The legislation fulfills a December 2016 compromise which allowed Catskill Mountain Railroad to operate its tourist trains from Kingston to West Hurley while the county moved forward with plans to establish the Ashokan hiking/biking trail.
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Eighty-one customers have opted out of Central Hudson’s new electric meters, which transmit usage info remotely. The company has argued that it should be able to bill those customers extra fees for in-person readings. Those fees were recently struck down by the state regulator, but the issue is still not resolved, say local activists.
The neighbors of Ashokan Dreams bed-and-breakfast in West Shokan have scored another point in their efforts to tone down the venue’s wedding activities.
Woodstock’s seen a busy season of changes. More are on the way.
The Woodstock Library is distributing a survey seeking input on which of six options for improvements the public will support and how much they are willing to pay for it.
Automobiles were something else 114 years ago, when the 1903 Automobile Endurance Run being commemorated by the Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally Saturday, September 23, took place over several early October days, marked by heavy rains and floods along the run’s 800 mile path from Weehawken, NJ to Pittsburgh, PA.
Lenny Kislin — beloved Woodstocker whose puppy dog eyes launched a million smiles — finally proved that personal prophecy of doom which couldn’t lose, though in proving it we lost him…at 4 a.m. Tuesday September 12 to kidney failure. He was 71 years old.
‘On an actual water rescue call, the goal is, nobody gets wet.’
At issue is whether the railroad can be considered a “public transportation utility,” a designation that would allow the planning board to grant a special permit for storage of trains on property with residential zoning.
A town volunteer committee is well on its way toward helping Woodstock create document that will serve as a guide to planning for the next decade or two.