A nearly 20-year-old policy allows college students in New York State to purchase textbooks tax-free. There is little advertising of the policy, but government and business officials assert that it is well-known.
Susan Leath, Bethlehem's town historian, has a new book, “Historic Tales of Bethlehem, New York,” that includes church histories, tales of local farms, and segments on the defunct ice industry and blacksmithing.
The Grace United Methodist Church at 16 Hillcrest Drive in Ravena will hold a book sale on Wednesday, July 29, through Saturday, Aug. 1. Each day, the sale will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. then, every day but Saturday, it will run again from 6 to 8 p.m.