5 min ago
Gambling giant joins casino lottery
A giant international gambling company with ties to local casino applicant Empire Resorts has just joined the same jam-packed field of those applying for a Hudson Valley/Catskills casino license - even though it doesn't yet have a casino site.
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4 hrs ago
Foxwoods opens office in Liberty
The developers of a hoped-for casino at the old Grossinger's Resort site cut the ribbon on their new local storefront Wednesday evening.
8 hrs ago
Sullivan County to keep parcel at planned new jail site
Rather than sell it at auction, Sullivan County is going to keep a vacant, foreclosed-upon 19.7-acre parcel outside of Monticello that is adjacent to the spot where they want to build the planned new county jail.
11 hrs ago
Liberty man arrested after heroin is found stuffed in his underwear
A Liberty man faces several felony charges following a month-long investigation into heroin sales in the Town of Thompson area.
15 hrs ago
Developers bemoan Orange's casino advantage
Empire Resorts and the developer of the old Nevele resort are striking back at the suddenly real possibility of one or two Orange County casinos.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
Orange County Announces Formation of Casino Task Force
County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia in announcing the formation of a Task Force on Gaming and Economic Development.
What you need to know right now about casinos in New York
The deadline is midnight for developers to submit a $1 million application fee that would ensure them the opportunity to be considered to establish a casino in New York.
Hankins man hit with child porn charges
Stein was arraigned in Town of Liberty Court on two felony charges and sent to Sullivan County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.
Dropoffs announced for Saturday prescription drug take-back in Sullivan
People in Sullivan County will be able to drop off unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Stockbridge-Munsee tribe submits $1 million for casino bid
The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans and its partner Trading Cove New York, which want to build a casino on 330 acres in the Sullivan County hamlet of Bridgeville, have submitted their $1 million casino application to the state, according to a press release issued by Trading Cove.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Local jobless rates down from a year ago
Figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor showed Orange County's rate dropping to 6.3 percent last month from 7.6 percent in March 2013.
State police charge man with theft at Narrowsburg Adult Home
State police arrested a man on Friday who, they said, stole cash from a fellow resident of the Narrowsburg Adult Home.
Albany Times Union
Police probe needed
Proper handling of evidence is fundamental to the success of criminal prosecutions.
Catskills Bureau Confidential: Sullivan County to host legal team from Turkey
In what has to be a first for Sullivan County, five judges and prosecutors from Turkey will be visiting the county to learn about the American system of justice - Sullivan County-style.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
In New York there are two separate procedures utilized to acquire property by eminent domain.
Grahamsville man charged with stealing copper pipes
State police arrested a Grahamsville man on Friday who, they said, unlawfully entered a home on Summitville Road and stole several pieces of copper water pipe.
Police: NY man tried to drown 2 officers in swamp
A 43-year-old man remains jailed after authorities say he tried to drown two police officers who had chased him into an upstate New York swamp after they found drugs on him.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Area employment rose over a year, except for Sullivan
Ulster County and the Orange-Dutchess metro area saw gains in private-sector employment in the 12-month period ending in March, while Sullivan County lost jobs.
State: Casinos won't speed fix for Exit 131 bottleneck
The state isn't budging on the timetable for reconstruction of Route 17's Exit 131, despite the prospect of thousands of gamblers joining thousands of shoppers in traversing this overburdened interchange with the New York State Thruway.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Homemade tops premiere of old-fashioned soda fountain treats: Bubby's High Line
Bubby's High Line, a restaurant beloved for its dedication to the classic American table menu launched its first-ever classic American old-fashioned soda fountain treats -- and to celebrate the occasion was giving away free sodas, ice cream sodas and small sundaes to a loyal, adoring public for four hours yesterday.