October 16, 2008, Albany Times Union: DEC to Shield Water in Gas Boom

 

DEC to shield water in gas boom

Agency chief tells panel rules to control hydrofracking technique will be effective
 
By BRIAN NEARING, Staff writer
First published in print: Thursday, October 16, 2008

 

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October 11, 2008, Kingston Daily Freeman: Greene County mourns longtime historian

Greene County mourns longtime historian
Raymond Beecher stands outside Cedar Grove in Catskill, which he helped save.
Raymond Beecher stands outside Cedar Grove in Catskill, which he helped save.
COXSACKIE – Greene County Historian Raymond Beecher was remembered Friday as a great friend and philanthropist who was dedicated to preserving local history.

"He had an encyclopedic understanding of Greene County history," Ted Hilscher said of Beecher, who died Thursday in his Coxsackie home at age 91. Hilscher said Beecher was a giving man who shared the knowledge he collected and constantly researched primary source documents. Hilscher also said Beecher saved a lot of local history that could have been lost.

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October 10, 2008, Irish Week: Remembering Banjo, East Durham Banjo Festival, Greene County

Remembering Banjo

October 10, 2008

 

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Phoenicia calls

Ulster hamlet activities include tubing, antiquing

By John W. Barry • Poughkeepsie Journal • June 12, 2008

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