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Police arrest six at Bethel Woods concert

Troopers in Sullivan County arrested five men and a woman Sunday night at the Miranda Lambert concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.

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Related Topix: Bethel, NY, Livingston Manor, NY, Verbank, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: New York, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Cleveland, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Times Herald-Record

Feds deny bid by 3 Sullivan towns for aid to fix storm damage

Many of the repairs have been done in municipalities ravaged by early-July storms, but now these western Sullivan County spots must find a way to pay for the work since federal aid will not be coming their way.

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Related Topix: Callicoon, NY, Jeffersonville, NY, Weather

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Steve Israel: Friendship bonds stay strong even as years pass

Not only was she my next-door neighbor - whom I drove to the hospital when she gave birth to Rory - she and her former husband Peter brought me to Sullivan County more than 30 years ago.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

Times Herald-Record

Tax breaks in place for casino hopeful

The Sullivan County Industrial Development Authority unanimously approved a multimillion-dollar tax break for the Mohegan Sun at the Concord casino project.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Police culture cited during Ellenville rally

Maude Bruce, in her yellow NAACP hat and T-shirt, walked in front of a crowd of about 80 people Thursday evening and spoke of the death of Eric Garner.

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Related Topix: Ellenville, NY, Middletown, NY

Times Herald-Record

Politicians take the ice-bucket challenge

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, in the pink hat, and Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Scott Samuelson, in the blue shirt, are among 30 of Sullivan County notables getting doused for ALS outside the Assemblywoman's office in Monticello Thursday afternoon.

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Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County BOCES gets $400,000 to launch classroom behavior program

Sullivan County BOCES will receive a federal grant of nearly $400,000 for various projects, including the development of a team designed to address challenging behavioral needs in the classroom.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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

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

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

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