The Duck Pond at Mohonk Preserve has long been a favored spot for hikers, photographers or those just seeking a beautiful place for respite. But now that our recent long winter has finally ended, visitors enjoying a spring outing at Mohonk are finding that “Ol’ Man Winter” didn’t depart without leaving behind some collateral damage.
Terry O’Connell wanted to die in his sleep, be cremated and shot out of a gun. He got his wish.
Where does it begin? What are its boundaries? In which part of Canada does it terminate? Nobody seems to know. But everybody is willing to go to the mattresses to settle the question.
In our area we have one of the highest concentration of “zero-energy” homes in the country mostly due to the work he has done.
An accomplished rock climber, Russ Clune has climbed cliffs around the world in over 45 countries and has spent over 40 years climbing on the Shawangunk Ridge, where he is responsible for establishing over 100 routes and is a licensed climbing guide.
The late Boys and Girls Club leader dedicated his life to helping at-risk teens.
Jay Wenk passed away quietly at home on May 29, 2018, surrounded by his family, listening to Mozart. In his quest to die as he lived, on his own terms, he wrote his own obituary, which is presented here.
“I tell people, ‘I can get them into your place of business the first time; after that, it’s up to you.’”
When Reverend Joshua Bode arrived to take the helm of the Woodstock Reformed Church, he was almost 31, he was taking on his first congregation, and his wife of four years was pregnant with their first child. Now, 10 years later, he is leaving at the end of June to take a post in the Persian Gulf region, along with his wife, Erica, and their three children.
Jay Wenk, perennial activist, town board member, fighter for peace, died at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 at home at the age of 91.