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Woodstock Times
Poets duel in the mud

March 05, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Who, besides poets, likes the local poetry scene? Years ago, Mikhail Horowitz warned me, “The smaller the pie, the sharper the knives.” Oh, I’ve gotten compliments, but the slights are what I remember. The poet who’d reviewed my first book with kind words accepted the second to say, “Nice cover!” and handed it right back. Always a smile. And a sugary “Good luck!” It has made me regret my Waspy training in politeness.
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Kingston Times
Niagara quits; UCCC prez cites public opposition

February 13, 2015 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A California-based water bottling company has dropped a proposal to build a sprawling manufacturing facility in the Town of Ulster that would have taken millions of gallons a year of City of Kingston water and bottled it for sale.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (Mar. 5-14)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 165 165 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
New Paltz town, village agree to move forward on water/sewer infrastructure, Comprehensive Plan and microgrid proposal

March 05, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“Something good came out of something horrible.” Thus did Town of New Paltz supervisor Susan Zimet characterize the new spirit of amity and cooperation that seems suddenly to have sprung up between her Town Board and the New Paltz Village Board, in the wake of bitter controversy in the community over how to resolve the need for sewer infrastructure in order to foster light industrial development in the Putt Corners Road corridor. At no time in recent memory have the leaders of the two municip...
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Saugerties Times
Central Hudson seeks electric and gas rate increase

March 05, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Two public hearings will be held by the state Public Service Commission on proposed increases to Central Hudson electric and natural gas rates: Tuesday, March 10, 6 p.m., in Poughkeepsie Common Council chambers, 62 Civic Center Plaza and Thursday, March 12, 6 p.m., at Kingston City Hall, 420 Broadway.
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