Catskill High School Principal Addresses Recent Student Walkout and Ensures Ongoing Commitment to Safety
Dr. Wilson, from Catskill High School, commented on a recent student walkout during the ninth period. The walkout, a peaceful protest against a personnel issue, did not disrupt classes. The students involved behaved respectfully.
Athens Sheriff Faces Criticism After Venezuelan Migrant Charged in Student Murder
In the aftermath of the brutal murder of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student allegedly killed by a Venezuelan migrant, Athens-Clark County Sheriff John Williams is facing scrutiny over his 2020 campaign pledge to sever cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Williams, now leading law enforcement in the Georgia...
Sauquoit Valley boys volleyball comes up short against Catskill in Class C regionals
The Sauquoit Valley and Catskill boys volleyball squads have squared off in the Class C regional championship for two-straight seasons. For the second season in a row, the Cats got the best of the Red Hawks, handing them a 3-2 loss. If you purchase a product or register for an...
3/1/2024: Warming up quickly to welcome March
The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from meteorologist Matt Mackie:. Happy March! It’s a cool start to the day, with teens and 20’s out there. But we’ll be much warmer later on with a ton of sunshine. For us weather folk, March 1st marks the first day of...
Catskill High School Class of 2027 to Host Nickel/Dollar Social and Raffle on March 9
Catskill High School’s Class of 2027 is hosting a Nickel/Dollar Social and Raffle Saturday, March 9 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at CHS. Calling hour is 1:00 p.m. Choose from hundreds of items, many new, including crafts, decorations, handbags, household goods, small furniture, and new baby items. $1.00 gets you a sheet of 25 tickets. Food is also available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Class of 2027.Visit here for more details.
Athens Borough Police looking for help identifying suspect in burglary
The Athens Borough Police Department is looking for information that would lead to the identity of a suspect in a burglary at a Main Street business in the early morning hours on Saturday. The burglary occurred at the Stop N Shop tobacco shop at approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb....
Inspired by her brother's cancer battle, Boyd leads Red Hook to girls basketball 3-peat
NEWBURGH - Katie Boyd dribbled out the final seconds, then was rushed by teammates who tackled her to the floor, the group gleefully celebrating its success while mindful of the circumstances that made the moment so meaningful. Being knocked down, ironically, was another instance of them uplifting her. "It's amazing...
For Artist Valerie Hegarty, Damaging the Art is Art
Catskill Art Space presents an exhibition of new work from Hovey Brock, Daniella Dooling and Valerie Hegarty opening Saturday, March 2 to April 27. Valerie Hegarty makes paintings, sculptures, and installations that explore issues of memory, place, and history. Hegarty replicates paintings and antiques from early American art history, then damages them with devices associated with their historical significance.
Senior Projects Festival
A weekend of performances created by the graduating seniors of Bard’s Theater & Performance Program. or visit https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/senior-projects-festival/. We expect all visitors on campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Prospective visitors who are unvaccinated may visit campus facilities, providing they test negative for COVID within 24 hours before coming to campus. Anyone experiencing COVID symptoms should refrain from coming to campus. For more information about current protocols, please visit Bard's COVID-19 response website.
Forts Ferry Farm Brings Farm Fresh Produce and Unique Gifts to Hudson with New Farm Shoppe
Forts Ferry Farm, a well-known produce farm in Upstate New York, has opened the Farm Shoppe in Hudson, New York. The farm, managed by a group of chefs, farmers, and artists, is dedicated to providing high-quality produce to New York communities. The Farm Shoppe, located at 554 Warren St, Hudson, New York, extends this mission by offering farm-grown produce, baked goods, soups, frozen meals, and pantry items. The shop also sells antique tableware and unique gifts, sourced by chef Emma Hearst.
Red Hook, NY Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to red hook..
Maple Hill Holds Off Duanesburg to Win the Class C Title
Albany, N.Y. — Sectional championship weekend has arrived up at Cool Insuring Arena. Two titles were on the line in boys hoops Friday night. The Class C championship was first up, and it lived up to the hype. (#1)MAPLE HILL VS. (#2)DUANESBURG. Maple Hill battling Duanesburg, the Eagles without...
New bakery in Saugerties specializes in gluten-free goodies
Being able to live day-to-day without having to cope with dietary sensitivities, allergies or intolerances is a privilege that most of us take for granted. And, like white privilege or male privilege, the consequences of not enjoying such status can sometimes be perilous, even life-threatening. Imagine how your life would’ve been different if taking a bite out of a peanut butter sandwich could send you to the emergency room, or if every morsel of bread or pasta to pass your lips caused the villi coating your intestines to wither away.
Boys basketball: Parisio, Stinemire help Saugerties win first Section 9 title since 2015
NEWBURGH - What already was a roaring Saugerties student section, full of verve and nerve, had its volume brought to a crescendo late in the third quarter. Jack Parisio had scored nine consecutive points, the last of which was a fall-away from behind the arc, and it seemed then the Sawyers were in full control and that long-awaited championship was within their grasp. Those fans could sense it. ...
Local Schools Announce Early Dismissal for Staff Development Day on March 5, 2024
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, all students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 will be dismissed early for a staff development day. Elementary school students will eat lunch before leaving at 12:30 p.m. Buses will depart then, and parents can pick up their children from 12:20 p.m. Afterschool childcare will continue as usual, but children will return home three hours earlier.
A century and a half later, Clovelea thrives again
For 30 years the building had been crumbling. The famous 1992 Dragon Inn fire nearly destroyed the once glorious 1882 Queen Ann style mansion known as Clovelea, at 134 Burt Street (Route 9W) in Saugerties. The blaze ripped through the kitchen of the restaurant and rendered the structure a derelict.
Eleven arrested in Ulster County Jail for narcotics trafficking
KINGSTON – The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Intelligence Unit and Corrections K-9 Unit have arrested 11 people responsible for organizing and trafficking narcotics inside the county jail in Kingston. During the investigation, some 650 doses of Suboxone were seized in the jail with an approximate street value...
Kingston’s Bourbon Sprawl revives classic country music
When you think of country music, do you think of mainstream radio with its cringey choruses about cold beer, pickup trucks and women in sundresses? Do you instead recall the “country greats” like Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard? Perhaps you don’t think of country music at all?
Man, 20, shot in doorway of Bronx deli, gunman sought
The NYPD are investigating after a man was repeatedly shot in the doorway of a Bronx deli Thursday night.
Oak Hill & Vicinity: How to find information on iron foundries in Oak Hill
In the last couple of weeks three people have asked me about where they could find information on the Oak Hill foundries, so it seems time to write about that subject. First people think of the Durham Center Museum but since it is closed they don’t know where to go. There are many places to look, some without leaving your home.