October 26, 2008, Times Herald Record: Study: New services, resources needed to keep Sullivan second-home market vibrant

Study: New services, resources needed to keep Sullivan second-home market vibrant

MONTICELLO — The market for second homes in Sullivan County remains strong, but its future could depend on improving services like cell phone coverage and health care, and marketing to a new generation of buyers, according to a study by the county’s planning division.

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‘CITY THAT DRINKS THE MOUNTAIN SKY’

‘CITY THAT DRINKS THE MOUNTAIN SKY’ (Saturday) In case you haven’t guessed, that city is New York, and the mountains are the Catskills, the ultimate source of all that pours from local taps. This production uses poetry, music and puppets to tell the whole story of the New York water supply, from the prehistoric melting of the glaciers to the present. At 1:30 p.m., TriBeCa Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, (212) 220-1460, tribecapac.org; $25.

Arm of the Sea Theatre

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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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