Sponsoring a wreath costs $15, and it may be designated for the grave of a particular veteran or for general distribution in a particular cemetery.
Despite the rain on Halloween Woodstock came out for candy and celebrating Halloween on Tinker St.
“We are standing in public to say no to racism, sexism and bigotry against religious minorities and the LGBTQ community,” said Donna Goodman, one of the organizers.
This Sunday, November 3, at 1 p.m., the New Paltz Rural Cemetery will be sponsoring its ninth annual Day of Remembrance (also known as the Day of the Dead). There will be refreshments, music and flowers to be used to decorate the sites of beloved family and friends. All are invited.
The Thomas & Corinne Nyquist Foundation is currently accepting funding requests from nonprofit organizations that serve New Paltz. This will be the 16th year the family foundation has awarded these grants. They’re particularly interested in supporting projects where a small amount of money may make the difference between success or failure, with most of the grants ranging from $100 to $1,000. With rare exceptions, the maximum award made is $2,000.
This week for a special Faces of Kingston, I was pleased to chat with popular media personality, entertainer and all around good pet mom and rock ’n’ roll local MK Burnell. Let’s get right to it.
Francois Barcomb of New Paltz, who won the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament in May, will be one of the 15 contestants battling for the $250,000 grand prize.
American Legion Post 72 celebrated its 100th anniversary last week, with a banquet on Wednesday night, a parade and celebration at the post on Saturday and a musical tribute to the soldiers who served in “The Great War” and a re-enactor who portrayed a nurse who treated the wounded.
A roundup of local family activities.
Saturday, Oct. 26: Those who avoid the zombies and get through the woods with at least one flag and all their brains intact will earn an UlsterCorps Zombie Escape Survivor wristband.