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Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Notes on the Germantown Board Meeting of November 18th, 2013

First, let me note that the Public Hearing for the Budget for 2014 was held Thursday, November 7th at 7 PM and I did not attend. I just forgot it although it was on my calendar. The election and company from out of town is my excuse, but… Only one person attended the meeting from …

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Saturday, November 16: Guided walk at “Keep Conservation Preserve” in Germantown

From  Ellen Epstein: On this Saturday, November 16th, the marvelous folks from Hawthorne Valley will do a guided walk at Keep from 2 to 4 p.m., the second or third that they’ve done.  They’re especially enthusiastic about Keep.  If you want to let folks know, I’m sure it will appeal to some.  I’ll be in …

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Poverty is Mainstream. Myths to the Contrary Face a Reality Check

  This  article is from the NY Times Opinion section  on Nov. 2nd  by Mark Rank It would be nteresting to see how our County –or the 19th CongressionalDistrict –would fit into the overall averages.–Kay Few topics in American society have more myths and stereotypes surrounding them than poverty, misconceptions that distort both our politics …

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ELECTION DAY, NOV. 5TH: VOTE ROW “A” FOR KIMMEL & PROVAN

HERE I am, on a partisan note, urging everyone to show up at the polls on Tuesday Nov. 5th to vote for Joel Craig for Supervisor and Billy Kimmel & Annie Provan for the two vacant Town Board seats.  I have grown so fond of Billy and Annie.  They have thrown themselves into their campaign, …

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