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By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 10:48 am
The Liberty Indy bemoans the mighty ruts left behind by local dirt warriors: For over 4-years we worked hard, hundreds of volunteer hours, thousands of dollars, endless campaigning, all to get this trail opened - and in 30 seconds it all gets thrown out... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 31, 2010 - 6:04 pm
Are we living in a "dollar-store economy?" That's what the Times Herald-Record asked yesterday in a story about the opening of new dollar stores in Livingston Manor, Florida and Wallkill. The answer is a resounding yes:While more upscale retailers... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 7, 2010 - 11:02 pm
Never mind a movie theatre or a stoplight: The tiny Ulster County town of Denning is too small even to have a town park. That's about to change, thanks to local realtor Jennifer Grimes, who's looking for a few good dirt- and flower-wranglers to help put... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 4, 2010 - 8:41 pm
That's the kind of candid rhetoric I like from a local restaurant: Well…. I am the new owner and operator of the Munson Diner, let me just say… none of the same old crap… only quality food at a fair price…. I opened on the morning of the 22nd…No previous... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 12:37 pm
Akira Ohiso has photographic evidence of the seizure of a business on North Main Street in Liberty for tax delinquency. That giant orange "SEIZED" sign is pretty terrifying.
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 2:43 pm
Why don't more farmers grow nuts? That's what Jerry Henkin, a member of the Northen Nut Growers Association, wants to know. We met Henkin last month at the Farm to Market Connection conference last month in Liberty, NY, where he showed us a slew of... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 29, 2010 - 10:22 am
A descendent of the founders of the resort that inspired Dirty Dancing is now the hospitality directory at a Jewish retirement community in Lauderhill, Florida. In the spirit of Passover, which starts tomorrow, Elaine Grossinger Etess tells the Fort... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010 - 1:24 pm
There's a tremendous appetite out there for local foods, and it's growing. Farmers are willing to feed the market. A growing network of distributors and retailers is having great success selling food from small farms. But there's a huge gap in the local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 - 10:08 pm
Momma D has the details. I announced in November that my friend and I had ventured into a new project. One that would take a lot of time and a lot of organizing. We are diligently working to open a Children's Museum in our hometown.

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