Dozens of volunteers jumped into Berean Lake in Highland last Saturday to raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease.
Feb. 16: Geared toward “middle grade” readers — third grade through middle school, depending on their reading level, Ellis says — the book is the first in a fantasy adventure series collectively titled The Karakesh Chronicles and projected to run to five volumes.
Feb. 16-18: One-of-a-kind bebop matriarch Sheila Jordan and vocalist/composer/lyricist/arranger Dominique Eade bring their world-class talent to the Hudson Hall stage.
In a press release, husband-and-wife restaurateur team Tomoko Matsunaga and Youko Yamamoto announced the decision to shut down the operation, due primarily to the unsustainable costs of “ethical and natural ingredients.”
With work underway on the reconstruction project for the portion of James St. in Rosendale that was eroded by flooding during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, the process appears to have experienced a setback.
If you missed Community Bowl Day this year, be sure to put the 21st annual Chili Bowl Fiesta down in your day planner: Saturday, February 24 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the SUNY Ulster Dining Hall at 491 Cottekill Road in Stone Ridge.
Saturday, Feb. 10: Croton Point Park, Boscobel and other venues host annual EagleFest featuring Dar Williams. If you want to start your day early, catch the Metro-North Eagle Train leaving Poughkeepsie at 8:50 a.m. and ride to Croton-Harmon in the same car with a naturalist, who’ll be pointing out winter bird life along the Hudson River.
Now that New York State tax law has been tweaked to give filmmakers a bigger incentive to shoot scenes in the Hudson Valley, we’re beginning to see the results.
“Both our 2017 recipients have significantly enhanced the beauty of New Paltz’s built environment with thoughtful approaches to maintaining and repairing their respective repurposed commercial spaces,” stated the village Historic Preservation Commission.
“A lot of room to grow”: That’s how Sara Ottaviano, head of circulation at the Highland Public Library, characterized the brand-new library building at 14 Elting Place.