Part mischievous trickster, part Old-World aristocrat, László Ocskay saved over 2000 Jews from the Holocaust. But because of Cold War politics, few in his native Hungary knew about it. He lived his last years quietly in Kingston. Recognition came later.
The way he grows his trees, gathers his apples and makes his cider recalls the vital role that the apple once played in American life, when it was known as “the drink of patriots.”
The surprising influence exerted on troubadour Kurt Henry.
Lucky Bug Clothing Company finds new home in old barracks at Stewart.
Friday, May 19: The Woodstock Farm Festival will kick off its season with a scrumptious dinner with a twist – the dishes will be made with what chefs across the country are calling “rescued food” – perfectly tasty, fresh vegetables, fruits, grains and more that would otherwise have gone to waste, filling landfills and speeding climate change.
Julie Evans arrived in Woodstock after an already tumultuous life. The year was 1981, and she had just left the back of a galloping horse that was about to jump over a parked car in Central Park.
His office isn’t the kind of place you associate with someone who has produced a clutch of Hollywood and independent films you know and love: The Talented Mister Ripley, Cold Mountain, The English Patient, to name but a few.
“What can you do on a half-acre? Well, you can get into beekeeping.”
His desire for an in-house pipe organ was triggered when he was a high school senior in 1969. It took most of his lifetime and nearly superhuman attention to detail to make that wish come true.
The description seems nonsensical at first. Redwoods along the Shawangunk Ridge? Driftwood redwoods, no less?