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Grants for school teachers in need of classroom equipment

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POUGHKEEPSIE >> A local charitable foundation is accepting applications from public and parochial school teachers for classroom equipment, classroom projects and professional development.

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley is offering $46,000 in grants to teachers in Dutchess, Ulster and Orange counties.

Source:: Daily Freeman

January 27, 2015 |

8th annual ‘Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In’ today in Hyde Park

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HYDE PARK >> The 8th annual “Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In” is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. May 3 at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor’s Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home, 4070 Albany Post Road.

This is a fund-raiser for the Town of Hyde Park Historical Society.

Attendees will knit or crochet acrylic four-ply yarn blocks 7 by 9 inches that will be assembled into afghans and donated to those in need.

Source:: Daily Freeman

January 27, 2015 |

Silver to be replaced as NY Assembly speaker; Cahill says decision is in ‘best interest’ of state

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By Associated Press and Freeman staff

ALBANY >> Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed Tuesday to give up the position he has held for two decades in the wake of federal corruption charges.

Silver’s decision, announced late Tuesday by Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, came after Democratic lawmakers met behind closed doors for two days to discuss their response to the turmoil that appears likely to end one of the longest active tenures in American state politics.

Source:: Daily Freeman

January 27, 2015 |

Woman says bank branch in Highland gave her counterfeit $100 bill, won’t replace it

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By Ariel Zangla

HIGHLAND >> A Milton woman says she was given a counterfeit $100 bill by her bank and that the fake currency wasn’t discovered until she tried to deposit the money in another financial institution.

Mary Ann Barbero said she withdrew $5,000 from an account at Citizens Bank in Highland on a Saturday in late September and then put the cash, which was in a white envelope, into a safe at her home.

Source:: Daily Freeman

January 27, 2015 |

Law & Disorder: Jan. 28, 2015

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The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

Kingston

• Criminal mischief: Emily Battle, 29, of Kingston, was arrested by state police at Ulster at 9:45 a.m. Monday at 125 Hill Road in the town of Kingston and charged with felony criminal mischief to property valued at more than $250, the misdemeanors of menacing, trespass and criminal mischief by preventing an emergency call and the violation of harassment.

Source:: Daily Freeman

January 27, 2015 |
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