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PINE PLAINS — With school already a couple of weeks in session, the Pine Plains Board of Education (BOE) has been researching methods for improving students’ academic success by changing the start times for the school day.

After its research, the BOE has determined that by having younger students come into school at an earlier time and older students arrive at a later time, they’ll be more on task with their school activities, resulting in a dramatic improvement in their academic performance. 

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Clegg, Rhodes present campaigns for Congress

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PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Democratic Committee recently invited congressional candidates David Clegg and Gareth Rhodes to talk about their campaigns at the Pine Plains Free Library.
The meeting was held in the Community Room as each candidate was given the opportunity to discuss his platform.

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TP Auto signs on as U-Haul neighborhood dealer

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PINE PLAINS — Signing on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer last fall, automotive repair shop TP Auto in Pine Plains now offers U-Haul equipment and supplies as part of its inventory in addition to its current services.

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Pine Plains has a brand-new website

PINE PLAINS— The town of Pine Plains now has a more “welcoming face to the town” in the form of a new website, according to town Supervisor Darrah Cloud.  
Cloud said that before she was elected in November, a group including Suzanne Ouellette, Veronica Stork, Irene Wilson and Diana Woolie asked the Town Board to redesign the old website, which “wasn’t very user friendly and not reflective of what the town really is. They really put the beginning of it into action.”

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Brian Flynn presents congressional campaign to local community

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PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Democratic Committee recently welcomed congressional candidate Brian Flynn (D-19) as he presented his platform at the Pine Plains Free Library on Saturday, March 31, in the Community Room.
“Throughout my life, whenever I see something, I have to do something, especially if I see something wrong,” said Flynn on his reason for running.

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A frank discussion about improving memory while aging

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PINE PLAINS— As part of its Wellness for Seniors series, the Pine Plains Free Library hosted an educational workshop on understanding memory and aging for seniors on Wednesday, March 28.
Offered in cooperation with the town of Pine Plains, the free workshop was presented by MVP Health Care and was held at 1 p.m. in the Community Room. The event drew six lively seniors. 

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Board moves to be climate smart

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PINE PLAINS — Like the neighboring town of North East, the town of Pine Plains has gotten behind a New York State Energy Development Authority (NYSERDA) initiative to become a Climate Smart Community. The Town Board agreed to take a pledge to do so at its meeting on Thursday, March 15.

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Meet the candidates this spring

PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Democratic Committee has invited the community to learn more about their Democratic candidates for Congress  and New York State Senate at four Meet the Candidates events.
At each forum, the candidates will present their platform and answer questions from the audience. All of the meetings will take place in the Community Room on the second floor of the Pine Plains Free Library.
For the Senate, candidates are looking to defeat New York State Senator Sue Serino (R-41).

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Family Literacy Night is out of this world

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PINE PLAINS — To bring the school’s Parents as Reading Partners program to an exhilarating end, classrooms at Cold Spring Early Learning Center  were transformed into a galaxy of literacy-based activities for the third annual Family Literacy Night on Thursday, March 22.
Sponsored by the Pine Plains Elementary PTA, the much-anticipated family event invited students in pre-k through sixth grade to stop by the elementary school for a night in Galaxy Redmore.

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School district insurance change could put an end to Pine Plains Pharmacy

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PINE PLAINS— The question of how teachers and staff in the Pine Plains Central School District will get their prescription medications after Aug. 31 is a cause for concern for local pharmacist Nasir Mahmood. 
Mahmood, a former president of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York, has owned the Pine Plains Pharmacy for nearly 30 years. He could lose up to nearly three quarters of his business, he said, when the district’s insurer requires its members to fill maintenance medication prescriptions through a mail order pharmacy.

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