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5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Bloomingburg gets state grant to help dissolve

A state grant of $42,750 was awarded to Bloomingburg to aid in its process of dissolving itself into the Town of Mamakating.

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Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

Monticello suspends code officer

Tensions were high after the Monticello Village Board of Trustees suspended Code Enforcement Officer James Snowden during Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan transportation woes addressed

Sullivan County's transportation consultant told county lawmakers Tuesday they should focus on short-term solutions to deal with the lack of accessibility to transportation available to county residents.

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Related Topix: Fallsburg, NY, Liberty, NY, Wurtsboro, NY

Times Herald-Record

Orange County sites considered by potential medicinal-pot growers

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus said he's spoken to three landowners interested in building grow houses in the Newburgh and Warwick areas.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Warwick, NY, Newburgh, NY, Marijuana, Pine Island, NY

Times Herald-Record

Monticello finally ends search for new school district superintendent

A new superintendent has been selected to head the Monticello Central School District just ahead of current Superintendent Daniel Teplesky's scheduled retirement on Sept.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Monticello, NY

NY1

Rolling the Dice: Big Name Casinos Duke it Out for Spots Around NY State

New York is embarking on a major expansion of casino gambling, starting with four Vegas-style resort casinos upstate, at least one of which could be as close as an hour's drive north of the city.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, Woodbury, NY, Albany, NY

Times Herald-Record

'Vaudeville in the Catskills' presents Golden Age entertainment

Bethel Theatre Works will present an all-new "Vaudeville in the Catskills" with performances at 7 p.m. Aug. 22-23 and 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Sullivan County Museum & Cultural Center, 265 Main St., Hurleyville.

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Related Topix: Bethel, NY, Hurleyville, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Anorak

Woodstock's 45th Anniversary: The Great Bands That Turned It Down

Rock music fans relax during a break in the entertainment at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y., on Aug. 16, 1969.

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Related Topix: Bethel, NY, Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Times Herald-Record

Monticello tosses bagel bash

Contestants at Sunday afternoon's second annual Bagel Festival vied for the championship title in the Bagel Triathlon, the brainchild of Sullivan County Undersheriff Eric Chaboty.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Briarcliff Manor, NY, Bethel, NY, Hurleyville, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Barry Lewis: Toxic waste, inept mayor both hurting Monticello

There was some kind of poetic justice seeing Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins carted off to jail at the same time that mound of hazardous waste he helped create was finally being carted away, as well.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Watersblogged

Fire - Single - Gavin DeGraw

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Fire - Single by Gavin DeGraw, download iTunes now.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gavin Degraw, Bound

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins says charges are trumped up, demands federal probe of his case

Fed-up Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins lashed out at the Sullivan County District Attorney during his Friday court appearance as he made an emotional plea for a federal investigation into his case.

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Empire State News

Monticello mayor jailed on felony bribery charges

MONTICELLO Monticello Village Mayor Gordon Jenkins is in the Sullivan County Jail along with Building Inspector James Snowden after their arrests on charges of felony bribery and endangering the public health.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

USA Today

5 things you need to know Friday

And, the essentials: Weather: Stocks:a TV Tonight: Wondering what to watch tonight? TV critic Robert Bianco looks at If you missed Thursday's news, we've got you covered here.

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Related Topix: Bethel, NY, White Lake, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ulster leads jobs growth

Ulster County led job growth in the seven-county Hudson Valley region for the 12-month period ending in July, followed by growth in the Orange-Dutchess metropolitan area, according to new state data.

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

Chronicle Newspaper

Public hearing date set for casinos

23 - in Poughkeepsie. The New York State Gaming Commission Facility Location Board will hear testimony on the merits of the casino proposals which include half a dozen in Orange County, two in Sullivan County and one in Ulster.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Orange County, NY, Blooming Grove, NY, Kiamesha Lake, NY, New Windsor, NY

KHOU-TV Houston

Woodstock turns 45

Woodstock Festival took place 45 years ago this week. Woodstock, which actually took place in Bethel, N.Y., on Aug. 15-18, 1969.

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Related Topix: Bethel, NY, White Lake, NY, Music, Entertainment

Times Herald-Record

Ultra-Orthodox leaders reject anti-casino stand

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders in Sullivan County have renounced a letter from another member of that community opposing a proposed casino.

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Times Herald-Record

Festival's 45th anniversary this weekend

Hippies and partyers from all over the country, even from around the world, are making their way to the town that hosted the original Woodstock festival 45 years ago this weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Bethel, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Left At The Gate

Odds and Ends

"The northeast of the United States is approaching a saturation point of gaming......As [new] states have come online, it has broken the monopolistic nature of Atlantic City on the east coast."

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Related Topix: Ellenville, NY, Ulster County, NY

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