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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.
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
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.
Red Cross aids Hancock family displaced by fire
Frozen fire hydrants and intense heat from a residential fire on Friday in the village of Hancock rendered the structure a total loss, according to officials from the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department, leaving five people displaced.
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
Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop wins big at festival
AUBURN, NY — At the Theatre Association of New York State Festival (TANYS) the weekend of November 20, the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop was selected to perform two of the nine shows chosen for the festival. The company took home eight awards for their performances of David Linsday-Abaire’s “Rab
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
Experts Hopeful Free Narcan Will Help Addicts
HONESDALE, Pa. — You will soon be able to get a lifesaving drug for people who overdose on opioids. Pennsylvania is handing out naloxone at 80 health centers across the state on Thursday.
Don't have an Amazon Prime account? Watch local actors on 'Mrs. Maisel' at Lost Dog Cafe
Are you itching to see your friends stand behind Tony Shalhoub in fabulous 1950s clothing?. Don't worry, you don't have to purchase an Amazon Prime account to watch local actors make their television debut in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."
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.
Fire that destroyed home still being investigated
HANCOCK, N.Y. (WBNG) — The cause of a fire at a home on Pappas Trailer Park Drive in Hancock remains under investigation, according to the Hancock Fire Department. When asked if the fire is suspicious, Hancock fire officials said, “No comment.”
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
Karen Riefler is Wayne Memorial Employee of the Year 2018
HONESDALE - “I always think of my patients as family,” says Karen Riefler, a nurse aide at Wayne Memorial Hospital who was crowned the Employee of the Year 2018 at the hospital’s annual holiday party on December 1.
These Were the 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions of 2018, According to TripAdvisor
Europe is home to many of the world's most popular tourist attractions, with eight of the top 10 most booked sites of 2018, according to TripAdvisor. Rome’s Colosseum, an ancient architectural marvel and the world's largest amphitheater, came in at No. 1. Italy was a fan favorite, with the Vatican M
The Chatwal Lodge Commences Construction with Ceremonial Groundbreaking in Rural Bethel, NY
BETHEL, NY (December 6, 2018) – Developed by Dream Hotel Group and designed by Nunzio Marc DeSantis Architects, The Chatwal Lodge will be a driving force in the ongoing restoration and revitalization of New York’s famed Catskill Mountains.
Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks
SAN FRANCISCO — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week.
SoHo-Little Italy: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
SOHO-LITTLE ITALY, NY — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Fire heavy damages multi-family building in Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — An afternoon fire heavily damaged a multi-family dwelling in the city on Friday, leaving at least 16 tenants homeless. The three-story building at 58 Smith St., near the intersection with Thompson Street, sustained heavy fire damage on the third floor, with the rest of the build
7 On Your Side: Protect packages from porch pirates
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Tis the season for... stealing. More than 26 million Americans report getting their holiday packages stolen from their doorstep by porch pirates. 7 On Your Side has a step-by-step guide to fight this fraud.
NEPA's Most Wanted Fugitives, 12/9/2018
Wanted by: Scranton office, state Board of Probation and Parole; Scranton police. Wanted for: Firearm not to be carried without a license, robbery, theft, receiving stolen property. Sentenced to three to seven years of incarceration. Paroled May 4.