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Woodstock Times
No septic, no loan: Phoenicia Pharmacy sale falls through

September 18, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Pharmacist and WellCare founder Ed Ullman’s plans to buy the Phoenicia Pharmacy have been scotched by the refusal of the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) to grant him a low-interest loan for renovating the property. Ullman’s is the second application to the CWC since the Phoenicia town board’s failure to act on the sewer system proposal resulted in New York City’s withdrawal of funds from the project in 2012. Both Ullman and the previous applicant, Mike Ricciardella, who was seeking a loa...
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Kingston Times
Bottling biggie wants Cooper Lake water

September 19, 2014 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bottled-water giant Niagara Bottling wants to build a massive purification and packaging facility near TechCity. The proposed plant would consume as much as 1.75 million gallons a day provided by the City of Kingston Water Department from the city’s Cooper Lake watershed.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (September 18-27)

August 27, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 123 123 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
Gardiner will hold a Senior Expo offering advice, information and resources

September 22, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Senior Expo slated for Tuesday, September 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gardiner Town Hall is, of course, intended for the older residents among us, but it’s also for their caregivers, friends and family as well as anybody else in the community who aspires to reach senior status one day and who may find the information useful.
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Saugerties Times
Get ready for the next disaster, urges Red Cross

September 22, 2014 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Red Cross presenter Rebecca Lee did not elaborate on what “space weather” is or why it poses an immediate danger to New York State residents, which is a shame because it sounds like the kind of thing that could wipe Saugerties or most of the continental United States off the map. It’s also one of the few disasters that hasn’t yet touched Saugerties, along with terrorism and tornadoes — although the presenter reminds us that twisters have touched down as near as Schoharie County.
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