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The answers are in the data at WSPL
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Where did you come from? Who was your first ancestor to go to college? How much does Amazon pay its workers? You can answer these questions by scouring databases that come free with a Western Sullivan Public Library card. The Library is offering free instruction on using resour
Sullivan County Community Chorus takes on Mozart
LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County Community Chorus, under the direction of conductor Kevin Giroux, will perform its annual winter concert December 9 at 2:30 p.m. in the David E. Panebaker Auditorium at Liberty High School.
Santa Express rolls through town
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Santa Express will arrive in Yulan, Eldred and Glen Spey, NY, December 15 and then travel on to Jeffersonville and Narrowsburg December 16. For more information, visit @santaexpress on Facebook.
LI Couple Fled Cops, Crashed Stolen Car Upstate: Report
MONTICELLO, NY - A Long Island couple were arrested last weekend in upstate New York after leading cops on a chase in a stolen Oldsmobile and crashing the car, according to a report in the Times Herald-Record.
Resorts World Catskills prepares new hotel, second restaurant
Resorts World Catskills, the Las Vegas-style Sullivan County casino, is preparing to open its latest restaurant and hotel. Dos Gatos, described as an upscale cantina-style eatery, will open at the end of the month next to the lobby of The Alder, a new 101-room hotel also set to open at the Monticell
Sullivan County offices to close of national day of morning
MONTCELLO, NY – In recognition of the federally declared National Day of Mourning upon the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, all non-essential Sullivan County Government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5.
Sullivan West Elementary pitches in
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Students at Sullivan West Elementary School collected 2,287 non-perishable food items, which they then donated to local food pantries, including the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Narrowsburg. “Some children used their own allowances to purchase items,” said Joann Lettendre.
Holiday sale for book lovers
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library will hold a holiday book sale from December 8 to 15, during library hours. If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s sale, stop in to sign up. For more information visit the “Friends of the WSPL” on Face
Girl Scout refurbishes Kenoza Lake Firehouse
KENOZA LAKE, NY — The message board outside the Kenoza Lake Fire Station reads, “Thank you, Faith, for all your hard work.” Inside, the December 9 open house celebrated the refurbishment of the firehouse interior and exterior, made possible by Ambassador Girl Scout Faith Murns’ Gold Award firehouse
Couple arrested after high-speed chase
FALLSBURG, NY — Michael Leto, 28, of Hauppauge, and Courtney Rauch, 30, of Sag Harbor were arrested on December 8 after leading Sullivan County Sheriff’s Deputies on a short high-speed chase.
Police seek missing Sullivan teens
FALLSBURG, NY — The New York State Police in Liberty are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two missing teens from Sullivan County. Fourteen-year-old Yante Teller and her 12-year old brother Chaim Teller, were last seen by family on December 8 at their home in the Town of Fallsburg.
Baby it’s cold outside
There. I said it. In the wake of recent controversy over the classic holiday tune, I can’t help but think of poor Frank Loesser, who penned those lyrics in 1944, and is surely spinning in his grave. A quick Wikipedia search revealed that “while the lyrics make no mention of any holiday, it is popula
Two deported after Walton arrests
The United States Attorney’s Office handed down sentences this week for two illegal immigrants arrested in Walton earlier this year on charges of re-entering the U.S. without proper documentation or approval.
Rep-elect Delgado celebrates in Monticello
MONTICELLO, NY — “We won. It’s good to win again,” an exultant Herman Goldfarb exclaimed as (NY-19) U.S. Representative-elect Antonio Delgado wrapped him in a bearhug Sunday.
Woman faces felony after insurance money not returned
A burglary investigation in the village of Walton led to the arrest on Monday of the individual who first reported the incident. Walton resident Deanna O’Connor, 44, was charged with one count of grand larceny in the fourth degree, an E felony, for allegedly failing to return a $2,000 insurance payo
Saturday Night Street Fight Leads to Arrest of Two Local Men
Well, technically Sunday morning, but the headline made us think of the Elton John hit. Also, please don't mind the ridiculous stock photo we used. Two Sullivan County men figured they'd settle their differences the old fashion way. The Times Herald record is reporting that police broke up a street
H.S. Girls Basketball: Wyoming Valley West wins Tip-Off championship
- Toni Amato led Wyoming Valley West past Honesdale 44-34 Tuesday night in the championship game of the annual Mike Duda Lady Spartans Tip-Off Tournament. Amato scored 15 points while hitting three three-point shots.
Man wanted for road rage killing of FDNY firefighter nabbed in NJ — report
Authorities have apprehended a man they say beat an off-duty FDNY firefighter to death with a baseball bat during a road rage incident in Brooklyn. The suspect, believed to be a Latin Kings gang member, was apprehended with a woman inside a hotel at the Circle Inn on Victory Plaza in South Amboy N.J
JUST IN: NY State Police Releases Photos of Lev Tahor Children Missing in Fallsburg
The New York State Police in Liberty are looking for the public’s assistance in locating two missing teens from Sullivan County. As reported on YWN, 14-year-old Yante Teller and her 12-year old brother Chaim Teller, were last seen by family early this past Shabbos morning (December 8, 2018) at their
More Complaints from Spotless Cleaners’ Customers, Workers
DUNMORE, Pa. — Complaints continue to mount against a chain of dry cleaning outlets in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. People tell Newswatch 16 they have waited months for their clothes and still can’t get them back.