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Woodstock Times
New York bans the boom

December 18, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State banned the natural gas retrieval procedure known as High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing during a televised cabinet meeting presided over by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday. The decision cited a variety of concerns raised by the state Department of Health and the fact that, “In New York State we’re protective of our natural resources,” as NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens put it.
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Kingston Times
Take a spin around Stockade's groove-oriented shops

December 08, 2014 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It's an unseasonably warm fall Friday in Uptown Kingston and Doug Wygal is about to eat Rick Lange's lunch. And older gentleman and his wife parked across the street from Wygal's Rocket Number Nine Records. They're looking for Lange's Rhino Records, a block further down North Front Street. But they spotted Wygal's sign first.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (December 18-27)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
How to get your event in Almanac Weekly’s calendar: If you’d like to submit information about an upcoming event for publication in our popular calendar of events, please e-mail a single-spaced, plain-text document file to Donna Keefe, our calendar manager, at Send the name of the event, time, date, location of event, a telephone number (for publication) and admission charge (specify if free). A brief description is helpful, too. Events are published in the newsp...
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New Paltz Times
Gardiner Transfer Station and Recycling Center covers all the angles

December 18, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when increasing fees charged to Ulster County transfer stations are causing town officials to contemplate difficult options — raising permit fees, consolidation with other towns or even closing altogether — the Town of Gardiner’s transfer station is not only in the black, it’s thriving. That’s due in no small part to the strategies enforced by Gardiner’s transfer station coordinator Wendy Toman. With an every-little-bit-counts attitude, she diverts as much as possible from what’s be...
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Saugerties Times
Saugertiesians urges to oppose Ulster bottling plant

December 18, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Upwards of two dozen gathered at Inquiring Mind bookstore on Friday evening, Dec. 12 to watch “Tapped,” a documentary film which takes a critical stance on the bottled water industry. The film alleges significant environmental and health damage, as well as an improper use of the common public resource of water for private corporate profit.
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