Anyone who believes in preserving the integrity of a work of art is welcome to join The Friends of Opus 40 this Friday, July 30, at 3 p.m., when they peacefully protest the erection of a fence on Harvey Fite’s monumental earthwork.
A large contingent of public officials from the Woodstock town supervisor and town clerk to the governor’s office showered holistic pharmacist and Village Apothecary owner Neal Smoller and his COVID-busting volunteer army with praise for their efforts toward administering 36,000 vaccine doses.
The Woodstock Library Fair rang in its 90th anniversary Saturday with a wide range of activities including live music, a children’s parade, a carousel and a book sale.
The Ulster County SPCA is celebrating its 130th anniversary.
Earlier this month, Saugerties resident Lorenzo Beronilla won his episode of the inaugural season of Top Chef Amateurs, a spinoff of Bravo’s longtime staple Top Chef. The new series, filmed in Portland alongside the next season of Top Chef, sees two amateur chefs battling head-to-head each week with guidance from renowned professionals.
“Woodstock usually celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks in August, so why not do Earth Day in July?”
The first annual community picnic in New Paltz will be held on Saturday, July 24 at the Field of Dreams. An outdoor movie night will be held at the Field of Dreams on July 31 featuring the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
The Open Space Institute has announced the recipients of its 2021 Barnabas McHenry Hudson Valley Awards, honoring exceptional young leaders who are working to protect and enhance the Hudson River Valley. The five recipients, who represent communities throughout the Hudson Valley, are working this summer with prominent community not-for-profits.
The HITS-on-the-Hudson Summer Series gets underway this week, with competition serving as more than just a preamble to the $500,000 HITS Saugerties Grand Prix in September.
Dr. Albert J. Williams-Myers, professor emeritus at SUNY New Paltz and chair for 37 years of its Department of Black Studies, died after a brief illness on Monday, July 12, at the age of 82.