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Halcottsville bridge plans stir troubled waters

 

 

Business owners, county officials spar over efforts to replace structure

 

By Julia Green

The sixth line item on last week’s Town of Middletown Town Board meeting wasn’t a surprise to anyone in attendance.


Septic system workshop planned

 

“Your Septic System: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know,” will be the subject of a free workshop on Friday May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center at 287 Main Street, Pine Hill.


Open Eye Theater to hold auditions for summer performances

 

Actors, male and female, teen and adult, are needed for two Open Eye Theater productions this summer:  “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare, performing July 16 through 27, and “Summertree” by Ron Cowen, performing August 20 through 31. 


DEP, county to explore options for recreation on NYC reservoirs

 

By Matthew J. Perry

The Catskills’ water reservoirs, for years available to fishermen in rowboats, may soon offer greater opportunities for recreation.  


New Bovina highway garage gets green light from board

 

By Matthew J. Perry

The Bovina Town Board has voted unanimously to locate the town’s new highway garage on the site of the existing structure, on county Road 6, the hamlet’s Main Street. The vote took place last Wednesday at a board meeting following a public hearing, 


Shandaken hammers out new building law; cell phone tower rules eased by town board

 

By Jay Braman Jr.

The Shandaken Town Board adopted a local law covering the administration and enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code following a public hearing that yielded little input from the audience.

The town’s new law was passed following public input on April 7. 


Fleischmanns tank plan meets fierce opposition

 

 

Need for water tank questioned at meeting; cost issue also raised

 

By Matthew J. Perry


Chamber of Commerce plans mixer at new Arkville gym

The new and expanded facilities and programs of the Cornerstone Health and Fitness Center now in Arkville will be showcased at an April 22 member to member mixer sponsored by the Greater Margaretville Chamber of Commerce during the hours of 5-7 p.m.


Lawrence-Bauer leaving MARK; taking Emerson PR post

Joan Lawrence-Bauer, executive director of the MARK Group since 2004, will leave that agency in May to become the public relations director for the Emerson Resort and the Belleayre Resort according to officials at both organizations.‚ÄÇ
Crossroads Ventures (CRV) Managing Partner Dean L. Gitter announced this week that Paul Rakov, who has served as the company’s spokesperson since 2005, will be leaving for a post with a New York City PR firm that specializes in luxury travel. Gitter said Rakov had performed ably in a difficult post and was able to use his experience at the local resort to make a major advance in his PR career.


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