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Woodstock Times
Gibson, Eldridge take their final Congressional shots

October 30, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Heading into the final days of a bitterly fought campaign, incumbent U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) says he has high hopes to win all 11 counties in the 19th Congressional District — including Ulster, where he lost by 13,000 votes in 2012. Meanwhile, Democrat Sean Eldridge is counting on a last-minute barrage of ads highlighting Gibson’s positions on abortion, fracking and other hot-button issues and an intensive get-out-the-vote effort to gain traction that appears to have eluded him ...
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Kingston Times
A match made in the heavens

October 17, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Valley Weather and Mid-Hudson Valley Weather, the region’s two leading do-it-yourself purveyors of forecasts, have merged.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (Oct. 30-Nov 8)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 139 139 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 calendar@ulsterpublishing.com. 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
Fifth annual Zombiefest returns to Rosendale

October 30, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With an expression of innocent trust on her face, a towheaded toddler in a raspberry-pink tulle skirt gazes up at the alarming-looking man who is extending his hand to her. Clad in blood-spattered hospital scrubs, his face gangrenous green, he is luring the little girl to walk away with a gang of similarly gross and gory revelers. She smiles, adjusts her skeleton tee-shirt, takes her Daddy’s undead hand and trots off to join Rosendale’s fifth annual Zombiefest parade.
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Saugerties Times
Village may merge planning, historic boards

October 30, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Saugerties Village Board is considering combining the village planning and historic review boards to speed up the application process for projects, but past and present Review Board members say the real motivation is to get the board out of the way.
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