March 2, 2009, Times Herald Record: Fresh-water museum slated for Arkville Timely topic blends history, environment

Fresh-water museum slated for Arkville

Timely topic blends history, environment

ARKVILLE — The controversies that wracked communities in the Catskills watershed during the late ’90s have yielded a bonus-in-the-making: a $25 million museum devoted exclusively to the history of fresh water.

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February 26, 2009, Press Release:Hinchey & Hall Secure Approval of $331,000 For Upper Delaware River Watershed Flood Mitigation

For Immediate Release                                         Contact: Jeff Lieberson (Hinchey) 202-225-6335

February 26, 2009                                                                    Meaghan Smith (Hall) 202-225-5441            

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February 25, 2009, Times Herald Record: Schumer says he’ll lobby for new Sullivan casino bid

Schumer says he’ll lobby for new Sullivan casino bid

Urges another review of Bridgeville project

BRIDGEVILLE — Sen. Chuck Schumer is going to bat for a Wisconsin-based tribe’s bid to open a casino in Sullivan County.

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February 23, 2009, Press Release: DEC ANNOUNCES WILDLIFE REHABILITATOR EXAM

For Release: IMMEDIATE

DEC ANNOUNCES WILDLIFE REHABILITATOR EXAM
Exam Slated for April 24; Applications Due April 3

A written examination, offered only once a year, for New Yorkers interested in becoming a licensed volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, will be given on Friday, April 24th from 10 a.m. to noon at New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional offices across the state, the DEC announced today. Continue reading

February 22, 2009, Times Herald Record: Hold that bet on gambling in the Catskills

Opinion

Hold that bet on gambling in the Catskills

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Not that long ago Sullivan County worried about the spillover effects of prosperity. Casinos and their associated development would turn Route 17 into a parking lot every Friday and Sunday evening. Oil wells would desecrate a landscape scarred by the ruts of heavy equipment rolled in to tap the wealth in the Marcellus Shale.

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February 22, 2009, Times Herald Record: Sullivan campground among 6 to be closed DEC cost-cutting move shuts Beaverkill site

News

Sullivan campground among 6 to be closed

DEC cost-cutting move shuts Beaverkill site

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ROSCOE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Friday that it will close six of its campgrounds for the 2009 season, including the Beaverkill Campground in northern Sullivan County.

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