Monticello man charged with Medicaid fraud
WASHINGTON, D.C — Some 2,500 retail establishments in the U.S. are no longer able to accept payments from Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) because their licenses have expired. During the partial shutdown of the federal government, those licenses are not being renewed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
PHILADELPHIA, PA — A Philadelphia jury on January 19 found Joshua Hupperterz, 31, guilty of first degree murder and related counts in the death of 22-year-old Jenna Burleigh. Hupperterz allegedly met Burleigh in a bar near Temple University and went home with her.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Local activists gathered in Narrowsburg on January 19 to mark the second anniversary of the Women’s March, which emerged two years ago in reaction to the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
ELDRED, NY — There is a nice new parking lot, as well as connections for electricity, water and sewage in place on the Route 55 site for the new Highland town highway garage. But while the steel building kit has been delivered, it has not been completed.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — At its meeting on January 10, the Sullivan West School Board discussed a project to replace or repair the roof of the 1961 addition to the elementary school in Jeffersonville.
LATHAM, NY — Many observers of the New York State political scene are convinced that the legislature will adopt a measure this year making the use of recreational marijuana legal, and that Gov. Andrew Cuomo will sign it.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek at a meeting of the Executive Committee on January 17 reacted to some police proposals put forward by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his State of the State Address.
HONESDALE, PA — The new president of the Wayne Highlands School Board George Korb presided over his first board meeting on January 15.
Seated in the front row are member Brian Weist, left, superintendent Gregory Frigoletto, president George Korb, assistant superintendent Timothy Morgan, member John Lowe and member Thomas Fasshauer.
Empire Resorts, which owns the horse racing and slots operation at Monticello Casino and Raceway as well as the new Resorts World Catskills, has revealed that it will close down the slot machine operation at the Raceway on or before April 23. The horse racing operation, however, will remain open, at least for now.