A town volunteer committee is well on its way toward helping Woodstock create document that will serve as a guide to planning for the next decade or two.
When the Shandaken Rural Cemetery was established in 1897, gravesites cost about $10 each. Townspeople purchased lots, but some owners never got around to using them, as family members moved away and were buried elsewhere.
Dubbed a “Day of Gratitude” and set to take place from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. or so, on August 19 on the town’s Andy Lee Field, on Rock City Road.
A look at the flora and fauna that can thrive an ordinary Hudson Valley dog pen.
It was a golden opportunity — a disposable house, flooded in Hurricane Irene to the point that the owner was prepared to tear it down.
Chichester residents will be pleased to know that the rumors about a potential relocation of the hamlet’s post office, although true, have been circumvented.
In lieu of achieving world peace, or even Catskills peace, I’ve always wanted to write a local parody of “Oklahoma!” Clearly, the Farmer and the Cowman — er, the Local and the Transplant — should be friends. It’s like Aunt Eller says: I don’t say I’m no better than anybody else, but I’ll be danged if I ain’t just as good.
In the past decade, Nelson, deacon of Woodstock’s Church of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ-on-the-Mount, was a familiar figure in Woodstock, striding down the street or riding on his motor scooter in his full-length black cassock and cap. He was passionately engaged in many social issues, from Native American rights to peace activism to railroad preservation.
The Woodstock Film Festival will present a special screening of Woodstock-edited film Walking Out on Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m. at Upstate Films Woodstock. Thirty years in the making, it’s based on a short story about a father-son hunting trip.
Short-term rentals, mostly through the site Airbnb, are a big business in the Hudson Valley. But questions remain surrounding their regulation.