Reader Susan Henderson sent
in this photo by a friend of a stunning winter rainbow visable
from the Boiceville Market parking lot,across Rt.28, over the
school on a recent Saturday, proving there are benefits to this
Coalition Is Our Ally?
Watershed Towns Side With Town In Large Parcel
By Paul Smart
(2/24/06) By Olive Press Staff
It was a nearly unanimous decision by the Coalition of Watershed
Towns Executive Committee that it’s within its rights
to get involved with the controversial large parcel legislation.
In The Feds Now
Hinchey Asks Army Corps Of Engineers To Help
Stem Reservoir Flooding
By Olive Press Staff
At a press conference in his Kingston office last week, Congressman
Maurice Hinchey formally called for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
to assist the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
with its dam inspections in the New York City Watershed where
the City owns and maintains five reservoirs. The Congressman
also called for the Army Corps to be involved in helping the
City develop flood prevention strategies.
New Tax Exemptions
Board Passes Relief Measures For Olive Seniors
& Veterans At January Meeting
By Gary Alexander
The Olive Town Board passed its first two local laws of 2006
in January at special meetings held to address changes in property
tax exemptions available to senior citizens and veterans.