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Woodstock Times
Remembering Alf Evers

August 27, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a life-changing experience for me to work closely with Alf Evers for seven years, typing for him his history of Kingston, and helping with research. He was a beautiful prose stylist. In a few sentences Alf could go to the texture of a time, capture its feel and its currents. He was very adroit in his books at drawing forth the lives of regular folk from the darkness of old letters and documents and let them strut in life again in the lucent glow of his prose. He constantly asked questi...
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Kingston Times
30 years of scoops

May 01, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 (August 27-September 5)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 226 226 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
New Paltz officials address concerns from Plains Road residents regarding proposed water district #5

August 27, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
New Paltz town and village officials are seeking to ease concerns voiced by Plains Road residents regarding the proposed water district #5, which is intended to replace private wells so homeowners don't run the risk of theirs running dry when the village supplies its users during several upcoming shutdowns of the New York City aqueduct. At the Town Board meeting last Thursday, a series of 40 questions and answers about the new district was made available; the same is expected to be posted on ...
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Saugerties Times
Not fade away: Restoring Saugerties artist’s porcine legacy

August 27, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ron Naar had vowed to make his living as an artist and he did, carving a life in the theater out of Manhattan’s hard, unforgiving stone. It was the ’70s and anything seemed possible. The brash young man from Detroit made a living in advertising by day, but spent his nights writing and producing and directing plays; dozens of plays, mostly comedies and satires, mostly written by him.
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