Local school districts opened their doors for the 2021-22 academic year last week, hosting the first in-person autumn classes since September 2019. While some parents have expressed concern about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they were informed last month that a planned remote learning option through Ulster BOCES was not going to happen.
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With the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kingston Common Council last week voted to return to virtual committee and regular meetings after two months of conducting business in person.
Topics include: Palestinian hatred; Acknowledging the efforts of Mike Katz; Save the Lakes; Friends of the Saugerties Library expands membership; and more.
Topics include: Call for veteran artists; Metzger appointed to Cannabis Control Board; Saugerties Food Pantry seeks volunteers; and 1-Wall Show at Wired Galley spotlights Lynne Friedman.
Topics include: Kingston Tiger Marching Band returns; UC Italian Festival back at Kingston waterfront October 10; Shekere workshop at Kingston Point Beach; Movies with Spirit film series returns September 18 with Soul; and more.
Now entering its fourth year, the Kingston High School Internship and Career Center is a pathway to employment for students in the district. The center grew out of a tiny home build in Saugerties where Kingston students were given an opportunity to work and receive training over the summer.
A compilation of the latest sports news in the Kingston, Saugerties, Onteora and New Paltz school districts.
My relationship to power outages changed on Thursday, September 9 when it was, in fact, raining pretty hard. The crack of a falling tree woke me at 2 a.m., and the house quivered slightly. I got up to look around and discovered the house was intact. However, the power was out. It was hard to get back to sleep, as I pictured the creek flooding up the driveway (again), the next tree smashing through the roof. I tried to regain a sense of security by praying, and eventually, in the midst of paraphrasing the Lord’s Prayer, I fell back asleep.
An excerpt from a chapter of the authors’ upcoming book, available in December 2021, entitled “The Story of Historic Kingston: A Journey through the Hudson Valley and Its Connections With New York City.”
The YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County’s Tour De Kingston and Ulster bike event returns to Forsyth Park Sunday, Sept 12 with a number of rides for ages and skill levels ranging from a free five-mile family ride to 25-50 mile road rides aimed at seasoned cyclists.