“Before I really got into writing for a living, I was a session musician who would be hired to play drums. I was gigging five nights a week and working crazy hours. This guy I met at one of my gigs owned an ad agency. We got to talking, he wanted to hear my stuff, one thing led to the other and here I am.”
The Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains are part of the American imagination, a cauldron for artistic identity and a proving ground for the emergence of personal mechanical mobility. There was Fulton’s steamboat, the early railroads and the earliest tests for automobiles in 1903. And here documented, a 1908 motorcycle endurance run over now familiar roads, but what were once incredibly challenging terrain.
This year’s “Partners in Preservation” were Russo’s Deli and Water Street Market.
Benjamin Wigfall, a retired professor of art at SUNY New Paltz and former owner of the Watermark Cargo Gallery in Kingston, died on Thursday, Feb. 9, at age 86.
“I went through the gamut of what to do for my child,” said Sharon Manner, whose now 25-year-old daughter Kerri has autism. “After she was hospitalized twice, I realized Western medicine was not working. I went back to my yoga roots to explore how to help her.”
Bisignano credits the residents of Saugerties for giving him the win the contest.
Psychology professor and director of the Evolutionary Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz, Glen Geher, will lead a panel including a few of his students to talk about their work in evolutionary psychology.
The exhibit at the High Falls Emporium Gallery Space is a stroll through industrial archaeology going back to the late 18th century, when the first covered bridge over the Rondout was built.
Baseball was always his game. “You know, I really don’t know why. I just liked the idea of getting outside and smacking a ball around and being around people and having fun with it.”
At the age of 14, Judy was presented as a “wedding gift” from Philip Lefevre to his son.