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Monthly Archives: July, 2012

REGISTER-STAR ARTICLE RE: SCHOOL BOARD VOTE 7/17-2012

School board restores seven reduced positions By John Mason Hudson-Catskill Newspapers Wednesday, July 18, 2012 2:07 AM EDT The Germantown Central School District Board of Education voted Tuesday against abolishing seven partial positions. The seven cuts had been part of the budget that was passed by voters June 19.The budget had included the following cuts: …

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TOWN MEETING ON FRACKING , THURS, JULY 26TH 7 PM

It’s official, the meeting on Fracking, featuring George Rodenhousen and Ann Rubin as speakers, will be at the meeting on Thursday, July 26th at 7 PM to discuss aspects of Fracking and what rights a town has to keep drilling from occuring .  A second meeting, not yet scheduled, will feature presenters who will defend …

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HELP CLEAN OUR LAKE! SAT. JULY 21 9 AM

COMMUNITY WORK DAY, SATURDAY JULY 21ST 10 AM The town is urging all who might like a short workout  to come and help with the effort on behalf of the Town’s LAKE.  There is duckweed to pull out, but, with many hands, the lake will be clean and blue for casual swimmers and those who …

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Notes on Town Board meeting of July 16, 2012

The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Roy Brown. All Board members were present, Mike Mortenson, Don Westmore, Joel Craig and Joan Snyder. Charlene Diehl, Town Clerk was also present. The approval of the minutes of past meetings and the payment of audited bills were unanimous. There were two communications to …

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Kay’s Blog 7/14/12: NY State Health Insurance Exchanges

Back in May Governor Cuomo sidestepped the NY Republican controlled Senate to issue an executive order establishing an agency within the Health department to develop the structure for the State Insurance Exchanges called for  in the Affordable Care Act (ACA.)  The Republicans declined to set up any thing, even the planning mechanism for the Exchanges …

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