Onteora School District trustees have appointed Marystephanie Corsones as interim superintendent while the district seeks a permanent replacement for Superintendent Victoria McLaren, who is leaving in May. Corsones is no stranger to Onteora, having served as the district’s interim assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction from October 2015 through June 2018.
Among the many recommendations in the 75-page report are availability of police records on the police department website and an online complaint form, as well as biographies of each officer so the community can get to know them.
After serving the Woodstock community for more than 30 years, The Good Neighbor Food Pantry has been asked to leave its space at the Woodstock Reformed Church by June 1.
“At this time, buyer and seller have a different timetable for completion of the deal and have amicably parted ways,” said a brief statement released by Ryan Giuliani and Jesse Halliburton, owners of Woodstock Way, who were in the due diligence phase of a contract to buy the 4.7-acre property at 100 Tinker Street.
Members of the Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper endured a rainy Sunday afternoon to gather on Woodstock’s Village Green in a peaceful protest against violence toward Asian Americans.
Three candidates will compete for two Woodstock Town Board seats in the June 22 Democratic Primary, while town supervisor, highway superintendent, town justice and the county legislature seats will face no opposition.
Councilman Richard Heppner said there is more than just disappearing housing. “There’s another loss. That’s a loss of community and a loss of neighbors. There’s a very fundamental change that’s going on.”
After a brief change of location, the Table at Woodstock, an organization that serves hot meals to those in need, will be located on the front porch of the Woodstock Reformed Church on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 3-5 p.m.
A plan to tear down a funeral home in the center of Woodstock and build a 20-room hotel has prompted opposition from residents who feel that the profusion of development and short-term rentals is changing the character of the community for the worse. But the project’s developers say if they don’t do something with the property someone else will, and other projects could have far greater impacts.
School officials began the groundwork for enacting later start times after studies found adolescents aren’t getting enough sleep and their school day should start no later than 8 a.m.