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Big casino, big debt: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months

MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in its first five months, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.


Police: Body found in Esopus Creek was Kingston homeless man who drowned

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> Police have identified the body found early Wednesday near a homeless encampment along the Esopus Creek off state Route 28 as a Kingston man, state police said Thursday.Matthew Hults, 32, who police said was homeless and living in Kingston, tripped and fell into the creek, ac

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-16 14:09:48

Hippies and bagels and bears—oh my!

There are scads of reasons to love my job. Among them are the incredible opportunities I have to attend a wide variety of fantastic events being held at any given moment, scattered throughout the Upper Delaware River region. In fact, I’m so busy at this time of year that I invariably run into folks

RIVER REPORTER - 2018-08-15 12:29:00

ALERT – Rabies Confirmed In Fox Found In Monticello

Sullivan County Public Health Services is issuing an advisory to the public that a fox found in the Village of Monticello in a populated area on Waverly Avenue has tested positive for rabies. “There was no exposure to people that our office has been made aware of at this time,” said Nancy McGraw, Pu


On this day in history - Aug. 15, 1969 - Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, NY

On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel. Promoters John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield and Michael Lang originally envisioned the festival as a way to raise funds to build a recording...rea

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2018-08-15 15:06:00

Sullivan tackles Medicaid transportation fraud

LIBERTY, NY — There are more than 10,000 individuals in Sullivan County with some form of medical coverage through the Medicaid program. Medicaid has built-in medical transportation services that are readily available to pick up clients at their homes and transport them to and from legitimate medica

RIVER REPORTER - 2018-08-15 15:14:00

Rabies running up a big tab in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO – The discovery of a rabid fox in Monticello earlier this week was nothing new for Sullivan County health officials. The biggest concern is when there is possible human exposure.Director of Public Health Services Nancy McGraw told the county legislature’s Health and Family Services Commit

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Orange County man dead in two-car crash in New Windsor area

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. >> A Campbell Hall man died in a head-on two car crash on state Route 207 near the Rock Tavern Post Office, state police said Thursday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-16 14:55:28

Kurpil Family Fiddlers perform Aug. 26 at Time and the Valleys Museum in Grahamsville

DETAILS: The Kurpil Family Fiddlers will perform at the museum. They will be playing fiddle music while intermingling local fiddle music history, song history and the fiddling’s origins. The group’s members are Sullivan County residents. John Kurpil came to America with his fiddle and he taught his

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-16 04:17:52

August 14 Monticello Raceway results

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Plattekill man allegedly stole $8,000 in copper piping from Lowes

A 63-year-old Plattekill man was arrested on Tuesday after he was accused of stealing nearly $8,000 in copper piping from a Lowes store in Highland, according to Town of Lloyd police.


Kerhonkson, NY - Citing Sewage Problems, Satmar Girls' Camp Closed By Health Department

Approximately 1,000 girls attend the Cherrywood Road camp, one of four Rav Tov Satmar summer camps in Ulster County.


Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge set for Sept. 2

ARKVILLE, N.Y. >> Participants in the Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge on Sunday, Sept. 2, will be pedaling to support recreational programming at the Catskill Recreation Center, 651 County Highway 38.


Kate Middleton's Comment On Prince William Breakup Resurfaces: 'It Made Me Stronger'

Speaking candidly about their split in a 2010 interview, the Duchess of Cambridge confessed that she was not happy about it. However, if there's one thing she got from the split, it's how it made her stronger.


Body of missing Orange County teen found

BLOOMING GROVE, N.Y. >> The body of a 13-year-old Washingtonville boy has been found, Blooming Grove Town Police said Sunday.


Plattekill man charged with stealing $8,000 worth of copper piping from Lowe’s store in Highland

LLOYD, N.Y. >> A Plattekill man is accused of stealing about $8,000 worth of copper piping from the Lowe’s store in Highland, police said Tuesday.


Woman convicted of killing fiance reportedly gets portion of life insurance money

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak ou


Another hiker injured in fall at Mohonk Preserve

GARDINER, N.Y. >> A hiker fell in an area along the cliffs in the West Trapps area of Mohonk Preserve on Saturday afternoon and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, a spokeswoman for the preserve said.


Summer Camp For Yeshiva Students Shut Down Over Raw Sewage

KERHONKSON, NY — A summer camp for Orthodox yeshiva students has been shut down for the season by the Ulster County Health Department. Camp Rav Tov on Cherrytown Road in Kerhonkson was given until 5 p.m. Monday to close.There have been complaints about the facility's failing septic system and the un


Sullivan county Fraud Task Force makes arrests

Rodney Bound, 38, of Liberty was charged with violating the conditions of his parole after he was observed buying alcohol.