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New Paltz Times: - December 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
L-R: New Paltz school superintendent Maria Rice and town supervisor Susan Zimet. (photos by Lauren Thomas) What sewage treatment plant? That was the response of the New Paltz Central School District Board of Education after learning of Town Board-...
Woodstock Times: - December 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
(Photo by Dion Ogust) Environmental conservation was the theme as the Woodstock Town Board heard input on an aquifer protection overlay district, opposed a Hudson Valley crude oil pipeline and heard suggestions for stopping the proposed Niagara water...
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 3:30pm
We’ve heard that the HV Food Bank is desperately in need of volunteers to help prepare food for distribution. After recent cuts to SNAP benefits, the Food Bank is experiencing an marked uptick in families looking for assistance. From their press...
The Uncataloged Museum: - December 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
Over the past year, the themes of courage and empathy have repeatedly come into my professional life, from watching Ukrainian museums and the Revolution to working with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center on ways to convey emotional, not physical,...
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
A restaurant whose interior is welcoming for every occasion. On a cold and snowy February day in 2007, my partner Gary and I decided to make a Sunday escape from Manhattan. For months we’d contemplated purchasing a home outside of the city, and our...
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 1:30pm
Big Pink, West Saugerties From our friends at the Saugerties Times: A glimpse into the hamlet of West Saugerties’ illustrious relationship with music and the arts down through the ages. Northern Ulster and Greene County’s artistic history is...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 12:39pm
Julia Reischel in The Watershed Post reports that there’s a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thu., Dec. 11 at the Prattsville Community Church about replacing the steel truss bridge that carries Route 23A over the Schoharie Creek in 2016. The New York...
Beekman 1802: - December 11, 2014 - 11:32am
  This twist on the famous Arnold Palmer cocktail is truly the stuff of dreams. It combines graciously exotic jasmine tea (don’t use jasmine green tea, though: that’s different!) with homemade ginger syrup in a tall glass—and it’s the perfect...
Central New York News: - December 11, 2014 - 11:16am
  The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal one car motor vehicle accident Tuesday on State Highway 10 in the Town of Hamden. The operator identified as 48 year old Kelvin McKnight of Walton was transported to O’Connor Hospital in...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 11:00am
Brittany Horn is reporting in the Times Union state Education Commissioner John King Jr. has been named senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. King disclosed his upcoming move to the nation’s capital Wed., Dec. 10. As New York...
Wait A Second!: - December 11, 2014 - 10:21am
Have I told you lately how complicated the Fair Labor Standards Act is? It basically says that employees must be paid for the work, and that some employees are eligible for overtime. But it says more than that, as shown by the many court rulings that...
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 10:13am
While this Ranch just outside of Tivoli isn’t particularly fancy, the fact that it’s located on more than 3 acres with a horse pasture and a commercial greenhouse, not to mention the potential for much fancy-fication, makes it a worthy...
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 10:00am
I believe it was Socrates who first asked, “What, technically speaking, is vodka?” Harvest Spirits up in Valatie has definitely made the answer more complicated. For years now they’ve been producing Core Apple Vodka, which is about as distant from your...
David Knudsen's Sullivan County Real Estate CBA Blog: - December 11, 2014 - 9:30am
You can trudge through snow, but ice can stop you dead in your tracks. The slightest incline can be impossible to negotiate if its covered with a light coating of ice. A few years ago a friend turned me on... David Knudsen
Upstater: - December 11, 2014 - 9:26am
The pond on our property was dug by a previous owner. Spring-fed, it fills and empties along with the seasons. Sometimes I wonder what the resident fish think when their world expands and shrinks so drastically. In spring, they swim a vast expanse of...
David Knudsen's Sullivan County Real Estate CBA Blog: - December 11, 2014 - 9:17am
The first significant snowfall has hit, and that means shifting into 'winter mode' for showings. Contrary to what most people think, the market doesn't die here in the winter. It's not as busy as the summer and fall, but there......
Country Weekend: - December 11, 2014 - 8:53am
I love Christmas lights. Every night I stay up late, reading, in sight of the tree.(Do you spy two cats?) My mantle is covered with a rainbow coalition of deer.I made friends at the local pet store/cat shelter.I wish I could bring one home, but...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 7:56am
Closings and delays for Thurs., Dec. 11 Berkshire Union Free School District | Delayed two hours. Berkshire Jr./Sr. High School delayed. The Columbia-Greene Partnership Academy (“The Bridge”) delayed. Cairo Durham Central School District |...
Central New York News: - December 11, 2014 - 7:33am
  My Name is Liz Hill, as you probably gathered from the title, and I am the new Townsquare Media intern for WZOZ, WSRK & WDOS. Read More|Comment Continue reading…
Central New York News: - December 11, 2014 - 6:43am
An ambitious and fun fundraiser to help children in India receive much needed goats is going on this week in the first ever Oneonta School District-wide community service project: Oneonta, NY – Dunlod, India Sister City Goat Project.   Read More|Comment...
Hudson Valley Wine Goddess: - December 11, 2014 - 6:38am
Last year I did a great podcast with Mary Cressler on holiday food and wine pairings and what to look for when in the wine store.  T'is the season and I thought it would be beneficial to re-post the post and podcast to help you with your holiday...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 5:05am
The Mid-Hudson News Network is reporting wild turkeys that had overrun the grounds of the South Beach Psychiatric Center on Staten Island have a new home at a sanctuary in Catskill. Brian Shapiro, the New York director of the Humane Society of the United...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 5:00am
A national expert says an investigative report from the U.S. Attorney on abuses at Rikers Island has been one of the year’s best developments for juvenile justice in New York. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons) Public News Service is reporting a national...
NY Alert - Sullivan County: - December 11, 2014 - 2:54am
...Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 7 AM EST Thismorning...* Locations...Poconos... Wyoming And Lackawanna Valleys Innortheast Pennsylvania And Sullivan County New York.* Hazards...Snow And Blowing Snow.* Accumulations...Additional 1 To 3...
WGXC Newsroom: - December 11, 2014 - 12:10am
William J. Kemble reports in The Daily Freeman that the Rhinebeck Town Board — though on the other side of the Hudson River — passed a resolution Dec. 8 opposing the proposed 178-mile Pilgrim Pipeline. The pipeline would carry Bakken crude...