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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.

Sullivan West budget unveiled

The Sullivan West Central School District’s proposed spending plan for 2013-14 totals $34,470,595, a 3.10% increase from 2012-13. The preliminary local tax levy is listed at 1.99%, lower than six other districts in Sullivan County, according to a presentation given at the April 23 board meeting.  Read more

‘FrackNation’ director at Sullivan West

Phelim McAleer, director of the controversial “pro-fracking” documentary “FrackNation,” will speak at a screening of his film on May 8 at 7 p.m. at Sullivan West High School in Lake Huntington.  Read more

Cochecton keeps pace with the times; Ordinances and property records go digital

Although the greater part of the Cochecton Town Board’s special April 24 meeting was devoted to the Codification Project Workshop, the board managed to accomplish several additional objectives as well. The purpose of the workshop was to update, revise, and make uniform all Cochecton town ordinances. Under the guidance of acting town attorney Karen Mannino, the board reviewed all ordinances to ensure that they are in compliance with county, state and federal law and that the language of the ordinances accurately reflects both original intent and current purpose. Ordinances having outlived their usefulness will be struck from the books. Town Supervisor Gary Maas brought the workshop to a close, noting that he and Mannino must consult further with the town code officer and county engineer before ordinances can be finalized and submitted to General Code for uploading to the town’s website.  Read more

US News and World Report High School Rankings; Sullivan West ranks high

Sullivan West High School has been recognized nationally and in New York State as a silver medal award winning school, according to the 2013 US News and World Report High School rankings. Out of the 658 school districts and 1,149 high schools in New York State, Sullivan West ranked #144.  Read more

Rock reggae at The Nutshell

April 27, 2013

The Balanderans with Full Circle at The Nutshell, 8pm. Three sets. Admission: $8. 845/423-2905.

Heat pump, burn ban, found money and new lawyers; Full plate at Cochecton meeting

At its regular monthly meeting on April 10, the Cochecton Town Board faced two significant challenges: replacing a costly courtroom heat pump and the review and revision of town codified law.  Read more

Penny social

April 6, 2013

Lake Huntington Presbyterian Church Ladies Aid to hold a Penny Social at the Church Parlors, doors 11:30am, calling 12:30pm. Special raffles, free coffee and cake after calling, hot dogs and soda for sale. Donation: $1. 570/729-8247 or 845/932-8923.

Cochecton adopts green initiatives plan

By unanimous vote, the Town of Cochecton Board adopted a Climate Smart Communities Pledge Resolution at its March 13 monthly meeting. The towns of Tusten, Lumberland, and Delaware have ratified similar resolutions, all of which were based on a draft resolution provided by the county. Following review by councilman Larry Richardson and supervisor Gary Maas, the draft agreement was edited to outline goals that the board considers realistic for Cochecton at this time.  Read more

Pancake supper

March 23, 2013

Presbyterian Church, 5-7pm. Cost: adults $7, children 5-12 $4, under 5 free.

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