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51 min ago | Times Herald-Record

Steve Israel: Call not returned speedily prompts wave of what-ifs

My best friend Jim, who I've been buddies with for - gasp - nearly 50 years, called me in January to sing Happy Birthday.

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6 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Gambling giant joins casino lottery

A giant international gambling company with ties to local casino applicant Empire Resorts has just joined the same jam-packed field of those applying for a Hudson Valley/Catskills casino license - even though it doesn't yet have a casino site.

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Related Topix: Lottery

10 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Foxwoods opens office in Liberty

The developers of a hoped-for casino at the old Grossinger's Resort site cut the ribbon on their new local storefront Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Forestburgh, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County to keep parcel at planned new jail site

Rather than sell it at auction, Sullivan County is going to keep a vacant, foreclosed-upon 19.7-acre parcel outside of Monticello that is adjacent to the spot where they want to build the planned new county jail.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

17 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Liberty man arrested after heroin is found stuffed in his underwear

A Liberty man faces several felony charges following a month-long investigation into heroin sales in the Town of Thompson area.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY

21 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Developers bemoan Orange's casino advantage

Empire Resorts and the developer of the old Nevele resort are striking back at the suddenly real possibility of one or two Orange County casinos.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Ellenville, NY

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Orange County Announces Formation of Casino Task Force

County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia in announcing the formation of a Task Force on Gaming and Economic Development.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY

Times Herald-Record

What you need to know right now about casinos in New York

The deadline is midnight for developers to submit a $1 million application fee that would ensure them the opportunity to be considered to establish a casino in New York.

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Related Topix: New York, Binghamton, NY, Ulster County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Hankins man hit with child porn charges

Stein was arraigned in Town of Liberty Court on two felony charges and sent to Sullivan County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

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Related Topix: Hankins, NY, Liberty, NY

Times Herald-Record

Dropoffs announced for Saturday prescription drug take-back in Sullivan

People in Sullivan County will be able to drop off unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Callicoon, NY, Fallsburg, NY, Liberty, NY, Monticello, NY

Times Herald-Record

Stockbridge-Munsee tribe submits $1 million for casino bid

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans and its partner Trading Cove New York, which want to build a casino on 330 acres in the Sullivan County hamlet of Bridgeville, have submitted their $1 million casino application to the state, according to a press release issued by Trading Cove.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Local jobless rates down from a year ago

Figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor showed Orange County's rate dropping to 6.3 percent last month from 7.6 percent in March 2013.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

Times Herald-Record

State police charge man with theft at Narrowsburg Adult Home

State police arrested a man on Friday who, they said, stole cash from a fellow resident of the Narrowsburg Adult Home.

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Related Topix: Narrowsburg, NY

Albany Times Union

Police probe needed

Proper handling of evidence is fundamental to the success of criminal prosecutions.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Westchester County, NY, Hawthorne, NY, Opinion

Times Herald-Record

Catskills Bureau Confidential: Sullivan County to host legal team from Turkey

In what has to be a first for Sullivan County, five judges and prosecutors from Turkey will be visiting the county to learn about the American system of justice - Sullivan County-style.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, NY, Wurtsboro, NY, Monticello, NY

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Law.com

Michael Rikon

In New York there are two separate procedures utilized to acquire property by eminent domain.

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Related Topix: Cheektowaga, NY

Times Herald-Record

Grahamsville man charged with stealing copper pipes

State police arrested a Grahamsville man on Friday who, they said, unlawfully entered a home on Summitville Road and stole several pieces of copper water pipe.

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Related Topix: Grahamsville, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Police: NY man tried to drown 2 officers in swamp

A 43-year-old man remains jailed after authorities say he tried to drown two police officers who had chased him into an upstate New York swamp after they found drugs on him.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Middletown, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

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

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