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Interfaith Earth Day — At the intersection of theology and ecology

Interfaith Earth Day — At the intersection of theology and ecology

Practitioners of four faith traditions — Lutheran, Sufi Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist — will join in an Earth Day Observance at Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper. Sponsored by the Woodstock Interfaith Council, the panel discussion will address spiritual approaches to stewardship of the environment, followed by an outdoor ceremony in view of the mountain and a community dinner prepared by monastery staff.

Fixing the tracks

Fixing the tracks

Ulster County expects to receive bids for repair of three washouts along the county-owned railroad tracks in the Boiceville area. Meanwhile, Rail Explorers, the rail bike company that has contracted to run tours along the Phoenicia-to-Boiceville tracks this summer, is considering alternate routes in response to concerns from residents along Cold Brook Road, originally intended as the last leg of the tours.