1 hr ago
Group looks to block Orange casinos
As Thursday night's anti-Orange County casino meeting wrapped up, activist lawyer Michael Sussman said he plans to file a court case, seeking to get the casino proposal, recently approved in Tuxedo, overturned.
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5 hrs ago
Radio tower may increase cost of new Sullivan jail
Sullivan County officials found out Thursday that a radio tower set to be installed next to the proposed $60 million county jail could result in additional costs because of ice forming on it, potentially endangering the soon-to-be constructed facility as well as people in its parking lot.
9 hrs ago
Sullivan officials look for storm help
Sullivan County officials are hoping to receive some federal assistance as they learned repairing damage from last week's storm could cost $3 million.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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Repeat sexual predator faces life for assaulting child
MONTICELLO A Fallsburg man could face from 10 years to life in state prison after being found guilty in Sullivan County Court on predatory sexual assault charges.
Local projects may halt as fund dries up
Sen. Chuck Schumer warned Wednesday that federally-funded work on roads and bridges in the area could come to a screeching halt after Aug. 1. That's when the federal Highway Trust Fund, which provides $1.6 billion a year for New York projects alone, is scheduled to fall below $4 billion total and the U.S. Department of Transportation "will have no ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Sullivan County legislators get private update on jail plans
A couple of behind-closed-doors meetings were held Tuesday in an effort to bring county legislators up to speed on a proposal to build a new $50 million county jail before they will discuss it in public.
Scattered power outages remain following last night's storms
Utility crews with NYSEG and Central Hudson were working to restore power to hundreds of customers who lost electricity during last night's storms.
Activist lawyer slams Orange casino plans
As six Orange County communities - lured by promises of big-bucks tax revenue - are entertaining proposals from gaming firms to host casinos, a local activist lawyer is seeking to build opposition to siting a casino anywhere in Orange County.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Editorial: Most casinos will give, but some will take first
With two more friends of the governor now seated on the panel that will choose who gets a license for a casino in New York State, it is time to end the speculation and pose, instead, a single question.
Take a hike and learn about the Battle
What was supposed to be a sneak attack by a militia led by Col. John Hathorn of Warwick and Lt.
AT&T speeds up service in Sullivan County
AT&T has expanded its 4G LTE network to the Sullivan County communities of Forestburgh, Livingston Manor, Liberty, Monticello, Narrowsburg, White Lake and Rock Hill.
Report mixed for agriculture in the region
A census of farms by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows 7,000 more acres being farmed in Orange County in 2012 than in 2007.
Teen arrested in Sullivan County road rage incident
Sullivan County Sheriff's Deputies say Gedaliya Rauch, 18, of Monsey pointed a gun at another driver near Exit 106 on Route 17. Rauch was taken into custody after turning onto Cimarron Road, a dead end.
More windows broken in Bloomingburg shops
For the fifth time in the past two weeks, windows have been shattered on a new, unopened business owned by developer Shalom Lamm.
Flood damage in Sullivan could top $2M
Damage from last week's flash flooding is estimated to be in the millions, but Sullivan County officials won't have a definitive number until after state officials tour the affected areas.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sullivan cleans up after the floods
Three days before their wedding, Daniel Castellanos and John Wenk watched Callicoon Creek's overflowing waters begin to invade their Jeffersonville property.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Storm's fury abates, leaving millions in damages
Heavy, driving rain throughout the mid-Hudson region largely abated by Friday morning, but not before causing millions of dollars in damages to roads and private homes while cutting power outages to thousands overnight.
Thousands in region without power
A total of more than 3,200 customers are without power Friday morning as heavy rains continue to poounds many parts of Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties.
Second day of storms slam Sullivan
Flash floods filled the western Sullivan County communities of Jeffersonville and Youngsville for the second day in a row on Thursday, forcing officials to close down a portion of Route 52. It was only a day after residents in both municipalities suffered through one of the worst storms many said they hadn't experienced since 2006.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Rain now over eastern Orange County; more storms threaten
UPDATE : The thunderstorm that was expected to pass over Sullivan County brought some rain and thunder, but nothing like Wednesday, according to Steve Israel.