As they vote for president, member of Congress and state legislature, Woodstock residents are reminded to turn over the ballot to vote on whether their public library can borrow $5.8 million to replace the current building at 5 Library Lane with a two-story, 12,500-square-foot structure. They probably don’t need much of a reminder, though. The local issue has gained more than its share of attention.
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Topics include: Frost Valley YMCA opens outdoor and virtual learning center; Rapid Covid test coming; NYSSMA selects four New Paltz Students for virtual performance; Catskill Center to host Fall Gala virtually; and more.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today during his live Facebook briefing that Ulster County is now eligible to receive rapid testing machines and test kits which can deliver results in 15 minutes or less.
If you’ve been walking, hiking, maybe even raking in your backyard, chances are that you’ve taken in that fetid dead-animal aroma that appears to be wafting over the Hudson Valley. The cause? Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, better known as EHD, is a viral disease that is killing local white-tailed deer.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan has shuffled his economic development team, appointing Tim Weidemann director of economic development and Lisa Berger to director of tourism.
Topics include: New leaders familiar faces; Broadway Boosts Bethel; Where and when to vote early in Ulster County; Join the annual Riverkeeper Sweep on October 17; and more.
The gates to the sky-lake kingdom have always been open, but now the Minnewaska State Park Preserve boasts a stunning 5600-square-foot visitors’ center reminiscent of the old Ski Minne lodge. It has a tiered, angular roofline and windows that stretch from floor to ceiling. One has the feeling of looking through the building from east to west.
In a non-dramatic Woodstock Library election, preliminary results show the budget passed 306-121, and the two unopposed candidates were elected to the board as of the October 1 election night.
Topics include: Saugerties veterans adopt a highway cleanup; Woodstock Museum Fest/Woodstock Drive In; Four falcons released; Catholic Charities to host pop-up farm stand in Kingston; and more.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan said a move by the parent company of HealthAlliance could extend what was to be a temporary reduction in local mental-health treatment capacity brought on by a need for greater hospital capacity for Covid-19 to a permanent one.