Phoenicia resident Solane Verraine, having pled guilty to manslaughter in the assisted suicide of her husband, John Owings, Jr., a.k.a. Johnny Asia, was sentenced on February 21 to one to three years in state prison.
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Town officials are faced with scheduling a much-needed drainage project on Mill Hill Road so it causes the least impact to stores and restaurants during a busy summer tourism season.
“Men are taught not to feel sad. They’re only allowed to feel angry. We try to give them the chance to voice the feelings underneath the anger. If you talk, maybe you won’t hit or act out in other ways.”
Using acupuncture instead of narcotics.
Hoppy Quick was approved to operate a chainsaw seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. A neighbor isn’t happy.
Acknowledging not everyone will be happy, trustees voted 7-2 to replace the existing building to meet the library’s future needs and address serious deficiencies in the current space. The public will likely have the ultimate say though, as a bond would be needed to fund the project.
Faced with declining revenue and rising expenses, the Woodstock Cemetery’s governing board had no choice but to dissolve and relinquish control to the town.
On a snowy Monday, the day the cold spell broke, I rode the gondola, named “Catskill Thunder,” to the top of the mountain. Since the weather got in the way, I can’t report on the spectacular view, which will be essential to the lift as an attraction in other seasons, but I can describe the ride.
He served for more than eight years on the town board and on the board of the Catskill Forest Association. His family has long espoused service in Middletown and Delaware County. His father Alan Rosa had been town supervisor and then was key to forming the Catskill Watershed Corporation where he serves as its executive director.
Several people spouted facts about chainsaws: their decibel levels, their emissions, and figures including one that purported an average 2.5 chainsaws per resident in the Town of Olive.