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16 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Area employment rose over a year, except for Sullivan

Ulster County and the Orange-Dutchess metro area saw gains in private-sector employment in the 12-month period ending in March, while Sullivan County lost jobs.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

State: Casinos won't speed fix for Exit 131 bottleneck

The state isn't budging on the timetable for reconstruction of Route 17's Exit 131, despite the prospect of thousands of gamblers joining thousands of shoppers in traversing this overburdened interchange with the New York State Thruway.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Homemade tops premiere of old-fashioned soda fountain treats: Bubby's High Line

Bubby's High Line, a restaurant beloved for its dedication to the classic American table menu launched its first-ever classic American old-fashioned soda fountain treats -- and to celebrate the occasion was giving away free sodas, ice cream sodas and small sundaes to a loyal, adoring public for four hours yesterday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Dessert, Ice Cream, Recipes

Times Herald-Record

Owners see it as step toward confiscation

Richie Post's passion for guns and gun history fills the walls and rafters of Fur, Fin and Feather, the Livingston Manor sports shop he owns.

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Related Topix: Livingston Manor, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Ulster County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Heather Yakin: How juries work is one of court's true mysteries

A whole trial unspools, with days of detailed testimony. The prosecution presents its evidence, laying out the pieces of the puzzle that is a criminal case.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drugs, Marijuana

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan casino crusaders urge Orange to speak out, say no

A group of casino crusaders who want two in Sullivan County and none in Orange is launching an attack on the possibility of an Orange casino.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Wallkill, NY, Rock Hill, NY, Blooming Grove, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Sex sting leads to federal charges for Sullivan County man

A Hortonville man who was arrested on federal charges Thursday tried to entice an undercover agent who he thought was a 13-year-old girl into sexual acts, according to federal court documents.

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Albany Times Union

Lawyer for bin Laden kin guilty of tax crime

A Manhattan lawyer who recently represented the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden in a high-profile terror trial pleaded guilty Monday to tax-related crimes.

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Related Topix: Prison, Tax

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Who Pays America's Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes?

The second biggest cost of homeownership-following the mortgage-is usually property taxes.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Westchester County, NY, Allegany County, NY, Orleans County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Monticello trio gets prison for Sullivan burglary spree

Two men and a woman from Monticello were sentenced to prison Friday after pleading guilty to committing a string of burglaries in three towns, Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell said.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Times Herald-Record

Heroin is on the rise in the Hudson Valley

The heroin dealer shoved the metal barrel of a gun against the baby-faced young man's head.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Orange County, NY, Family, Kids, Middletown, NY, Harris, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Police: Brooklyn man stole Porsche in Monticello, swapped plates

A Brooklyn man has been charged with stealing a 2004 Porsche from a lot in Monticello and outfitting it with license plates stolen from a pickup truck in Rock Hill, the Sullivan County sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Rock Hill, NY

Times Herald-Record

Affidavit says Sullivan County man wanted to solicit sex with 13-year-old online

A Hortonville man who was arrested on federal charges Thursday tried to entice an undercover agent who he thought was a 13-year-old girl into sexual acts, according to federal court documents.

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Times Herald-Record

Callicoon woman accused of sexual contact with teenager

A Callicoon woman was arrested Thursday and accused of having sexual contact with a teenager last year, state police in Liberty said.

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Related Topix: Callicoon, NY, Liberty, NY

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County DA: Monticello free to move 'Mount Jenkins'

A week after ordering Monticello officials to leave untouched the remains of the old village court while the state investigated its demolition, Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell is giving the village clearance to remove the pile of rubble.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Burglaries down in Sullivan County last year

Burglaries in Sullivan County were down about 15 percent and prosecutions for burglaries down about 27 percent in 2013 compared to 2012, according to preliminary statistics from District Attorney Jim Farrell.

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Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County officials remind residents of burn ban

Sullivan County officials are warning residents about the statewide burn ban after firefighters responded to brush fires in Monticello and Summitville on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan Recovery Center to accept new patients

The Recovery Center will begin accepting new patients as early as late Wednesday, ending a roughly five-week ban imposed by the state as it investigated the treatment facility's center's procedures for dispensing medications and other issues.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Times Herald-Record

Police: Brooklyn man arrested in Rock Hill with stolen Porsche, license plates

A Brooklyn man was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing a 2004 Porsche from a lot in Monticello and outfitting it with license plates stolen from a pickup truck in Rock Hill, the Sullivan County sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Monticello, NY

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County IDA looking to finalize food-hub site

Hudson-based Ginsberg Foods will be in Sullivan County in the next few weeks to review sites for a food-distribution facility that has divided the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Glen Wild, NY

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