When I think about the Tree of Life synagogue on a Saturday morning, Jews gathered together in close proximity, the idea of safety in numbers becomes a cruel joke. Instead, they were just an easy target.
The classical music event of the season is certainly the premiere performance of the newly reconstituted Woodstock Symphony Orchestra, a change of name which acknowledges the expansion of the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra into a larger ensemble which can perform works from the symphonic repertoire.
Why is there a referendum on the ballot to dissolve the Woodstock Library District? What would happen if it passed? A summary of the issue.
‘Tis a season for transformation.
Personal goodwill toward the marginalized people in your life does not absolve you of political callousness to their fate at the hands of authority.
“Fly fishing is a deep sport,” said Joan Wulff, known as the First Lady of fly fishing for her mastery of casting, the art of lofting a lure out over a stream to land on the water’s surface and attract a trout. She will speak at the Phoenicia Library in the Sporting Legends of the Catskills series on Saturday, October 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
New York 19th Congressional District candidates John Faso and Antonio Delgado largely stuck to the script in Monday night’s debate at the Woodstock Playhouse, delivering well-rehearsed answers to frequently asked questions. But both candidates delivered a few curveballs, with the incumbent Faso accusing Democrats of a “mob mentality” and Delgado declaring that he would reject the endorsement of the House’s top Democrat, former (and maybe future) Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Tenth Annual Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase will return to the Bearsville Theater complex and other venues around the town over the weekend of October 26-28, bringing an almost magical communion with wood and wires to the region that breathes music and reveres the finest instruments.
A fire on Woodstock’s west side caused by an overturned candle engulfed and destroyed three buildings on Calamar Lane belonging to guitarist, folk artist Peter Walker.
“Congressman John Faso of New York has worked hard and smart,” tweeted the president. “Strong on Crime, Borders and our 2nd Amendment, John is respected by all. Vote for John. He has my complete and total Endorsement!”