Watching an arborist armed with a chainsaw skillfully climb a tree is a sight that frequently inspires spectators to grab their camera. But the ease with which the professional does their work belies the dangers inherent in the job.
The New Paltz Central School District Board of Education devoted their entire regular meeting of Wednesday, March 27 to a community budget forum. Many more people than usual attended the session, with two prominent themes emerging: the school community’s desire for smaller class sizes and overall support for the proposed Wellness Center.
Saturday, April 6: “When they have a boxing match, it’s a neighborhood thing: a small village of people coming together to watch, and everybody knows everybody.”
The eatery has entered a new phase with new owners, husband and wife, Mike Katz and Lara Alicandro. The renovations they’ve made to the space have opened it up, making it lighter and brighter with dining tables replacing the retro booths and the pinball machines relocated to make room for a counter seating six.
Highland High School has lifted a “shelter in place” order put into effect Thursday afternoon while law enforcement investigated a disturbing social media post. According to Superintendent of Schools Thomas Bongiovi, the building has now been cleared.
Budget talks continue; details on $450k bus proposition; voting hours will remain the same despite pressure to change them.
In the 1985 film, Back to the Future, Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, travelled through time back to the ‘50s in a souped-up DeLorean converted into a time machine. But no such device will be necessary for modern-day Hudson Valley-ites who wish to go back to the ‘80s for a night: all one needs is a ticket to the 90 Miles Theatre Company’s next themed cabaret, “Back to the ‘80s,” on Saturday, March 30 at Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road in Highland.
The $300,000 Wellness Center would be used by all high school students during the school day as part of their required physical fitness courses, and potentially after school with appropriate supervision. Intended to offer students additional opportunities for stress relief and other benefits of physical fitness, the Wellness Center would include 42 stations for working out with a separate area for activities such as yoga and stretching.
Sunday, March 31: RED Hotel reading at TSL. Gary belongs to the family who built and operated Grossman’s Bakery in the building that now houses Time & Space Limited in Hudson.
“Being on the road was an awesome experience,” Asis says of playing guitar in the band Tiger Piss, “and I would never take that back, but I always had the dream of scoring ﬁlms.”