Plans call for a $6.1 million, 5,000-square-foot visitor center at the park with an information desk, drinking water stations, restrooms, a warming hearth and more. Funding will come from a mix of state and private sources.
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.
New Paltz Mayor Tim Rogers wants people to know that not only is stealing bad, but stealing water from a fire hydrant is far from a victimless crime.
Joe Karolys and the town of Saugerties spent most of 2019 fighting over three dump sites that were eventually shut down. Given that history, Woodstock wants to know Karolys is dumping at a parcel on Church Rd. in Shady.
“Activism is…better than Prozac. It lifts you out of despair.”
Over 18 tons of food was collected in 2019 than otherwise would have gone to waste.
A final version of the proposed “Local Law to Amend Chapters 200 and 220 of the Town of Gardiner Town Code Regulating Certain Tourism-Related Accommodation Uses” was adopted by the Gardiner Town Board at its meeting on January 7. A public hearing will be held at Town Hall on Tuesday, February 11 before the board can vote to enact the law.
With the next big meeting set for Jan. 22, planners are working their way through a 592-page document filed by the developer.
A photo in New Paltz Times caused controversy last week when residents complained that a hand gesture made by a village employee signified “white power.” After looking into the matter, Mayor Tim Rogers says the village concluded the whole thing was a misunderstanding and that no village employee was trying to start a race war in a weekly paper.
“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.”