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A new 508-acre Hudson River park for Kingston?

A new 508-acre Hudson River park for Kingston?

A proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would create a new state park on a rugged patch of land along the Hudson River straddling the City of Kingston-Town of Ulster border. But whether the proposed 508-acre park becomes a reality depends on voters’ approval in November of a $3 billion bond intended to preserve and restore natural resources, fight climate change and boost New York’s tourist economy.

Woodstock Vet for Peace released from Irish detainment

Woodstock Vet for Peace released from Irish detainment

“I’m actually missing Ireland,” Woodstock activist and Veteran for Peace Tarak Kauff commented this week, some 21 days since he returned from a forced detention in the nation where he was arrested last spring for protesting U.S. military flights using Shannon Airport in the allegedly neutral country for a stopover. “I liked the people’s support. It wasn’t a perfect stay, but it was inspiring.”