The SC NewsBuzz: Funding Cutback Driving Crime Explosion; Frontier Closes; Major Bird Fallout 04/16/13

The Sullivan County E-News Roundup
A Roundup of Sullivan County & Catskills e-News & More!
April 16, 2013
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Frontier was once one of the top 100 property and casualty insurance companies in the country. The Partnership for Economic Development says their hope is that some of the former employees will be able to find work at other insurance companies in Sullivan County.

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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 
Call for Appointment Today!667 Harris Road –

Ferndale, NY 12734

Phone (845) 292-6711 –


A second cousin to the owner of the famed Grossinger’s resort in the Catskills, Grossinger was just 13 in 1951, when Robinson, a frequent guest at the hotel, invited her to join him in a game of ping pong. From that unlikely start began a lasting friendship, one that gave her many a life lesson from the sports hero and civil rights pioneer.

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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

(845) 292-9345 – 4 Asthalter Road, Liberty, New York 12754 –


Undersheriff Eric Chaboty said patrol is down 10 officers, to 35 from the traditional 45. Chaboty said the county Legislature agreed to fund two new hires but turned down a request for five. Legislators also cut the sheriff’s overtime budget from $200,000 to $100,000.

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Wave of burglaries continues to hit Sullivan County 

Four arrested in copper pipe thefts 

Liberty woman charged with welfare fraud 

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.

Sullivan County experienced a major fallout this morning that will go down as the one of, if not the best fallout of the year. The thunderstorms that moved in from the west overnight did the job they usually do, dropping birds out of the sky.

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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 –

A public spat over the management of WJFF, a community public radio station broadcasting at 90.5 FM from Jeffersonville, came to a head Wednesday night when station manager Winston Clark resigned at a station board meeting.

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

845-794-3833 –

Clickie Quickies:

Sullivan County to welfare cheats:  “We’re coming after you, but only if you are poor!”


by Ruby Pixman


With great aplomb the Sullivan County Legislature announced the formation of a new welfare fraud unit designed to locate and apprehend those who have been illegally receiving welfare and Medicaid benefits.
Also allegedly included among the targeted perpetrators are vendors that allegedly overcharge the county for their goods and services.
In order to achieve the lofty goals set for this investigative unit, the county hired Gerard Dietz, a former Monticello detective to head the department. And behold, just a week after the unit was formed, the news media was already reporting the arrests of several alleged welfare cheats.
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