Heather Longyear fills Woodstock preschool void left by Supertots.
‘On an actual water rescue call, the goal is, nobody gets wet.’
Mario Cantone, whose rapid-fire, over-the-top humor entertained audiences at the first Woodstock Comedy Festival, returns on Saturday, September 16, to headline this year’s event, the fifth annual comedy fundraiser for Family of Woodstock and the Polaris Project against human trafficking.
“I have a new best friend — napa cabbage,” said farmer Madalyn Warren. “I do not have a day without
‘It’s like hanging out in your living room. You get to watch TV and conversate with people…’
One of the Woodstock Library’s most popular workshops for children this summer was the cooking class led by Emily Sherry and Anthony Heaney, who run Provisions, the Tinker Street sandwich shop. On August 29, 14 kids, aged eight through 15, gathered in the kitchen of the Woodstock Reformed Church to make chicken soup, which was served the next day at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, held at Christ’s Lutheran Church down the road.
There are some interesting changes afoot at Emerson Resort & Spa in Mt. Tremper.
This extraordinary example of pre-Raphaelite stained-glass work was commissioned in 1867 by a parishioner in memory of her husband and two sons. At a cost of $3,000, The New York Herald called it “one of the costliest works of the kind yet seen in this country.”
At their August 17 caucus, Shandaken Democrats chose Kevin Van Blarcum and incumbent Faye Storms as candidates for the two town council seats up for election in November. They will compete with Nancy Holgate, who was chosen last week, along with a cross endorsed Van Blarcum, a Democrat, to represent the Republicans in the race for town council.
At issue is whether the railroad can be considered a “public transportation utility,” a designation that would allow the planning board to grant a special permit for storage of trains on property with residential zoning.