Monday, March 7, 2011

3-7-11: boat versus dog, ice storm again

Sam Pratt has a map showing power outages.

I'm uploading a video of March snow now. See it here.

There is a Kinderhook in Illinois.

Scholarships from the Hudson Pride Foundation.

A visit to the Shakers in New Lebanon.

If a state judge says you violated zoning, maybe you did.

Where to stay in Hudson in 1960. Back when the Crandell-type theater was the norm everywhere: a movie theater on Warren street.

Chatham food coop dinner.

The Hook Boat Club: 31 acres, 15+ residences, 10+ other structures, marina, pavilion, Hudson River views, grant for rail crossing, surrounded by state land, private, Assessment: $358,600.00, Tax burden: $7,093.00

Will the dog man, your humble blogger: 14 acres, 1 residence, 1 barn, 1 shed, 1 garage, no waterfront, no state land, semi-private, Assessment: $465,000.00Tax burden: $9,198.00

Fair or not fair? Please discuss. More than 10 times as many building, twice as much land, better land, better privacy, better protection from development, Hudson river access, etc. and yet pays about 25% less in tax.

I'm definitely going to this trails conference.

This local list of farm markets is far from complete.

This is the official sex offenders look up site.

Great concert coming to town.

Video on Copake.

Indoor market in Hudson. Should check it out.

You can a t-shirt for a team which doesn't exist here.

Tweet from the diner.

Chicks arrived in the mail, mixed breed assortment, all 50 survived so far.

"Expansion of Water Resources for the Village of Philmont, New York.  A hydrogeologic evaluation for the expansion of groundwater resources for the Village of Philmont, Columbia County, New York was performed by Continental Placer. The purpose of the investigation was to evaluate the potential for locating an additional groundwater supply source for the Village, which is not under the direct influence of surface water impacts. The study incorporated the review of existing data, evaluation of the site, analysis of previous pumping test data, installation of an observation well, and performing and evaluating an aquifer pumping test for the Village of Philmont."

And what did they find out?

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on the 9th day of March, 2011 at 7:25 P.M. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at the Columbia County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson, New York, the Columbia County Board of Supervisors shall hold a Public Hearing, pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law Ch. 36-a, Art. II, § 20(5), on the enactment of Local Law No. 4 of 2011, establishing the annual salaries of Elections Commissioners in Columbia County at an amount of $20,000. The proposed Local Law is subject to referendum on petition pursuant to § 24(2)(h) of the Municipal Home Rule Law and § 400(3) of the County Law.
This Notice is given pursuant to a directive of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors.
Dated: February 28, 2011 Hudson, New York

Volume buyer of manufactured homes: Summerset Landing

Dean's List at College of St. Rose: Columbia County students, congrats. 
AUSTERLITZ Brianna Diskin CANAAN Ashley Lillie GHENT Brooke Kneller, Carla McGrath HUDSON Katherine Gardner, Lauren Maisenbacher, Breanne Pfeiffer, Michelle Wahl NEW LEBANON Rosa McKeon STUYVESANT Nicole Palermo VALATIE April Burtis, Karolyn Eberhardt

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