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Woodstock Times
​Memorial planned for musician Johnny Asia; attorney says wife is innocent of murder charge

December 02, 2016 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans are underway for a memorial performance by local musicians on Friday, December 16, to honor virtuoso guitarist Johnny Asia, who died on November 19 at his home in Phoenicia. His wife, Solane Verraine, remains in custody at the Ulster County jail, accused by the sheriff’s department of poisoning her husband with alcohol and prescription drugs.
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Kingston Times
​Kingston’s Pauline Oliveros, world-renowned composer, passes on

December 02, 2016 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The sudden passing at age 84 on Thanksgiving Day of Pauline Oliveros, an internationally known and celebrated electronic music composer and performer who resided in a rambling Victorian house in Kingston’s Rondout neighborhood with her long-time partner and collaborator Ione, shocked the many people who knew and loved her, locally and around the globe.
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Almanac Weekly
​Tis the season: Holiday happenings this weekend in the Hudson Valley

December 02, 2016 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Parade, fireworks & It’s a Wonderful Life at Celebration of Light in Poughkeepsie, Snowflake Festival in Kingston, Holiday on Huguenot Street in New Paltz, Holiday Open House in Woodstock, Sinterklaas in Rhinebeck, Winter Walk in Hudson, Holiday in the Village in Saugerties
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New Paltz Times
​Rail trail bridge over Wallkill closed due to safety concerns

December 02, 2016 03:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposal would last nine months and affect pending projects in the Thruway area, including the CVS/Five Guys development. The moratorium would allow the town to tweak its zoning laws, which might exclude projects now on the table.
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Saugerties Times
​The reinvention of Saugerties

December 02, 2016 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Local businesspeople reflect on changes they’ve seen over the last few years. “It’s extraordinary when you think back to what it was just a few years ago.”
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