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Benefits of tourism in Palenville being explored

Jul 04, 2014 6:30 am
William J. Kemble is reporting in the Daily Freeman supporters of an effort to brand Palenville as a tourist destination are confident the hamlet can attract visitors without becoming a burden on residential property owners. At a Town Board meeting Tues., July 1, community organizers sought to clarify a study released in April by students at SUNY Albany. That study promoted the potential economic benefits of focusing on tourism while retaining the community’s rural character. Town Board members last month heard from several Palenville residents who were upset by proposals to boost tourism in the hamlet. Read the full story in the Daily Freeman.