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He had a dream…

Take it with a grain of salt, but I dreamed about Supervisor Baden telling me that he had a dream, which he described exactly as in the above picture… Really scary! Speaking of Supervisor Baden, there is a rumor that … Continue reading

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Skate Time vote cancelled…

ACCORD – With a single sentence, the Town of Rochester abandoned its pursuit of Skate Time 209 as its new town hall/recreation center. “The Referendum vote scheduled 12/7/21 for the purchase of Skate Time has been cancelled,”the town wrote on … Continue reading

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By popular demand… (10)

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Dear Town Board, what were you thinking?

November 30th, 2021 RE: Skate Time Purchase Dear Supervisor Baden and Town Board Members: The management of a small town is like the management of a small company. A well-run company has a strategic plan, solid finances and a clear … Continue reading

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The silence of the sheep…

It’s an indisputable fact that our neighboring towns took responsible action regarding the retail sale and public consumption of recreational marijuana. The elected leaders of Wawarsing, Marbletown, Esopus, Saugerties, Rhinebeck and Red Hook have shown respect for their constituents. They … Continue reading

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Is Rochester pro Cannabis or pro Marijuana?

On March 31, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo – the son of a bridge – signed legislation (S.854-A/A.1248-A) legalizing adult-use cannabis in New York. Social consumption sites and delivery services are now permitted. Cities, towns, and villages may opt-out of allowing … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to all… and a happy referendum!

jdm (to be continued)

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Striking improvement observed at Skate Time 209 – (9)

As everybody expected, the motivated sellers of Skate Time 209 – Stephen Apkon and Marcina Hale – rushed to improve the property ahead of the December 7 referendum… jdm (to be continued)

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Referendum on the Purchase of Skate Time 209

The Town of Rochester will hold a referendum on Tuesday, December 7 to seek residents’ approval of a proposal to buy the former Skate Time 209 building and six acres, located at the corner of Route 209 and Mettacahonts Road, … Continue reading

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What a coincidence! – 8

A referendum in which voters decide to buy or not to buy Skate Time 209, is scheduled for December 7, 12 noon to 9 pm. If the deal goes through, the current owners of Skate Time 209 will make a … Continue reading

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