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BINGHAMTON — NYSEG and RG&E, AVANGRID companies announced they are donating approximately 17,700 protective masks to assist health care workers across the state amid a shortage of protective gear for medical personnel fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

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HUDSON - The Columbia County Board of Supervisors announces that April’s extended hours for the Shopping Shuttle route will be postponed. In February, the board announced the Shopping Shuttle hours will be expanded for a trial basis starting April to June. However, due to the state of emerge…

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Contributed photoPictured from left are Supervisor Patsy Leader; Sergeant at Arms Tom With; Jim Brahm; Vice President Tim Trowbridge; Senator Daphne Jordan; Chief Chris Dedrick; First Assistant Chief and Installation Committee Chair Wayne Huyck; 2nd Assistant Chief Pete Harvey; and Director …

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HARRISBURG, Penn. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct its biannual Agricultural Labor Survey during the second half of April. The survey will collect information about hired labor from approximately 4,000 farmers and ranchers ac…

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KEASBEY, NJ – Wakefern Food Corp., the retailer-owned cooperative, announced two programs for its cooperative members’ retail store associates that provide a temporary wage premium and enhanced sick and leave benefits. The program would impact tens of thousands of dedicated associates workin…

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KINGSTON — Climate change is affecting communities across New York state, yet many communities lack the resources needed to adequately prepare for climate change even if they have the knowledge of what they should do. To address this need, The Cornell Climate Smart Solutions Program is partn…

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Contributed photoHannaford Supermarkets Store Manager Bill Marinello (left) speaks with Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Executive Director Mark Quandt (right) in front of cases of food delivered to the food bank’s headquarters in Latham on Feb. 26. The donation is the result of t…

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Contributed photoCaitlyn Loucks has been named Cairo-Durham High School’s Student of the Month for January. She has chosen Mrs. Mudge, her Math teacher, to be pictured with her as she receives this award. Caitlyn has exhibited the admirable trait of consistency in that she also received stud…

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NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James announced the launch of a hotline for New Yorkers to report hate crimes and bias-based incidents. The hotline, which will continue indefinitely, comes in the wake of rising reports of harassment and assaults, as well as rhetoric against Asian America…

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HUDSON - The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed pet food to our free pet food bank over the last two weeks. In a normal year, CGHS/SPCA gives away over 35,000 pounds of food. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we believe…

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Editor’s Note: Normally this page is devoted to Church News; however, since churches are closed at this time and there are no church events, we have nothing to place on the page. However, if your church is having Virtual Worship or meetings on Zoom, we would be more than happy to include tho…

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Contributed photoPatti Dushane of Catskill received proclamations from the Greene County Legislature and Senator George Amedore on March 16 for winning ABC’s Remarkable Women of the Capital Region contest.

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Contributed photoThe Northern Columbia Lions Club is pleased to accept Cathy Tribble as its most recent member. District Governor Mark Jones inducted Tribble (center) with Lion Mimi Johnson presenting her Lions Club pin. More information about the club is available by calling President Donna…

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OLD CHATHAM — Joseph Kusnick, founding Principal of A E Greyson & Company, a high end residential construction company in New York City, was unanimously elected to the Shaker Museum’s Board of Trustees on Feb. 8.

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OLD CHATHAM — Joseph Kusnick, founding Principal of A E Greyson & Company, a high end residential construction company in New York City, was unanimously elected to the Shaker Museum’s Board of Trustees on Feb. 8.

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Back in 1965, set designer-turned-director Daniel Haller scored a minor hit with “Die, Monster, Die,” a science-fiction horror film starring Boris Karloff as a scientist experimenting with the cosmic powers of a strange meteor. Twenty-two years later, this film was remade as “The Curse,” a d…