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Spring Burn Ban: DEC issues 357 tickets for open burning violations

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) and Forest Rangers issued 357 tickets for open burning-related charges during the spring statewide open burn ban, according to DEC Commissioner Joe Martens.

DEC issued the tickets during the two-month burn ban that ran from March 16 through May 14.

The charges included 144 violations, 213 misdemeanors and nearly a dozen written warnings for infractions including leaving an unattended fire, burning during the burn ban, unlawful disposal of solid waste (for burning garbage) and setting a fire that endangers the property of another.  Continue reading

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VIEW announces spring workshops

Registration is now open for upcoming workshops at VIEW, the arts center in Old Forge.

Marie Imundo, pottery instructor at VIEW, will lead a weekly Beginner to Inter-mediate Wheel Thrown Pottery class that will meet Mondays April 27 to June 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.

These classes are perfect for individuals who have never taken a pottery class before or for those who want to take their skills to the next level.  Continue reading

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