Francois Barcomb of New Paltz continued his Jeopardy triumph last Friday, winning his quarterfinal match in the Tournament of Champions.
A 22-year-old Kingston man is in jail after police say he chased a group while armed with a shotgun at Riccardi Elementary in Glasco.
An indictment unsealed Friday, November 8 charges former Prattsville town supervisor Kory O’Hara, 42, and Prattsville resident Stephen Baker, 68, with fraud relating to grants extended to Prattsville in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
A Saugerties family is asking for blood donations for their three-year old daughter, Cecilia as well as the many in the area and beyond in need. Baby Cecilia was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and her family is currently traveling twice per week so she can receive treatment.
Friday, Nov. 8: A genuine iconoclast and musical outlier, Kinky Friedman’s Resurrection and the Merry Kinkster Tour makes its way to Marlboro.
Friday, Nov. 15: If Indiana Jones had been born a couple of generations later, into the age of reality TV, he might well have ended up being Josh Gates. Gates’ initial fame came as one of the hosts of the Ghost Hunters series, but the paranormal wasn’t his original area of interest.
Saturday, Nov. 9: A term that also means “black bile” is the Turkish word sevda, used nowadays to describe a style of folksong traditional to Bosnia and Herzegovina, known as sevdah music or sevdalinka. It’s quite appropriate, since sevdah is known for its melancholy-sounding minor modes and its lyrical themes of unfulfilled romantic longing.
Saturday, Nov. 9: Conductor Jonathan Handman and the orchestra present a program featuring Vasily Kalinnikov’s Overture to Tsar Boris and Intermezzo No. 2, Alexander Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances and Tchaikovsky’s classic Symphony No. 5.
Saturday, Nov. 9: As director of the Conservatory of Music Graduate Vocal Arts Program at Bard College, most of the time Stephanie Blythe’s concern is making sure her students become stageworthy. But once in a while, she gets to be in the Fisher Center spotlight herself for an evening.
Friday-Sunday, Nov. 8-16: The old clapboard church is not unlike the clapboard meeting house in which much of the tragic history of the Salem Witch Trials actually unfolded.