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Woodstock Times
Maverick Concerts begins its second century

June 30, 2016 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
When I went backstage during intermission of the first regular season Maverick Concert, I spoke with members of the Escher Quartet. Reading through the ensemble’s bio in the program, it seems as though returning to this little theater in rural woods must be small potatoes for an ensemble with such credentials. This decade-old ensemble has already performed successfully throughout the United States, including a residency at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Both Pinchas Zukerman and...
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Kingston Times
Kingston mayor fine with pace of railroad yard cleanup

February 15, 2016 06:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steve Noble said this week that he’s satisfied with progress made by the Catskill Mountain Railroad in cleaning up their Cornell Street rail yard and he has no plans to take further enforcement action at the site.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly's calendar of events (June 30 - July 9)

May 04, 2016 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 102 102 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
Workers remove remaining pieces of trolley track in anticipation of July repaving project for Route 299 in New Paltz

June 30, 2016 06:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In preparing for the long-overdue repaving of state roads in New Paltz, workers removed some remaining pieces of trolley track last week. New paving technology involves grinding up and reusing the old asphalt, and those rusted rails would have made mincemeat of the equipment if they hadn't been pulled out in anticipation of the paving, which is expected to occur beginning July 18. Some community members expressed interest in what would become of that metal, and the DOT workers cut it into rou...
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Saugerties Times
SHS Class of 2016 prepares for challenges ahead

June 30, 2016 05:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a whirlwind few days for the Class of 2016 graduates from Saugerties High School. They celebrated with a baccalaureate service at the Saugerties United Methodist Church on June 23 and graduated on June 25 followed by celebration parties at parents’, relatives’ and friends’ homes.
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