In what they dubbed a “national day of climate action,” some five dozen climate activists gathered outside Representative Antonio Delgado’s Kingston office to call on him to be a strong advocate for climate action in the nation’s capital.
Mayor Steven T. Noble has announced that City of Kingston Fire Department chief Mark Brown will retire on September 24.
A controversial temporary chain-link fence separating Opus 40 from the home of its late creator Harvey Fite will come down within the next week, the not-for-profit Opus 40 Inc. announced in a news release Thursday.
The Saugerties Animal Shelter wants to remind people it is Woodstock’s shelter also. And they need some help raising money for a big, bright, new facility away from all the hubbub and distractions of the adjacent transfer station, according to representatives of the shelter who attended Woodstock’s Town Board meeting April 10.
Topics include: “Skin Deep” at Olive Library in September; Kingston Library public budget forum; Repair café at Gardiner Library ; Harvest Home Dinners to highlight Hudson Valley farm food; and more.
As delta-variant driven COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the area, Ulster County will open a new vaccination site at Kingston Plaza Friday, August 20, SUNY New Paltz announced vaccines will be mandatory for students this fall and Nuvance Health will now require full vaccination for all staff by the start of October.
The Woodstock Volunteers Day of Gratitude returns to the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center and Andy Lee Field Saturday, August 21 with a day full of music, fun and the bestowing of the Alf Evers Award, followed by its usual grand fireworks display.
Topics include: Highland Central School District unveils new leadership; Trombone Shorty, Orleans Avenue August 22, Brit Floyd August 29 at UPAC; Saugerties Community Band performs August 22; Woodstock Film Festival returns in-person this fall; and more.
The Kingston Common Council last week voted 6-2 to approve using a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security toward the purchase of a tactical team vehicle for the Kingston-Ulster Emergency Services Unit.
The former district office was shored up and used by the contractors handling the capital project, but that’s winding down and the condition of an empty building can drop off fast.