The Big Indian Beautification Committee has raised over $20,000 to put up a gazebo for free concerts in Big Indian Park
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The beautiful mountain swimming hole near camping and hiking areas can be quite busy in the summer months. The permits, which are only required on weekends, are available free of charge online.
Jay Wenk passed away quietly at home on May 29, 2018, surrounded by his family, listening to Mozart. In his quest to die as he lived, on his own terms, he wrote his own obituary, which is presented here.
When Reverend Joshua Bode arrived to take the helm of the Woodstock Reformed Church, he was almost 31, he was taking on his first congregation, and his wife of four years was pregnant with their first child. Now, 10 years later, he is leaving at the end of June to take a post in the Persian Gulf region, along with his wife, Erica, and their three children.
Jay Wenk, perennial activist, town board member, fighter for peace, died at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 at home at the age of 91.
Some of Albany’s Tech Valley High School students shared their ideas for making greener Woodstock Library, as trustees began to solicit proposals from architects for an expanded facility.
Monday, May 28: The town will hold a parade and unveil a new street sign named for Richard Floyd Quinn, the only Woodstocker to lose his life during the Vietnam War.
Land conservancies succeed in protecting land when they engage the communities they serve. In Woodstock, where the arts reign, the Woodstock Land Conservancy is highlighting creative people in this year’s programming. Their annual fundraiser, the Vernal Fling, will honor writers Michael Perkins and Will Nixon on Saturday, May 26, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Byrdcliffe Barn.
A few days before he and fellow Geezer Corps members Lorin Rose and Jim Hanson were set to release Paul Wesley Arndt’s 32 foot six inch long canvas painting from the Bank of America wall it has made beautiful for decades, town historian Richard Heppner had a slight note of apprehension in his voice.
On May 11, Peter M. Mayer, international publishing legend, founder of The Overlook Press, and Woodstocker of more than 50 years, succumbed to amyloidosis at the age of 82.