October 30th, 2009
We have seen all the signs, read all the campaign rhetoric, and stashed away our supply of pens and pads to last us until next November, now it is time for us to make some tough decisions.
On Tuesday, we will decide who is in charge of Sullivan County’s law [...]
October 23rd, 2009
New York State law does not sufficiently protect our developmentally disabled population with respect to Sexual Abuse. As shocking as it may sound, as the law stands today, it is only a misdemeanor to sexually abuse a mentally disabled person. Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther wants the law changed. Even though victims [...]
October 15th, 2009
Two potentially explosive issues dealing directly or indirectly with the Hassidic community is about to boil over in Sullivan County. One involves the Hassidic Bungalow Colony voter registration drive in Bethel, while the other draws in a massive development in Rock Hill.
First and foremost, a big thank you to [...]
October 8th, 2009
How do they get blood from a stone? That is what the Sullivan County Legislature has to tackle with as they prepare to hit us with yet another tax increase to meet a never ending budget mess.
The tension at the government center is at an all time high, as [...]
October 2nd, 2009
Sullivan County’s two major political parties have been busy during the past week reorganizing their leadership positions as the election season gets underway.
The Democratic County Committee officially voted Steve Wilkinson in as its chairman, while Republicans named former Assemblyman Richard Coombe as their new leader.
Although Wilkinson has been [...]