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Chicken BBQ takeout

January 1, 2014

Lake Huntington Fire Company & Ladies Fire Auxiliary chicken BBQ takeout, 3-6pm. $12 each. Ticket purchase enters you in a drawing for a full cord of firewood. Pre-sale only. See a fireman for tickets or call 845/932-8378 or 845/932-8514.

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Cochecton election may turn on second home owners; court to rule on challenged voters

The votes of second home-owners did not make much of an impact in most of the towns in western Sullivan County, and in fact the issue may have sparked a backlash among voters in some towns. But in the Town of Cochecton, the race for one of the council member’s seats may be decided by a court because of second home owners.  Read more

Four success stories and one work in progress at Sullivan West

There were five presentations to the Sullivan West Board of Education at its November 14 meeting. Four described successful projects. The fifth described a work in progress, so far unsuccessful. But the night really belonged to the success stories: the peer tutoring lab; the pre-K program; the elementary school roof replacement; and the Sullivan West Enrollment/Facilities Study (reviewed at the public forum immediately preceding the board meeting).  Read more

Cochecton signs climate pledge

The Cochecton Town Board voted unanimously at its November 13 monthly meeting to adopt the newly amended Climate Smart Community Pledge provided by Sullivan County. Cochecton became a target of criticism from the Department of Environmental Conservation for its failure to adopt all elements of the first Climate Action Plan (CAP) received from the county earlier this year, when town supervisor Gary Maas edited the first CAP document to include only those elements with which Cochecton could currently comply. Making no attempt to conceal his satisfaction at this outcome, Maas remarked that he felt a sense of personal vindication and was pleased that feedback from other towns of Cochecton’s size and demographics had prompted the county to draft a document containing more realistic near-term goals.  Read more

Summer residents’ voter registrations challenged

When Gary Mass, supervisor of the Town of Cochecton, heard that there were about six residents of a seasonal community who registered to vote in Sullivan County, he said he was not really concerned. But when that number rose to 24, a figure that represents about 5% of the voting population, he decided he should take action.  Read more

Pancake supper

November 16, 2013

Pancake supper with homemade desserts at the Lake Huntington Presbyterian Church Hall, 5-7pm. Adults $7, children 5-12 $4, children under 4 free.

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Chicken BBQ dinner

November 5, 2013

Cochecton Republican Club chicken BBQ dinner drive-thru pick up at the Gasko & Meyer parking lot, 4:30-6:30pm. Prepared by chef Bill Pierpoint. Full dinner $10, 1/2 chicken $7. 845/252-7363.

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Cabaret concert

October 24, 2013

The Sullivan West Senior High Choir will present its annual cabaret fundraiser in the Sullivan West High School Cafeteria, 7pm. The choir will be performing as well as a number of chorus students singing various solos and in small ensembles. 845/932-8401.

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Mr. Hoch
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Cochecton carries on

In the face of a Congressional stalemate and a federal government shutdown, the Cochecton Town Board at its October 9 monthly meeting pressed on with town business.  Read more

Cochecton addresses unsafe structures, introduces budget

At its September 25 special meeting, the Cochecton Town Board held three hearings, presented a first draft of the town’s 2014 budget and addressed several extraneous matters.  Read more

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