Strategic ambiguity helps an organization find a constructive middle way between being highly specific and being overly vague. There’s a fine line between finding a new direction and seeming to wallow in indecision. It’s the job of leadership to tread that path.
It’s going to be an uphill fight in the general election this November 6 for incumbent Ulster County sheriff Paul VanBlarcum, steamrolled in Thursday’s Democratic primary by ex-state police officer and former Marine Juan Figueroa.
One Day University is coming to the Woodstock Playhouse on November 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bard professor Joseph Luzzi, a professor of comparative literature at Bard since 2002, will discuss eight groundbreaking books that changed America.
Should the New York City metropolitan area have more people and more jobs? If so, how many more? Where in the 31-county region should they be located? And what needs to be done to ensure a habitable environment for everybody?
Had enough of goose poop everywhere you step? Each Canada goose produce about two pounds of it a day. Should your dislike of Canada geese have reached the point of no return, you may want to consider the drastic remedy of shooting the varmints. You are able to do that during the hunting season that opens September 1 and runs through September 25.
What is being done is nowhere near what is needed. The local public schools are not using to the full extent the skills and the knowledge and the resources of the amazing communities they serve. Busing more kids around may help, but it’s not going to the heart of the problem.
Alissa Quart writes about the effect of culture and individual choice, while Joseph Stiglitz focuses on the influence of public policy. Both recently spoke in the Hudson Valley.
Norwegian Air carried 33,592 revenue-paying passengers between Stewart Airport in Newburgh and European airports in June, its highest monthly number since it began operations at the airport in mid-June last year. The Scandinavian carrier’s highest previous monthly total in terms of passengers at the airport was last August, when it carried 27,120 paying passengers. With a full year’s data now available, Norwegian is on a trend to improve on a month-to-month basis on its previous performance.
Remembering Pauline Oliveros, plus a comparison of two local meetup groups.
Those wanting to hear some specifics about what’s happening in today’s rampantly unequal economy might want to attend the Woodstock Library Forumthis Saturday, August 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America, published in June by Ecco/HarperCollins, will be interviewed live by journalist Julie Lasky.