A miscellany of Hudson Valley art, entertainment and adventure | Calendar Ca l e n da r & Classifieds | Issue 5 | Jan. 30 â€“ Feb. 6 Tribute A time to dance, a time to mourn: The passing of folk music icon/ Hudson River champion Pete Seeger Taste Haggis optional: Celebrate Robbie Burns Night in Rhinecliff | CIA to build microbrewery on Hyde Park campus Art WSW hosts Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Kingston Book Fighting fascism with a sketchbook: John Jacobs to read The Stranger in the Attic Kids Almanac Celebrate Chinese New Year, Groundhog Day and the libraries you love
H OT WAX J o n a t h a n To u b i n brings his vinyl-fueled
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A grueling convalescence and rehab and two hearing aids later, Toubin defied his doctors’ prognoses and brought his legendary vinyl-fueled parties back to the clubs. His show at BSP was among his very first post-recovery appearances.
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Hot wax Jonathan Toubin & Mighty Fine front Soul Clap dance party at BSP in Kingston on Saturday
ltra-happening New York deejay Jonathan Toubin’s first Soul Clap at BSP in Kingston was a significant event for both the act and the venue. Toubin, at that time, was famously lucky to be alive after suffering a bizarre and nearly fatal car accident while lying in bed in a Portland hotel. Yes, lying in bed: A taxi driver in diabetic shock smashed her cab through the wall of Toubin’s room, pinning him against a wall, deafening him and nearly killing him in myriad ways. A grueling convalescence and rehab and two hearing aids later, Toubin defied his doctors’ prognoses and brought his legendary vinyl-fueled parties back to the clubs. His show at BSP was among his very first post-recovery appearances. It was also a landmark night for BSP: a packed house and a powerful proof-ofconcept that that kind of club could work in this kind of place. Toubin’s subsequent appearances in Kingston have been no less successful, achieving a gaudy, multifaceted variety-show atmosphere featuring bands, contests and endless dancing under the direction of a deejay who is an undisputed
master of soul and vinyl curation. This time around, Toubin is joined by highly simpatico garage-soul band Mighty Fine. “In this band, New York and New Orleans meet at the crossroads and no one moves an inch,” says Mighty Fine singer Steve Myers. The frenetic, abrasive clave groove of “Fake Plastic Party,” the first track from the group’s debut fulllength Get up to Get Down, suggests that New York and Detroit might be a more accurate description of the geographic standoff. Track after track, Mighty Fine sounds noisy, brash and in touch with the demonic essences of rock ‘n’ roll. Soul Clap with deejay Jonathan Toubin and Mighty Fine rev it up again at BSP Kingston on Saturday, February 1. There will be a dance-off at midnight with a $150 cash prize, courtesy of Jack’s Rhythms and Rhino Records in New Paltz. Tickets cost $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the show. BSP Lounge is located at 323 Wall Street in Kingston. For more information, call (845) 481-5158 or visit www.bspkingston.com. – John Burdick
Bard’s Dawn Upshaw wins at Grammy Awards
At the 56 th annual Grammy Awards ceremony last Sunday in Los Angeles, Dawn Upshaw, celebrated soprano and artistic director of the Bard College Conservatory of Music’s Graduate
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Vocal Arts Program, won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo: one of three Grammies awarded to Winter Morning Walks, the collaboration between Upshaw and jazz composer Maria Schneider. The album also won for Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Engineered Album, Classical, and also was cited as one of the projects by David Frost, who won the Grammy for Producer of the Year, Classical. Upshaw, a longtime fan of Schneider’s music, approached Schneider about the possibility of writing a composition for her. Their first collaborative piece, The Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories, based on the works of Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade, was commissioned by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and premiered in 2008. Winter Morning Walks, a song cycle based on the work of Pulitzer Prizewinning US poet laureate Ted Kooser, was commissioned by the Ojai Festival and the Australian Chamber Orchestra and features three members of Schneider’s band. The album, which includes both song cycles, was funded and produced through ArtistShare in 2013. Upshaw’s acclaimed performances on the opera stage comprise the great Mozart roles (Pamina, Ilia, Susanna, Despina) as well as modern works by Stravinsky, Poulenc and Messiaen. From Salzburg, Paris and Glyndebourne to the Metropolitan Opera, where she began her career in 1984 and has since made nearly 300 appearances, Upshaw has also championed numerous new works created for her, including The Great Gatsby by John Harbison; the Grawemeyer Awardwinning opera L’Amour de Loin and oratorio La Passion de Simone by Kaija Saariaho; John Adams’s Nativity oratorio El Niño; and Osvaldo Golijov’s chamber opera Ainadamar and song cycle Ayre. A five-time Grammy Award-winner, Upshaw is featured on more than 50 recordings, including the million-selling Symphony No. 3 by Henryk Gorecki. Her discography also includes fulllength opera recordings of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro; Messiaen’s St. Francois d’Assise; Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress; John Adams’s El Niño; two volumes of Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne and a dozen recital recordings. Her most recent release on Deutsche Grammophon is Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra, the third in a series of acclaimed recordings of Osvaldo Golijov’s music.
