Dana Kuhns has been named scout executive of the Rip Van Winkle Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves Ulster and Greene Counties.
Wichita 2 Woodstock (W2W) is a new, web-based, social practice project. Drawing on the populations of Wichita, Kansas, and Woodstock, the project engages people from both sides of the political divide in an asynchronous question-and-answer dialogue using a video camera to record, and the internet to broadcast, the results.
The mission of WHMK, says those behind it, “is to celebrate the diversity and contributions of people who identify as women. Launching from the historical (and sometimes forgotten or unrecognized past), the goal is to empower people, here and now, towards an inclusive future where anyone’s impact can be revered.”
This year artists will decorate butterfly sculptures that will be displayed throughout the village. In years past, subjects included sailboats, horses and lighthouses.
Several dozen parishioners and friends of the New Paltz Reformed Church gathered last Friday evening in the cozy Fireside Room of the Wullschleger Education Building on Huguenot Street for a slide presentation on the mission trip to Uganda that the Church sponsored in late October and early November of 2018.
Photography by Saugerties High School students will be on display in the library’s Stephen L. Crohn Gallery throughout January and February. An opening reception for the show will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 from 4-6 p.m.
Sophia Roberts and Emily Peck co-founded the Book Donation Project, an independent, student-run organization that donates new and gently used books to senior centers, children’s hospitals, and children’s centers.
This week in Faces of Kingston, it’s a pleasure to talk to Mackenzie Turck of River Mint Finery, one of the kindest, most fun and fashionable of Kingston’s residents.
The March starts at 11 a.m. on Playhouse Lane in Woodstock followed by a Rally in back of Colony Woodstock, 22 Rock City Rd.
The Village of New Paltz will be mulching Christmas trees this year and offering that by-product to anyone interested in it for gardens or pathways.