A 51-year-old Ulster County motorcyclist died yesterday morning after failing to negotiate a curve on Blue Mountain Rd. in Saugerties.
With a heat wave forecast for this weekend, local officials have announced the following cooling centers will be open.
“If you are going to pay attention to diversification, then you must pay attention to those in the community who support you,” Dr. Mario Fernandez said. “Empowering the next generation means giving them a sense of worthiness within the high school environment. A high school is a microcosm of a community, so it’s my charge to make sure that microcosm is inclusive for everybody.”
Three men were arrested yesterday in connection with a robbery and beating that took place on the corner of Park and Warren streets at around 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted today in favor of the Raise the Wage Act, would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over six years.
Friday, July 19: At 73 and killing it as ever before, Bettye LaVette began what she herself refers to her as her “fifth career” in the year 2000, a renaissance of new recordings and recognitions that has not abated two decades into the millennium.
Friday, July 19: Walkway over the Hudson and the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association present Walkway at Night, an opportunity to enjoy breathtaking twilight views and study the night sky with telescopes.
Wednesday, July 31: Among the attractions at this summer’s Ulster County Fair will be an opportunity for children who love the history-based American Girl dolls to attend a tea party with New Paltz resident Jennifer Castle, author of two books about American Girl’s 2019 Girl of the Year, Blaire Wilson. Set in Ulster County, Blaire’s story involves living on a sustainable farm turned into a bed-and-breakfast and volunteering for the local food pantry.
In a cabin high on a peak, surrounded by the blue mountains and a vibrant, swirling sky, a young woman is visited by a traveling salesman as a lightning storm brews…
Saturday, July 20: Decorated dragon boats have been used in special ceremonies in China for over 2,500 years. The sport of international dragon-boat racing began in Hong Kong around 1976. Now, more than a hundred cities in the US host dragon boat races, including our own Poughkeepsie.