The SC NewsBuzz: LaBuda Dissed by DPW workers; Gun in Liberty School; Jenkins Seizes Control Again

The Sullivan County E-News Roundup
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April 19, 2013
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Dozens of disgruntled Division of Public Works employees have signed a petition asking that Kathy LaBuda be removed as chairwoman of the Legislature’s Public Works Committee and replaced with Legislator Gene Benson.

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

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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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Animal Hospital of Sullivan County – Barbara J. Bodolosky D.V.M.
Check out our New “Wellness” Program-
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Catskill Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine – Barry M. Scheinfeld, M.D
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“Metal Camp touches, bonds and creates great lasting memories for students as well as the instructors,” said Metal Mike. “It’s not just a camp but rather a mission kids fulfill to learn about and perform the style of music they love and breathe.”

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Mr. Willy’s Restaurant: The BEST in Creative American Cuisine in the Catskills
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Eighteen runners from the Catskills region — Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster Counties — were among those registered for the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, where explosions killed at least three people and injured over 140.

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One of the two who voted against the reappointment, Trustee Carmen Rue, got in a shouting match with Jenkins calling the Monticello government corrupt and renewing her call for the attorney general to investigate the village. The majority of the board also reappointed Heather Berg as village treasurer after she resigned twice.

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Clickie Quickies:
Hotel Graveyard

Greed, not Socialism, ruined Sullivan County

A simple fact: It was bad business decisions by hotel owners and politicians that destroyed Sullivan County


by Allan Erickson
While it is hard to glean out the motivational purposes of the recent article entitled “The Socialistic State of Sullivan County,” by Ben Math,  one point is quite obvious – it is always too easy and quite convenient to blame the proliferation of county poverty services on the folks receiving them.
Calling Sullivan County a Marxist state — with a picture of scruffy old Karl himself — might make for a sweet attention-grabbing headline, but again, the truth is really NOT so easy, nor is it as convenient as the author portends.
The simple fact is that once upon a time, Sullivan County was a booming, internationally-known tourist destination.
How Sullivan Count descended from that tall pinnacle of affluence to the trough it is now cannot be summed up in a single headline or a flashy moniker.
Instead of blaming the poor for the state of Sullivan County, let’s examine what really lead to Sullivan County’s downfall and impoverishment…Continue Reading   Join Mailing List


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