Vanessa Biegel, 11, a fifth grader from Saugerties, can probably tell you a thing or two you didn’t know about the women’s suffrage movement in the state, which was so strong that New York women won the vote in 1917, three years before the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the American constitution in 1920.
This year’s Earth Day Fair at the Reformed Church will be held Saturday, April 22.
This year, the church will not hold a Festa in late summer.
But both the South Pine Street City Farm and the Kingston YMCA Farm Project are attempting to shift locals’ focus from their grocery carts to the benefits of cultivating and eating locally grown produce.
“Ready… set… go!” That’s all the kids had to hear before Easter egg mayhem broke out last Saturday, April 8 at the 30th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Historic Huguenot Street. The event, put on by the New Paltz Youth Program each year, operates like a well-oiled machine.
Nearly a year after it was announced, Woodstock’s program to help people overcome substance abuse has helped pave the road to recovery in place of a life of arrests and incarceration.
Residents can take a book or leave a book- it goes by the honor system, and isn’t organized like regular public library loans.
It’s like a Repair Café that makes house calls.
Some people, by the very nature of their professions, cross paths regularly with the despondent en route to harming themselves, and have thus acquired some useful intervention skills that they can share with others. One such person will be coming to SUNY New Paltz on Tuesday, April 4.
Three Saugerties youngsters were honored by the Saugerties town board at its March 15 meeting as part of the You’ve Been Caught program run by the Saugerties Community Youth Awards Committee.