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January 2014

Luxury condos reborn in Monticello

MONTICELLO, NY — The complex then called Dunbar Towers was about 80% complete four years ago, when construction halted with the onset of the Great Recession. But there is renewed activity at the site, with the new owners planning to market 92 luxury units to second-home owners from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  Read more

Bill would prevent elected officials from profiting from schools

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania state Rep. Rob Matzie introduced legislation on January 24 that would prevent members of the general assembly from using their positions or knowledge to profit from the activities of schools while in office.  Read more

Monticello woman charged with forging prescription

MONTICELLO, NY — On January 27, New York State Police at Liberty arrested a Monticello woman for forging a prescription for the painkiller Oxycodone. Authorities were alerted when 26-year-old Kimberly Cleveland attempted to obtain the drug at the Monticello Walmart.  Read more

First propane school bus in Sullivan County

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Rolling V Bus Corporation, a Sullivan County-based bus transportation company, announced on January 27 that the rubber has hit the road on its propane-powered school bus, the first of its kind in Sullivan County.  Read more

School safety grants awarded

PIKE AND WAYNE, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded school safety grants to four area school districts. The Delaware Valley and Wallenpaupack Area school districts in Pike County will each receive $40,000, Wayne County’s Wayne Highlands School District will receive $40,000 and Western Wayne School District will receive $39,990.  Read more

Slow pay by feds and state prompts Wayne loan

HONESDALE, PA — Last fall, there was a great deal of talk in Washington, DC about the “good faith and credit” of the United States government before October 17, when Congress voted to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and pay its bills.  Read more

Monticello Democratic primary results

The two winners of the contest to appear on the Democratic line in the March election for village trustee spots are Doug Solomon who, according to unofficial results, received 342 votes, and Jill Weyer, who received 318.  Read more

Sheriff's Office seeks burglar

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary which occurred between Sunday night (1/26/14)and early Monday (1/27/14)morning at a business outside of Monticello.  Read more

Pond Eddy woman arrested for stealing truck

On January 27th, 2014 at approximately 12:30 am, State Police at Liberty were contacted by a resident of Pond Eddy reporting that his 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck had just been stolen from his driveway on Church Road. Responding Troopers located the vehicle a short time later being operated on Shortell Road in the Town of Lumberland. The operator of the vehicle was taken into custody.  Read more

Monticello woman arrested for forged prescription

On January 27th, 2014 State Police at Liberty arrested a Monticello woman for forging a prescription for the painkiller Oxycodone. Authorities were alerted when 26 year old Kimberly Cleveland attempted to obtain the drug at the Monticello Walmart. Walmart pharmacy employees noticed that the prescription appeared to be forged and refused to fill the order. Cleveland was arrested a short time later in the Village of Liberty.  Read more