Plans call for a $6.1 million, 5,000-square-foot visitor center at the park with an information desk, drinking water stations, restrooms, a warming hearth and more. Funding will come from a mix of state and private sources.
Local homeowners earned a combined $13.8 million in income while welcoming approximately 55,800 guest arrivals for the five biggest guest arrival weekends in 2019 across the region, including Columbus Day Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, and peak fall foliage tourism weekends, according to the company. Once again, Ulster County led the way in the Mid-Hudson by a wide margin.
Why would a group want to organize such a hunt? Because coyotes are held in very low-esteem by pretty much everyone, aren’t native to the northeast and their numbers seem to be increasing. White-tailed deer hunters hate them because they prey on fawns, and reports of coyotes attacking and killing pets have been on the rise in recent years.
Dana Kuhns has been named scout executive of the Rip Van Winkle Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves Ulster and Greene Counties.
Wichita 2 Woodstock (W2W) is a new, web-based, social practice project. Drawing on the populations of Wichita, Kansas, and Woodstock, the project engages people from both sides of the political divide in an asynchronous question-and-answer dialogue using a video camera to record, and the internet to broadcast, the results.
Woodstock’s Town Bord will soon ask voters to approve borrowing $2 million to bring all Comeau Drive offices to the first floor for accessibility as well as renovating the building and the supervisor’s cottage, too. All-in, with furniture, incidentals and professional fees, the project is expected to cost $2.3 million.
The Hudson Valley will see its first major snowfall this Saturday. The forecast calls for 2-8 inches total accumulation, with
Joe Karolys and the town of Saugerties spent most of 2019 fighting over three dump sites that were eventually shut down. Given that history, Woodstock wants to know Karolys is dumping at a parcel on Church Rd. in Shady.
“Activism is…better than Prozac. It lifts you out of despair.”
Just two weeks after it went into effect, state lawmakers are weighing changes to New York’s historic bail reform law, which effectively ended bail in most cases. The main change cited was the need to give judges discretion to require bail when the defendant was deemed to be dangerous.