The Onteora School Board has adopted a policy against reading or acknowledging anonymous communications. The move came after board members received a letter from “Concerned Citizen” at their home addresses.
In a non-dramatic Woodstock Library election, preliminary results show the budget passed 306-121, and the two unopposed candidates were elected to the board as of the October 1 election night.
Woodstock town supervisor Bill McKenna proposes deep cuts to youth and senior recreation programming, eliminating travel, equipment, training and field trips.
The Woodstock Town Board appointed deputy town clerk Michelle Sehwerert as marriage officer last week in order to keep up with an increasing demand for marriage licenses and officiants. Many town clerks’ offices remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Woodstock dentist Vivian Letizia faces up to 20 years in prison on charges she purchased and filled prescriptions for nearly 2900 oxycodone tablets to feed her own habit.
With a bond vote approaching, Woodstock Library trustees voted to borrow $75,000 from the operating budget to fund ongoing expenses for a new 12,500-square-foot building.
Onteora schools superintendent Victoria McLaren is still hesitant to allow athletics in the district amid varied guidance on Covid-19 precautions and pressure from parents.
Paul Solis-Cohen honored with keys to Woodstock last week outside Catskill Art Supply.
Woodstock police chief Clayton Keefe told the town board last week that he needed to have an officer conduct investigative work to deal with an uptick in crime and lighten the workload for the town’s only detective.
The always-anticipated annual Woodstock Halloween parade is yet another victim of the pandemic. Raggedy Anne, a.k.a. Renee Englander, the parade organizer, has sadly announced this year’s parade and village-green gathering has been cancelled.