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Mar 06, 2011 9:00 am
Just seven supervisors return county administrator survey
Francesca Olsen of the Register-Star reports that only seven supervisors out of 23 have filled out and returned a seven-question survey seeking their thoughts and suggestions related to the development of a county manager/administrator. The survey was also given to the county’s department heads — 11 out of 28 sent their responses to Human Resources Director John Rutkey Jr. who is compiling the results for the subcommittee. It was handed out in mid-February.

Chamber awards local businesses at Mardi Gras party
Miguel Madera of the Daily Mail reports on Saturday night's March 5 event where the Heart of Catskill Association gave awards to business of the year Hillcrest Press, businessman of the year Joe Annese, of the Wine Cellar, and business woman of the year, optometrist Dr. Christine Scrodanus.

Hudson on TV
Carole Osterink of Gossips of Rivertown writes that WMHT has announced plans to do a 60-minute television special called Our Town Hudson which will air in June 2011 and is recruiting volunteers to shoot video that shows what's special about Hudson. There's to be an informational meeting and training session here on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at John L. Edwards Primary School, 360 State Street (behind the Hudson Area Library).

Flood watch in effect throughout region
The Daily Freeman reports on the potential for rising waters in rivers and streams in the Catskills and Ulster County, with warmer temperatures, melting snow cover, and rain raising the potential for ice breakups and jams, as well as blocked storm drains. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. Residents should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.