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Woodstock Times
83rd Library Fair continues Woodstock tradition

July 24, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The year was 1931 and the Woodstock Library needed some funds to keep things going in a small barn behind what is now the Center for Photography on Tinker Street. So, the small association that governed the library decided to put on a fair each summer with music, fun and games for all ages.
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Kingston Times
Bad form on forms?

July 18, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials have rejected a Kingston Times Freedom of Information Act request seeking financial disclosure forms which, under the terms of the city's new ethics law, must be filled out by elected officials, appointees to city commissions and high-ranking municipal employees. But five officials who are supposed to report their financial interests under the law say they've never been given the forms or asked to fill them out.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly's calendar of events (July 26-August 2)

July 16, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 110 110 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
Rondout Rep students to perform “The Comedy of Errors” and “The Tempest” at Water Street Market

July 24, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t truly summer without outdoor Shakespeare performances — and when admission is free, that’s even better. When Stephanie Marrinan was pursuing her bachelor’s degree in theatre arts in the ’90s, SUNY New Paltz presented wonderful Shakespeare under the Stars programs on campus every summer. Missing those days, the Kingston City School District teacher decided to revive the tradition and, in 2012, founded the Rondout Repertory Theatre Company. With a mission “to provide a solid theatrical...
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Saugerties Times
Electricity rate relief for Hudson Valley?

July 24, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An amendment introduced by U.S. Representatives Chris Gibson (NY-19) and Sean Maloney (NY-18) that would repeal utility rate increases caused by the new capacity zone (NCZ), which was implemented May 1 in the Hudson Valley, has passed the House of Representatives.
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