Republican lawmakers are facing pointed questions and raucous crowds at town hall meetings across the country this month. Freshman 19th Congressional District Representative John Faso (R-Kinderhook) is not one of them.
The Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains are part of the American imagination, a cauldron for artistic identity and a proving ground for the emergence of personal mechanical mobility. There was Fulton’s steamboat, the early railroads and the earliest tests for automobiles in 1903. And here documented, a 1908 motorcycle endurance run over now familiar roads, but what were once incredibly challenging terrain.
We stand at the top of the falls and look down to see a glacier filling the valley below us; as we watch, it slowly rises up the canyon and then we have to step out of the way as it swells up over the falls themselves. We lift up into the air and turn around to watch as the flow of the ice continues on to South Lake. Geologists can do that sort of thing.
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.
“I went through the gamut of what to do for my child,” said Sharon Manner, whose now 25-year-old daughter Kerri has autism. “After she was hospitalized twice, I realized Western medicine was not working. I went back to my yoga roots to explore how to help her.”
The Thursday, February 16 poetry gathering at New World Home Cooking, 1411 Route 212, between Woodstock and Saugerties, will feature poets
The town of Woodstock is using its existing zoning law to regulate short-term property rentals popularized by such websites as Airbnb and will shut down those who do not go through the proper permitting process or meet the definition of a bed-and-breakfast.
CMRR does not plan to move its train cars off its residentially zoned property anytime soon, given that it has no place to put them that the railroad deems appropriate.
Belleayre Ski Center will get a new gondola, base lodge upgrades and more trails, said Gov. Cuomo in an announcement today.
The resolution, which would expresses an opinion by the legislature and not affect any local laws, was defeated in a party-line vote.