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PINE PLAINS — Coming on the heels of the public health epidemic related to opioid addiction, the Council on Addiction Prevention and Education (CAPE) of Dutchess County has developed prevention, education and recovery services to help address the problem from the ground up. Among the services now available to individuals and families looking to find their own path to recovery, A Group of Strangers, which meets in Pine Plains, seeks to engage people in a conversation about addiction and demonstrate that recovery is possible.

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Taking the oath

The Pine Plains Lions Club held its annual installation of officers on Monday, July 9, at the Pine Plains Lions Pavilion. Lions District 20-0 Governor Peter Lyons installed a full slate of officers for 2012-13. From left: Lyons, Recording Secretary Linda Cordella, Corresponding Secretary Karen Osterhoudt and Director Patricia Nannetti.

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Stissing Sprint wins high praise in third year

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PINE PLAINS — More than 100 athletes descended upon Stissing Lake in Pine Plains to take part in the third annual Stissing Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, July 7.
The race was comprised of three legs: a half-mile swim in Stissing Lake; a 17-mile bike ride through Pine Plains, Gallatin and Ancram; and a 3.7-mile run around Stissing Lake.
“The triathlon was originally created to show off the beauty of the area while holding an exciting athletic event,” said triathlon director Jen Chase.

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Fun in the sun

PINE PLAINS — The beach at Stissing Lake is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There is no charge for Pine Plains residents. Nonresidents pay $3 for a day pass, $25 for a season pass or $50 for a family season pass. Nonresident senior citizens may pay $15 for a season pass. Beach passes may be purchased at the beach on Beach Road across from the Lions Pavilion.

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BOE appoints Fred Couse Jr. as member

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PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Board of Education (BOE) at its meeting on June 20, interviewed candidates to fill the position left vacant by JoAnn Wolfe’s recent resignation, and settled on Fred “Chip” Couse Jr. over candidates Charles Hanlon and previous board member Karen Orton.
The interviews were held at 6 p.m., and the board went into executive session before the start of the regular meeting at 7 p.m.
After returning from executive session the board opened the floor to public comment.

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Court clerk judged to be invaluable

Court Clerk Maryanne Lennon was presented with a plaque at the Pine Plains Town Board meeting on Thursday, June 21, for her 42 years of service. Town Supervisor Brian Coons recognized her “long and distinguished career” with the town and thanked her for her dedication and her commitment. From the left are Councilwoman Sandra David, Councilman George Keeler, Lennon, Councilman Jim Jackson, Councilwoman Rosemary Lyons-Chase and Coons.

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Board decides against purchase of new police car

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PINE PLAINS — The Town Board finally acted on Police Officer in Charge Mike Lawson’s request for a new cruiser at its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 21. It had tabled the issue at its previous two board meetings. Lawson made the initial request on April 19.
Lawson asked to replace a 1999 Crown Victoria which he said was “at the end of its life.”
The car has 95,000 miles on its odometer, but according to Lawson that number should be doubled because of the hours the car has sat idling.

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Seymour Smith fifth-graders celebrate moving up

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PINE PLAINS — The fifth-graders of Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center celebrated their moving up ceremony on the lawn on Friday, June 22.
Despite the heat, friends and family members filled the risers on the lawn and set up their own chairs to fill the lawn with love and support for the class of 2019.
Alex Bouche, a graduate of Pine Plains High School, spoke to the students to give them some advice.

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Affordable housing talks revisited

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PINE PLAINS — Affordable Housing Task Force Chairman Jack McQuade and Town Planner Bonnie Franson appeared at the Town Board’s meeting on Thursday, June 21, to give an update on the group’s work thus far.
The task force, formed in October 2010, has conducted a town-wide housing survey and written an affordable housing report, which it submitted to the Town Board last week.
McQuade said the group is ready to “take it to the next phase,” if the board so desires. He then gave the floor to Franson.

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FRIENDS concert

PINE PLAINS — The FRIENDS of the Pine Plains Free Library held its first of four free concerts on Sunday, June 10, featuring the Saints of Swing with Rene Bailey. Town Supervisor Brian Coons kicked off the event at the Lions Club Pavilion, where more than 90 people enjoyed the swinging sounds of the band with a little bit of rock ’n’ roll and the voice of Miss Bailey.

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Seymour Smith Musical

Ryan Marino as Mr. Big B. Wolf sang “Have Mercy” while surrounded by his supporters (from left) Isabella Torre, Leah Brody, Jackie Povall, Emma Hall, Kathryn Starzyk and Emma Cunliffe on Thursday, June 7, during “The Big Bad Musical” at Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center.

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