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SNL mocks Hudson Valley racism, apple farms

SNL mocks Hudson Valley racism, apple farms

A sketch in the premiere episode of this season’s Saturday Night Live took aim at our region’s most well-known autumnal activity for day-trippers: pick-your-own apples. The format is a television commercial hosted by two sisters (Aidy Bryant and Kate McKinnon), the owners of “Chickham’s Apple Farm,” which is “located in the part of New York State that has confederate flags” where “for just $45, you can bring home $10 worth of apples.”

Planet Wings park?

Planet Wings park?

Not everyone agrees that the old post office, the demolition of which still rankles Kingston preservationists, should be honored in a planned Midtown park. “Everybody has a right to their own memories,” said one dissident artist.