After being called off earlier this year when the re-enactment groups around which it was centered got, as mercenaries will, better offers, the Burning of Kingston will indeed happen, but in a new format.
Fifty-eight bikes, their riders clad in patch-covered black leather, traveled about 80 miles on Sunday, Aug. 11 and raised $1,800 towards a new building for the Saugerties Animal Shelter.
This week we are going to talk to Sean Miller, often seen in Uptown running the well-loved to-go dining spot known as The Lunchbox at 275 Fair St. Often touted as “Ulster County’s Smallest Restaurant,” the location offers very personable service paired with delicious food. It’s the perfect stop for a quick soup, sandwich or salad and some light conversation.
Andy Lee Field in Woodstock will be dressed with hundreds of balloons and three tents as locals gather on Saturday, August 17, with lunch served from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the adjoining Mescal Hornbeck Community Center. Music will start at 2:15 p.m., headlined by The Cupcakes, and will move outside to the field at 7 p.m. for Rennie Cantine’s Woodstock Guitar Festival, leading up to the 9 p.m. (or so) grand fireworks display.
After years of searching for a viable kidney for their daughter, Kristel and Craig Storm found a match for their daughter far closer to home than they had expected.
The rebuilding of the playground at Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz has been officially scheduled for Wednesday, September 25 through Sunday, September 29. The construction will be conducted under the supervision of the Village’s Department of Public Works, but will “require hundreds of volunteers,” according to Ariana Basco, assistant to the mayor and Village Board.
This Saturday, August 10 from 2 to 7 p.m., the New Paltz Youth Program 30th Birthday Party will take place at the Youth Center. “It’s free, and it’s open to everybody. Anybody can come.”
It is nothing but Peace and Love. There is “Snickers” the Yorkshire Pig, snorting up at me behind a low-mesh fence; “Delilah” the Himalayan Rabbit, her nose twitching frantically as I stick my finger toward her; “Phoenix” the All-American rooster, all prideful and irritated, strutting his stuff; “Andy” the big Morgan horse, letting me pet him through the boards of his paddock; “Elizabeth” the Nigerian dwarf goat, nose and lips against my face as I bend to pet her; “Lelo” the Shropshire sheep, unhappily set in a head-vice so she can be washed down… and “Reign” the Dutch Beltee cow.
Sunday, August 11: Last year, Martin and Tamika Dunkley threw a party, expecting a few hundred people to show up and enjoy some good food and music. Thousands arrived. This Sunday, the Dunkleys invite the greater community to come get a sense of what island culture is all about.
In Ulster County, anyone a judge determines can’t afford an attorney gets represented by Kossover or an attorney working under him.