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WEBUTUCK — With graduation on the horizon, Webutuck High School seniors Isabella Tomasetti and Taylor Edmundson will soon be leading this year’s graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

From their childhood days at Webutuck Elementary School to their upcoming commencement, both girls are longtime students in the North East (Webutuck) Central School District. While they enrolled at Webutuck at different times, they soon became immersed in the school district’s small community, forming lasting friendships with their classmates and getting...

Amenia

Klingner to lead county court clerks

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AMENIA — Known throughout the town of Amenia for a variety of roles, Town and Court Clerk Dawn Marie Klingner has taken the oath as president of the Dutchess County Magistrates Court Clerks Association. 
The Dutchess County Magistrates Court Clerks Association strives to serve elected magistrates and communities through its interactions with the court system. 

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Making a mark

Rear, from left, Eugene Brooks Intermediate School (EBIS) Assistant Principal Matthew Pascale, fifth-grade teachers Shawn Sullivan and Darrin Butland and EBIS Principal Erik Lynch congratulated fifth-grade students, front row, from left, Connor Watson, Nate Brizzie, Betsaida Franco-Sub and Sibia Choc with the Student of the Month recognition at the school board meeting on Monday, Jan. 22. Fifth-grader Miguel Rivera Lima, not pictured, was also recognized for the honor.

Town Board approves Phase I Review for highway garage land

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AMENIA — At a recent meeting, the Amenia Town Board addressed its concerns regarding liability before approving a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for land intended for the town’s new highway garage on Thursday, Jan. 18.

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Town Board gathers to organize for the year ahead

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AMENIA — By the end of last week, the Amenia Town Board had its 2018 goals and appointments set, following its annual reorganization meeting.
Due to the inclement weather, the meeting’s original date was rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 4 at Amenia Town Hall. With the exception of Councilwoman Vicki Doyle, all board members were in attendance.

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Town Board approves and renews contracts for 2018

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AMENIA— The Amenia Town Board closed the month of December by accepting and renewing contracts for a variety of services in 2018. 
All members of the board were present at the meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, save Councilman Michael DeLango.
Town Supervisor Victoria Perotti introduced the resolution for the water operator contract renewal and invited Water Operator Marco D’Antonio to speak in case there were any questions.

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Culligan, Ackerman selected as 2017 Citizens of the Year

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AMENIA — Coinciding with the various holiday celebrations, the town of Amenia and hamlet of Wassaic proudly recognized longtime residents, the late John Culligan and Tom Ackerman, as this year’s Citizens of the Year.

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Hitting the holiday note

Students of Eugene Brooks Intermediate School spread the joy of the holiday season by performing in the school’s annual winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Starting at 7 p.m., the concert drew in a good-sized crowd to the Webutuck High School auditorium. Under the direction of music teachers Eric Wiener and Jay Bradley, families were treated to a medley of songs performed by the elementary school chorus and band, followed by the middle school chorus and band. 

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Christmas concert

The Smithfield Presbyterian Church held a Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. The organist played to a full house, where a large decorated Christmas tree took center stage. The concert is an annual event at the historic church.

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Amenia Youth Theatre shines onstage at Holiday Musical Revue ’17

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AMENIA — There was an abundance of young talent to be found in the Amenia Town Hall auditorium last weekend as Amenia Youth Theatre students proudly presented this year’s Holiday Musical Revue on Sunday, Dec. 10.

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Amenia welcomes the holidays with family festivities

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AMENIA — Residents were captivated by the wonders of the holiday season as the town of Amenia hosted a weekend of festivities for the whole family.
With a full moon overhead, last Friday, Dec. 1, was the perfect night to hold the first of many holiday celebrations, starting with the Amenia Fire Company’s sixth annual Parade of Lights. From cars and trucks to tractors and wagons, the parade welcomed anything on wheels to join the fun.

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