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Female robber grabbed cash at Monticello Jeff Bank branch, cops said

MONTICELLO - Village police are looking for a woman who, police said, held up a Jeff Bank branch in Monticello Saturday morning and made off with an undetermined amount of cash. Police said the holdup occurred about 10 a.m. at the Jeff Bank branch at 19 Forestburgh Road. They said the woman passed a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 20:39:45

Monticello schools to offer up $100M project for vote

MONTICELLO - The Monticello School District plans to put a $100 million capital project to renovate the high school and all elementary schools before voters in December. The two-phase project also includes the reopening of Cornelius Duggan Elementary School, which was closed in June 2010, and a rest

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 00:42:55

Sullivan County Ups the Fight Against Fraud

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force announced multiple new arrests in an ongoing effort to root out waste and abuse of the County's Social Services system. Kandiss L. Siegert The Task Force incorporates resources from the District Attorney's Office, the Sheriff's Office and the


Man convicted in burglary at motel

MONTICELLO - A jury in Sullivan County Court has convicted a Monticello man of breaking into a motel room to steal property, District Attorney Jim Farrell said. After a three-day trial and a few hours of deliberation, the jury found Angelo "Deon" Johnson, 40, guilty of second-degree burglary, a felo


Sullivan's welfare fraud crackdown paying dividends

Todora says the "see something, say something" motto applies to rooting out welfare fraud MONTICELLO - With the arrest of four more accused of various forms of welfare fraud, Sullivan County officials say their effort is paying dividends. Taking credit is the county's new Welfare Fraud Task Force.


Monticello man convicted in motel burglary

Johnson MONTICELLO - A Monticello man was convicted in Sullivan County Court on Friday of felony burglary for the crime committed in a motel room in Monticello in November 2016. Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell said the proof, over the course of the three-day trial established that


Appeals court rejects claim by rapist

KINGSTON - An appeals court has rejected a convicted rapist's attempt to have his sentence as a persistent felon overturned. Luis Ortiz, 51, of Ellenville, was sentenced Oct. 24, 2014 to 20 years to life in prison by Ulster County Judge Donald Williams. The sentence was contingent on the state provi


Nov. 17: Girls diving and swimming roundup

Girls diving State championships Newburgh Free Academy junior Danielle Scarano captured the state public high school and Federation titles on Friday evening in Ithaca. Scarano totaled 495.80 points. "I'm happy I didn't let the nerves get the best of me," Scarano said. Amanda McGraw of Warwick placed

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 02:33:04

House fire battled in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Crews were called to a fire at a home in Wallingford early Sunday morning. Officials say the fire broke out around 4 a.m. at 6 Compass Rock Lane. Firefighters believe the blaze began in a bedroom in the home. One person was brought from the scene of the fire to a local ho

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-19 16:40:24

Road Closure Announced For Turkey Trot Road Race In Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, CT - Wallingford Police have announced a road closure that will be in effect during the upcoming Turkey Trot Road Race, which is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Wallingford. The race will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19. Road Closure as follows: Area residents should be mindful that vehi

PATCH - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Wallingford stands to lose nearly $2 million in budget cuts

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH)-Spending cuts may soon hit a city or town where you live, as Governor Malloy has made it clear, he has no choice. The new state budget calls for millions in cuts to cities and towns. One of the hardest hit was Wallingford, where the mayor was quite surprised to hear about t

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-18 04:24:32

Bagged Leaf Collection Begins Soon In Wallingford

If you haven't bagged up all your leaves yet, there's still (some) time before the town begins its annual leaf collection. WALLINGFORD, CT - If you haven't bagged up all your leaves yet, there's still (some) time before the town begins its annual leaf collection. The Public Works Department, startin

PATCH - 2017-11-18 02:07:40

allnex Hosts CT DEEP Training For Wallingford Science Teachers

From Martin B + Company:allnex-Wallingford recently hosted an informative and engaging Project Learning Tree workshop for Wallingford Public School science teachers. The event was sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP) Kellogg Environmental Center. Kr

PATCH - 2017-11-17 18:29:21

'Stuff-A-Cruiser' Event A Success In Wallingford

From the Wallingford Police Department WALLINGFORD, CT - The Wallingford Community Police Division would like to thank all of those who participated in this year's "Stuff a Cruiser" event to collect non-perishable food for those in need. The donations were shared between Wallingford's Holiday for Gi


Home Invasion Suspects Arrested In Wallingford: Police

WALLINGFORD, CT - Two Meriden men have been arrested in connection to a recent home invasion in Wallingford. The home invasion, which police say was not a random act, occurred on Reskin Drive at about 9 p.m. on Nov. 2 when four male suspects entered the residence, kicked in a bedroom door and then a

PATCH - 2017-11-17 20:00:52

E-commerce's impact felt throughout Connecticut economy

With or without a new corporate hub in Connecticut, Amazon will keep doing big business here. As the state aims to persuade the Seattle-based company to build its second headquarters in Stamford or the Hartford area, e-commerce's impact in Connecticut has become inescapable. Amazon already ranks as

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-19 05:36:51

Northrop Grumman office in Lakewood to close

Northrop Grumman could lay off more than 40 workers as it shutters its Lakewood office. The state sent out a notice saying the employees will lose their jobs by January. Company spokesman Tim Paynter said the layoffs come as a contract for a project with the U.S. Army is concluding. "The company is

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 23:13:00

Lakewood school employee claims firing was retaliation

For 18 years, Moureen David worked at the Clover Park School District in Lakewood. Most recently, she served as the assistant superintendent. Moureen says her fight to protect students put her out of a job. In a lawsuit filed this month, she claims she was retaliated against when she voiced concern


Prosecutors say Oregon woman was killed by ex-husband's new wife

**EMBARGO: Portland, OR** A secret indictment filed in Multnomah County Court alleges Angela McCraw-Hester, armed with a knife, broke into her husband's ex-wife's Gresham home to kill her more than a year ago. **EMBARGO: Portland, OR** A secret indictment filed in Multnomah County Court alleges Ange

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-18 00:24:12

Pierce and Kitsap counties sex offender registrations

The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce and Kitsap counties. Each is categorized as a Level 3 sex offender - those considered most likely to commit similar crimes. None is wanted by law enforcement officers at this time. All convicted sex offenders registered

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 21:00:00