Sullivan County Newswire

Sullivan County Newswire

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  1. Man to stand trial on charges he sexually assaulted, killed 18-month-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 |

    A Sullivan County man will stand trial on charges he killed an 18-month-old girl while sexually assaulting her. Jeremiah Alan Cordell, 28, whose last known address was Forksville, was ordered held for court Tuesday on charges of second- and third-degree murder, aggravated and indecent assault and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.


  2. 'Silence is never the answer' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Times Herald-Record

    ... turned into a pattern of ignoring racist remarks, even laughing at racist jokes. Standing in front of the Sullivan County Courthouse Saturday during a Black Lives Matter rally that she organized, the Monticello High School senior said she's finally ...


  3. Sullivan County rain barrel auction coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... of the funds raised to support their environmental studies. The final auction, for the barrels created in Sullivan County, will be on July 30 at the Callicoon Country Fair. Bidding is open from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Barrels must be picked up by 4:30 ...


  4. Jury convicts Johnus Orr on 2 murder countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Tribune-Star

    Security was tight during the transport of defendant Johnus Orr to the Sullivan County Courthouse for his homicide trial Friday. Donna and Bobby Adams, representing the family of victim Tiffanie Adams, said after the trial that they feel the conviction of Johnus Orr is a victory for the family and is justice for Tiffanie and her unborn baby.


  5. Man Charged with Murdering, Sexually Assaulting ToddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    State police have charged a man from Sullivan County with sexually assaulting and murdering an 18-month-old girl in Bradford County. Jeremiah Cordell, 27, from Forksville, is locked up without bail.


  6. Eagles Mere Air MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Barnstormer is a job description you may have never heard of, but Mike Stevens tells us more about that line of work, and a few other moments in aviation history as The Pennsylvania Road makes a stop in Sullivan County.


  7. 'The Magical History Tour' is waiting to take you away a " to Sullivan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Pike County Courier

    Learn about the history of the region's premier sport at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum - The Magical History Tour has come of age. Now in its 21st year, the narrated architectural/historical bus tour will roll out on Saturday, June 25, to sight see, museum hop, and hear about Sullivan County's storied past and present.


  8. From Sullivan County To Summer Olympics, Local Athlete Heads Back To GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Sullivan County may be the smallest county in our area but it just happens to have two athletes heading to the summer Olympics! "I was growing up in a small town, Hillsgrove, Pennsylvania, it was hard not to be associated with hunting and fishing and just playing outside," said Josh. "Originally just started out as a hobby and is now my professional lifestyle."


  9. Racers, Volunteers Prepare for Ultramarathon at Worlds EndRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A group of ultramarathon runners are gathered in Sullivan County this weekend and the predicted rain is merely another level of challenge to an already intense race. How do you get ready for a race that covers 19 hours and 62 miles through the hills of Sullivan County? Volunteers are filling water jugs and organizing food for the Worlds End Ultramarathon.


  10. Rare wetland bird, recovered from injured wing, returned to wild in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 |

    An American bittern - a state-endangered bird in Pennsylvania - was released back into the wild in northern Pennsylvania Tuesday, after more than two months of care at a wildlife rehabilitation center. Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists released the large wetland bird at Splash Dam Pond on State Game Lands 57 in Sullivan County.


  11. Endangered Bird Rehabbed, ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    It's called the American Bittern. It was nursed back to health and released today in Sullivan County at one of only a half dozen known nesting spots for that bird in the state.


  12. Protesters Expected Over Controversial Chestnut Ridge Housing ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Your News Now

    Outrage over a controversial housing project in the Catskills is expected to draw protestors at the Sullivan County Courthouse Monday. People from the "Sullivan County Rural Community Coalition" want elected officials and the district attorney's office to investigate recently released documents related to the Chestnut Ridge Project.


  13. Freeze warning overnight for parts of the region Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Western Catskills and portions of northeast Pennsylvania, including the Poconos and Sullivan County, effective from midnight tonight to 8 a.m. Monday.


  14. FBI looks at child-abuse allegations at N.Y. Jewish schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The raids came a week after two videos were posted on the Internet showing a school principal in close physical contact with young male students. FBI looks at child-abuse allegations at N.Y. Jewish school The raids came a week after two videos were posted on the Internet showing a school principal in close physical contact with young male students.


  15. Ronald K. Horst, 62, Stevens, construction mason, outdoorsman, enjoyed telling storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Ephrata Review

    Ronald K. Horst, 62, of Stevens, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 30, 2016, at his cabin in Elkland Township, Sullivan County. Ron was born Jan. 11, 1954 in Lancaster, a son of the late Woodrow Royer Horst and Mary Helen Becker Horst.


  16. Sullivan County Brothers Charged with Conspiring to Kill WitnessRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    Two Sullivan County brothers have been charged with conspiring to kill a witness to one of the brother's previous crimes, according to an indictment unsealed Friday. Richard Drayton, 24, was arraigned before Judge Frank LaBuda on Friday afternoon, while his brother Benjamin “Boutit” Drayton, 23, was being transported by police from Queens, where he was arrested Friday morning.


  17. Community calls for action in Bloomingburg Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... raided Lamm's Bloomingburg offices in 2014 and has interviewed local residents as recently as last month. Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell has also stated he is looking into the allegations of fraud and corruption in the village, but no ...


  18. Come on out to the country Posted atRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... food item. Suburban Propane is supplying a truck for drop-off, and goods will be distributed through the Sullivan County Federation of the Homeless to food pantries across the area. Everyone gets involved for Thunderbash, with sponsors like the ...


  19. Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Pike County Courier

    ... in Pike and Sullivan counties. On Friday, some schools in Sullivan canceled after-school activities, and the Sullivan County Health Department warned people with health problems to stay indoors. “Low humidity, highly flammable fuel types, and ...


  20. Marino takes 10th, no Dem oppositionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    As of press time, Marino had received a total of 92,173 votes, according to unofficial election results, including 5,725 votes in Mifflin County and 3,643 votes in Juniata County. There were still precincts outstanding in Sullivan and Susquehanna counties as of press time.