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Woodstock Times
​​​Woodstock law requiring all firearms to be locked away and secured draws standing-room-only crowd

March 23, 2017 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“All firearms in the town of Woodstock, whether handguns or long rifles and shotguns and all air guns will be secured, unloaded in locked cabinets and/or protected with trigger locks whenever the firearm or air gun is out of the owner’s or custodian’s immediate possession or control,” the resolution states. Violating the law would be punishable by a $500 fine, 120 days in jail or both.
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Kingston Times
​​​Hugh Reynolds: Faso’s deciding health care vote?

March 23, 2017 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Though the anti-Faso resistance is mobilizing in Ulster County, the congressman won the race thanks to the solidly Republican north, and it surely looked kindly on his health care vote.
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Almanac Weekly
​​​A remembrance of Spring Weekends past at SUNY-New Paltz

March 23, 2017 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Youngbloods immortalized Spring Weekend at SUNY-New Paltz in 1970 by putting a shot of the crowd on the back cover of their album. That famous two-day concert also featured performances by Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker and Leon Russell.
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New Paltz Times
​​​New Paltz proposes law to ensure police don’t ask about immigration status

March 23, 2017 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
New Paltz Deputy supervisor Dan Torres wants to enshrine in law the fact that town police officers don’t inquire into immigration status as a matter of course. Violent offenders, when apprehended, would still be turned over to immigration officials if found to be in this country illegally. The draft he offered was created by the state attorney general and has been adopted in several municipalities around the state.
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Saugerties Times
​​​Saugerties school board responds to alleged anti-Semitic bias incident

March 23, 2017 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Three weeks after an alleged anti-Semitic incident at Saugerties Junior High School put a spotlight on bias harassment in the school, administrators and trustees addressed the issue before an audience that included the victim’s family and a local rabbi.
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