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Copper phone lines being phased out

...an emergency petition with state regulators to stop Verizon from replacing copper lines with alternatives in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. He says seasonal residents who find their phone lines don't work at their summer homes are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-08/copper-phone-lines-being-p
Funnyman Buddy Hackett dead at 78

...diabetes. Hackett began his career playing for small money on the Borscht Circuit for New York City vacationers in the Catskill Mountains, he learned to get laughs with his complaints about being short, fat and Jewish. When "Curly" Howard, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/02/ent_380035.shtml
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Actress Shelley Winters dies

...studies. She gained practical training by appearing in plays and musicals on the summer Borscht Circuit in the Catskill mountains. During the Detroit run of a musical revue, she married businessman Paul "Mack" Mayer on Jan. 1, 1942. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/ent_43568.shtml
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Orthodox Jewish community grows in Conn.

...Orthodox Jewish community particularly in comparison with established Orthodox enclaves in New York City and the scenic Catskill Mountains. But another rabbi, Aron Kaufman, said Waterbury is an attractive draw. "A lot of people asked, 'Why Waterbury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/18/rel_428910.shtml
Your Faith
Black-and-white images produce some "colorful" photo books

...tunnels that contribute to the 100-plus-mile journey a drink of water might make from a reservoir in the tranquil Catskill Mountains of upstate New York to a faucet in a skyscraper on bustling Wall Street. * * * * "Edward Weston: A Legacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/art_401421.shtml
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A look at the 20th century: 1969

...music festival lasted for four days in New York's Catskill Mountains. Performers included music legends Janis Joplin...music festival begins on a farm in New York's Catskill Mountains. Sept. 4: Ho Chi Minh, president of North Vietnam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/05/met_269466.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
Rebuilding the past

...old-fashioned, small town. ... You could stand in the middle of downtown and see the mountains in the background, the Catskill Mountains." Most of the family-owned stores from his hometown are gone, but he can still recall that the hardware store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/14/yrb_128335.shtml
Your Business | Augusta National Golf Club
Flat laptop battery lets you compute during blackouts

...used it. But I also used the N-Charge on my deck, back in New York, while computing on a picnic table in the Catskill mountains and in airport lounges. With the beefy N-Charge battery connected, my laptop acted like it was plugged in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/liv_382359.shtml
Life & style
'Path is endless': American woman's rise in Rinzai Zen sect

...began practicing formally in 1967. She came to Syracuse in 1976 after two years at Eido Roshi's monastery in the Catskill Mountains. In Syracuse, Chayat became an affiliate Buddhist chaplain at the university and the abbot at the Syracuse Zen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/24/ent_242728.shtml
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Gehry's new building twists with the landscape

...ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- The shimmering steel canopy of the new performing arts center captures the Catskill Mountains in the background and the tree line of the heavily wooded Bard College campus. There's nothing like it around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/28/art_370962.shtml
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