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Man who died in Sullivan County tree accident identified

YULAN, N.Y. — The man killed by a tree that fell on him while he was cutting it down has been identified as Alan Clough, 63. An autopsy concluded Clough suffered massive trauma and broken bones to his torso and legs in the Sunday evening incident, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.


Pike County man charged with selling fatal, fentanyl-laced dose of heroin

By Joseph Kohut, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. (TNS) The drug deal already arranged, Rocco Fradella tacked on a warning. Nearly a year after the state police said he sent that text, troopers from the Blooming Grove barracks on Friday charged the 44-year-old Lords Valley man with selling a deadly


Sullivan County Invites Public Comment On Staggered Terms For Legislators

There will be public hearings in Sullivan County, New York about potentially staggering legislators’ terms, an idea recommended by the county’s most recent Charter Review Commission.


Sullivan County DA to run for county judge

MONTICELLO - Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell announced Wednesday that he will run for county judge. He's seeking to succeed Judge Frank LaBuda, who's retiring at the end of the year.


Heavy fire damages house in Town of Wallkill

Heavy fire coming from a house on Sands Road Friday afternoon blew smoke and ash onto nearby houses on Turfler Terrace. Silver Lake firefighters worked from a ladder extended above the burning property by parking the truck in the driveway of a Turfler Terrace resident.


Fire destroys home in Sullivan County

FORESTBURGH - Fire destroyed a home with an attached garage on Route 42 Tuesday night. The fire was reported around 10 p.m. Firefighters with pumpers and tankers from the Monticello, Lumberland, Sparrowbush, Cuddebackville, Smallwood and Rock Hill fire departments all responded to assist Forestburgh


Ellenville teen charged with striking, choking baby daughter

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. — A Ellenville teenager is behind bars on charges that he forcibly struck and choked his 10-month-old daughter on multiple occasions, the Ulster County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


High School Boys Basketball: Ellenville captures first MHAL title in 25 years

STONE RIDGE, N.Y. — After a quarter century, Ellenville High's boys basketball team will finally be adding to their banner. The Blue Devils won their first Mid-Hudson Athletic League championship in 25 years Friday night, turning away New Paltz 55-43 at SUNY Ulster.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

Police in Florida are charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Hudson Valley Heroin Dealer Found With $40,000 Worth of Heroin

A Hudson Valley heroin dealer was sentenced after he was found with over $40,000 worth of heroin. In Sullivan County Court, Randolph Dauch, 64, of White Lake was sentenced to six years in state prison and two years of post-release supervision for the possession of nearly 4,000 bags of heroin.


Man accused in horse deaths case returns to court

District attorney will decide by March 14 if there is enough evidence to proceed to grand jury indictment. From left: Peter DePaolo, 68; DePaolo’s attorney, Shahzad A. Dar; and Orange County District Attorney George Del Fierro Jr. stand before Judge Gregory L. Wieboldt in Greenville town court on Fe


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York

(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer


Tafton Chief discusses EMS service for Hawley

HAWLEY - Tafton Fire Chief Mike Miller spoke to Hawley Council, February 13, on their ability to serve Hawley Borough with basic life support (BLS) ambulance service. At the January meeting, Council approved designating Tafton (Company 37) EMS as the borough’s second BLS provider, after Commonwealth


King of the Ice crowned in White Lake

WHITE LAKE, NY — “We have beautiful conditions, plenty of ice, an incredible sunny day and lots of kids, what more could we ask for?” Those words, spoken by Sullivan County Conservation Club (SCCC) secretary Jay Mendels last Sunday were echoed across the lake throughout the day. More than 300 regist


This Week’s Rock News: Santana and Arlo Guthrie Return to Bethel

There was all kinds of cool news this week. At least there was in the rock and roll world. A few concerts announced, and a couple of them right here, practically in our backyard. And literally in the backyards of some of our Sullivan and Ulster County listeners.


Twisting and shouting at the Narrowsburg Union

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Winter Dance Party at the Narrowsburg Union over the weekend was a huge success thanks to the collaboration of everyone in the community, said its hosts Tom and Cecilia Coacci.