January 2012

Found 5 blog entries for January 2012.

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Sadly, it’s official. The Rosendale Elementary School is set to close, but what now? As of now the schools doors will close at the end of the 2012 school year. We here at Taft Street have been following this story through past blogs about the debate on closing local area schools. In what has proven to be an emotional issue among residents here in the Rondout Valley Central School District, the closing of Rosendale Elementary raises new questions and concerns. A recent article in the Daily Freeman (January 15th) illustrated the ongoing debate over the future of this beloved local school.

Rondout Valley School Board Not Interested In Selling School

The Rondout Valley School Board states in the article that they’re not interested in selling the

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59 Mill RdCalling all Ulster County Real Estate buyers! Here's that private Stone Ridge contemporary home you have been waiting for!  Just reduced to $350,000 complete with open spaces, clean lines, and a great flow from room to room make this contemporary a must-see.  An entertainer's dream home for sure, with a great private location just minutes from the Historic Stone Ridge, NY center. This 3BR works very well for either full time or weekend use.  A long driveway leads you to this cedar sided gem set amongst 6 gorgeous park-like acres.  Pride of ownership is quite evident throughout the home. Both house and property are very well maintained, and only need a new owner's personal touches.

An Entertainer's Dream, Perfect for Full-Time or Weekend Use

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2011 was quite a year! Real estate in the Hudson Valley region has been recovering, albeit slowly, and we've kept our finger on the pulse. Events in New York State and around the world focused our attention on key issues and how they relate on a local level. All the while we've been blogging...

...so without further ado, here are the best Ulster County real estate blogs of 2011!

 

The Love Affair Continues - The New York Times & Ulster County Real Estate

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Without a doubt our best and most popular post in 2011! With over 40,000 views, this post addressed the tight relationship the New York Times has with Ulster County, NY real estate. Whether it's Woodstock, New Paltz, Rosendale, Marbletown, or Saugerties, the New York Times has pretty much covered

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With the temperatures dropping and snow flurries falling, it's time to offer up some winter driving tips for the Hudson Valley Region. No such thing as cabin fever around here! The winter season full of fun activities and gorgeous sights in Ulster County, New York. The local housing market remains steady with serious buyers viewing homes for sale in the Hudson Valley in spite of the weather. So whether you're a Buyer, Seller or a Local, with a little preparation and some heads up driving, you'll have no problem reaching your desired destination this winter. Here are some basic tips and advice for those of us who love living in Ulster County, NY during the wintertime!

Strategic Driving Tips for Curvy, Ulster County Country Roads...

If you plan on 

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There are no shortages of great places to eat in the bustling town of New Paltz, NY! Home to SUNY New Paltz, with thousands of hungry students, the sheer demand for good food has produced a nice mix of eateries. Not only that, but being less than 2 hours from NYC has made real estate for sale in New Paltz, NY very attractive to New Yorkers who also contribute to the demand for quality dining in the area.  You can find a variety of ethnic cuisine in New Paltz, and if Thai food is your preference, I've got a great place to tell you about!

lemongrass_thai_cuisineExotic Thai Flavors on Main Street New Paltz

Lemongrass Thai Cuisine is right on Main Street and offers not only tasty take-out but also a pleasant atmosphere to sit down and enjoy a meal. I went with a friend (who is

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