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VOL. 4 | ISSUE 5 | EDITORIAL@THEHUDSONVALLEYNEWS.COM MAY 11-17, 2011 YOUR SOURCE FOR LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS INSIDE: ST. JAMES CHURCH HONORED BY DC LEGISLATURE | DUTCHESS HISTORIAN DEBATE | LOURDES CREW TOPS FDR PRICE: $1.00 HYDE PARK DEMS {P.3} Hudson Valley legislatures hold joint summit READY FOR 2011 Doris Kelly lauded by party BY JIM LANGAN {P.23} Grange Week in Stanford {P.28} Red Hook Apple Blossom Day The Hyde Park Democratic Committee honored one of its own with the committee’s prestigious Chairman’s Award at its annual dinner. Recipient Doris Kelly, a retired school teacher, was honored for her contributions to the Hyde Park town and planning boards. In 2004, Kelly was a candidate for a U.S. Congressional seat. Speakers at the dinner ceremony praised Kelly for her continuing activism for peace, human rights and dignity for the aging. Organizers said they were pleasantly taken aback by the number of attendees and amount of money raised during the dinner. “Frankly, we were a bit astonished by the level of generosity,” said party Chairwoman Pat Dreveny. “But I think this shows very clearly that Hyde Park residents are ready for a change this fall.” > continued on next page Ward 3 candidate Bill Truitt, receiver of taxes candidate Melissa Milligan, 2011 honoree Doris Kelly, Ward 1 candidate Emily Svenson, supervisor candidate Aileen Rohr, Town Justice David Steinberg and county executive candidate Dan French attend the Hyde Park Democratic Committee’s annual Chairman’s Award ceremony. Photo submitted. THIS WEEK’S WEATHER: GESUNDHEIT FIND US ONLINE: TO SUBSCRIBE Send check to P.O. Box 268, Hyde Park, NY 12538 $42 in county/year $56 out of county/year Hudson Valley CELEBRATING LOCAL: MUSIC, THEATER, ART, FILM AND MORE {P. 10} {P. 13} {P. 15} {PLUS} > starting on page 9 MILLBROOK BOOK FESTIVAL THIS SATURDAY GRIMMS’ FAIRYTALE COMES TO LIFE IN RHINEBECK MARIST FASHION STUDENTS ON THE CATWALK ‘THOR,’ KOREAN CHILDREN’S LORE AND MORE {P.10}


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