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3 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Monticello man jailed on child porn charge

State police at Liberty, along with the state police computer crimes unit, charged Jose Colon, 28, with possession of a sexual performance by a child, a felony.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY, Liberty, NY

7 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Man exposed himself while driving on Route 17 in Sullivan County, cops say

A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday, accused of exposing his genitalia while driving on Route 17 in Sullivan County.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Sullivan, Ulster counties; storm coming now to Orange

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Sullivan and Ulster counties starting at 2:20 p.m. and ending 10 p.m. Meanwhile, a strong thunderstorm is being tracked heading into Orange County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ulster County, NY, Orange County, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ten Mile River Scout Camps' Museum to host History Weekend

The Ten Mile River Scout Museum, located at Ten Mile River Scout Camps' Headquarters, will be hosting History Weekend 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 3. There will be pioneer demonstrations, and speakers from the National Park Service, Sullivan County Historical Society and Tusten History Society will make presentations on local history.

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Times Herald-Record

VIDEO: Pronounced dead 3 times, basketball player ready for pro stage

After two years of trying to land a pro basketball contract contract overseas, John Merchant, 24, from tiny Tri-Valley High in Sullivan County has signed a pro contract in Italy.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Second arrest in robbery at Monticello Liquors

A second suspect in the break-in of the Monticello Liquors Inc. in May was arrested on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Monticello, NY

Times Herald-Record

Flood-hit areas of Sullivan await word on funding

Officials in western Sullivan County are still waiting for word regarding whether their municipalities will receive money for necessary repairs to infrastructure, homes and businesses following flash flooding earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Forestburgh, NY, Callicoon, NY, Jeffersonville, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Record number of region's kids are going hungry

A little boy in kindergarten is so hungry he tries to take an extra peanut butter and jelly sandwich from the school cafeteria and slip it in his backpack - even though he's already getting one for free.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Monticello, NY, Middletown, NY, Newburgh, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Casinos: Will it be boom or bust?

Those who are betting that casinos are doomed point to the collapse this week of the iconic Trump Plaza in Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Wallkill, NY, Chester, NY

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan OKs $442K for jail design changes

The Sullivan County Legislature voted Thursday to spend $442,000 in the hope that design changes will save $10 million and drop the price of the new jail to $64 million.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ulster County leads June job growth rate in region

The county registered a 2.8 percent gain in private-sector employment compared to the same month last year.

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

Times Herald-Record

Public hearing on proposed changes to Sullivan County district lines at

A public hearing is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. Thursday concerning redrawn district lines in Sullivan County.

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Times Herald-Record

Monticello court debris may be removed

Village officials will be opening up bids from contractors on Thursday to remove the debris left over from October's demolition of the former village justice court, according to Village Manager Ray Nargizian.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Times Herald-Record

First tornado 'in years' in Sullivan County hits 2 homes

A tornado did touch down in Sullivan County Sunday evening, the county's public safety commissioner, Dick Martinkovic, confirmed.

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Related Topix: Weather, Liberty, NY, Parksville, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Public hearing set on Sullivan County redistricting; see preliminary changes

County residents will be afforded the opportunity to voice their opinions on the new proposed redistricting plan during a public hearing July 17. A committee, comprised of legislators Alan Sorensen, Kathy LaBuda and Chairman Scott Samuelson, along with Jill Weyer, of the county planning department, and Linda Lavine, formerly of real property and ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Bicyclist from New York City killed by vehicle

A New York City teenager has died after being hit by a car while he was riding a bicycle in rural Sullivan County.

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Related Topix: Livingston Manor, NY

Times Herald-Record

Bloomingburg developer Lamm disregarding stop-work order, mayor alleges

Even though this eastern Sullivan County village issued stop-work orders on another building owned by developer Shalom Lamm, work has continued and people have used the former hardware store on the corner of Main Street and Winterton Road, said Mayor Frank Gerardi and several residents.

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Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY

Times Herald-Record

No tornado Sunday in Sullivan County, but be ready for more violent weather

Despite a tornado warning late Sunday afternoon for parts of Sullivan County, a tornado never materialized, according Sullivan County Public Safety Commissioner Dick Martinkovic.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Left At The Gate

Saturday Morning Casino News and Notes

An effort is underway to overturn the local approval for Genting's Tuxedo casino proposal; part of a drive to block any casino from being constructed in Orange County.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, East Greenbush, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Take a hike and learn about the Battle

What was supposed to be a sneak attack by a militia led by Col. John Hathorn of Warwick and Lt.

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Related Topix: Warwick, NY, Goshen, NY, Entertainment

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