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Woodstock Times
Onteora budget widely approved

May 21, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Onteora district voters came out on Tuesday, May 19 in very low numbers compared to past elections, to easily approve the 2015/16-school budget of $51,656,975. The total yes votes were 495, to 159 no votes, including 18 absentee ballots. All four voting precincts in the towns of Shandaken/Lexington, Olive/Marbletown, Woodstock and Hurley easily approved the budget. “I am so grateful to the community for supporting our budget,” said Interim Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent for Busin...
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Kingston Times
30 years of scoops

May 01, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Kingston has made a comeback as a manufacturing town, albeit on an artisanal small-scale level, producing encaustic paints, pottery wheels and kilns, nut cheeses, cutting boards, quality cabinetry, branded T-shirts, stationery, high-end furniture and other items.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (May 28-June 6)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 199 199 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
Committee nears consensus on Carmine Liberta Bridge design

May 25, 2015 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Most homeowners know that remodeling can be tricky. Paint colors and lighting fixtures can evoke passions that people didn’t know they had. Consensus can be elusive. Now, imagine making design decisions for a public landmark. That’s the task facing the Carmine Liberta Bridge replacement committee right now.
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Saugerties Times
Eco Club lets students learn by doing

May 25, 2015 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Together, environmental science teacher Michael Cooper and food science teacher Brian Robinson have rejuvenated the high school’s Eco Club. Cooper and Robinson understand the benefits of a hands-on approach to learning and incorporate it into activities, including planting a vegetable garden, making syrup and creating an “Edible Wall” at the school.
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