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  1. COPS: Car dealer rip offsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Times Herald-Record

    ... mechanical problems. The dealer never registered the car, or even gave her a sales receipt, Angela Velez of Bloomingburg told the judge. She had to buy another car because this one was "a bomb." She said that when she had her own mechanic look at ...

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  2. Herrmann wants to bring local voice to AlbanyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... between local officials and developers of a 396-unit Hasidic housing development in the 400-resident Village of Bloomingburg. Herrmann changed his major party affiliation from Republican to Democrat in order to run for the independent Rural Heritage ...

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  3. Upstate NY village settles lawsuit alleging voter fraud against Hasidic residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Jewish Journal

    An upstate New York village will appoint an election monitor after settling a lawsuit that accused its board of elections of attempting to cancel the voter registrations of some 160 Hasidic Jewish residents. Ten residents of the Catskills village of Bloomingburg, New York, which has a total population of about 420, filed a lawsuit against the Sullivan County Board of Elections in March after the board requested proof of residency from the Hasidic voters.

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  4. Sullivan elections commissioner resigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Chaptzem Blog!

    Sullivan County Board of Elections Commissioner Ann Prusinski will be resigning, she said Wednesday. Prusiniski's decision comes as the county Board of Elections has been thrust under the spotlight because of allegations of anti-Semitism by Hasidic voters and supporters of developer Shalom Lamm in Village of Bloomingburg elections.

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  5. Sullivan elections commissioner resigning Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Times Herald-Record

    Prusiniski's decision comes as the county Board of Elections has been thrust under the spotlight because of allegations of anti-Semitism by Hasidic voters and supporters of developer Shalom Lamm in Village of Bloomingburg elections.

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  6. Mamakating supervisor set to join Senate race Updated Feb 3, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Times Herald-Record

    ... government fraud at the height of a controversy over a 396-unit Hasidic townhouse development in the Village of Bloomingburg. Herrmann has prided himself on his administration's commitment to transparency in government and his efforts to build an ...

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  7. Catskills Hasidim charge voter discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... to the plaintiffs, and $550,000 in attorneys' fees. The New York Post reported Tuesday that 10 residents of Bloomingburg, in the Catskills, sued the Sullivan County Board of Elections last March, accusing it of trying to cancel about 160 Hasidic ...

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  8. Bloomingburg Settles Suit Claiming Discrimination Against Ultra-Orthodox VotersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Forward

    An upstate New York village will appoint an election monitor after settling a lawsuit that accused its board of elections of attempting to cancel the voter registrations of some 160 Hasidic Jewish residents. Ten residents of the Catskills village of Bloomingburg, New York, which has a total population of about 420, filed a lawsuit against the Sullivan County Board of Elections in March after the board requested proof of residency from the Hasidic voters.

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  9. Bloomingburg mayor, trustee seek re-election Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Times Herald-Record

    ... of a settlement reached this week between the Sullivan County Board of Elections and 10 Hasidic voters from Bloomingburg who alleged religious discrimination after the BOE tried to cancel their voter registrations. A federal monitor will be assigned ...

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  10. Hasidic Jewish Voters Score Victory in Lawsuit Settlement with Sullivan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Your News Now

    ... vote . Also as part of the settlement, the county is also required to provide Yiddish-language materials at Bloomingburg polling places. Not a Time Warner Cable video subscriber? Sample our video content with 10 free views over the next 30 days. ...

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  11. Catskills Town Accused of Preventing 160 Hasidic Jews From VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Gawker

    Last January, the board of elections in the tiny Catskills village of Bloomingburg, New York, attempted to cancel the voting registrations of 160 Hasidic residents, claiming that they needed to provide more proof of residency to vote. Ten of those residents filed a federal lawsuit against the board claiming voter discrimination, and today, the Sullivan County Board of Elections settled for $575,000.

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  12. $575K settlement in Sullivan discrimination case brought by Hasidic votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Times Herald-Record

    ... The settlement will require the county to pay $550,000 in legal fees and give each of the 10 Village of Bloomingburg residents who were part of the federal suit $2,500 each - or $25,000 total, according to the settlement documents filed in federal ...

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  13. Catskills County Settles Claim of Elections BiasRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Courthouse News Service

    A New York county nestled in the Catskills agreed to install a monitor to prevent bias against its Hasidic community, even as it still denies accusations of anti-Semitic bias. The deal reached on Monday resolves one of three cases centering near Bloomingburg, a Catskill Mountains village once considered a gateway to the "Borscht Belt," a one-time popular vacation spot for New York Jews.

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  14. Voting in Catskills village to be monitored after anti-Semitism accusations :0Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | New York Post

    A monitor will be appointed to oversee the voting process in a tiny Catskills village that's been plagued by allegations of anti-Semitism from Hasidic Jewish residents, new court filings say. Ten residents of Bloomingburg sued the Sullivan County Board of Elections last March accusing it of trying to cancel about 160 Hasidic voter registrations and "engaging in an unyielding discriminatory campaign to deprive Hasidic Jewish residents a of the fundamental right to vote," the Manhattan federal court lawsuit said.

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  15. NY village cuts deal to protect voting rights of HasidimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | New York Daily News

    ... rights of Hasidic Jews in a small Catskills village, according to new court filings. Several dozen Hasidim in Bloomingburg, a hamlet of some 420 residents in Sullivan County, filed a lawsuit against the county's Board of Elections in March 2015. ...

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  16. $500K Settlement in Sullivan Discrimination Case Brought by Hasidic VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Times Herald-Record

    The Sullivan County Board of Elections will be under the watchful eye of the federal government for the next five years and will have to pay more than $500,000 as part of a settlement of a federal lawsuit brought by Hasidic voters who accused the county of discrimination. The settlement will require the county to pay $550,000 in legal fees and give each of the 10 Village of Bloomingburg residents who were part of the federal suit $2,500 each - or $25,000 total, according to the settlement documents filed in federal court in White Plains Monday.

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  17. Wrong-way driver forced police cruiser off road, cops saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Times Herald-Record

    TOWN OF WALLKILL State police arrested a Bloomingburg woman Thursday after, police said, she almost struck some state troopers on Bloomingburg Road, forced a state police cruiser off the road, and almost struck three other vehicles before she was stopped. State police from the Wurtsboro Barracks said Sheila Dejesus was driving the wrong way on Bloomingburg Road Thursday night when she almost struck the troopers, forced the police cruiser off the road and hit the three other vehicles.

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  18. Tractor-trailer, car collide on Rte. 17 in MamakatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Times Herald-Record

    ... ur-door sedan, and the vehicles collided near Exit 114. That portion of Route 17 is located near the Village of Bloomingburg, in Sullivan County, just west of the Orange County line.

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  19. Man charged with criminal sexual act Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Times Herald-Record

    A Bloomingburg man was charged with felony criminal sexual act in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, after a woman reported that he touched her sexually when she was a child.

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  20. New attorneys hired for Sullivan County election commissionerRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Chaptzem Blog!

    A Middletown law firm with decades of civil rights experience will represent a Sullivan County election commissioner accused of discrimination against Hasidic voters. Bob Isseks and Alex Smith, of Isseks and Smith, will defend Election Commissioner Ann Prusinski in a federal suit filed by Hasidic Jewish voters in the Village of Bloomingburg.

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