Review of some recent proposals in the town has been hampered by the lack of precise language in the existing zoning code, last updated in 2008.
Approximately 1,000 gallons of aviation fuel from the Gardiner Airport on Sand Hill Road were spilled onto the ground during the weekend of October 6 and 7, with enough seepage into the Wallkill River to alarm residents downstream, according to town officials and the DEC.
Savage had met the eccentric bohemian writer Joe Gould at a poetry reading, after which he became “romantically” obsessed with her. So in 1945 she decided to leave her city life behind, relocating to Saugerties.
“We have our work cut out for us,” said Gardiner Town Supervisor Marybeth Majestic.
By the time Washington Irving moved to Sunnyside, he was renowned on two continents as “the first American man of letters.” He had already written both of his most famous stories, “Legend” and “Rip Van Winkle”; covered Aaron Burr’s treason trial for a newspaper; co-founded the literary magazine Salmagundi; coined the phrase “the almighty dollar,” as well as the nicknames “Gotham” for New York City and “Knickerbocker” for one of its residents; spawned the fiction that Christopher Columbus’ contemporaries believed the Earth to be flat; and, with his accounts of traditional Yorkshire Yuletide celebrations in his Bracebridge Hall stories, planted the seed of inspiration in Charles Dickens that would soon lead to the writing of A Christmas Carol.
A new law would ban aircraft from taking off our landing in Rosendale. A resident with a helicopter challenged the town board to measure the sound with a decibel meter. “I guarantee that it will not violate any noise ordinance.”
Wednesday-Sunday, October 10-14: This preview of WFF’s 2018 offerings (about half of them made by women, overall) focuses solely on works by female directors whose narratives explore relationships among women.
Oct. 11-Nov. 4: Stephen Nachamie will direct Denizen Theatre’s inaugural production, Cal in Camo. Dialectics & the dead on stage in Rhinebeck, Ellenville, Phoenicia and Kingston.
Vendors of handmade clothing, knitwear, beaded jewelry, macramé, soaps, jams, honey, flavored oils, pickles, pottery, wooden ornaments, carved and painted gourd birdhouses, Ugandan crafts and more had their booths arrayed along Huguenot Street. At long tables in the rear of the church parking lot, fairgoers bought hot dogs, burgers, chili and coffee to enjoy while listening and dancing to the bands that played all afternoon on two stages. The musical lineup — all local — included the Woodstock Brass Quintet, Jennifer Anne Country, Jordan Stoner, Cherished Memories Doo-Wop, Wind & Stone, Club Swing, Red Neckromancer, New Paltz Rock and Blue Plate Special.
The Mug Library functions the same way a traditional book library does: Borrowers get the chance to take a mug home, use it for a week and then return it for others to enjoy.