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Woodstock Times
Raff resigns

April 23, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that shocked trustees, Amy Raff announced she will leave her post as Woodstock Public Library director May 30, giving the board the task of finding a replacement as budget planning nears and expansion deliberations continue.
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Kingston Times
Enter a challenger

March 13, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the past three years, Mayor Shayne Gallo has often inveighed against "party elites" and other perceived political enemies he's variously dubbed "the Politburo" or "the shadow government." On Saturday, March 7, in a packed room at Tony's Pizzeria on Broadway, it appeared that his fulminations had come to fruition.
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Almanac Weekly
Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (April 23-May 2)

October 22, 2014 07:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 187 187 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 calendar@ulsterpublishing.com. 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
Asbestos abatement jacks up costs of Mohonk Testimonial Gatehouse renovation

April 23, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As anyone can attest who has attended a meeting of any of New Paltz’s municipal boards and commissions recently, such gatherings typically offer an excuse for disgruntled residents to vent their unhappiness over one issue or another. It’s rare to find one where the audience seems almost unanimous in its approval of the proceedings. But that happened on the New Paltz Community Center on Wednesday evening, April 15, when the town’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) concluded a calm and ord...
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Saugerties Times
Do widespread opt-outs signal the end of Common Core?

April 23, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, huge numbers of students opted out of state-mandated Common Core English tests. Local numbers include 61 percent in Onteora, 62 percent in New Paltz and 43 percent in Kingston. Saugerties has not released its opt-out totals.
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