‘I’m going to be straight with you, I have my reservations,’ said Sheriff Juan Figueroa, who took office in January. ‘But what we’re doing isn’t working. We have to try a new approach.’
After 39 years in the Grandia family, the beloved Rt. 28 bakery/diner will change hands.
While it was no landslide, Woodstock Library Board President Dorothea Marcus feels the October 3 trustee election was a vote of confidence for a new library building. After a revised tally, former board member Leslie Gerber received the most votes, 502, followed by Marcus, 493 and incumbent Howard Kagan, 484. All favor tearing down the current library building and constructing a new one.
A live auction will present for sale 50 colorful guitar sculptures that have been on display throughout the town this past summer, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 34 Tinker Street, Woodstock.
The 20th Anniversary of the Fiercely Independent Woodstock Film Festival has passed, and everyone’s still a bit breathless. Who won what?
Using painting and music as performance Manuel Oliver drove home into our hearts the shock of youth lost to gunfire.
For nine days, October 26 through November 3, you can vote at one of seven polling sites around Ulster County. Hours of operation vary, but include a mix of day, evening and weekend hours.
The all-day conference on migration and mental health at SUNY New Paltz this Friday, October 11, is coming at an opportune time. Though American history records several eras when conflict raged over immigrants and immigration, there have been few more virulent than what’s going on now.
The Ulster County-built Ashokan Rail-Trail, a long-awaited public recreational walkway (the county prefers the term “shared-use path”), will be opened to the public on Friday, October 18. First proposed in 2012, the 11.5-mile trail is ten to twelve feet in width, with a compacted crushed-stone surface that allows accessibility to persons with disabilities and limited mobility.
“Legislator [Hector] Rodriguez violated the public trust, violated women, and is unfit for public service,” wrote Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan upon receipt last Friday of an independent investigative report from a partner in an Albany law firm addressed to county personnel officer Sheree Cross. Rodriguez’s disturbing actions constituted a gross violation of the public trust, Ryan wrote. Had they involved any member of his administration, they would have led to summary dismissal.