With all the chaos going on in the world right now, it was refreshing to write Faces Of Kingston this week and get to share a normal, light-hearted conversation with an artistic local. Kate Cristiani is a tattoo artist with Ink Inc. who lives in Kingston and it was nice to get to know her better.
While many local restaurants are still open for delivery, others have decided to close. Meanwhile, professionals of all kinds are seeking online community.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Family of Woodstock is maintaining its County-wide 24-hour hotline, which plays play a critical role, not only in disseminating current information, but responding to the isolation and fear that many of our citizens are going to have.
The Table at Woodstock is offering food to those concerned about feeding themselves and their families during this period of upheaval due to COVID-19. They will offer weekly grocery boxes for families and prepared meals for the elderly/housebound or individuals.
This week in Faces of Kingston we get to know artist, nurse practitioner and nature enthusiast Dina Kravtsov. Her unique perspectives, talent, energy and empathy add to the nicer, healthiest energy side of our community.
The local trainer finds it fulfilling to help others shape up.
Sunday, Mar. 15: Believed to be the largest race between New York City and Albany, with 4,500 or more runners expected, the Shamrock Run does not time runners (though a clock is posted at the Finish Line for those who wish to keep track of their own times). The 2020 Kingston St. Patrick’s Day Parade will honor Harry Woltman as Grand Marshal.
How to charge an electric car; local green summit; Easter egg hunt; Penny social; Junior High Builders Club learn about community service; Meet & greet with new library director.
Topics include: New Paltz High School students shine in art competition; Tax prep help at Gardiner Library; Corned beef and cabbage dinners in Lloyd and Gardiner; and more.
Amid fears of a viral pandemic, Saugertiesians can take solace and pride in the spread of something more wholesome: the Hope Rocks festival, perhaps the only advocacy event that addresses both addiction and mental health awareness, has tested positive in the hearts and minds of event planners in Tennessee and Florida.