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MILLERTON — In the Nov. 29 edition of The Millerton News, an article was published about a Comprehensive Plan Update Committee (CPUC) meeting that was held on Monday, Nov. 19. As the committee advances to the plan’s completion, there were a few points in the article that needed to be clarified.

In terms of membership, Comprehensive Plan Update Committee members are appointed by the Village and Town Boards. Both Mayor Debbie Middlebrook and Councilman John Midwood serve as the two members representing the Town and Village Boards. The rest of the committee is made up of...

Millerton

Starry-eyed for Star Wars

Six-year-old Kai Brant was one of the first ones to complete his Yoda toy. The NorthEast Millerton Library hosted a Star Wars party as one of its events to promote the summer reading program. Attendants feasted on “Jabba Juice” and “Light Saber” pretzels while building Star Wars spaceships, Yoda dolls and Star Wars magnets.

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Coming together for a good cause

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MILLERTON — Lynne Dagata and her daughter, Samantha Grist, enjoyed a meal during their fundraiser event for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
“My mom worked hard to pull this together,” said Grist. “Hopefully we raise a lot for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  It’s a great cause.”
“I know it’s not easy to raise money in this economy, but people like to have a good time,” said Dagata.

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Gardens open to public Aug. 13

MILLERTON — Explore two private gardens on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gardens are open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit The Garden Conservancy. No reservations are required, and the tours will be held rain or shine.
Highlights include a modern garden of grasses, textures and plant combinations, surrounding wildflower meadows, a vegetable/cutting garden with unusual edibles and a naturalistic rock garden.
Visitors may begin the tour at the Hyland/Wente Garden, 95 Taylor Road, Millerton; directions to the other property will be provided.

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Thanking Wounded Warriors

MILLERTON — Wouldn’t any American want to find a way to help and support wounded U.S. soldiers who return home from overseas? But what might not be clear (at least to anyone unaffiliated with the military) is the best way to do it.
Fortunately, there are many veterans and citizens groups around the country finding ways, large and small, to make a difference in the lives of these injured men and women known as the Wounded Warriors.

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It started over sneaker

Dover Plains stabbing follow up
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DOVER PLAINS — The investigation into a stabbing that took place on Wednesday, July 20, in the parking lot of the Four Brothers restaurant in Dover Plains is continuing. New information about that crime released since the July 21 arrest of Dover Plains’ resident Timothy Martinez indicates the altercation began over a pair of shoes, according to New York State Police Investigator Erich Schaefer.
“It’s stemming over an argument over a pair of sneakers,” Schaefer said, adding those involved in the fight knew each other.

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North East and Millerton negotiate contracts

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NORTH EAST — The North East Town Board’s feathers were somewhat ruffled last week after it received two service contracts from the village of Millerton that were higher than expected. Those feathers were later smoothed out to a great degree following a special Town Board meeting with the Village Board on Thursday, July 28, at Town Hall, at which the recreation and police contracts were discussed. Millerton provides both services to North East; it has done so for years.

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Scouting the local press

Cub Scouts and brothers Nathan Campbell, 10, and Shane Kraus, 7, toured The Millerton News on Friday, July 29, along with their sister, Julia Kraus, 4, as part of their Scout requirements. The boys are moving up in the ranks and have lists of required tasks to complete in order to do so. Both said they were excited to see the newspaper and its operations, so too was their little sister. She also promoted the Scouts. “The Cub Scouts are good for you,” she said. “It makes you learn stuff!”

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Art show paints a pretty picture for Schoolhouse

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MILLERTON — Little by little, the Friends of the Irondale Schoolhouse organization is creeping closer to its goal of moving the schoolhouse from its current location on Route 22 North to the Rail Trail head in downtown Millerton.
“We’ve made some very significant progress,” said Ralph Fedele, president of the Friends of the Irondale Schoolhouse.
Since the beginning of the year, Friends of the Irondale Schoolhouse has raised more than $12,000 through donations made from local residents and merchants, which is roughly double what was raised throughout 2010.

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Calling on the community to fight leukemia and lymphoma

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MILLERTON — The Big Grill restaurant on Route 22 in Millerton will hold a fundraiser event on Saturday, July 30, to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Lynne Dagata is one of the fundraiser’s organizers. She was diagnosed with a rare form of incurable leukemia six years ago.
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood or bone marrow. Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic cells in the immune system and it often spreads to the bone marrow and the blood.

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Holy cow!

Holsteins hit the airwaves
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MILLERTON — Nearly 200 members of the New York State Holstein Association attended the picnic on July 10, many crossing state lines, according to Eastern New York Junior Holstein Club Advisor Deb Phillips. Those in attendance had the opportunity to check out the cows at Willow-Brook Farm, owned by the Beneke family. Phillips said it was a successful day.

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