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    Morning Briefing -- Thursday

    04/23/2014 09:45 PM EDT
    Thursday, April 24 CES kindergarten orientation CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Cambridge Elementary School has announced that plans have been finalized for the kindergarten orientation process for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents of children residing in the Cambridge School District who will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 
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    Bennington College Presidential Inaugural Weekend events
    04/23/2014 04:48 PM EDT - What: A showing of Belarusian Dream presents four short plays (all are finalists in the 2014 Belarusian Dream International Playwriting Festival, which explore human rights in Belarus, "the last dictatorship in Europe," focusing on women, the LGBT community, and tourists in both dark and comic plays. Full Story

    Morning Briefing -- Wednesday
    04/23/2014 09:38 AM EDT - Wednesday, April 23 Heroin and drug abuse discussion HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- At 7 p.m., the HAYC3 Community Coalition will hold an important Town Hall Meeting at The Armory regarding the recent rise in heroin, prescription drug, and other substance abuse in the community. The public is invited to attend. Full Story

    Battenkill Conservancy, Trout Unlimited do cleanup
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- This past Saturday Battenkill Conservancy and Trout Unlimited joined forces to clean up a stretch of State Route 313 that runs along the Battenkill. The clean up was followed by offering fly fishing tips to interested participants. More than 20 volunteers came out to collect over 100 pounds of roadside trash including bottles, hubcaps and plastic fast food containers that Full Story

    New board members join the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Please join the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls in welcoming two new members to the Board of Directors. Patricia Ryan of Hoosick Falls and Bill Koester of Troy have joined the not-for-profit Board. Patty was born and currently resides in Hoosick Falls. Full Story

    Edward Jones office opens in Greenwich
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - GREENWICH, N.Y. -- Breanna Fulper recently opened an Edward Jones Office at 2 Church St. in Greenwich. Lori Lennox is the office administrator. The office had an Irish-themed Grand Opening for St. Patricks day. Full Story

    Richard and Jerry Albert of Bennington Cooling and Heating receive NATE certification
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Founded in 1997, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NATE is the certification organization governed, owned, operated, developed and supported by the entire HVACR industry. Full Story

    Kathy Chesney joins WRLF staff
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN, mass. -- The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation is pleased to announce that science and environmental educator Kathy Chesney, of Pownal, has joined the staff as educator/program coordinator. WRLF Executive Director Leslie Reed-Evans states "Kathy has run the successful summer nature programs at Sheep Hill for five years. Full Story

    Citizens Bank’s TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship rewards students for community service efforts
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- To help students manage the cost of college and reward them for their volunteer efforts, Citizens Bank today announced that it once again is offering the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship. Now in its fourth year, Citizens Bank will award a total of $50,000 in college scholarships to students who demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. Full Story

    SVMC heart lab earns top accreditation
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Echocardiography Laboratory earned the top accreditation in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The 3-year term of accreditation is the gold standard in cardiac imaging. It reflects the SVMC Hospital Cardiology Laboratory’s excellence across a thorough review of its Full Story

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    Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?

    Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
    (Elise Amendola)
    Watch Yankees pitcher get caught using pine tar

    Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. Full Story
    (Francois Mori)
    Justin Bieber is sorry for visiting this Japanese war shrine

    Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer. Full Story