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Artistic pursuits, chainsaws and local laws tangle in Olive dispute

Artistic pursuits, chainsaws and local laws tangle in Olive dispute

Jean Duffy and Hoppy Quick have known each other since both were going to grade school in Olive. Her yard’s filled with his handiwork; she’s spent the 31 years she’s lived next door to his mother on Samsonville Road looking at the older woman as a mother figure, and helping out when she could. But a neighbor-to-neighbor dispute between the two over home occupations and the side-effects of their artistic pursuits has boiled over and may end up in court.

Arthur Anderson finds a home for his ‘family’ of art

Arthur Anderson finds a home for his ‘family’ of art

The New York State Museum acquired Anderson’s “significant collection of artwork of the historic Woodstock Art Colony,” which includes 1500 paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and archival material and by more than 170 artists from the first half of the 20th century. The release dubbed it “the largest comprehensive art collection of its type.”

Hannaford to take over Hurley Ridge Market

Hannaford to take over Hurley Ridge Market

Katie Epstein’s first memory of her grandparents’ pharmacy and deli, now Hurley Ridge Market, was when she was three. “I was surprised as anyone to find out we were selling to Hannford’s,” she said this week of the announcement she got alongside everyone else at the market on Friday, April 21. “It’s definitely very sad to see this all changing.”