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Fire at The Colony in Woodstock extinguished without incident

Fire at The Colony in Woodstock extinguished without incident

Woodstock’s fire department was notified this past Monday morning at 8:44 of a fire in the third-floor fireplace of The Colony on Rock City Road. According to Woodstock fire chief Kevin Peters, it was fortunate that someone was in the building at the time. The fire department was called promptly, and the fire was extinguished without incident. All the Woodstock companies participated, and there was mutual aid from the Centerville and West Hurley departments, plus Olive on standby. Forty or 50 firefighters participated, according to chief Peters. Foul play was not involved.

Cuneo sketches prove the walls can talk…

Cuneo sketches prove the walls can talk…

A recent discovery by owner Lizzie Vann and her team, which is renovating the newly renamed Bearsville Center at 291 Tinker Street, came in the form of dozens of sketches by artist John Cuneo covering the walls of two restrooms at The Peterson House, the old white house next to the Bear Café.