The Woodstock Town Board has approved testing soil and water for contamination of fill dumped in Shady by legally embattled landfill operator Joseph Karolys, but the move has legal challenges of its own.
It won’t be a typical year, but events are happening. Here’s a rundown.
Topics include: Reverence Day/Day of The Dead at the New Paltz Rural Cemetery: Give blood to save lives; Woodstock gets new fire engine; The Gardiner Library hosts virtual read with dogs; and more.
Topics include: Cold weather, dining out; Wurts Street Bridge petition; Woodstock Library vote November 3; Thank you to the volunteers for the voter drive thru in New Paltz; and more.
“I love the little old library building as I’m driving past it — no question that it is very picturesque. And if all I ever did was drive past it, I might be on the Vote No side of this issue,” Claire Lambe of Woodstock.
“I speak for myself and do not represent the views of any organization. Restore and renovate, don’t demolish the Woodstock Library. Turn over the ballot and vote no,” writes Olivia Tinker Twine of Woodstock.
Boyer has spent 15 years as an assistant and senior assistant public defender in Ulster and Dutchess counties. More recently, she served as principal law clerk in the State Supreme Court. The lone nay vote on the appointment came from Legislator Mary Beth Maio, who cited Boyer’s support for bail reform.
Through the aid of local business owners and dozens of volunteers, the iron fence at the Woodstock Cemetery got a fresh coat of paint recently and will be repaired. Woodstock Hardware owner Vince Christofora provided the materials and rounded up the volunteer labor to paint the fence along Rock City Road.
Brunel Sculpture Garden in Boiceville is holding the first showcase of new visual work created by current artist in residence Brian Paccione on October 31 and November 1.
While the Saugerties and Onteora school districts recently welcomed students back into the classroom in hybrid educational models, the Kingston and New Paltz districts were inching closer to putting their own plans into action. Each district is finding it has its own set of unique challenges. Though all are developing safety and cleaning protocols based on Covid-19 state guidance, they are finding no one-size-fits-all solution.