An excerpt from a chapter of the authors’ upcoming book, available in December 2021, entitled “The Story of Historic Kingston: A Journey through the Hudson Valley and Its Connections With New York City.”
The fourth annual Recovery Fest will be held Sunday, September 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Field of Dreams, located at 241 Libertyville Road in New Paltz. Recovery Fest is a day of fun, support and honoring the journey of recovery from substance use and opioid use disorders.
None of the people who spoke against a house for people who have competed recovery from drug or alcohol addiction proposed for 19 Barclay Street in Saugerties spoke against the idea of a facility. They said that the proposed location was not the place for it, asserting that the neighborhood already had more than its share of such facilities.
Village of new Paltz officials have been asked to take another look at the community food refrigerator idea, because it’s going to need a different location if it’s going to come into being.
Two decades have now passed since Chris Hardej, a Bensonhurst resident who, at that time, was 41 and had relatives living in the Shandaken area, told the story on the day after the tragedy of how he walked down all 82 stories, made it out of No. 1 World Trade Center before it crashed down as No. 2 collapsed. He managed to make his way out of the neighborhood and over the Brooklyn Bridge on foot.
Topics include: Center for Photography at Woodstock moving to Kingston; Community Café for Woodstock Land Conservancy; Shorts Galore at Maverick Concert Hall; 5th annual Catskill Conquest Rally set for September 25; and more.
Topics include: Call for veteran artists; Metzger appointed to Cannabis Control Board; Saugerties Food Pantry seeks volunteers; and 1-Wall Show at Wired Galley spotlights Lynne Friedman.
Topics include: Trio Kisosen to open Saugerties Pro Musica season; Saugerties Community Band to perform September 26; and Upcoming performances by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater in Saugerties.
Topics include: Highland Elementary welcomes new assistant principal; Applestock is back in New Paltz; Repair Cafe Returns to New Paltz Saturday, September 18; Town of Gardiner mulls legal marijuana businesses; and more.
Topics include: Kingston Tiger Marching Band returns; UC Italian Festival back at Kingston waterfront October 10; Shekere workshop at Kingston Point Beach; Movies with Spirit film series returns September 18 with Soul; and more.