Michelle Hinchey, the 31 year old daughter of the late Congressman Maurice Hinchey, has formed a campaign committee to explore running for the New York State Senate in 2020 as a Democrat against 46th District Republican incumbent George Amedore.
The 30-year old Woodstock legislator will lead the majority Democratic caucus in a turbulent time. Mike Hein, Ulster’s first and only county executive, is on the way out after a decade at the helm. In the next few years, we’ll find out if Hein’s muscular style of governing is the new norm, or if the legislator will reassert some of its power.
4 by Ives runs for two more weekends at Woodstock’s Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, 56 Rock City Road. Performance dates are: Fridays and Saturdays November 23, 24, 30, and December 1 at 8 p.m.; Sundays November 25, and December 2 at 1:30 p.m.
On a cold, sunny Sunday morning the old church bell in the kiosk at the Community Center tolled 11 times at the 11th hour of the 11th Day of the 11th month, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I, The War to End All Wars (which, sadly, it wasn’t.)
Open Secret, inspired by the Tony Parsons book quoted above, is the intriguing project of keyboardist, multi-instrumentalist and composer David Sancious and percussionist, composer Will Calhoun who will be performing the first show of a tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 10 at the Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock.
A Central Hudson spokesperson on Friday said remote areas may be without power for several days. “It’s one of the most severe storms to have hit our service area. It’s in the top 10 in the last 50 years.”
He appeared in the Oval Office, seemingly out of nowhere, late one night while the president was pondering handling a heavy matter of state with a tweet. Was he someone who had been hiding out in the little private anteroom behind the bookcase?
The reclusive, oft cantankerous soul “lived the way he wanted to live. Rest in peace, Eddie Diehl.
As the driving rain pelted about 100 onlookers, Woodstock American Legion Post 1026 corrected what members saw as a long held oversight on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, and commemorated the life of Richard Quinn, the last Woodstocker to have died in action, on July 12, 1970 in Vietnam.
“I was a red diaper baby,” says Charley Rosen. “My parents passed out pamphlets at subway stations and had their friends over to yell and scream about Trotsky and that. So the book has been in my mind for a long time.”