What began as a fun way to keep busy, provide some comfort to friends and make a little extra money for rent, has turned into a full-scale baking operation in a one-level house in Gardiner. “I’ve always dreamed of owning a bakery,” said Tanya Santos, a local mother of three, whom, like many of us, has been cooped up at home during the COVID-19 pandemic with her family trying to think of ways to stay busy and upbeat. “We were thinking of things we could do and Kaela (her eldest daughter) had rent looming, so I put a post on Facebook asking if anyone was interested in having some freshly baked cinnamon buns delivered to them and the response was unbelievable!”
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All through the winter that wasn’t, I stared at the fly box wondering which fly to use on opening day of trout season.
My wife Fawn and I had an argument yesterday. She’d been billed for the Covid 19 tests the county had
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They stand, our elected officials, in the middle of the streets in the heart of their communities. There’s an eerie silence in the air. You can hear the songbirds twittering on semi-deserted roadways usually filled with the sounds of passing traffic. Not today.
News and community notes from around the area.
Notably, the declaration responds to the concerns expressed by many upstate residents about second-homeowners fleeing the epicenter of infection in New York City to seek shelter in more rural areas, using Airbnbs and similar short-term lodging, thus potentially infecting the Hudson Valley more widely.
In these fearful months of corona, it’s important to celebrate the many good things about life in Woodstock, one of which is the 33 year history of videographer David Menzies filming hundreds of events in Woodstock and the area. In addition he keeps them in order, dated, and ready to use!
After being awarded a long-awaited state grant of $500,000 toward the cost of a brand-new shelter, daughter of shelter founder Marie Post and founder of the new Saugerties Animal Welfare Fund Adele Zinderman insists that all donated monies toward the total $1.8 million structure’s cost will go toward their intended purpose, despite a severe dip in donations that cover the living and surgical expenses of animals housed at the facility.