The redevelopment of the West Hurley school into market-rate condominiums is the talk of the town.
Local law-enforcement officials say the state’s new red-flag law will give the public a valuable tool to prevent mass shootings by getting guns out of the hands of potentially dangerous people. But gun-rights advocates worry that the law will deprive law abiding gun owners of due process and leave them vulnerable to abuse or harassment.
You might expect that the woman pianist who has played the most solo recitals on the main stage at Carnegie Hall would be an internationally known celebrity who lives in some major metropolitan area. But Katya Grineva, who holds that distinction, leads a relatively quiet life just outside of Woodstock, and she has no plans to change her life.
The fate of the Boiceville post office’s current closure seems to be in a temporary limbo.
Draw all the attendees of Woodstock’s top exhibiting nonprofit arts organizations together for a post-Labor Day party and several things become clear straightaway. Pretty much everyone knows most everyone, and many know the entire crowd.
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams will be recording live shows at 8 p.m. Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22 at Levon Helm’s Barn, 160 Plochmann Lane, Woodstock.
Approximately 50 new citizens will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth.
We’ll start our preview of this year’s 20th Anniversary Woodstock Film Festival, running October 2-5, with the special guests, including Matt Dillon, Rosie Perez, Parker Posey, Julie Taymor, folk music icon Janis Ian, and many others. Abigail Disney, granddaughter of Walt, will receive the Trailblazer Award for her documentaries and community activism. March for Our Lives co-founder Cameron Kasky will be on hand for the screening of Parkland Rising, about the teen-led anti-gun-violence movement generated by the high school shooting in Florida.
The $6.7 million endowment New York City is providing for the upgrade and maintenance of septic systems in the hamlet of Shandaken can be expected to last anywhere from 55 to 75 years, engineer Henry Lamont said at the September 9 town board meeting. When the funding runs out, homeowners will again have to pay for their own maintenance.
Advocates and opponents of a proposed new 12,000-square-foot library will square off.