“When you put a face to an issue, it’s far easier to empathize with what’s going on. That is what we are trying to evoke out of the spectators.”
With friends and family in tow, nearly 150 people flocked to the Saugerties senior center to attend the Saugerties Library’s GeekCon event.
Longtime locals who have a number of relatives and friends in the cemetery went from one gravesite to another to pay their respects, while others had no connection to this particular cemetery but were there to just be with others who were also thinking of their departed loved ones that day.
Woodstock is redoing is comprehensive plan. Natural resource conservation is a priority. Other topics include housing diversity, future land-use, renters, and making the town bike-friendly.
The Town of Lloyd Events Committee and the Highland Business Association partnered up to put on another successful Halloween in the Hamlet event last Saturday, Oct. 28.
The parade itself is led by a proud horse, with a skeletal demeanor and a tall rider. The New Paltz Community Band has mastered its version of the “Addams Family” theme, and halfway down another band has joined in with the theme from “Ghostbusters.” As always, spectators join in to march and marchers peel off to seek sugary booty.
With temperatures peaking in the low 60s, a light breeze and thin cirrus clouds scudding across a blue autumn sky, last Saturday was a perfect day for a run, and the foliage-bedecked grounds of the Williams Lake Resort the perfect setting.
Halloween is a big deal in Woodstock.
“It humbles you,” says Sadia Bihi-Gilmour in describing what it’s like to participate in the good works done by the Rotary Club of New Paltz.
“One of the initial motivations for this series was our feeling that the Ashokan Center is an amazing venue for various groups of people to explore varied interests, a way to get away from the world at large and delve into some subjects with heart and brain.”