The SC NewsBuzz: Less SC Jobs, More Crime; Catskill Ghost Art Genre Sought; FCSD Asks Voter Approval To Rebuild With No Tax Increase 04/09/13

The Sullivan County E-News Roundup
A Roundup of Sullivan County & Catskills e-News & More!
April 9, 2013
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One municipal police chief says he is seeing something different in the crime pattern in recent years. Monticello Police Chief Robert Mir addressed the dilemma during the Sullivan County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee meeting on Thursday. “The economy has gone down drastically, so I think we’re seeing people that normally wouldn’t be involved in crime now forced to be involved,” Mir said. View Article –


Lansman’s Day Camp – “Where Memories Are Made”

Creating Summer Memories For Sullivan County Children For Over 60 Years!

Save Now! Early Registration Rates Available – Click Here
Open House  –  Memorial Day Weekend- May 25 & 26 – 11a.m – 2 p.m.
103 Murphy Road – Woodbourne, NY – – (845) 434-8480

Animal Hospital of Sullivan County – Barbara J. Bodolosky D.V.M.
Check out our New “Wellness” Program-
Call About New “Pet to the  Vet”  Cab Service 
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This Call to Artists, whose work can be in any media, asks the artist to take inspiration from these aunting landscapes and create something new and wonderful from the ruins of a lost era. Each artist’s concept should reflect contemplation of the Catskill’s decaying past through the ruinous landscapes that dot the small towns of Sullivan County. We encourage artists working in film, mixed media, video, performance art, painting, and sculpture to consider making a proposal.. View Article –

Catskill Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine – Barry M. Scheinfeld, M.D
The Premier Physical Medicine Practice in Sullivan County for Over 20 Years
Diagnosis|Pain Management|Massage Therapy|Physical Therapy|Chiropractic |Acupuncture

Medicaid Planning – Wills & Trusts – Probate – Guardianship – Special Needs Planning

Residential Real Estate Transactions – Pet Trusts – Estate Planning

Planning for Children – Business Succession Planning – Medicaid/Asset Preservation Strategies

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For John Spafford and Ryan Jacobs, Sunday was just suppose to be a fun day of kayaking on the Neversink River that left them up the river without a paddle, literally. “Started off good a couple hours into it, broke a paddle, borrowed a paddle, lost a paddle, flipped a couple times. Decided that we’d be better off hiking on our feet than on the water,” said John Spafford of Pine Bush. View Article –

Mr. Willy’s Restaurant: The BEST in Creative American Cuisine in the Catskills
The Primary Get-Together Destination for Locals & Tourists Alike –  Route 42 South, Monticello, NY  845-794-0888 – Great food. A warm atmosphere. A fun place to relax with family and friends.

When it comes to how local economies have recovered since the start of the Great Recession, there are clearly two New Yorks: the downstate region of New York City and Long Island, and the rest of the state.

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Black Bear Fuel Oil – “Call The Bear, We’ll Be There

Prompt Emergency Service: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – Plumbing & Heating Services & Installations
Well Services – Automatic or “Will Call” – Fuel Delivery & Service Contracts-Fuel Oil, Kerosene-Diesel – (845)791-8900 –

While other districts have seen capital projects shot down by tax-weary voters, Fallsburg officials will use a combination of reserve money and state building aid to pay for their plan. “We don’t have to ask for money,” Superintendent Ivan Katz. “We have enough in our reserves to be able to do this project at no additional cost to taxpayers.”  View Article –

Billig, Loughlin & Baer – A Full Service Law Firm –

845-794-3833 –

Clickie Quickies:

Questionable Priorities of SC legislators:

Pull the trigger on Sullivan County’s poverty with same indignation as protecting its citizen’s gun rights


by Ruby Pixman 

In a rare show of solidarity, the Sullivan County Legislature recently voted unanimously for the repeal of the new restrictive gun law enacted in Albany after the Newtown Connecticut school massacre known as the SAFE Act.


Although the Legislature’s vote had no legal state standing, it was a political home run for the legislators, drawing much praise from local residents, particularly the vocal hundred or two that rallied in front of the county office building before the legislature’s vote.


Yet despite the spirited outpouring of support to overturn the SAFE Act, the county’s most dire problems remain.  Continue Reading.


Law Office of Steven H. Kurlander
Real Estate Law – Bankruptcy Law – Criminal Law
 845-796-8948- – 390 Broadway #5, Monticello, NY 12701

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