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PINE PLAINS — The Town Board meeting on Thursday, March 16, was swift. During the roughly 40 minutes of regular business, a number of issues were addressed.

The meeting began with a ceremony honoring the Highway Department’s Motor Equipment Operator (MEO) Gary Peeze, for his 20-plus years working for the town.

There was a moment of silence for the late Water Company Superintendent Gary Keeler, who passed away on March 5. 

Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) Chairman John Hoffman III informed the board that he had resident Rachel Greenfield Minkoff...

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School board discusses professional development

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PINE PLAINS— The Pine Plains Central School District Board of Education (BOE) met for regular business on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the middle school library.
The board went over housekeeping items.
Public comment
BOE President Fred “Chip” Couse opened the floor for Nathaniel Hieter from the town of Clinton.

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When neighbors lend a helping hand

 
ANCRAM — Starting this month, Ancramdale Neighbors Helping Neighbors Association (ANHNA) is asking for assistance with donations of school supplies for children in need. Collected supplies will go to the Taconic Hills, Pine Plains and North East (Webutuck) school districts.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors has been collecting school supplies for 10 years in Ancramdale and has been distributing the supplies to local school districts for as long.

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ZBA considers variance request for new fire annex

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PINE PLAINS — The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met on Tuesday, July 26, to continue  discussion of Pine Plains Hose Company No. 1’s application for an area variance for its proposed project — building an additional storage garage at 7 Lake Road, across from the existing firehouse.

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Pine Plains talks historical designations

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PINE PLAINS— People live in New York’s Harlem Valley because they love it. It’s understandable, then, that many of those people want to do what they can to preserve their hometowns.

That’s one reason why there’s the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOPRHP). 

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Summer days in the sun

From left, friends Rieloy Parr, Logan Myers, John Dreizler Jr., Taylor Harroson and Tom Raneri enjoyed a refreshing splash in the water at the Stissing Lake beach on Sunday, July 24.

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Scoop now mixes ‘mocktails’

HILLSDALE— As the summer season rolls on, ice-cream bars around the area are welcoming the surge of seasonal customers who need summertime relief. 
Village Scoop in Hillsdale is a popular place on hot summer days. But unlike the other ice cream parlors, the Village Scoop has a twist — it has just recently opened the first alcohol-free bar in Columbia County. 

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Planning Board approves kennel sign

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PINE PLAINS  — The Pine Plains Planning Board voted to approve a permit to allow the placement of a new road sign for Hammertown Kennels, located at 7869 Route 82, at its meeting on Wednesday, July 13.
According to Michael Gray, the applicant’s representative, the purpose of the sign is to advertise the kennel.

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Pine Plains voters reject plans to fund new firehouse

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PINE PLAINS — The fire district’s quest to gain voter approval to finance a new $400,000 firehouse annex across the street from the existing firehouse was shot down Tuesday, July 19, by an overwhelming majority. With a total of 228 votes, residents cast 189 votes against the measure and just 38 votes in favor of it; one vote was void due to an error. 

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Board of Ed reorganizes for 2016-17

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PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Central School District Board of Education (BOE) held its annual organizational meeting on Wednesday, July 13.
New member Amie Fredericks and incumbent Fred “Chip” Couse were sworn in. Incumbent Anne Arent was sworn in at a previous meeting, though she took her oath of office as vice president with the others on July 13.

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Town enjoys Rec Committee’s flea market

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PINE PLAINS— The town saw its first flea market, hosted by the town Recreation Committee, on the morning of Saturday, July 16. Several tents were lined up at the Pine Plains recreation fields with items such as antiques, toys, games, hunting gear and other household items.
The flea market, an idea thought of by Recreation Committee member Ray Christiansen, was meant to be a “fun” event to help fund the town’s many recreation programs.

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