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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.

Hudson Valley school districts reflect diversifying population

Hudson Valley school districts reflect diversifying population

Looking at local numbers, a common pattern is a white population in 1995 dropping significantly, often around 15 points or so, with the largest increase found in the Hispanic population, and more modest increases in other groups. No local district we looked at saw an increase in the share of the white population or decrease in the share of the Hispanic population.

Delgado calls for Trump’s impeachment

Delgado calls for Trump’s impeachment

Today, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-Rhinebeck) called on Congress to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, citing the president’s admission yesterday that he discussed former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son with the president of Ukraine.

Celebrate the mighty cauliflower in Margaretville

Celebrate the mighty cauliflower in Margaretville

Saturday, Sept. 21: Beginning in the 1890s, Margaretville was the center of the nation’s cauliflower industry. The village’s farmers supplied New York City gourmets for 50 years, before California farms took over. Cauliflower remained a vital component of the Catskills economy for decades.

Climate Solutions Summit to be held at SUNY-New Paltz

Climate Solutions Summit to be held at SUNY-New Paltz

Saturday, Sept. 21: The day will include case studies and workshops on topics including renewable energy storage, ground source (geothermal) and air source heat pumps, clean transportation, regenerative agriculture, climate solutions careers, Climate Smart Communities and environmental justice.

Social-media driven crowds, garbage, broken glass force Woodstock’s Millstream to close for swimming

Social-media driven crowds, garbage, broken glass force Woodstock’s Millstream to close for swimming

Another popular swimming hole has fallen victim to an explosion in popularity through social media and travel websites, this time closing for good. The section of the Millstream just above the intersection where Millstream, Ohayo Mountain and Tannery Brook Roads meet, a popular summer spot for a century and more, also known to locals as Sully’s, has become too much to handle for its owners.

Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets: 2019 edition

Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets: 2019 edition

Farmers’ market season has returned to the Hudson Valley. All the markets listed below will be open as of this posting, unless otherwise noted, with most ending in October and November. Many carry on with less frequent indoor markets over the winter, but we’ll leave those listings for another time.