DAY AT GLENBROOK PARK...
Jessie Slater of the Mets takes a bead on an Indians' ace Nick
Grant fastball. The Indians took the first of two games, the
Yankees the second.
It A Mutiny, Then...
Sewer Committee Reforms To Look For Alternatives, Replace Cross
By Phoenicia Times Staff
At the start of a meeting of the Phoenicia wastewater committee
Tuesday night chairman Charlie Frasier apologized to the dozens
in attendance for the chilly conditions. The cool Catskill nights
had made the inside of the parish hall on Main Street a crisp
temperature, and he was concerned that it would create a less
than comfortable atmosphere for the session.
Budget Passes, Resnick & Rosenfeld Win As Rest Of Onteora
Reasserts Its Power
By Lisa Childers
The Onteora school election results at the Middle/High School
were delayed into the late hour on Tuesday, May 16, but administrators
tiredly left pleased that their 2006-2007 school budget safely
In what was almost a repeat of last year’s election, the
delay was due to the town of Olive showing up to vote in large
numbers attempting to bring in their own local candidate, write-in
George Haug, and vote the district’s budget down. Polls
at Bennett Elementary School closed late due to long delayed lines
and the write-in ballot had to be counted.
Coalition Gets Heavy
CWT Board Refuses To Step Up To City Negotiations, Vows To Punish
By Phoenicia Times Staff
The Coalition of Watershed towns is getting heavy with towns that
have griped about its rising membership dues based on fears that
the entity has lost sight of its original mission to serve as
a counterbalance to New York City watershed regulations in favor
of a growing number of pet political issues dear to its autocratic
(and largely unchanging/all male) executive committee’s
A Friend Of Ours
Beloved Justine Winter Dies Of Cancer As District
Mourns Her Personal Touch
By Paul Smart
“I am a cancer survivor” is how the
late, and much missed, Superintendent Justine Winters
explained her resignation after a year and a half
of unanimously-praised service to the Onteora Central
School district back in February. She explained
how her colon cancer had been in remission when
she took the job. But then it returned.
Filming Of ‘Killer Cat’
Klecanda ‘s Off To Reel Teens!
Roman Klecanda of Phoenicia, a ninth-grader at Onteora
High School, had never made a movie before when he
created “Killer Cat”, the short film that
landed in this year’s Reel Teens Festival, showing
June 2, 3, and 4 at the movie theater in Hunter. Out
of 438 films submitted from across America and around
the world, his is one of 72 that were accepted.