Today’s local headlines

Prattsville shares cell service concerns with County Legislature
From The Windham Journal

PRATTSVILLE – This Greene County town has spotty cell phone service. JNS Enterprises was supposed to have put up a new tower in the Fairlawn Cemetery this spring, that was going to share $2,000 a month with the town. But carriers will not commit to JNS because the area will still have spotty service, since Lexington won’t commit to a similar plan. So Prattsville town leaders are getting together to write a letter to the Greene County Legislature to do something about it. I guess they couldn’t make a call.

Murphy supports Obama health care legislation
From Times Union

While the Working Families Party and other grassroots groups have targeted U.S. Represenative Scott Murphy (D-20) along with four other New York representatives, Murphy wrote an op-ed in the Albany Times Union supporting the plan. “As a small businessman, I understand that health care reform is not only critical for healthy families and strong businesses, but it’s also a critical component of long-term economic recovery,” he wrote.

Avalon does it again!
From Nippertown!

Woodstock’s Avalon Peacock (of the alt-country band Mechanical Bull) has moved into the Final Four on the CMT country music singing competition cable television show, “Can You Duet.” Judge Naomi Judd raved about Peacock and singing partner Ryan Larkins, You guys are vintage and classic, and yet you’re so now. And you always leave me wanting more.”


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