobbying the state Senate to do what the state Assembly has already done: pass a moratorium on the horizontal natural gas extraction method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Anti-bullying workshops to aid Sullivan educators
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Catskills is partnering with Sullivan County BOCES on an initiative to introduce local schools to a nationally recognized program aimed at preventing in-school abuse of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
BOCES honors 16 graduates of GED program
The Adult & Continuing Education Program at Sullivan County BOCES held its 24th annual High School Equivalency graduation ceremony on June 7 at the St. John Street Education Center in Monticello.
Steve Israel: Monticello's leaders need to start agreeing
I was sitting in a restaurant in the fishing village of Menemsha in Martha's Vineyard last week when I met a couple from Connecticut who often visit Sullivan County.
Hundreds lose power in storm
As of midafternoon Thursday, rainfall totals in Orange County varied from .42 to .59 inches, said Erik Pindrock, a meteorologist with AccuWeather.com.
Property bidders seek deals in Sullivan's annual auction
Two hours into the first day of Sullivan County's two-day property auction, Mary Anne Martineck and her daughter Maryanne waited anxiously for their turn at Parcel 123.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Journal News
Greenburgh police arrest 2 men, confiscate 11 pounds of marijuana
Two men allegedly in possession of 11 pounds of marijuana between them were arrested in a Tarrytown shopping plaza as part of a drug investigation, police said.
Big-name acts scheduled to play nearby venues this summer
The momentum with which country recording stars are commandeering the music industry is sweeping through the Hudson Valley, with big names playing big shows in the region.
County's top students recognized at achievement dinner
Front row, left to right: Adam Murphy, Greg Stevenson, Joshua Lieberman, Eugene Doyle, Adam Dohrenwend, Jack Beimler and Zachory Park.
Albany Times Union
NYCLU sues after creative speeding ticket response results in arrest
Free speech turned out to be rather costly for a Connecticut man who wrote a rude message on a speeding ticket issued to him in May 2012 in the Catskills village of Liberty - or "Tyranny," as he amended it on the ticket when he sent it in with payment accompanying his guilty plea.
James Blackmon, Jr.
James Blackmon Jr., a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, died Thursday, February 7, 2013.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New York to require heart screens of babies
Newborns will be required to be tested for congenital heart defects under a new, quick screening process that New York lawmakers agreed to Wednesday.
Hundreds see premier of anti-bullying film shot in Sullivan County
Jennifer Nieves has confronted bullies as a cafeteria monitor stopping kids from hitting each other and throwing food, and as a parent whose daughter had her picture posted on Instagram with nasty statements by other students.
New York State Thruway Authority
Thruway Announces Towns to Sell E-Zpass on-the-Go
GO Forestburgh in Sullivan County First Town to Join Retail Sales Program The New York State Thruway announced today that Forestburgh in Sullivan County will now be the first town to sell prepaid E-ZPass On-The-Go tags as a way of increasing convenience for Thruway travelers.