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April 2012

Simply grand

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — For its panoramic splendor and athletic prowess, nothing compares to track and field, particularly at large meets like the Tri-Valley Invitational held at the Iatauro Sports Complex on April 21. Featuring 27 schools including Section 1 powerhouses Bronxville and Arlington, as well as many Section 9 schools of all sizes, the meet afforded local runners, jumpers and throwers a chance to test their mettle against some of the region’s elites.  Read more

“One man’s trash... another man’s treasure.” Taking a peek into my garage, these words speak volumes. According to, this common expression has been “a popular proverbial saying in America since the late 20th century. Its basic meaning is that something which seems worthless to one person is often deemed valuable by another.”  Read more

Sullivan County firefighters memorial service

May 6, 2012

Begins on Sturgis Rd. side of Gov't Center w/ lineup of "The Sea of Blue," 2pm, followed by ceremony inside. 845/807-0450.

Liberty senior arrested for multiple thefts

On Wednesday April 18, 2012 at approximately 8:00 AM, a concerned neighbor called the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office to report a suspicious person in the vicinity of 97 Huschke Road in the Town of Liberty. Patrols responded to the scene and located a subject who was in possession of a lawn mower.  Read more

Monticello man sentenced to 5 years in prison for buglary

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Arthur Hoffman, age 21, of Monticello, N.Y., was sentenced to 5 years in prison with 5 years of post release supervision for Burglary in the 2nd Degree on April 17, 2012 in Sullivan County Court.  Read more

Kingston man arrested for sexual act with girl 14

The Ulster County Family Violence Unit announces the arrest of Thomas W. McDonough, age 36, of Kingston, NY, for the felony charges of Rape 2nd, Criminal Sexual Act 2nd and the misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
McDonough was arrested subsequent to an investigation into an allegation that he had sexual contact with a 14 year old female victim in the Town of Saugerties.  Read more

Liberty man arrested for stealing from Majek Funiture

he New York State Police at Ellenville announce the arrest of Michael T. Cook, age 23, of 85 Wawanda Ave., Liberty, NY, for the felony charge of Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree and the misdemeanor charge of Making a Punishable False Written Statement. Cook was arrested after an investigation into the theft of approximately $2,700 in US Currency from the Majek furniture store located in the Ellenville area, Town of Wawarsing, Ulster County, NY.  Read more

Honesdale man ticketed for letting air out of tires

On 04-07-2012, the Honesdale Borough Police investigated an incident involving air being let out of car tires at The CC Lounge, which is located on Grandview Ave.  Read more

Smart phone stolen in Honesdale

The Honesdale Borough Police are investigating a theft of a Sprint Android phone from Turkey Hill. According to Police, the theft occurred on 4/22/12 at approx 8:40 p.m. The phone is black and silver in color. The phone has a flip up keyboard. The phone was stolen from the checkout counter inside the store.  Read more

Hadassah presentation

May 2, 2012

Richard Chiger & Amy Krist of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club discuss issues facing parrots at Temple Sholom, 7pm. All welcome. TSVP: 845/794-3962.