Artist Kate McGloughlin’s show, “Requiem for Ashokan — The Story told in Landscape,” will be on view June 3-24 at WAAM, and will include mixed media paintings, solarplate etchings, maps with audio files, and an artist book depicting the loss of home, community, and landscape that took place during the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.
With a mix of businesspeople and former theater professionals now on the board of directors, Phoenicia’s STS Playhouse is contemplating a new direction for the historic community theater.
The 5th Annual Taste of Woodstock, presented by the Woodstock Film Festival and the Hudson Valley Film Commission will celebrate the culinary diversity and delicacies that the region has to offer, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, throughout Woodstock.
Jean Duffy and Hoppy Quick have known each other since both were going to grade school in Olive. Her yard’s filled with his handiwork; she’s spent the 31 years she’s lived next door to his mother on Samsonville Road looking at the older woman as a mother figure, and helping out when she could. But a neighbor-to-neighbor dispute between the two over home occupations and the side-effects of their artistic pursuits has boiled over and may end up in court.
The railroad, facing a deadline from the county, moved its trains from the county tracks to CMRR property in January, without a floodplain permit.
The Woodstock Town Board unanimously approved bonding for installation of reed beds that will make the wastewater treatment plant more environmentally friendly and save the town up to $50,000 per year.
Officials at Planned Parenthood say that thousands of women in the Hudson Valley could lose access to health services like cancer screening and STD testing if a provision in the American Health Care Act that would cut off Medicaid funding to the century old family planning organization becomes law.
On May 16, the Olive planning board approved the revised site plan for wedding events at the Ashokan Dreams bed-and-breakfast, hammering out conditions in an effort to limit the impact on High Point Mountain Road neighbors who have complained about such issues as noise, traffic, and invasion of privacy.
Approximately 874 out of 11,185 potential voters in the Onteora Central School district came out on Tuesday, May 16 and cast ballots to easily approve the 2017/18-school budget of $54,296,155, and to elect the four trustees listed to the Board of Education. Including absentee ballots, the budget passed 724-212.
A new Woodstock publishing entity, Wapner & Brent Books, has just come out with a new version of Dao De Jing, the Chinese master Laozi’s great work, on which the idea of Taoism is based.