Monday, Dec. 31: This will be the fifth annual “stay local, stay safe” event, which draws thousands of people out into the crisp winter air.
SAGE awards honor Trevor Brodie, Shaun Sussman, Ashley Pettengill and David Henkel.
I’m not going to pretend, friends, that America in the year 2018 and The Spirit of Christmas are subjects easily corralled into the same article, except for the intervention of a truly weird coincidence. For in describing to you the enigma of the recently deceased Bud Sife we’ll be catapulted into a zone where a civilization in near collapse and A Merry Christmas can and do absolutely exist, side by side.
There are the tales — probably apocryphal but possibly not — that still pass around about Woodstock Times reporters from the paper’s earliest decades, as well as scribblers from earlier townie publications, who’d been captured and detained because of their Santa Arrival Knowledge.
As I watched and listened to the families around me, I noticed how excited everyone in my train was by this experience. So many kids of all ages and their parents laughed, danced and smiled practically the whole 90-minute ride.
Ryan Bonelli, Saugerties High School Class of 2013, is the first graduate of the district’s computer video production program to win an Emmy Award.
Accompanied by the emotive Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra echoing off the walls of the sanctuary, the rose-bedecked image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was carried by solemn parishioners in procession to the altar of St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Paltz last Wednesday, December 12, the faithful bearing bouquets of flowers to be left at the base of the icon in tribute.
The tree, now standing on the village green, was headed for the wood chipper.
Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow were finding it hard to stand still in Highland Friday night. The center
There are several events scheduled from the early afternoon through early evening. What you do to ring in 2019 at midnight is up to you.