Francois Barcomb of New Paltz, who won the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament in May, will be one of the 15 contestants in the game show’s upcoming Tournament of Champions to air November 4-8 and November 11-15.
New Paltz shade tree commissioners have been upping their game in recent years in the way they expend their budget for street trees.
Hot and humid weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the hundreds of people who showed up for New Paltz’s annual display of Independence Day fireworks at the Ulster County Fairgrounds on Friday, July 5.
Crazy Dan, one Dan Chisena, drummer and ﬂedgling impresario, has become to young local musicians on the prowl for venues to play their music — unexpurgated and mostly unadorned — the kind-of second coming of Bill Graham.
Ally Decelle, a graduating senior in the Saugerties High School Class of 2019, helped secure a $1200 Youth Opportunities Fund grant to assist the school’s Key Club’s Backpack Program, which sends elementary school students across the district home with meals on weekends.
Donald Shumen was born in 1961 and has been part of Kingston ever since. That’s a lot of expertise on our lovely and lively city. I recently had a great shopping experience at Mike’s Office Furniture at 299 South Wall St. and knew that the friendly co-owner would make a great interview for the latest installment of Faces of Kingston.
Last year, after his bladder and lymph nodes were removed, lifetime Barclay Heights resident Tony Amato was declared cancer-free. But it came back with a vengeance six months later, encroaching upon the 48-year-old’s liver and lungs. “Tony’s Army” — about 200 of Tony’s of friends, family and neighbors — are selling hot dogs and baked goods to patrons outside of Kylie’s Sweet Shop during the annual Sawyer Motors Car Show on Sunday, July 7 from 1-6 p.m. to raise funds for his ramping medical expenses.
America has always been a society of joiners, and it was in that spirit that Ulster County executive Pat Ryan last Friday signed resolutions at the historic Volunteer Fireman’s Hall on Fair Street in Kingston to authorize up to $6.2 million in bonding for construction of a public safety training center on Ulster Landing Park in the Town of Ulster.
Saturday, July 6: Do you read about the fun goings-on at ComiCons all summer long and wish that San Diego were closer, or that you had an aﬀordable place to stay overnight in Manhattan? Despair not, fellow fantasy/science ﬁction/superhero nerd!
All manner of hot rods and classic cars from years past will line the streets of the village this Sunday, July 7 from 1-6 p.m. for the 16th annual Sawyer Motors Car Show.