Sullivan County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Mohegan Sun loses bid for Catskills casino licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Day

    Mohegan Sun failed Wednesday to win an out-of-state casino license for the third time in three months, adding a setback in New York to earlier rejections in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. In Albany, a panel that sifted through 16 applications for up to four upstate New York licenses announced it was recommending that only one license be awarded in each of three regions, including the $630 million Montreign Resort Casino proposed for the Sullivan County town of Thompson in the Catskills.

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  2. Empire Resorts Wins Casino Bid for Sullivan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... in the region. The much-anticipated announcement by the New York Gaming Facility Location Board fulfilled Sullivan County's decades-long quest for casinos to revive its struggling economy, but crushed the more recent push to open one in neighboring ...

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  3. Orange officials lick wounds after casino snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... any of the six Orange County hopefuls for a license. They chose instead a single proposed casino in Sullivan County. “Why did they include Orange County and waste everybody's time?” city Mayor Judy Kennedy asked repeatedly after the ...

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  4. Ecstatic Sullivan County gets its casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    A half-century of casino dreams finally came true for Sullivan County Wednesday when the state picked the Montreign Resort Casino at the old Concord site outside Monticello as the only one of the nine casino proposals in the Hudson Valley/Catskills region.

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  5. Catskills getting $630M casino after NY board's OK of 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | New York Daily News

    ... upstate sites to receive a casino. "It is absolutely everything for us," Scott Samuelson, chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature, said. "We have waited almost 50 years for it and we're ready." The state casino siting committee gave its blessing ...

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  6. Casino dreams dashed in Ulster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Then the fatal words - that there would be only one casino in the Catskills, and that it would be in Sullivan County. The $64 million Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa was supposed to bring 2,000 construction jobs and another 2,000 permanent jobs to the ...

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  7. No casino for OrangeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Chronicle Newspaper

    Thompson, in Sullivan County, was the region's lone winner. The New York State Gaming Commission's Facility Location Board made the announcement at the former Concord Hotel, where the casino will be sited.

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  8. Barry Lewis: Sullivan finally hits the jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    You see, folks normally don't get weepy over a casino. Unless you lose big. And for decades it seemed that there were no bigger casino losers than those who lived and worked in Sullivan County.

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  9. Empire Resorts Gets Catskills Casino as N.Y. Selects Three SitesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bloomberg

    ... Kevin Law said at a meeting in Albany. Empire Resorts and its partner, EPR Properties (EPR) , will build in Sullivan County, making it the closest to New York City and the biggest prize. The company already owns and operates nearby Monticello Casino ...

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  10. Cuomo to visit Bethel Woods Thursday for special event on casinos Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... for the Arts. Empire Resorts, with a proposed casino development based at the old Concord resort in the Sullivan County town of Thompson, won the Hudson Valley and Catskills' lone recommendation to pursue a gaming license from a state board ...

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  11. "This Will Have a Ripple Effect Across the Country": State of New York Bans FrackingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | In These Times

    ... to say the least," says Bruce Ferguson, an activist with Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, based in Sullivan County. But eventually, the administration "did follow the trail of scientific evidence and came to the right conclusion." After years of ...

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  12. NY Says Yes to Casinos, No to FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... casinos, all in the upstate region. They'll be located in Schnectady, the Finger Lakes town of Tyre, and the Sullivan County town of Thompson. In this interview, WNYC's Business Reporter Ilya Marritz, reporting from the Catskills, and WNYC's ...

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  13. Controversial fracking banned in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), accusing the state of putting politics ahead of job creation. In Sullivan County, once considered a strong candidate for fracking, the debate over whether the practice should be allowed pitted neighbor ...

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  14. Orange County's casino bid loss is a win for Empire CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | News12.com

    ... but it's a huge win for Empire City Casino in Yonkers. The closest casino will now be 90 miles away in Sullivan County, likely allowing Empire City to keep its 1,400 employees. Officials say one reason Empire City is so important to New York state ...

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  15. ATV Association donates $16,000 to families with ill childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Times Herald-Record

    Since its inception 15 years ago, the Sullivan County ATV Association has donated around $188,000 to local families with special-needs children.

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  16. Letter: Arts organizations serve, should be supportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Dec. 8 story of community partnerships and working with small businesses. CAS is dedicated to benefiting Sullivan County economically and culturally by acting as a "Main Street anchor," attracting commerce and tourism. In 2009 we were ...

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  17. Recommended and rejected New York casino proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NewsOK.com

    A New York board has recommended three sites for upstate casinos but rejected 13 others. Here's a look at the proposals: - CATSKILLS AND MID-HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: Montreign Resort Casino, Sullivan County.

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  18. Cops: 1 killed in crash on icy upstate NY highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 13WHAM

    ... hours after the accident at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday between exits 107 and 109. That's just outside the Sullivan County village of Monticello. They say the pileup involved five tractor-trailers and two cars that lost control as they traveled down an ...

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  19. Icy weather claims life of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Times Herald-Record

    An accident on Route 17 claimed the life of a female driver early Tuesday morning, soon after freezing rain began coating Sullivan County and much of the region with an icy, slippery sheen.

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  20. Weather triggers late openings, many school closings TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Times Herald-Record

    A winter storm forced most public schools in Ulster and Sullivan counties to close on Tuesday, and more possible bad weather has superintendents on edge about Wednesday classes.  In Orange County, only Minisink Valley, Port Jervis, Pine Bush and Valley Central closed their doors.The rest opted to delay the start of classes.

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