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Cochecten Democrats endorse candidates

The Cochecton Democratic Club has endorsed six candidates for November’s election. Pictured at a recent “Meet and Greet” at Tony’s on the Lake Restaurant are Steve Sauer, justice incumbent, left; Joan Glase, town council; Sullivan County chair Scott Samuelson; Dr. Paul Salzberg, town council; Craig Fine, justice incumbent. Hollye Schulman, town clerk, and Eileen Hennessy, tax collector, both incumbents, are missing from the picture, because they were busy meeting and greeting.

Results of Cochecton Democratic caucus

The Cochecton Democratic Caucus was held on July 18 at the town hall. Hollye Schulman, the incumbent town clerk, was nominated to run again for the position. Eileen Hennessy, the incumbent tax collector, was nominated again; Steven Sauer and Craig Fine, both incumbent judges, were also re-nominated. Dr. Paul Salzberg and Joan Glase were nominated to run for seats on the town board.  Read more

Democratic Club meet and greet

August 2, 2013

Cochecton Democratic Club hosts "Meet and Greet Our Candidates" at Tony's on the Lake, 7-9pm. $15pp. Discussion with candidates, prizes, appetizers, cake, coffee and tea. All are welcome. 845/932-8104.

Cochecton Day on The Lake

July 13, 2013

Cochecton Day on The Lake and Lake Huntington Fire Co annual chicken BBQ and parade at the new fire house on County Rte. 116.
Craft fair, car show, food, games and music.

Sullivan West Class of 2013 Graduates; Legacy of honors, achievement and memories

Arrayed in their caps and gowns, beaming with pride and savoring the moment, 93 Sullivan West graduates experienced a rite of passage through touching speeches, lovely music and finally the awarding of their well-deserved diplomas at the 2013 Sullivan West commencement ceremonies on June 22.  Read more

DEC critical of Cochecton’s Climate Action Plan

At the June 12 monthly meeting of the Cochecton Town Board, the cursory review of correspondence directed to supervisor Gary Maas was unusually remarkable. A letter from Mark DePaul Lowery, Climate Policy Analyst with the Office of Climate Change at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, was openly critical of Town of Cochecton Resolution 29, Climate Smart Community Pledge.  Read more

Sullivan West bus tires deflated

The tires on some buses that serve students that go to the Sullivan West Central School District were deflated sometime before school began on June 7.  Read more

Sullivan West budget approved; Slate roof bid granted for elementary school

Voters in the Sullivan West School District overwhelmingly approved a $34.4 million budget, 453-185, for 2013-14. The spending plan comes with a tax levy increase of 1.99%, which is beneath the district’s state-mandated tax cap and lower than six other districts in Sullivan County.  Read more

Beagles, eels and embezzlement

The lighter side of local government was evident at the Cochecton Town Board’s May 8 monthly meeting, after the board addressed the serious issues on its agenda, including highway maintenance materials bid and litter pluck results.  Read more

5K Run/Walk

May 19, 2013

Sullivan West SADD (Students Against Desructive Decisions) will hold a 5K Run/Walk, 10am. The course will be held in and around the Lake Huntington area. Participants should report to the Sullivan West High School Campus for registration. 845/932-8401.

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