Yelina has been a licensed hairstylist for more than 15 years. Influenced by many different styles and eras, she says she’s known for her “eclectic vision and precise yet offbeat artistry.”
The New Paltz Fire Department is currently recruiting young people ages 16-17 to join their newly created Junior Firefighter program. “This is a huge opportunity for the youth of our community,” says Second Assistant Chief Dylan Babcock.
Harney & Sons offers more than 300 tea blends, including a line created by John Harney for the Historic Royal Palaces of England. Their teas are blended and packaged in a 90,000-square-foot warehouse in Millerton, and 200 employees staff a bottling plant in Hudson.
Saturday, Jan. 13: Author/artist Barbara Bash will talk about the year she spent with little brown bats, learning how they give birth, raise their young, fly, hunt with echolocation (catching 600 mosquitos an hour) and gather at bat “conventions” before going into hibernation inside the caves before reemerging in spring.
UlsterCorps’ ninth annual MLK Day Celebration of Service will be held on Sunday, January 14 from 3-6 p.m. at the Rosendale Recreation Center. (Monday, January 15 is the snow date.)
“Come as you are” is the governing spirit at Stone Wave Yoga, conceived of as a community space welcoming to all. The wellness, art and yoga center on Route 44/55 in Gardiner has been open since June under the auspices of artist and yoga instructor Liz Glover Wilson and landscape designer and topiary artist Keith Buesing.
Some of the topics discussed include the district’s English as a New Language program, the racial equity initiative, the tragic loss of another student, and new standards.
Drug education never left America’s schools, but it hasn’t been stressed since the days of D.A.R.E. With record numbers of young people in rural areas dying of opiate overdoses, the Highland School District is stressing an all-grades substance abuse education program.
It’s been close to three years since voters in Highland approved a bond of up to $4.8 million to build a new library on an empty lot in the hamlet.
The fourth annual family-friendly event includes a scavenger hunt, holiday story and crafts hour, magic and a free community dinner.