WinterFest returned to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail last Saturday with 19 regional restaurants and businesses bringing their best batches of chili to compete for the “Best of Fest” People’s Choice Award. Sal’s Place, pot #7, took First Place in the chili contest, On A Roll Deli took Second Place for the contents of Pot #8 and Thyme & Place Catering and the Gateway Diner tied for Third Place for Pot #3 and pot #14 respectively.staff
“Legislator [Hector] Rodriguez violated the public trust, violated women, and is unfit for public service,” wrote Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan upon receipt last Friday of an independent investigative report from a partner in an Albany law firm addressed to county personnel officer Sheree Cross. Rodriguez’s disturbing actions constituted a gross violation of the public trust, Ryan wrote. Had they involved any member of his administration, they would have led to summary dismissal.
The Steve Miller Band, a mainstay of the ’60s San Francisco music scene will top a fine double bill beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28 at UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Also appearing will be Grammy winning country start Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives.
Police arrested a 59-year-old Kingston man following an early morning fight near the traffic circle linking Rt. 28, Rt. 587, Washington Ave. and the exit 19 Thruway tollbooths.
State Police arrested Douglas H. Lackner, 74, of Lake Katrine, on Tuesday, following a report of a male masturbating in front
New Paltz Central School District Superintendent Maria Rice and high school principal Barbara Clinton have announced that Claire Deen Taylor has been named the 2019 valedictorian of New Paltz High School. Elijah Tamarchenko is this year’s salutatorian.
New Paltz has not had a candle store in decades. Does that make sense, in a community known for its hippie culture, hordes of souvenir-hunting visitors from the Big Apple and occasional power outages? Ingrid Heins doesn’t think so. “Everybody buys candles,” she says. “Everybody likes candles.”
Sunday, March 3: St. Baldrick’s Day, the cancer fundraising event in which participants have their head shaved after gathering donations from sponsors, is back and it’s “bigger and balder” than ever in Saugerties.
Saturday, Mar. 2: Over the years the parade has grown to include more than 3,000 participants and entertained more than 10,000 spectators as it winds its way through the Village of Wappingers Falls.
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free through the 21 public libraries in Ulster County.