Thomas Cole’s home on Spring Street in Catskill has left behind its near-death experience of the 1970s and as an independent non-profit organization affiliated with the National Park Service has been engaged in a recovery that would have seemed miraculous a generation ago.
Topic include: Saugerties Farmers Market seeks new location, Trump had his chance, Faso votes for ‘Kleptocracy Protection Act’, protecting environment protects jobs, Flynn’s plausible deniability
While I love plugging inspiring bands or discussing the area with interesting people, many have mentioned to me recently how Kingston’s dining scene is actually the most poppin’ thing going on lately.
While the controversy over the proposed Resort at Belleayre continues in court, the seemingly settled issues of capital funding at the (unrelated, or is it?) state-owned Belleayre Ski Center at Highmount have once again erupted in public dispute.
Letters to the editor for the 2/16 edition of Kingston Times.
From the standpoint of identity politics, you are in a particularly strong position if you can claim more than one downtrodden identity. As a white male there isn’t a lot to choose from, but I do have one card…
As political scientist Robert Putnam, author of the turn-of-the-21st-century classic Bowling Alone, America’s Declining Social Capital, expressed it, “If we can get more people engaged in community life in contexts that respect American pluralism, many of our other problems —to begin with, our politics — will be different.” Walter Maxwell lived that belief. Walter got it. Walter lives.
While I am sincerely troubled by the Trump administration’s executive order, I am heartened by our New Paltz village and town council’s joint resolution in support of local refugee settlement.
Damned media! Ulster County Executive Mike Hein served up an estimated 4,000 words on dozens of subjects at his ninth annual state of the county address last week in New Paltz. What did most of the media pick up? Only a passing gotcha, complete with fuzzy Muppets graphics of two tired old bad apples who had the gall to question several executive initiatives over the past few years.
Twilight won’t be the same without Venus hovering in the middle of it.