Seniors Stephan Bielecki and Kayla Wolfram
test out Kayla's ability to drive under computer-simulated impairment
using an interactive virtual-reality system brought to the school
last week before Prom Night by the Alcohol Awareness program.
Stephan, who's spending his senior year at UCCC, is the program's
Limits Of Zoning
Al Higley Pushes His Hanover Farms Into Possible
Legal Challenge Against Town
By Phoenicia Times Staff
The June meeting of the Shandaken Town Board had some unexpected
sparks on Monday when the light agenda was filled out by legal
arguments over a local farm stand, accusations of illegal
town meetings and questions about the town requesting a $15,000
check from Crossroads Ventures.
Town Board Negotiates NYC Into Funding For A Reed Bed
System Feasibility Study
By Paul Smart
was a date that had significant meaning for Phoenicia. That’s
the deadline New York City gave last year for the hamlet
to make a final leap for the $17 million sewer system lure
they’ve been dangling out to the community, like all
Catskills municipalities, in recent years… a proposal
the community of 280 or so homes narrowly turned down via
a system-wide referendum vote in February, 2007.
Treasures Of History
Margarete de Soleil Takes A Shine To Sharing
Glories Of Shandaken History
6/5/2008 By Violet Snow
A dog-powered treadmill for churning butter.
A fluter, two pieces of molded iron for pressing
ruffles into clothing. Photographs of students
in the 1940’s, standing in front of one-room
schools in Phoenicia, Pine Hill, and other hamlets.
World War I letters from local boys stationed
To Shift Gears
New OCS Board Promises To Stop
5-8 , Defeated Board Sticks To Its Fiscal Guns
By Lisa Childers
Newly elected Onteora district school board
members, Donna Flayhan, Ralph Legnini, Ann McGillicuddy
and Laurie Osmond are gearing up for immediate
changes as promised during their campaign, while
tackling all July business that comes with it.
In the mean time, they are meeting with previous
school board members and will attend a school
board orientation June 7 in Newburgh.
Kayak and Canoe Club of New York will host its 42nd
annual kayak and slalom races on the Esopus Creek
the weekeknd of June 7 & 8. Racing will start
at noon on Saturday and 10am on Sunday. The starting
line will be at the Woodland Valley Bridge, off
Route 28, just north of Phoenicia.