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Tad's Opus 40 Blog: - July 27, 2014 - 1:31pm
Lee Konitz took a quintet into the studio on June 28, 1949, and recorded four sides, but only two of them were ever released. Of the other two, jazzdisco.org only says Untitled...rejected.The quintet was Konitz (alto saxophone), Warne Marsh (tenor...
New York History: - July 27, 2014 - 9:00am
As the companion volume to Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860–1901: Operating by Any Means Necessary, Michael E. Lomax’s new book, Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues (Syracuse Univ. Press, 2014),...
Historical Society of Middletown: - July 27, 2014 - 8:29am
Such a sweet name, but a place that came to signify hell on earth for hundreds of men who clashed there on November 30, 1864 just inland from the coast of South Carolina. The 144th Regiment from Delaware County was there. In the thick of it was Co...
NY Alert - Schoharie County: - July 27, 2014 - 8:05am
...Strong Thunderstorms In Hamilton County In Eastern New York... Montgomery County In Eastern New York... Schoharie County In East Central New York... Washington County In East Central New York... Warren County In East Central New York... Fulton County...
NY Alert - Schoharie County: - July 27, 2014 - 6:57am
...Strong Thunderstorms In Hamilton County In Eastern New York... Montgomery County In Eastern New York... Schoharie County In East Central New York... Warren County In East Central New York... Fulton County In Eastern New York... Herkimer County In...
Woodstock Times: - July 27, 2014 - 6:30am
Drew Boggess, Olive Planning Board Chairman. Al Higley, the embattled grocer seeking to find a new site for the farmstand business he’d been running as Hanover farms in Shandaken until shut down by court order last year, went before the Olive Planning...
New Paltz Times: - July 27, 2014 - 6:30am
New Village Pizza owners Renee Mitchell and Meghan Wagner. (photo by Lauren Thomas) For longtime Village Pizza employee Meghan Wagner, July 1 came with a chance to get into the driver’s seat. After years of working for owner Anthony Prizzia, Wagner...
Saugerties Times: - July 27, 2014 - 6:30am
What are we getting for our school taxes? Saugerties property taxpayers have been given a $57-million-plus bill for one school year of education. Considering there have been hundreds of millions of dollars spent in the past few decades, just what have we...
Village of Sidney: - July 26, 2014 - 4:24pm
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Tad's Opus 40 Blog: - July 26, 2014 - 3:34pm
This is all really about listening, not music criticism, not even music history, although that comes into it a little. It's about reliving a moment in history that I was not actually a part of. Everyone's played that game of "if you could go back in...
NY Alert - Greene County: - July 26, 2014 - 12:40pm
CLEARED: RTE 81 E/W is RE-OPENED between RTE 32 and Red Mill Rd, crash has been cleared in the town of Greeneville at 12:40PM- Greene CO.
New York History: - July 26, 2014 - 9:00am
Kinzua Dam has cast a long shadow on Seneca life since World War II. The project, formally dedicated in 1966, broke the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1794, flooded approximately 10,000 acres of Seneca lands in New York and Pennsylvania, and forced the...
Woodstock Times: - July 26, 2014 - 9:00am
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Woodstock Times: - July 26, 2014 - 6:30am
Yankeetown Pond (photo by Dion Ogust) Despite objections from numerous neighbors, the Woodstock Environmental Commission (WEC) voted to recommend to the town board that hunting be allowed on a majority of an 828-acre New York City-owned parcel...
New Paltz Times: - July 26, 2014 - 6:30am
If you could build a library, what would it look like? And what would it offer that your community specifically needs? That was the topic at a collaborative workshop session held on Thursday, July 17 at St. Augustine’s gymnasium in Highland, when...
Saugerties Times: - July 26, 2014 - 6:30am
Sunday night, Winston Farm was not a happy place (photo by Shannon Linnane) When one makes mistakes in the undertaking of a grand endeavor, and the criticism comes, one can either dismiss the critics as ingrates for missing all that went well or humble...
Beekman 1802: - July 26, 2014 - 5:16am
P. Allen Smith has been known to audiences for almost 20 years from his gardening show on PBS and known to us for his style and passion for farming.  We first met him 5 years ago when we created The Art of Farming–a special charity auction of...
WGXC Newsroom: - July 26, 2014 - 12:30am
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Susanne Craig, William K. Rashbaum, and Thomas Kaplan reported in The New York Times the week’s biggest New York political story, “...
WGXC Newsroom: - July 26, 2014 - 12:02am
Beginning Sept. 1, a WGXC satellite studio will be housed in the Carnegie Room of the Catskill Public Library. The library is located at Franklin and Bridge streets in the village. WGXC and the library are also initiating efforts to work collaboratively...
WGXC Newsroom: - July 26, 2014 - 12:01am
Local News Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., July 26. PLAY AUDIO (4:10) Local weather forecast Today’s forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County. • Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 3 p....
Catskill Chronicle: - July 25, 2014 - 9:47pm
LIBERTY, NY — Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home. A free educational webinar on “Home Safety for Seniors” will be offered by Cornell Cooperative...
Chichester - Silver Hollow: - July 25, 2014 - 7:10pm
July  26:     Progressive Dinner and desserts30 July - 3 August:     Phoenicia Festival of the VoiceAugust 16:     Train ride: Arkville - RoxburyAugust 23:     CPOA BBQAugust 30: ...
New Paltz Times: - July 25, 2014 - 4:28pm
Japanese folk dancers perform at last year’s Bon-Odori Dance Festival. New Paltz’s festival celebrating all things Japanese returns early next month to Hasbrouck Park in the village. The Bon-Odori New Paltz Dance Festival, now in its fourth...
Kingston Times: - July 25, 2014 - 4:15pm
(Editor’s note: Be sure to read our cover story on this race in this week’s print edition of the Kingston Times.) Don’t be distracted Recently, the name “carpetbagger” has been used to describe Sean Eldridge as he makes a bid for Congress in...