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DOVER PLAINS — As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies across the country every day. 

Hurricane Irma has forced the cancellation of dozens of Red Cross blood drives in the Southeast, resulting in more than 2,100 uncollected blood and platelet donations. Natural disasters like hurricanes can disrupt blood drives and prevent donors from giving, but hospital...

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Building inspector resigns

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AMENIA — Mike Segelken, the town of Amenia’s building inspector and code enforcement officer, tendered a letter of resignation to the Town Board at its Feb. 10 meeting. The board accepted the resignation with regret.
Supervisor Wayne Euvrard said that Segelken expressed “mixed feelings” in his letter about leaving, having spent nearly seven years working for the town, but he had been able to find full-time work “in a neighboring municipality.”

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Attention parents: Bus time changes possible

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WEBUTUCK — A Key Communicator (the school’s newsletter from the superintendent and school administrators) is expected to be sent out to parents soon, as the Webutuck Central School District considers the possibility of rearranging its bus schedule for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.

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New math program changes showing rising test scores

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WEBUTUCK — Following a restructuring of its K-6 math curriculum, assessments given at the end of each quarter at the Webutuck Central School District show substantial improvement in math testing scores for grades three through six.
There are four levels students can test into during assessments; levels three and four indicate that the student is meeting or exceeding state standards. Between the first and second quarters, assessment data showed a 26 percent increase in the number of students who scored in level three and four.

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Rob Dweck, a lifetime of caring

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AMENIA — A longtime presence in his hometown of Millerton, Dr. Robert Dweck just recently celebrated 25 years of primary family health care in the area. Since 1985, there have been many changes to his practice as well as throughout the health-care industry, some for better and some for worse. But through it all, Dweck has focused on a single goal: maximizing the relationship between the doctor and patient.

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New Town Hall is pivotal for farmers market

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AMENIA — Having a new, spacious Town Hall at its disposal is working out to the Amenia Farmers Market’s advantage, as the recent start-up is now utilizing the building’s gymnasium to operate year round.
Debuting at the beginning of last year’s summer season, the farmers market has quickly grown into a popular venue for local vendors (16 at last month’s market). Amenia now joins the Millerton Farmers Market in offering monthly winter dates up until the weekly dates return in late May.

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Grant will make new Town Hall more energy efficient

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AMENIA — A nearly $100,000 grant project gearing up for this spring and summer is looking to save the town of Amenia money in the long run, making its new Town Hall more energy efficient.
Those opportunities were discovered as the result of an energy audit conducted by NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) before the town even owned the building, which was formerly the Amenia Elementary School, part of the North East Central School District (commonly known as Webutuck).

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