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Woodstock Times
Indies on the loose! Highlights of 15th Woodstock Film Festival

October 23, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) wound up its 15th annual manifestation on Sunday night, October 19, this year drawing cinephiles from near and far to 11 venues in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Saugerties, Rosendale and Kingston. Besides the honorees previously announced — director Darren Aronofsky for the Honorary Maverick Award and producer/director/screenwriter/actor Mark Duplass for the brand-new Fiercely Independent Award — the star-studded bash at BSP in Kingston on Saturday night also conferr...
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Kingston Times
A match made in the heavens

October 17, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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. 23 - Nov 1)

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 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
Flash mob promotes Diwali Festival of Lights at Elting Library

October 23, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Unsuspecting New Paltz residents and visitors got a surprise last Sunday when a Bollywood flashdance broke out at Water Street Market. Most of the dancers were students from SUNY New Paltz, who participated in the event to promote the Diwali Festival of Lights slated to take place at Elting Memorial Library this Saturday, October 25. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue into the evening.
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Saugerties Times
Saugerties School Board gives state an F

October 23, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
School Board trustees and administrators spoke out against the New York State Education Department at the October board meeting, accusing it of being unfair and negligent in the application of standardized testing and teacher evaluation.
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