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Woodstock Times
Volunteers feted and awarded, and fireworks, too

August 14, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When the first Woodstock Volunteers Day took place ten years ago, the organizers’ emphasis was on simply getting the big event on Andy Lee Field up and running. Logistics were the key item on everyone’s minds, from getting the huge celebratory picnic up and running to making sure everyone came out for the event.
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Kingston Times
Sinkhole may not get its fill until winter, or later

August 08, 2014 04:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bidding on a major public works project to fix once and for all a sinkhole that has plagued an Uptown Kingston neighborhood for more than three years has fallen behind schedule. The delay means that the project could stretch into the winter months and beyond.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (August 14-23)

July 16, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 116 116 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
The Treehouse’s Cindy Capraro launches new clothing line, Root By Cindy

August 18, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who frequent The Treehouse craft gallery in New Paltz know Cindy Capraro as the alterations expert there. She maintains a sewing studio in the back of the shop while business partner Kathy Preston showcases fine handcrafts in the front of the store. Since moving The Treehouse to 17 Church Street earlier this year, the two women have turned the space into a hub of creative activity, with all kinds of sewing, jewelry-making and art classes and a drop-in knitting group that meets every week.
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Saugerties Times
New water meters, energy-efficiency upgrades in village

August 18, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Work will begin this week on the village’s energy efficiency infrastructure project with the installation of more energy efficient lighting in village-owned buildings and its 50 historic street lights.
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