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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.

First-place winners at Sullivan West; BOE continues to hear about plans for graduation

The Odyssey of the Mind team at Sullivan West Elementary School was recognized at the March 7 school board meeting for taking first place in its division at a recent regional competition in Goshen. The team advances to the state contest on March 23 in Binghamton.  Read more

Cochecton opposes new gun control legislation

By a four-to-one vote at its February 13 monthly meeting, the Town of Cochecton board passed a resolution opposing new gun control legislation enacted by the New York State Assembly and Senate. Larry Richardson cast the dissenting vote, stating that as a longtime gun owner and hunter himself, he did not find the new legislation unduly restrictive to sportsmen; his statement was the only discussion by board members prior to the resolution vote.  Read more

Students seek alternative graduation space

A group of Sullivan West Secondary School seniors received a lesson in bureaucracy at the district board meeting on February 7.  Read more

Sullivan West board votes for sale; Retaining mineral rights is an issue

The Sullivan West School Board voted January 10 to sell the shuttered Delaware Valley School Building for $1.16 million, but not before a lengthy debate about the district relinquishing mineral rights on the 10.9-acre property.  Read more

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