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MILLERTON — Those who knew Myron “Mike” Rindsberg felt fortunate to do so. He was generous of spirit, kind and nurturing. And for roughly 30 years he was the much beloved superintendent of the North East (Webutuck) Central School District.

“He didn’t stand on ceremony at all, that wasn’t my dad,” said his daughter, Jane Emily Rindsberg. “He was pretty modest. A lot of students remember my dad wearing Levi’s, I don’t think jeans, probably corduroys, which was pretty progressive for a superintendent. He always liked to hang...

Millerton

‘May the odds be ever in your favor’

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MILLERTON — The Moviehouse opened its doors shortly before midnight on Thursday, March 22, for the premiere showing of “The Hunger Games,” based on the hit series of novels by Suzanne Collins.
The story involves a post-apocalyptic world where a young boy and girl from each of 12 districts are selected to fight to the death in a televised battle.
Tickets were presold and fans lined up outside waiting for the doors to open at 11 p.m. for a costume contest and celebration.
Amanda Becker, 12, made the trip up from New York City to see the much-anticipated film at The Moviehouse.

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Millerton springs into fashion

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MILLERTON — Loosely conceived as an opportunity to shake off the winter doldrums and celebrate the early spring the area has been enjoying, Millerton shopkeepers Kate Carty, Jan Gilmor and Barbara Walker of BW’s Eagle Eye are throwing their shop doors open wide and inviting customers to “Spring Into Fashion” this weekend, Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1.

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North East adopts flood damage prevention law

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NORTH EAST — The Town Board held a public hearing on its first local law of 2012 on Thursday, March 8. It dealt with flood damage prevention, and was drafted so the town could comply with the current requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

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Schulman, Middlebrook win Millerton election

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MILLERTON — The Millerton village elections were held on Tuesday, March 20, in which Democrats Debbie Middlebrook and Yosh Schulman held on to their positions as Village Board trustees.
Middlebrook received a total of 83 votes and Schulman pulled in 80 votes. Both ran on the Democratic ticket.
The other candidates, both running on the Republican ticket, were Dave McGhee, who earned 52 votes and John “Jack” Thompson, who received 30 votes.
Middlebrook was thankful to everyone who voted.

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‘May the odds be ever in your favor’

kaylas@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — The Moviehouse opened before midnight on Thursday, March 22, for the premiere showing of “The Hunger Games,” based on the popular novels by Suzanne Collins.
The story involves a post-apocalyptic world where a boy and girl from each of the 12 districts are selected to fight to the death in a televised battle.
Moviehouse tickets were presold and fans lined up outside waiting for the doors to open at 11 p.m. for a costume contest and celebration.

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Golden Wok wins top honors

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MILLERTON — Golden Wok Chinese and Japanese Cuisine won the Tang Ho Quality Award for Chinese Catering Industry in America and was awarded a rating of three stars at a conference held Sunday and Monday, Feb. 12 and 13.
The conference was organized by The World Association of Chinese Cuisine and The China Cuisine Association.
Only 300 restaurants nationwide were considered for the award and 60 winners chosen.
Amy Yang, manager of Golden Wok, attended the conference and accepted the award.

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Town hashes out details of landfill maintenance agreement

kaylas@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — The Town Board recently discussed its maintenance agreement regarding the now defunct municipal landfill. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now requiring that a deed restriction be placed on that parcel so it would restrict any activity on the landfill cap itself.
However, the town wants to specify that it could potentially opt to use other portions of the property not associated with the cap. For instance, in the past there have been talks about using the landfill as a transfer station.

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Accessory apartments program now available in Millerton

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MILLERTON — During the Millerton Village Board meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, Jocelyn Ayer from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation presented information regarding the Accessory Apartments program.
The foundation has compiled information for interested home-owners regarding turning space in their homes into apartments.
“The goal is to help home-owners by providing tools to turn empty space into rentable space,” she said.
Ayer presented booklets with information that was specific to Millerton residents.

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Seven years later, GRJH site plan approved

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NORTH EAST — With an audible sigh of relief, the Planning Board gave final approval to GRJH’s site plan for the Sunoco station on Route 44 — it took seven years before the applicant met the conditions set by the board — conditions such as getting its LED-illuminated sign into compliance.

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Dolls and more at NECC

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MILLERTON — Girl power was in full force at the North East Community Center (NECC) on Saturday, March 3, during the American Girl Reader’s Theatre Workshop.
Lesley Gyorsk, children’s activities director at the Amenia Free Library, developed this program to help girls with self esteem and as a way to connect with her daughter, who she said is “very into the American Girl dolls and books.”

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