As for the “first-born son has a higher chance for success” notion, the Apollo astronauts would seem to support such a thesis strongly, since 27 of the 29 were eldest sons.
Control by Democrats of state government increases the chance that this “Medicare for All”-style plan will pass in New York State. New Paltz lawmakers hope it will.
If you’re one of those people who may like to bike, is interested in adventure, and wants to explore the
Sixteen years ago, Ulster County had 8300 healthcare jobs and 5200 manufacturing jobs. Last year, it had three times the
Sunday, Aug. 4: Studies are showing that even small periods of time spent in the forest reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol and lower blood pressure and heart rate. Trees release phytoncides into the air, which boost the immune system and stimulate production of white blood cells. Being in natural settings also activates our nervous system’s relaxation response, allowing us to recover from the chronic low-intensity “fight-or-flight” environment of daily life.
It could be one of Dutchess County’s best kept secrets. The Wethersfield Estate and Gardens is off the beaten path — well, gravel road — near the village of Amenia. Just the right amount of privacy and bucolic splendor make it the perfect getaway for an early 20th century industrialist, particularly one who enjoyed horse riding and generally communing with glorious nature.
The Phoenicia Library is home to the Jerry Bartlett Memorial Angling Collection, an impressive inventory of books about fishing and fly-tying. “It could be hyperbole, but we like to say we have the largest circulating collection in the Northeast,” says Library Board member Beth Waterman.
The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program is a great excuse to investigate gorgeous gardens in our region, both public and private. On the list for this Saturday, July 27, is Innisfree Garden in Millbrook.
Aug. 3: In the fifth in a series of curious and heightened outings, attendees will meet trip leader Mathew Rymkiewicz at the Pond House, where lighting and other bait will be set up to attract the winged creatures of mention.
Swimming is a great way to commune with the Esopus Creek, but there’s something extra satisfying about adventures that involve us in a more active way.