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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016   
Vol 9.21   
Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville is but one of many, many local burial grounds who host our region's history. Some are maintained by municipalities, some by private associations, and still others are forgotten even as Memorial Day rolls around each May. Photo by Chris Rowley
Maintaining Our Memorials
A Look Into Who Keeps Local Cemeteries In Shape

REGIONAL – For a good majority of us, this last Monday of May marks the unofficial start of summer.

But Memorial Day's significance as a federal holiday extends far beyond an opportunity to set the grill ablaze. It's a day set aside for remembering those persons who have died while serving in our nation's military.  > MORE

White Privilege?
Mixed Race Audience Explores Our Racism
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Ellenville U!
SUNY Ulster To Initiate Programs For Local Students
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Agriculture Good, Agriculture Bad
Crawford Faces A Possibly Litigious Future
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Mamakating Faces More Discrimination Charges
Town Planners Look Closely At Summer Camp Applications While Considering Withdrawal Of Chestnut Ridge Approvals
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Heard Around Our Towns...
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A More Serious Take On Memorial Day - Hoping For A Legal Recourse In Bloomingburg - Pine Bush Teacher Is Well Known For Heart - In Praise Of One Heroic Republican - Inspired By Verizon Workers' Fighting Spirit - Believes Women Face Dangers With New Bill - How About Looking At Sales Tax Differently? - Let Us All Face The Real Issues! - A Correction On Rescue Squad History - Sam's Point Needs Signage Before Reopening!
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Albany Humor... What The Press Sees As Our State's Biggest & Funniest News Stories
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