Archive for August, 2015

Announcing The Inaugural Oktoberfest Golf Outing

The Orange County Citizens Foundation has announced that it will hold its inaugural Oktoberfest Golf Outing on Friday, October 16 at Winding Hills Golf Course in Montgomery. Limited space and sponsorship opportunities are available for this unique fundraising event. Registration is open now. Tee time will be at 3 p.m., and a cocktail reception will follow at 5 p.m. The latter may be attended by golfers and non-golfers alike, and will provide ample opportunity for networking and showing support for the Citizens…

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BSR&B Attorneys Recognized By Super Lawyers

Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP Partners Gardiner “Tad” Barone and Richard J. Shapiro have once again been included on the New York Super Lawyers list in the fields of business litigation, and estate planning and probate respectively. This is Barone’s fourth and Shapiro’s second consecutive recognition by Super Lawyers. Austin F. DuBois, an associate with the firm, was recognized for a second year in a row as a Rising Star in the field of elder law. No more than five percent of the…

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A Little Bit About Responsive

In my career, I’ve had more than a handful of conversations about the importance of a website being mobile friendly, only to have my conversation buddy roll his or her eyes while I pontificate. Then he or she will follow that up by taking out the ol’ smartphone to surf the web, unknowingly making my point for me. After banging my head against the wall for several years, it looks like even those curmudgeons who think a Tamogatchi is an advanced piece…

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour in Cornwall

The Orange County Citizens Foundation has organized another Placemaking Tour in Cornwall, N.Y. for Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The tour will give Hudson Valley citizens, community leaders, activists, and planning and zoning board members the opportunity to learn more about creating quality places in their own communities. Placemaking is an approach that inspires people to create and improve the public places that become the hearts of every community. Rooted in community-based participation, placemaking helps citizens transform their…

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#SullivanSummer Photo Contest Champion Crowned

The Sullivan County Visitors Association is proud to crown Hali Tara Friehling the SCVA’s first Sullivan Summer Snapshot Champion. Hali and her family submitted a collection of diverse images that typify summertime in the Catskills, from boating and wakeboarding, to quiet moments along the shores of White Lake. Hali not only submitted great shots to the #SullivanSummer contest, but her Instagram (@figtree13) is also packed with galleries depicting the best our region has to offer, with images from all over Sullivan County….

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