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Liberty School District: 2 students suspended, 1 of them for possessing knives

LIBERTY - Two students from Liberty High School were suspended on Tuesday in unrelated incidents, one involving possession of knives, according to the district. One student was in possession of marijuana, and another student had two "small knives" with a blade of less than two inches, the district s

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:29:21

Sullivan drug sweep a 'major, major hit'

MONTICELLO - A drug sweep Monday night led to the arrests of eight suspects from a ring that distributed and sold heroin in Sullivan County, County District Attorney Jim Farrell said. "This is a major, major hit," Farrell said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities said some of the suspects cam

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:51:39

Eight charged in heroin distribution operation in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO, N.Y. >> A months-long state police investigation ended this week with the arrest of eight current and former New Jersey residents who moved to Sullivan County to distribute heroin, authorities said. The state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Sullivan County District At

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Story of Lenape told at Grahamsville museum

GRAHAMSVILLE - A historical re-enactment, "The Story of the Lenape," will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Time and the Valleys Museum on Route 55 in Grahamsville. Historical re-enactor Tom Riley plays the part of a Lenape warrior, painted for war. He recounts the origins of the Lenape and trace th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

Misericordia represented in Harrisburg for legislative announcements

Misericordia University was represented in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Sept. 6, when a group of legislators, advocates and college students joined Gov. Tom Wolf as he announced a series of legislative efforts to address sexual violence on college campuses and in K-12 schools. Participating in the progr

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-19 10:01:14

At least 7 charged in Sullivan heroin ring investigation

MONTICELLO - Police and prosecutors announced "the arrest of multiple individuals following a major heroin distribution investigation" on Tuesday, but released little else about the sweep. State police and Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell, in a terse news release, said the suspects were

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 15:45:39

Proposal for Ulster County to pay unpaid village taxes stalls

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A proposal that would require Ulster County to compensate its three villages for unpaid municipal taxes has again stalled in the county Legislature's Ways and Means Committee. Committee members postponed action on the local law to hear from village of Ellenville officials, said Leg

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Thomas Jackson, former Marbletown supervisor, confirmed as Ulster County public works chief

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Former town of Marbletown supervisor Thomas Jackson has been unanimously confirmed as Ulster County's new public works commissioner. The county Legislature acted at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Legislator Richard Parete, of Accord, whose district includes Marbletown, spoke

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Lawyers give closing arguments in Heil murder trial

GOSHEN - The jurors deciding Michael Heil's guilt or innocence in the death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary, will have to choose who they believe: defense medical experts, or prosecution experts? Zachary's mother, Amber Wells, or Heil? Lawyers gave their closing arguments Wednesday. Heil, of Middlet

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 19:23:38

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 64

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. He was 64. He was born on September 19, 1952 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Marioni Piccolo. He graduated from Delaware Valley High School and continued his education at Bloomsburg Univer

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:44:00

TOWN HALL MEETING: The Heroin Epidemic

Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Port Jervis High School, Route 209 in Port Jervis. The rise of opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic has a stranglehold on our communities. Too many of our family members and friends have died. How do we stop it? How do we save our children? Take

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Dispositions in Pike County Court

MILFORD - Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced that the following criminal sentences were issued on Sept. 7 by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak: William R. Bondarek, 59, of Hawley, Pa., was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $500 for the crime of

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-18 22:31:00

Barbara Bedell: Shining Star Awards embrace special people

The annual Shining Stars Celebration hosted by Inspire, officially known as the Orange County Cerebral Palsy Association, headquartered in Goshen, will be Oct. 13 at The Fountains in Middletown. A highlight of the event is honoring people who have made a tremendous difference to the nonprofit and na

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-18 07:01:00

Community Calendar: Sept.21-22, 2017

Thursday Cooperstown Download Zone and Flipster training sessions, 10 a.m., Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St. For info: 547-8344. Delhi Habitat for Humanity, 6 p.m., United Ministry Church basement, 46 Church St. For info: www.habitatdelawarecounty.org, 746-9987. East Meredith 'The Photogr

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Theresa Gerstmann Crowell of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 61

Theresa Gerstmann Crowell 61 of Port Jervis, N.Y., died on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at her home after a short illness. She was 61. She was born on June 28, 1956 in Sussex, N.J., the daughter of the late Ronald J. Gerstmann and Leona R. Wesolowski Gerstmann, who survives. She is a 1974 graduate of

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:26:00

HS CROSS COUNTRY: Wirth sets course record

Tyler Wirth set a course record at Montrose in 15:43 to lead Wallenpaupack to three wins in a Lackawanna League boys cross country meet Tuesday. Brandon Curley of Montrose set a school record in 16:28. At Honesdale, Kyle Burke finished first overall and Daniel Uhranowski was third to lead Abingto

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:55:51

New Parking Rules During Wayne Memorial Hospital Expansion

HONESDALE -- Wayne Memorial Hospital is getting a major makeover, and it means there are new rules for parking there. Work has only just started on a massive expansion at the hospital in Honesdale, but the impacts are already plain to see. Big areas are fenced off. Signs are everywhere, and consider

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-19 21:33:34

SUNY Ulster will offer personal trainer course starting Sept. 30

FILE PHOTO BY TONY ADAMIS The main campus of SUNY Ulster, also known as Ulster County Community College, is in Stone Ridge, N.Y. STONE RIDGE, N.Y. >> SUNY Ulster's Office of Continuing and Professional Education will hold a Certified Personal Trainer class beginning Saturday, Sept. 30. The noncred

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Best bets for weekend entertainment

Jump, Jive an' Jazz! The sounds of jazz will fill Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 24. "Jump, Jive an' Jazz!" at 6:30 p.m. in the grand ballroom and features music from Patrick Marcinko Jr.'s Upper Valley Winds Big Band, Bob Dorough's "Schoo

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:03:59

Sept. 19: Girls cross country roundup

Warwick 19, Valley Central 44 (at Valley Central, 2.8 miles): 1. Genevieve Reilly (W) 18:53; 2. Kelly O'Connor (VC) 18:56; 3. Kristin Thompson (W) 19:16; 4. Simone Sullivan (W) 19:14; 5. Lauren Fox (W) 19:21; 6. Fiona Mulvihill (W) 19:47; 7. Bridget Higgins (W) 15:48; 8. Michaela Calandra (W) 19:52;

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 23:44:53