Along with the passing of the torch came the passing of the check, as representatives of Millbrook Preserve, Inc. and the New Paltz Community Foundation gathered on Friday morning, August 2 at the Preserve’s trailhead on North Manheim Boulevard. The ceremony marked the Preserve’s coming of age as an official not-for-profit organization, legally able to do its own fundraising.
Now in year four of a five-year study, The Tick Project aims to remove ticks from entire neighborhoods to see if a coordinated approach can reduce Lyme disease infection rates.
Two recent rockslides on Main Street in East Kingston are being monitored by Ulster town officials, Callanan Industries and state authorities. According to town officials, the pair of rockslides appear to have been caused by the collapse of an historic cement mine opening created in the late 1800s, and were not related to blasting, which was not happening when the slides occurred. Callanan suspended all blasting on Aug. 12 to ensure the safety and stability of the slopes overlooking Main Street.
Who would have predicted that a psychic would set up shop in the village of Saugerties? Boasting a 99 percent rate of accuracy in its window, the storefront is catching with bold flowers surrounding a serene, long-earlobed bronze Buddha, backed by cascading curtains and beads. Keeping the Buddha company are the likenesses of angels, a smaller Buddha iteration, Lord of the Rings-themed tarot cards and the phrase “Reuniting Lovers Readings.”
For more than a century, Mohonk Mountain House has served as a gathering place for local, national and international leaders to focus on ways of promoting peace, environmental protection and civil rights. Founded in 1869 by the Smiley family, this year marks the 150th anniversary of the Mountain House. In honor of this milestone the owners have teamed up with Mohonk Consultations to offer a weekend-long peace conference from November 1 through 3, titled “Creating and Sustaining Peace.”
Kingston Police responded to a reported bank robbery at around 10 a.m. this morning at Rondout Savings Bank. Bank employees told police the suspect was still standing outside the bank in the parking lot.
A Kingston man has been charged with the murder of a homeless man whose body was found in the woods near the traffic circle.
According to the settlement papers, former Town Justice Jonathan Katz broke conflict-of-interest rules when in 2017 he signed an arrest warrant and order of protection against a man on behalf of his wife because Katz was at the time also representing the wife as her divorce attorney.
Yesterday afternoon at approximately 12:15 p.m., troopers responded to the intersection of Pulaski Highway and Pumpkin Swamp Rd. in the
There are not many people that can say that they’ve moved a 7,000-pound Buddha from New York to California. In fact there is probably only one — Paul Benkert and his Kingston-based company, Allways Moving.