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Essay discussion

March 27, 2012

"The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity" by Carlo M. Cipoola will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.

Arrest made in Eldred bank robbery

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of 52-year-old John Armbruster in connection with the robbery of the First National Bank of Jeffersonville branch in Eldred. Armbruster was taken into custody on February 24.  Read more

Grand opening

March 13, 2012

Free professional résumés, lunch, refreshments, & MP3 drawing at The Client's Advocate Photography & Self Promotion, 10 St. John St., 10am-8pm. 845/796-3129.

22 year sentence upheld for Sullivan County man who beat cabbie with his own gun

Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, has affirmed the convictions of Donald Blume, now age 34, of Livingston Manor, N.Y. Blume was convicted after a jury trial in November of 2009 in Sullivan County Court and was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for two counts of Robbery in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, all violent felonies.  Read more

Philatelic Society meeting

March 4, 2012

Trading session, giveaways & doors prizes at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. 845/794-2586.

Library board of trustees meeting

February 21, 2012

The board of trustees meeting for the E.B. Crawford Public Library was postponed from February 16 to February 21 due to inclement weather. The meeting is at 6pm.

Public information meeting

February 28, 2012

Discussion on community-owned wind power projects being explored in Sullivan County at the Gov't Center (Legislative hearing room), 4-6pm. RSVP: SASDonline@gmail.com.

Sullivan legislature nixes steering committee

The Sullivan County Legislature voted on Thursday to do away with the steering committee that met once a week to go over policy matters. The committee was made up of three of the nine elected legislators and the county manager.  Read more

Forget the laptops, go for the gold

With the price of gold soaring as the great recession lingers, and now beyond $1,700 per ounce, local businesses are joining the used jewelry business and buying up gold. The problem is a lot of that gold is ill-gotten gains that are easy to dispose of and hard to track, especially once the gold has been melted down.  Read more

DPW applies for ‘Golden Feather’ grant

People who follow the beautification programs of Sullivan Renaissance are familiar with the “Golden Feather Award,” which is given out each year for projects done mostly by volunteers that “incorporate beautification as part of a long-term community-wide strategy.”  Read more

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