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MILLERTON — New York State Senator Sue Serino recently partnered with the Millerton Police Department to host a free “Shed the Meds” event on Saturday, May 20. It took a proactive approach aimed at combating the heroin epidemic by getting unused prescription drugs off the streets.

Serino, a member of the Senate’s Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, said the goal was to help ward off the heroin epidemic that’s ravaged the nation. 

Throughout the morning, members of the community were able to drop off their unused or expired...

Millerton

Cultural crossroads

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Spring for Sound moving forward with board approval

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MILLERTON — As their first order of business on Monday, April 17, the Village Board brought its questions and concerns about the arrangements for this year’s Spring for Sound festival into the discussion.

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A colorful count off to the Easter holiday

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No answers forthcoming about town highway garage site

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NORTH EAST — Following last week’s report that the Town Board might be considering a site on Sharon Road for its new highway garage facility, residents bordering the property in question came out to express their concerns. The parcel, they said, has wetlands, creeks and residential neighbors.

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All my eggs in one basket …

Cypress Thomas, 3, proudly held up a basket full of colorful eggs filled with candy, the fruits of his labor at the Saturday, April 15, egg hunt. 

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Housekeeping issues taken care of at reorg

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MILLERTON — The Village Board got straight to work planning for the upcoming year at its reorganization meeting, held on Monday, April 10.
Appointments 
Newly elected Mayor Debbie Middlebrook headed the meeting. She named Trustee Christine Bates as her deputy mayor.
Newly elected Trustee Jennifer Najdek was also sworn into office.
Stephany Eisermann was named village clerk/deputy treasurer. 
Amber Jordan was named treasurer/deputy clerk.

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Merchants meeting April 27

MILLERTON — The Millerton Merchants Association will hold a general meeting on Thursday, April 27, at 5:15 p.m. at the Irondale Schoolhouse. 
The featured guest will be David Whalen, deputy commissioner of the Dutchess County Department of Public Works. 
Whalen will be presenting a detailed update on the schedule leading to construction of the Harlem Valley Rail Trail north from Main Street in Millerton and connecting with the completed Boston Corners/Copake Falls section of trail.

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On safari at the library

With the help of Audubon Sharon, an animal safari made its way to the NorthEast-Millerton Library last Thursday, April 13. From 4 to 5 p.m., Wildlife Rehabilitator and Outreach Specialist Sunny Bettley of Audubon Sharon  introduced a few birds of prey, including an American kestrel, to the wonder of her young audience.

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Death on Brace Mountain caused by heavy winds

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MILLERTON— Tragedy struck on Tuesday, April 11,  when  Varick Stringham, 44, of Claverack, N.Y., died after his power-glider (a para-glider with a motor attached) crashed into Brace Mountain in Taconic State Park, near Millerton. 
For the last few years, Stringham was an active power-glider pilot with the Mount Brace Outdoor Club in Millerton. He was also active in motorcycle and car racing. Last summer, Stringham qualified for a P3 Intermediate rating in power-gliding, according to Mount Brace Outdoor Club President Joachim Roesler.

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‘My Bookstore’ pays homage to Oblong

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MILLERTON — Just in time for the nationally-celebrated Independent Bookstore Day, Oblong Books & Music has been featured in a recent tribute in the new edition of “My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Place to Browse, Read and Shop.” 
Edited by Ronald Rice, the new edition was published by Black Dog & Leventhal on Tuesday, April 11, and includes an introduction by Richard Russo, an afterword by Emily St. John Mandel and illustrations by Leif Parsons.

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