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  1. Orange County delegation tours 6 Wisconsin water parks in bid to bring one to WallkillRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... that the water park would also draw casino-goers making their way to the planned Montreign Resort Casino in Sullivan County. Although Montreign's plans include a water park, Depew and other supporters argue that the two attractions would complement ...

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  2. State math tests end, but opt-out protests keep growingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... them," said Kelly Downs, a math teacher in the Onteora district. Tammy Mangus, superintendent of Monticello, Sullivan County's largest district, said 392 of 1,365 eligible students opted out of the math test on Friday – just a couple more ...

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  3. Sparklers could be legal in Sullivan by the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... fireworks were responsible for 34 percent of the approximately 9,600 fireworks-related injuries in 2011. Sullivan County Commissioner of Public Safety Dick Martinkovic said he recognizes this, but would rather that people continue to go out of state ...

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  4. Large number of local students continue to opt out of state math testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times Herald-Record

    ... 1,223, or 44 percent, refused to take the test. In Rondout Valley, 366, or 41 percent, refused the test. In Sullivan County, numbers for Thursday were not available in mid-afternoon. Based on the first day alone, Sullivan West reported opt-outs of ...

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  5. Wurtsboro man faces multiple charges in domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... harassment, a violation. He was arraigned before Mamakating Town Justice Joel Welsh and sent without bail to Sullivan County Jail, pending an April 28 court appearance.

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  6. Will Sullivan County legalize sparklers? Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    One Sullivan County legislator wants to make sure people in the county can add the proper sparkle for this year's upcoming Fourth of July celebration.

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  7. Wurtsboro man faces multiple charges in domestic dispute Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... harassment, a violation. He was arraigned before Mamakating Town Justice Joel Welsh and sent without bail to Sullivan County Jail, pending an April 28 court appearance.

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  8. Cats taken from hoarder now crowd shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

    ... them by sex, or so she thought, into different rooms of her home. By the time Debbie Dittert, manager of the Sullivan County SPCA, arrived in March, there were 27 cats and kittens in the home. "Now she's in really big trouble," said Dittert. "She ...

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  9. Steve Israel: Don't go in water without life preserverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

    ... men and women who must search the murky water for a body that all too often is found without a heartbeat. Sullivan County Commissioner of Public Safety Dick Martinkovic recalls the day on the Delaware last May when one of three men on a raft decided ...

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  10. Don't go in water without life preserverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times Herald-Record

    ... men and women who must search the murky water for a body that all too often is found without a heartbeat. Sullivan County Commissioner of Public Safety Dick Martinkovic recalls the day on the Delaware last May when one of three men on a raft decided ...

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  11. Manhattan has most binge drinkers in New York: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    ... data also said. Manhattan had the highest number of bingers out of every county in the state: 23 percent. Sullivan County, upstate, had a 20.6 percent increase in binge drinking between 2005 and 2012, making it the county with the fastest uptick. ...

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  12. Thousands of local students opt out of state math testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Times Herald-Record

    ... while a total of 379 students, 61 percent, did not take last week's ELA tests. Monticello, which is Sullivan County's largest district, also saw a jump in test refusals from one week to the next. According to Superintendent Tammy Mangus, 390 ...

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  13. Make My DayJUST Imagine Them NakedRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    ... a Dow Jones-Ottaway newspaper that served the four county region north of New York City, including Sullivan County, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair finally took place, and Walkill, in Orange County, where organizers first hoped to stage it. I ...

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  14. MYRON "MIKE" GASTWIRTHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times Herald-Record

    Myron "Mike" Gastwirth, a long-time resident of Sullivan County, died Monday the 20th of April at Catskill Regional Medical Center.

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  15. Sullivan clerk: Vital records on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Times Herald-Record

    Millions of pages of the tax, divorce and court records of Sullivan County residents are stored in moldy basements with water seeping in.

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  16. Monticello man's conviction overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Times Herald-Record

    MONTICELLO – Nearly three years after a jury convicted a Sullivan County man in a drive-by shooting, a judge has thrown out that conviction, writing a scathing decision that rips the conduct of the man's lawyer.

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  17. VIDEO: Sullivan County's vital records on life support Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Times Herald-Record

    Millions of pages of the tax, divorce and court records of Sullivan County residents are stored in moldy basements with water seeping in.

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  18. Editorial: Casino gets a chance to help Sullivan County quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Times Herald-Record

    The ground is not all cleared for the new Montreign Resort Casino at Adelaar - aka that new casino where the old Concord used to be - and we're already seeing people jockeying to make sure they get their fair share of the jackpot. Towns and villages and most notably their highway and public works departments are anticipating more work before they get more revenue, so they are putting pressure on county government to start doing what others do: share revenue from sales taxes with the local municipalities.

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  19. SUNY Sullivan hoping to build $21M health facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... second unhealthiest in the state, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But there is a catch: The Sullivan County Legislature has to approve a $10.5 million bond to match the state's. And it appears there is not enough support. County ...

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  20. Catskill Confidential: Officials seek discount on Sullivan jail designRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Times Herald-Record

    Sullivan County legislators want to go back to the negotiating table. Why? They learned it will cost an additional $320,000 to design the proposed new county jail with the county Sheriff's administration and patrol building attached to it.

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