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the Metropolitan Opera Young Artists Development Program. Upshaw has recorded extensively for the Nonesuch label. She may also be heard on Angel/EMI, BMG, Deutsche Grammophon, London, Sony Classical, Telarc and on Erato and Teldec in the Warner Classics Family of labels.
Unison Dance Meet-Up to feature Crazy Feet
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The Poughkeepsie-based band Crazy Feet will offer music for East and West Coast swing dancing along with rockin’ blues and Motown at the Fifth Friday Dance Meet-Up sponsored by the Unison Arts Center on Friday, January 31. The night kicks off with a dance lesson by Joe and Julie Donato of the Hudson Valley Dance Depot in Poughkeepsie at 7:30 p.m., followed by the band from 8 to 10 p.m. Crazy Feet band members are Pete Redmond on guitar and vocals, Robert Bard on bass, Mario Hernandez on trumpet, Chris Brellochs on tenor sax, John Scanlon on keyboards and Andrew Greeny on drums. Joe Donato has taught dance for ten years and is skilled in the basics of over 20 traditional ballroom,
Latin and rhythm dances. Julie Donato is a devoted member of Hudson Valley Community Dances and has helped countless new dancers feel comfortable and confident on the swing-dance floor. No dance experience or partner is necessary. Tickets cost $15 general admission, $10 for Unison members. Students get in for half-price with a valid ID. Refreshments will be sold. Unison is a not-for-profit multi-arts center located at 68 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz. To order tickets, visit www.unisonarts.org or call (845) 255-1559.
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A time to dance, a time to mourn
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The passing of folk music icon & Hudson River champion Pete Seeger
e’ve lost our Pete. Though he truly belonged to the world, he lived so visibly, so humbly and accessibly among us here in the Hudson Valley for so long, and did so much to make the river and its environs healthier and more habitable, that we came to think of him as “ours.” We all knew that it had to happen sooner or later, but it still comes as a shock. Energetic and indestructible as he always seemed, folksinger/activist Pete Seeger was 94, after all; he needed two canes to march with the Occupy Wall Street folks in 2011, and his reedy tenor singing voice was diminished a long time ago. That in itself didn’t matter much; he had already trained his audiences better than any other musician on Earth ever could to do most of the singing for him. At around 9:30 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2013, at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Pete lay down that trusty long-necked banjo and shuffled off this mortal coil at last. Those of us who grew up on his music and his message, watched CBS censor his performance of “Waist-Deep in the Big Muddy” from the Smother Brothers Comedy Hour at the height of the Vietnam War, heard him play innumerable times at the Great Hudson River Revival, on college campuses and countless fundraisers for schools and community groups or listened to our kids’ excited tales about Pete’s classroom visits or their sails on the Clearwater – we’ll just never be quite the same, knowing that there will be no more Pete Seeger concerts, except of the tribute variety. But at least we can console ourselves that there will plenty of those in the months to come, and opportunities to convene with other fans, to mourn and reminisce and sing along. The first of these tribute events will take place at the Falcon in Marlboro, which will host a concert to celebrate the life and legacy of Pete Seeger on Saturday, February 22. Jay Ungar and Molly Mason will definitely be there, and the “many, many more” advertised are likely to comprise a long list indeed of acoustic music luminaries. And you may rest assured that, when somebody steps up to the mic to lead a chorus of “Well May the World Go” or “Old Devil Time” – two of the greatest