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Woodstock Library Board sees a vote of confidence

Woodstock Library Board sees a vote of confidence

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.

New 11.5-mile rail trail promises great fall foliage views

New 11.5-mile rail trail promises great fall foliage views

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.

New building advocates win Woodstock Library vote

New building advocates win Woodstock Library vote

The slate of candidates favoring construction of a new Woodstock Library after tearing down the current building won the three seats available on Board of Trustees in October 3 voting. Former trustee Leslie Gerber led all six candidates with 442 votes, followed by current board president Dorothea Marcus with 435 and Howard Kagan with 427.

Selina sues former Woodstock Lodge owner

Selina sues former Woodstock Lodge owner

Selina Woodstock, the burgeoning international work/stay company that bought The Lodge at Woodstock last spring — and has been mired in zoning conflicts ever since — filed a lawsuit against The Lodge’s former owner Michael Skurnick and his various business aliases from which it bought the property — and who it hired to manage its renovation recently.