January 27th, 2012
District Attorney Jim Farrell is worried about a recent spike in residential home burglaries in Sullivan County. According to Farrell burglaries are always a perennial problem, but recently the number of homes burglarized has increased dramatically.
According to crime statistics from the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the [...]
January 20th, 2012
It was truly a historic day for Sullivan County as our legislators were sworn into office last week. The enthusiastic crowd of diverse residents packing the government center had one thing on their mind, and that is to see our new leaders succeed in their drive to make positive productive [...]
January 13th, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo in his State of the State address last week said that he wants legalized gaming approved in the Catskills. He tells us the industry would add millions to the state coffers.
Cuomo is unquestionably right. We need casino gaming and we need it now. But, haven’t [...]
January 6th, 2012
The concept of a police commission overseeing and reviewing a police force is a great approach to keeping things honest. However, the commission formed by the Village of Monticello to watch over their police department is nothing more than a deplorable disgrace that is extremely dangerous. It sends the wrong [...]