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LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — U.S. Congressional Rep. Antonio Delgado held a town-hall meeting at SUNY Sullivan on November 9—his 28th such meeting since taking office at the beginning of the … more
What's going on in arts & culture October 17 to October 23 more
GOSHEN, NY — A $10,000 grant from WellCare Health Plans, Inc. has helped Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster further its mission to provide help and create hope for neighbors in … more
FERNDALE, NY — Sullivan 180, a non-profit organization born out of a grassroots effort to build a healthier Sullivan County, announces that seven new volunteers from different locations in … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Workforces around the globe are changing, and Wayne County’s is no exception, said Helene Mancuso of the Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance. In short, she sees the workforce … more
MONTICELLO, NY — With the coming of the casino to Sullivan County, the water park and other large employers here, the labor market has been tight. According to Laura Quigley, the long-time … more
WURTSBORO, NY — On Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m., Friends of the Mamakating Library is sponsoring a performance of “Every Brilliant Thing,” a powerful piece of theatre about … more
Are you a parent of school-aged children? As they prepare to return to school, it’s easy to begin worrying about their well-being, especially considering the recent and ongoing violence. Does … more
On August 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth District denied a motion by 23 states, Planned Parenthood and others to stay a ruling that allowed a so-called “gag rule” to go into … more
ELDRED, NY — If we truly are what we eat, Americans should be the sweetest people on earth. That’s because, in its many forms and under its many names, each person consumes on average … more
Today’s seniors remember the 1970s, when prices skyrocketed, and wages didn’t go up with them. “From week to week, people couldn’t know the cost of their groceries, utility … more
Health news and information August 1-7 more
Now that August is here, we are facing the apex of summer weather and the onset of warmer temperatures. Without appropriate preventative measures, we are vulnerable to a wide range of heat-related … more
I have to admit that before Wednesday morning, I did not know what a heat index was. “It’s like the wind chill factor,” husband Stephen explained. “Only for heat.” It … more
ELDRED, NY — At its recent reorganization meeting, Scott Hallock was named president of the Eldred school board and Stacey Kuhn was appointed vice president. With those positions secured, the … more
MONTICELLO, NY — According to the New York State Department of Health (DOH), as of June 14, there were eight confirmed cases of measles in Sullivan County, 588 cases in New York City and 343 … more
NEW YORK — David Miller’s stepdaughter Mattisyn watches a white holographic tiger move on the table in front of her as she shifts, giggling, from one foot to the other. A pink … more
WATKINS GLEN, NY — The Woodstock 50 event scheduled for Watkins Glen on August 16 was thrown into serious doubt after the Watkins Glen International speedway announced on June 10 it will no … more
LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County Public Health Department is notifying the public of possible exposures to individuals who recently tested positive for measles. Sullivan County has confirmed … more
Because summer is approaching, it is a good time to review ways of preventing sunburn, tick and insect bites, and allergic reactions to plant exposures. If you’re one to enjoy the outdoors, … more
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