In 1987, a county landfill or incinerator was proposed for Winston Farm, an 800-acre-plus piece of undeveloped land adjacent to routes 212 and 32 near the Thruway interchange. That proposal was defeated following local opposition.
“I began to grow from a person filled with hate, anger, and despair into a person who believes that he, too, is responsible for the protection, preservation, and enrichment of humanity.”
The project includes a plaza with open and covered seating, an area for food concessions, administrative offices and public restrooms.
The Lloyd United Methodist Church will hold a special service this Sunday, April 15 at 9 a.m. during which Pastor Gail Erdie will bless the restoration of the latest of the church’s windows to be renewed.
A new activist group plans to focus on harnessing grassroots energy to address city-level issues like housing and police-community relations. Rise Up Kingston also plans to address big-picture issues, like racism, at a local level. The group will host a launch party and fundraiser at Rough Draft Bar and Books on Monday, April 16.
Friday, April 13: Eight contestants will compete for the elusive crown in three categories: Talent, Swimwear and Evening Attire.
Friday, April 13: Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and his wife Christine will face stiff competition as they vie for the “Dancing with the Stars Ulster-Style” crown in Saugerties.
April 12 at SUNY New Paltz: The bill would insulate New York State against some of the rollbacks to the federal Affordable Care Act currently being pushed by the Trump administration, specifically those that affect health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs, devices and procedures.
Through the tireless and innovative efforts of employees and enthusiastic volunteers and community partners, New Paltz has has met and surpassed its original goal of reducing its solid waste stream by 20 percent; in fact, it has nearly halved that output.
Saturday, April 7: “The Hudson Valley is the birthplace of the American environmental movement, with the Hudson River as central Muse and catalyst,” says Melissa Auf der Maur, alt/rock musician and co-founder/director of Basilica Hudson.