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  • Oct 6, 2015, 1:43 pm By LOCAL
    Having a lot of student debt doesn’t greatly reduce young people’s chances of homeownership, as long as they graduate, a new analysis by Zillow has found. The findings challenge a…

Public Meetings Calendar


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    These ‘public’ meetings aren’t secret, but they’re the next best thing

    by Denise Civiletti | Oct 7, 2015, 2:10 pm
    The Open Meetings Law is diminished when town boards and committees don’t publish their agendas ahead of time. With no way to know what’s being discussed or attended to, who’s going to sit in on them?
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    Santa’s got nothing on her: taking list-making to the next level

    by Laurie Nigro | Oct 4, 2015, 4:00 am
    What lists can and cannot do: confessions of an obsessive list-maker.
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    Apple season means apple butter

    by Kayleigh Van Vliet Baig | Oct 3, 2015, 6:47 am
    Apples are overflowing their bushel baskets in the kitchen and that means one thing: the comforting aroma of baked apples will soon fill the house.
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    TGIF (thank God it’s fall):
    The annual beach misery is over

    by Laurie Nigro | Sep 27, 2015, 7:00 am
    Really, I tried. I hauled three days worth of supplies. I bathed pasty, uncooperative children in sunblock. I chased flying umbrellas. I sat in pools of my own sweat, acquiring a coating of sand every time I moved. I’d rather be poolside.
  • Eileen and Johanna Benthal and their service dog-in-training, Moats, with NYC finest during the Pope's visit this week. Courtesy photo

    Inspired to #lovelikeFrancis

    by Eileen Benthal | Sep 27, 2015, 6:03 am
    Eileen Benthal packed up her special-needs daughter, Johanna, her wheelchair and service dog for a trip to Manhattan to visit neurologists and catch a glimpse and be inspired by Pope Francis and his message of love.
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    Here’s to summer’s last fling

    by Kayleigh Van Vliet Baig | Sep 26, 2015, 8:00 am
    It’s officially autumn and I’m still trying to enjoy all things summer. But not to worry — soon enough we will be indulging in all things pumpkin spice and before you know it, talking turkey. My last summer fling is a juicy, pan-seared, blue cheese-stuffed burger. This is one of my favorites. Who doesn’t love a ...