Topics include: Design for Henry DuBois Drive; Quarryville safety tower; Remembering JFK; An election for the ages; and more.
Two closely watched State Senate seats in the mid-Hudson have flipped, one from blue to red and the other from red to blue, as votes too close to call on Election Night 2020 continue to be tallied.
Ulster County has seen its active cases of Covid-19 double in the last three weeks, with a particularly steep increase
Winter high school sports deemed low- and moderate-impact have officially been approved by New York State, with practices set to begin on Monday, November 30. With the Covid-19 pandemic still raging and infections once again on the rise, however, local school districts are still grappling with how safely to re-introduce sports within the context of their cohort-led hybrid educational models. Can it be done?
Surprisingly, it turns out that the operative word here is not so much “fixed” or “free” as “fun.” Repair Cafés are interactive social events, designed to heal divisions in communities as much as to fix beloved-but-broken possessions.
The Saugerties Lions Club’s annual November auction, one of its main fundraisers, is cancelled this year due to Covid-19. “That said, programs still have to be funded and needs still have to be met,” said Fran Andreassen. The club serves the local community through various projects and donations that benefit individuals, charities and local benevolent organizations. The club’s goal for 2020 is to raise $20,000.
Vincent Paone is Ulster County Veteran of the Month/ During a ceremony on Veterans Day. County Executive Pat Ryan and veterans services director Mark Cozzupoli, held a private lunch with Paone at Little Italy in Kingston to recognize him for his service.
School districts in the region have been following slightly different approaches to hybrid learning, staggering different cohorts over different days, and figuring out what works best for their students, teachers and community while following guidelines recommended by the New York State Education Department and Ulster County Department of Health.
Topics include: Family of Woodstock Thanksgiving feast; Thruway tollbooths go cashless; New Paltz Turkey Trot is virtual; Assemblymember Cahill honors area readers in virtual ceremony: and more.
Topics include: Reinstate the climate accord; Woodstock Library compromise; What is Covid-19 teaching us?; Local gyms deserve support; and more.