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With models of winning yacht hulls as a backdrop, Judith Wines, director of the Altamont Free Library, left, accepts the Excellence in Historic Preservation Award from the Preservation League of New York State at a May 14 event held at the New York Yacht Club. Behind her is Jay DiLorenzo, president of the league, and beaming at right is Sally Dague, president of the library’s board of trustees.