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By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013 - 6:14 pm
An old rule of etiquette: Don't discuss religion or politics at the dinner table. In upstate New York, one might banish two more incendiary topics from polite dining conversation: Fracking and gun control.  Since the hasty and controversial passage of New... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 16, 2012 - 12:53 pm
  Tony Fletcher Cybele Nielsen Rebecca Balzac Laurie Osmond Shandaken/Lexington 346 56 55 332 Olive/Marbletown 131 399 410 134 Woodstock 281 146 102 273 Hurley 149 223 195 133 Table of results in the May 15 Onteora school board election, broken down by... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2012 - 11:19 am
To the editor: As I run for re-election, along with Tony Fletcher, to the Onteora school board, I would like to remind voters of the many things this board has accomplished, with the help of our administration, during the four years I have been on it.  We... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 - 4:48 pm
Some parents in the Onteora school district are still smarting from the Board of Education's recent decision to reconfigure its three elementary schools. By adopting the current plan, which takes effect in the fall, the board was able to cut the budget... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 - 3:13 pm
To the editor: Having served my three-year term since being elected by the community in 2009, the last year-plus as Vice President, I would like to announce that I am running for re-election to the Onteora School Board. I am doing so because I believe in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 14, 2010 - 3:18 pm
"Fireshade": One of Drolma's masks. Photo by Andrew Hanenberg. Music writer Tony Fletcher chronicles a bonanza of new stores in Phoenicia and concludes that the Ulster County village is "phriving." The new digs include a cafe and market called Mama's Boy... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 7, 2010 - 10:48 pm
Truck, a three-day annual music fest that's been running in Britain since 1998, touched down on American soil last weekend for the first time. The venue: The Full Moon Resort in Big Indian. Local music writer Tony Fletcher says he's "desperately hoping it... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 - 4:49 pm
Clearly Woodstock ain't what it used to be: Given that the usual fare in Woodstock is either jam bands, singer-songwriters, or retro folkies, the Hold Steady’s aggressively contemporary take on bar band blues and seventies rock arrangements was not to... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 8, 2010 - 2:32 pm
Tony Fletcher couldn't resist the chance to hit the slopes yesterday: The temptation to ski Hunter in 81F/27C sunshine in early April, still with plenty snow on the mountain, and to wear shorts and t-shirt in the process, was too good to turn down.... Read more

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