Friday, Oct. 20: Born Aaron Livingston, the son of a preacher, the rhythm-and-blues artist Son Little defies easy categorization.
With two seats wide open, this race could decide the direction of town government for years to come.
The parks and buildings superintendent writes about the funding for the town’s new electric vehicle charging stations.
From the Oct. 12 issue.
Topics include: The local elections, Saugerties finances not so bad, town not paying for electric car charging station, a community food effort, Trump’s job-killing tax plan, Shout Out Saugerties launches, and more.
Tax hikes range from 2.5–8 percent in the preliminary budgets of these three towns.
The 18th annual Woodstock Film Festival is now in progress, with dozens of films being screened in Woodstock and neighboring towns.
Saturday, Oct. 14: One-time Motown rivals, trading hit-for-hit blows and one-upping each other with extravagant stage shows, the Temptations and the Four Tops today find themselves roadmates and soulmates, recapturing a peak period of American pop music.
Saturday, Oct. 14: The HVP kicks off its new season with a program titled “Made in America.” In collaboration with the Poughkeepsie Library’s Big Read, the concert opens with two distinctly American composers: James DeMars and Bard’s Joan Tower, one of the most significant composers of the second half of the 20th century. The program also features a live performance by the great Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai and a climactic Tchaikovsky masterpiece, his Symphony No. 5.
Thursday, Oct. 19: Kennedy is the author of several books including Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War. Freedom from Fear tells the story of the New Deal’s achievements, without slighting its shortcomings, contradictions and failures. It is a story rich in drama and peopled with unforgettable personalities, including the incandescent-but-enigmatic figure of Roosevelt himself.