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Feb 14, 2011 3:11 am
Fire levels garden shed/workshop at Camphill
An early-morning fire destroyed a three-bay garden shed on Camphill Village Road at Camphill Village Sunday, February 13, Diane Valden reports in The Columbia Paper. Camphill Village is a 600-acre residential community in Copake for people with developmental disabilities.

Fifth litter of Cat'n Around felines set for creation
The Catskill Chamber of Commerce held a gathering on February 13 where artists and sponsors got together to make plans for the fifth annual Cat’n Around Catskill public art project. 52 sponsors picked from 73 designs. The cats go up again for Memorial Day.

Millionaires tax’ to be topic of debate Feb. 14
Should the super-rich continue to pay a bit more in state taxes or not? That's the talk today in Albany legislative chambers... whether to cut half the state budget gap in one fell swoop or not.

School transportation requests due by April 1
A reminder: parents who plan to send their children to private or parochial schools in 2011-12 need to file transportation requests is April 1.

Valentine's Day kind to local businesses
The Register-Star notes that the past weekend was big for chocolate, flower and amorous gift purchases. Wonder why?