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Friday, June 18, 2010

Pulse of the Hudson Valley, politics edition

* Chainsaw leg-cutting, gun-loving U.S. Rep. Macho Mo' likes strawberries.

I'm looking forward to marching in the Owego Strawberry Festival parade tomorrow!less than a minute ago via web



* Kingston Alderman Tom Hoffay doesn't like the sound of bagpipes in the morning.

Morning meeting of Celtic Connections at the Broadway Lights Diner, little early for bagpipes....less than a minute ago via web



* Also, hairless person Hoffay wants a piece of my scalp (a reference to my decision to crowdsource the fate of my hair to you). Voting ends today.

Where's Lajara? I want to witness the haircut.....it's tough to lose an election by one vote.less than a minute ago via web



* Ulster County Legislator Michael Madsen discovers Kingston can be seen on Google Maps' StreetView (don't tell him about Saugerties or New Paltz or Woodstock or Rosendale or Rhinebeck or Red Hook or the entire Hudson Valley).

Thanx Mark, this is great! @ingwaem Hey so it looks like Google has finally added street view for #Kingston: http://bit.ly/c0dVpUless than a minute ago via web




* State Assemblyman Marc Molinaro is working hard on the budget - which was due April 1. Legislature FAIL!

Today, we are expected to consider several components of a budget proposal. Without any comprehensive budget plan,... http://fb.me/AxwSRow8less than a minute ago via Facebook

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