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Jul 07, 2009 4:48 am
Claverack Supervisor James Keegan changed his mind Monday, telling The Register-Star that the Columbia County Board of Supervisors should not move the Department of Social Services out of Hudson to the old Ockawamick school in his district. Previously, Keegan voted to move DSS to Ockawamick. “Maybe the satellite should be in Claverack,” Keegan told the paper, “and have the main building in Hudson.”...Greene County lawmakers have scheduled a 6 p.m. Aug. 5 public hearing in the Greene County office building at 411 Main St. in Catskill for comments on the $2.03 million being requested under a $14.96 million Columbia-Greene Community College budget, according to The Daily Freeman....The New York State Senate continues to act like fourth-graders who do not know all the rules to playing Model UN. They failed again Monday to act on any of the people's business, and instead filed more lawsuits, according to Capitol Confidential....Hudsonia, the nonprofit environmental research institute based at Bard College, is offering a one-day workshop July 21 for developers, environmental consultants, engineers, biologists, site managers, regulatory officials, and policy-makers who want to include biodiversity concerns in land use planning and site design. The workshop will be from 5-8 p.m. at Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg, The Daily Freeman reports.


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