They say you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family. But for residents of a Saugerties co-housing community, it seems it is possible to choose one’s extended family.
“Home is a sensation of relief … a place where you feel comfortable walking around in your pajamas … where there are people who one minute are driving you crazy, and the next minute you know they love you.” — from an essay by a Kingston High School student
When New Paltz Village planning board chairman Maurice Weitman died in 2015, Mayor Tim Rogers and village trustees decided to honor his memory by naming something after him.
‘The nice thing about being a community pharmacist is that we are pretty much the most accessible health care professional.’
Johann Christoph Arnold, senior Bruderhof pastor and author of books on conflict resolution, marriage and death anxiety, died today after a months-long battle with cancer, according to a letter from Bruderhof Elder Paul Winter on the group’s website. He was 77.
His desire for an in-house pipe organ was triggered when he was a high school senior in 1969. It took most of his lifetime and nearly superhuman attention to detail to make that wish come true.
The description seems nonsensical at first. Redwoods along the Shawangunk Ridge? Driftwood redwoods, no less?
The Ulster County Legislature last month voted unanimously to approve a request by the Town of Ulster to rename the bridge where Sawkill Road spans the Sawkill Creek as the Chief Anthony E. Cruise Memorial Bridge.
By all accounts, Saugerties lost one of its most cherished souls when David “Scout” Thornton died on April 1. He was a longtime resident, prominent in the tourism industry, and a consummate humanitarian.
What would they do there? They might bring a group of young people from the Boys and Girls Club to grow potatoes, for instance. Or they could organize field trips for youths. “We would be doing as much as possible without fossil fuels.”