Saugerties VFW & American Legion Post 72 members participated in a clean-up day on Saturday, October 3.
We’d been hearing about this ultra-creative mechanical wiz living in the hills outside Woodstock. She’s been making a name for herself via TED talks and other keynote speeches about investing the magic of new technology into old-fashioned things, of slowing life down without going Luddite. From what we read about her, Stone was not only an eloquent ambassador for our Upstate glories involving nature and elegantly quiet introspection, but a clear example of the many ways in which the Hudson Valley and Catskills have long drawn great thinkers (and doers) to its hills and valleys.
The Walkway over the Hudson and the Hudson Valley Rail-Trail were flooded with visitors this past weekend for their annual Walktoberfest, an outdoor celebration of local fare and farms as well as of the autumnal beauty of the Hudson Valley.
“We should ask that people practice Covid-19 protocols, wear a mask, wear gloves,” Murphy said. Even better might be to leave the bowl of treats for the kids to take, sit nearby, and wish them a happy holiday.
Historic Huguenot Street is poised to launch a new walking-tour app titled “Jacob Wynkoop: Building a Free Black Neighborhood” by the end of the month. The tour will be narrated by Chaundre Hall-Broomfield, a Newburgh native and a performer known for his dual roles as Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in the national tour of the Broadway musical phenomenon Hamilton with the Angelica company.
Halloween is taking some pandemic hits, but it looks like this particular high holy day of New Paltz is not going to be cancelled.
The Ulster County “Food Fight” is a food collection contest held in cooperation with eleven libraries throughout Ulster County from
This past June, with little fanfare, a long career of public service to the Town of Gardiner came to an end. Former town supervisor Joe Katz stepped down from the Zoning Board of Appeals, where he had been a member since 2012. “It’s the first time I haven’t been on something in more than 20 years,” he notes.
The Christopher Bamba Community Swimming Education Fund aims to help provide swimming instruction for those in the community who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford it.
Taking over anything except possibly a mask-making factory is a challenging task these days, but Edna Harrison, a longtime member of the New Paltz Rotary, is ready. Harrison, an MVP Health Care client manager based in New Paltz, now serves as Rotary president, a one-year post last held by Linda Ferrante of Wallkill View Farms.