Topics include: New additions to WVLT Board; Cashless tolling at Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge begins December 1; OSI transfers historic Rondout Valley farm to Hudson Valley Seed Co.; Ride for Mental Health 2022 scheduled; and more.
Are you male and young enough to pass for a high school student? Do you aspire to be a paid actor? Most importantly, have you got a ripped bod and no fear of showing it off to the world? HBO Max wants to hear from you, stat.
For the final installment of our weekly serial column, the authors are pleased to announce a special historic display currently on view. In celebration of the 170th anniversary of Ulster Savings Bank, a large-scale, 7-panel, 25-foot-wide outdoor window display created by historians and authors Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz, based on their forthcoming book, was installed last week at 280 Wall Street.
All working musicians have suffered through the COVID era — the loss of camaraderie and connection as well as the loss of revenue. Jazz musicians, however, are arguably affected the most. Improvisational, unrepeatable and highly interactive, jazz is fundamentally live music.
It’s been a long wait, but we finally have an eclipse worth setting the alarm for. But it’s oh-so-odd, just
The next Full Moon is Saturday night, December 18. It’ll be the highest-up Full Moon of the year, and will attain that overhead position at midnight. Very cool, but why tell you all about it more than a month early? It’s sort of a lame excuse, but we mistakenly ran the illustration for it last week, with no caption, guaranteed to produce bewilderment in any sane person. So clip this out and save this article until then — or indeed for any Full Moon. Because you really should realize why they’re so special.
“She had such a presence; you just thought she was going to be there forever.” So says Maria Del Castilho, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator at the Friends of the Feathered and Furry Wildlife Center in Hunter. She’s speaking of her mentor, Barbara “Missy” Runyan, who was the Center’s director up until her sudden death on October 6 at the age of 51. Del Castilho describes Runyan as “beyond dedicated. It was her life to take care of animals…She had cameras on the animals and would watch them all night.”
The universe’s bodies are mostly spheres, and, obviously, every location on each of those balls has a spot precisely opposite it — its antipode. Some of them cry out for our attention.
Storm Lake won the Best Documentary award at the Woodstock Film Festival this year. We confess this film is near and dear to our hearts.
For reasons easily guessed, the Drama Club at New Paltz High School skipped its traditional fall-semester dramatic production in 2020. The 2021 spring musical – Sondheim’s Into the Woods – did go on, back in May, although the students had to project their acting and singing through clear plastic masks to reach a socially distanced audience.