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A tribute to a local hero

A tribute to a local hero

The Woodstock American Legion honored US Army sergeant Richard (Doc) Quinn on July 12. On that date in 1970, the Woodstock native was killed in action in the Republic of Vietnam. Last year, a ceremony was held in Woodstock renaming Hillcrest Avenue to Sergeant Richard Quinn Drive. This is the road where the local American Legion Hall is located.

Peace, love, music and masks

Peace, love, music and masks

The Golden Notebook decided to slightly redesign the banner located on the side of its store in the center of town in hopes to encourage the use of masks everywhere in the fight against Covid 19. They are required in the store and in most businesses in town.

Woodstocker Mary Yelenick puts legal savvy to work for nuclear disarmament, social justice

Woodstocker Mary Yelenick puts legal savvy to work for nuclear disarmament, social justice

Since the 1960s, the Town of Woodstock has had a reputation for being a hotbed of antiwar activism, as a corollary to its role as an arts colony steeped in the counterculture. Some local promoters of nonviolence are hard to miss – such as Gloria Waslyn and her vibrantly colored Parrots for Peace, a magnet for kids at practically every outdoor community gathering in the area. Others, however, keep a lower public profile.