ERRATUM. For readers of our last blog (Downers & Uppers), the link we supplied to Brian Branigan’s webmercial for Catskill may have failed. And some readers may have been led to an earlier version of the video, with a British-accented narrator. Here’s another try at the link: http://www.hudsondesignconsultants.com/client/catskill/slideshow If the link still does not work, try putting all of the foregoing into Google or Yahoo.
OFFERED BY AUCTION: the former Sunside Inn in
ALSO adjourned: trial of Danielle Gardella, of Cairo, who is charged with aggravated harassment (second degree) of her ex-husband, Kevin Lindau, by means of “hundreds” (he says) of scream-filled cell phone calls.
RE-ARRESTED: Jonalynn Barrett, 24, of
JAIL PROBLEMS. Need to build a new county jail (mentioned months ago in Seeing Greene) has been acknowledged officially by our county legislators, with establishment of a task force headed by William Lawrence and including Sheriff Richard Hussey and County Executive Doug Brewer. The project is sure to be expensive ($30 million? More?) and, judging from experience in neighboring
SHIVERING, on Wednesday (1/4): pupils and teachers and aides in
DANGLING: construction of sentence saying (Daily Mail,
GRANPAS FOR LIFE. That’s the putative sponsorship of a quarter-page Christmas Eve advertisement in The Daily Mail, saying: “Thank God for Christmas. The Abortion clinic will be closed so that staff can be at home with their live babies. Praise the Lord!”
VALUING GREENELAND. In terms of the sum of assessed valuations, in the year 2000 our county was worth about $2.7 billion. In 2004 the figure was $3.4 billion. The current figure is four billion dollars. That’s a big jump for a place whose population has only grown slightly and is still under 50,000.