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Voters approve Hyde Park middle school heating project

poughkeepsiejournal.com — HYDE PARK - Voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a plan to spend $3 million to replace the original heating systems in the A and B wings of Haviland Middle School. The plan was approved with 904 yes votes to just 360 against. The results were certified by the school board Tuesday night, according to Hyde Park Superintendent Greer Rychcik.
Sep 30, 2014

Voters approve Hyde Park middle school heating project pojonews.co/YPZkR5 via @pokjournal

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poughkeepsiejournal.com — George Pogyo's golden goal in the 86th minute off an assist from Vinny Colantuono sealed an Arlington comeback and a 2-1 overtime win for the visiting Admirals over John Jay in Wiccopee on Tuesday. Arlington coach Craig Sanborn said Colantuono slid a pass to Pogyo, who found himself one on one with John Jay goalkeeper Tyler Lavigne (four saves).
Sep 30, 2014

"@PJStrum Boys soccer: George Pogyo's OT goal lifts Arlington past John Jay pojonews.co/1vvc64n" No. 1 beats No. 2.

Injured man wins verdict against Splashdown in Fishkill

poughkeepsiejournal.com — A Dutchess County jury has returned a verdict of $1,927,249 in a case against the company running Splashdown Water Park in Fishkill. The verdict on Monday addresses serious injuries, medical expenses and income and employment benefits lost to the family of the now 52-year-old man injured at the park on July 11, 2007.
Sep 30, 2014

I once got flipped & injured on a @Hersheypark water slide. Manager said it's just the "inherent nature" of the ride pojonews.co/YNtggq

Sep 30, 2014

Injured man wins verdict against Splashdown in Fishkill pojonews.co/YNtggq via @pokjournal