ROWE KEPT ON
Onteora School Board
Renews Super Contract As Its Search Starts To Deepen
Onteora School Board voted unanimously to add a year onto Superintendent
Hal Rowe’s ten-year contract, which was due to expire this June.
At Monday’s school board meeting, board president Marino D’Orazio
said, 'He has done an excellent job for our school district.
He’s the right person to remain in place through next year,
and he has graciously offered to help us out in this time of
Last Farm In Town...
Ingram's Glad Kipt Kill Farm In Olivebridge Still Has Its Generational
By Tree McElhinenny
turn of the century 40% of the United States labor force was
made up of farmers. 100 years later this figure has fallen to
less than 2% with the greatest loss occurring in family farms.
Luckily for us, however, there is still one working farm left
in the town of Olive where you can get fresh eggs, pork, beef,
and, if there is extra, a bale or two of hay for your horse
The wide open road-
a view from route 28 A
Smoking Ban Where?
The Only Big Effect Of The New Non-Smoking Plan Is At Snyders...
By Jim Gordon
Seeking to push
a smoking ban in all restaurants and bars, the Ulster County
Tobacco Free Action Coalition recently released results of
a poll the group commissioned that found nearly 94 percent
of those surveyed believe second-hand smoke is harmful and
90 percent say they would be as likely or more likely to go
to restaurants if smoking in them is prohibited.
is considering a ban on smoking in all public spaces and work
places, including restaurants, and taverns which derive more
then 40 percent of their income from food service, as opposed
to liquor sales. Such laws have been adopted in a handful
of other counties in the state, including Dutchess County,
and New York City, as well as in municipalities nationally.