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Christmas Kick-off: Main Street Eureka Springs presents holiday events

Main Street Eureka Springs is working to ensure that visitors and locals have a holly, jolly Christmas. The organization hosted its Christmas Kick-off on Thursday, Nov. 16, inviting business owners in downtown Eureka Springs to hear about the events happening during the holidays this year. Jack Moye


Berryville School Board OK's stadium work; Ready for 2018 season?

BERRYVILLE - With a major construction projects in the works, the Berryville School Board voted this week to make the first step on a new football stadium. Berryville patrons approved a 4.45 mill property tax increase in September. Plans call for a new high school to be built at the site of the curr

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-11-24 13:50:00

Transition: Patrick Allen Griffith (Feb. 26, 1953-Nov. 7, 2017)

Patrick Allen Griffith of Eureka Springs, born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia on Feb. 26, 1953 to Frank and Jane (Lenone) Griffith. He departed this life on Nov. 7, 2017 in the company of his wife, Terri, at the age of 64. Pat or Bear as many knew him, spent his childhood in Dayton, Ohio, Los Angeles, an


The Natural Way: Bet on it

Most of you who I have had the great pleasure to get to know understand my background as being solidly planted in Western Medicine and in medical research. Im also a teacher, as when understandings occur from research it is only important if you can get the message out. Those of you who know me also


Bates Architects, Johnson Architecture chosen for hospital renovation

When it comes to the renovations at the hospital, the Eureka Springs Hospital Commission is in business. The commission agreed on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to choose Bates Architects and Johnson Architecture to manage the project. The commissions other option was Morrison Architecture and Polk Stanley Wil


Planning commission approves CUP on Pivot Rock Road

With the help of the Eureka Springs Planning Commission, Keith and Michelle Frey are ready to move into town. On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the commission approved the couples application for a conditional use permit at Tall Pines Inn on Pivot Rock Road. Chairwoman Melissa Greene said all the conditions of t


CAPC workshop focuses on 2018 budget, five-year plan for Christmas

The Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission is a lot closer to finalizing its 2018 budget. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the commission met for a workshop to discuss budget items. Chairwoman Susan Harman asked director Mike Maloney why he dropped the internet expenses, and Maloney said its


HDC approves work at Crescent Cottage Inn

Ray Dilfield is restoring Crescent Cottage Inn after a fire, and he has the support of the Eureka Springs Historic District Commission. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the commission heard a request from Dilfield to remove two secondary chimneys on the structure. The fire weakened the structure, Dilfield sai


Studies of parking, lead, asbestos to help Housatonic School redevelopment

GREAT BARRINGTON - The full extent of lead and asbestos at the former Housatonic School has always been a mystery. But with grant money now in hand, town officials are about to demystify how many toxins are there, and how much it might cost to get rid of them. "We need to put a number on that," sai

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-24 22:12:17

Letter: Pay what for what?

The irony of the attorney general asking for authorization to spend $150,000 on experts to contest a $175,000 rate increase in Sheffield ("Proposal: Water rate would surge 58 percent," Eagle, Nov. 20). Maybe the next article should focus on the swamp in Boston. What businessman would spend money in

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-24 20:21:18

Local humane society offers Black Friday pet adoption deal

MENANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Black Friday is a great time to get a good deal, but can you really put a price on the unconditional love of a pet? The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society offered discounts on adoptions on Friday. Sarah and Mickey Visk returned from their honeymoon on Thursday night. Their first s

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-25 00:18:08

State police Troop F accepting donations for Toys for Tots drive

Santa Claus made an appearance at the Walkway Over the Hudson Friday afternoon and took photos with children. The event was free and open to the public. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Those hoping to spread cheer to local children and families this holiday season are encouraged t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 23:30:04

Film captures making of the Great Sacandaga Lake

The Great Sacandaga Lake is a playland for boaters, swimmers and anglers, but beneath the surface lies a story of personal sacrifice for the greater good. A new documentary, "Harnessing Nature, Building the Great Sacandaga," tells that story. The film, produced by the Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-24 11:25:03

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

Tour these historic properties during the holidays

Aside from being beautiful places to tour during the holidays, these Hudson Valley homes are a piece of local history. "Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House remains an important surviving example of exceptional 19th Century architecture associated with an important Rockland County founding family, Jacob S

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Grateful Dead auction features artwork of Ulster artist Jan Sawka

An auction of rare Grateful Dead memorabilia is showcasing the Hudson Valley's strong links to the rock band known for its enduring legacy and loyal following of fans. More than 100 items are on an online auction block from Nov. 22 through Dec. 9 thanks to Jesse Kant, wife of the late Hal Kant, the

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Council to meet on tax increase

The Oneonta Common Council will meet Monday to find out why the tax levy increase is proposed at 3 percent when the 2018 spending plan is down, and the mayor said Friday he hopes the budget proposal can be trimmed to minimize a tax increase. The 2018 budget proposal carries a total increase in city-

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-25 01:40:24

Crowds find Black Friday deals at mall

Black Friday, the day-after Thanksgiving, is when large retailers slash their prices to cash in on the start of the holiday-shopping season. In Oneonta, the day was marked by a steady stream of cars flowing in and out of Southside Mall and Walmart. JCPenney opened at 2 p.m. Thursday to a line that

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-25 02:34:14

Business Beat: Two winners named in roofing contest

The Facebook page for Premier Roofing and Remodeling recently was speckled with photographs of sorry-looking roofs. But for a good reason. The company held a contest for a roof-giveaway on Thanksgiving, when results were announced on Facebook. The contest yielded two cases with votes "too close to c

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 23:51:56

Reporter's Notebook: Self-defense for women gets boost at SUCO

The State University College at Oneonta has held women's self-defense classes since the 1990s, but University Police and Chief Jennifer Fila are trying to get the word out again that the course is available to students and faculty. "We've kind of reinvigorated the program with fresh young blood," sa

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 22:44:59