A longstanding fondness for gangster movies and a knack for doing sharp impressions of celebrities landed a Saugerties master barber his first acting gig this month.
Saturday, Feb. 9: The first annual Sojourner Truth Life Walk proceeds from Port Ewen to the Ulster County Courthouse, ending with a live in-person reenactment of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech at the Old Dutch Church.
Axel Rodriguez needed just three points to reach 1,000 career points. He did that in the game’s opening minute on Friday night, hitting a three-pointer from the side of the key that put him in with that very select group of New Paltz boys that have hit the 1,000 mark: Charlie Davis (1982), Tom Morales (1991) and Matt Petruzzelli (2008), but even more hit for a career-high 29 in his face-off with Saugerties’ freshman phenom Dior Johnson as homestanding New Paltz nipped the Sawyers 57-55 in overtime, clinching the MHAL’s Division 1 title.
“The public is invited to Ulster County for outdoor activities. Why is Ulster County not safe enough to do the things they’re invited to do?”
Forget about all the blathering by the likes of Dick Vitale about what geniuses the two coaches are who happen to be directing the fortunes of the teams he happens to be working. Really, whatever the game, whoever the coaches, Vitale’s over-the-top positive platitudes are monkey-business as usual.
What do you get when you cross a free community dinner, a fundraising gala, The Wiz, art shows, mural tours, puzzle parties, kids events, organizations and people walking from Port Ewen to the Ulster County Courthouse, plus luminaries, non-profits and people of all ages? Black History Month Kingston.
Last Saturday afternoon was the perfect day for a bowl of chili: in a word, cold.
Luis Martinez, head of the New Paltz construction company Lalo Group, was detained by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this month, and has been confined in a Goshen ICE facility since that time.
John Cuneo, the Woodstock-based cartoonist and illustrator whose latest New Yorker cover captures our President building a wall around himself on his Oval Office desk, says it’s been a while now that he’s been drawing Donald J. Trump.
The early-season struggles faced by the Saugerties High School girls’ varsity basketball appear to have been left behind, as the team’s hot streak continued through a cold January.