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Woodstock Times
Phoenicia Pharmacy on the block, hopes for independent takeover

April 17, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A Phoenicia icon has been on the market since early April, with pharmacist Marty Millman contemplating retirement after 34 years in business at the Phoenicia Pharmacy. Millman, about to turn 78, is selling both the building, with an asking price of $395,000, and the business, also priced at $395,000, in the hope that he can find a buyer who will keep a pharmacy in operation at the site.
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Kingston Times
Reversing Uptown’s one-way streets seen as biz boost

April 18, 2014 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Uptown business groups have thrown their support behind a proposal to alter traffic patterns in Uptown Kingston by reversing the flow of traffic on two one-way streets in the heart of the Stockade business district. But others are wary of the proposal’s cost and possible unintended consequences from changing long-established traffic schemes.
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Almanac Weekly
Richard II starring David Tennant in Rosendale

April 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Here in America, if called upon to ponder the phenomenon of the science fiction fan subculture, with its wacky conventions jam-packed with “cosplaying” True Believers, most of us would probably think first of Star Trek and Star Wars. But as anyone could tell you who has a member or two within his or her circle of family and friends, there’s no fandom quite so rabid as the Doctor Who fandom.
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New Paltz Times
Leading GMO critic Jeffrey Smith speaks at SUNY New Paltz

April 21, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, April 7 roughly 400 students, area residents and farmers filled Lecture Center 100 at SUNY New Paltz to hear award-winning documentarian and author Jeffrey Smith outline the dangers presented to our society by Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Monsanto's herbicide products such as Roundup and BT Toxin. There was a strong focus on awareness and the steps being taken to remove GMOs from farms, gardens, supermarkets and cupboards. According to Smith, this starts with state-man...
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Saugerties Times
Town to Glasco Tpke.: We’ve got your back

April 21, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With the Sauer Bridge deemed unsafe and closed for most of 2014, town officials assured residents east of the railroad tracks a disabled train won’t leave them stranded in an emergency.
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