songs ever written on the subject of mortality, both of them by Pete – there won’t be a dry eye in the house. There’s nothing wrong with a little well-earned mourning; but if your spirits need a lift, or you feel inspired to “do something” in the way that this great model of citizen activism always exemplified, here are a few suggestions for starters: Make a donation to the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater organization (www. clearwater.org) in Pete’s memory. Sing something out loud next time you get together with friends. Or plan an outing next summer to some riverfront park like Kingston Point Beach. You can even take a dip in the Hudson nowadays without worrying about getting cancer from it. Thanks for that, Pete – and for everything else. We’ll never forget you. – Frances Marion Platt Pete Seeger tribute concert, Saturday, February 22, time t/b/a, by donation, the Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro; (845) 236-7970, www.liveatthefalcon.com.
Upshaw holds honorary doctorate degrees from Yale, the Manhattan School of Music, the Juilliard School, Allegheny College and Illinois Wesleyan University.
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Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 am Dr. Marmalade travels the world helping puppet animals who then become her friends and assistants. She introduces the children to many puppet friends: a gorilla with a belly ache, a singing dinosaur, a snake that wants to be a kitty, a giraffe, crow, rabbit and many others. Her “EmergeAnd-See Wagon” will surprise and delight all ages!
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Passion play Bardavon to host guitar heavyweights Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo
n my Bach-loving childhood home, the names of the great nonSegovian classical guitarists were oft-heard and well-known: Julian Bream, Christopher Parkening, John Williams (not the composer) and â€“ later, but by no means lesser â€“ the great Sharon Isbin. The three-time Grammy-winner and founder of the Guitar Department at the Juilliard School of Music made her name with a recording of Bachâ€™s complete lute suites. Her next few recordings took her through that other hallowed ground for nylon-string guitarists, Spanish and Latin American composers such as Rodrigo and Jobim. Her first attempts at crossing over or, at any rate, departing from repertoire, came early:Â 1997â€™s Journey to the Amazon, a collaboration with jazz/New Age saxophonist Paul Winter and percussionist/composer Thiago de Mello. Now Isbin headlines the staunchly nonpurist Guitar Passions, a tour of multi-
genre guitar virtuosity co-headlined by jazz and fusion master Stanley Jordan and Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo. Jordan is most known for the novelty of the technique that he rode to his initial fame: a two-hand-tapping, guitar-as-keyboard approach that, in its subtlety and capacity for counterpoint, made the ilk of Eddie look like cave painters. Like Bobby McFerrin, with whom Jordan has toured extensively, the freakish novelty of his approach unfairly colored the assessment of his work; but he has long since ridden that out. 2011â€™s release Friends is an excellent session by any standard, and it remains boggling how much music this one player accounts for.
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Romero Lubambo, who left Rio de Janeiro for the US in 1985, fuses the styles and rhythms of his native Brazil with American jazz traditions in his distinctive, luminescent nylon-string playing. Lumbabo may be best-known for his contributions to Yo-Yo Maâ€™s album Appassionato. Guitar Passions makes a stop at the Bardavon Theater on Friday, February 7 at 8 p.m. The program features works by composers such as JoaquĂn Rodrigo, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Isaac AlbeĂąiz, Gentil MontaĂąa, Quique Sinesi, Ariel RamĂrez and Alfredo Vianna. Tickets for Guitar Passions cost $60 for Gold Circle seating, $45 general admission, $40 for Bardavon members and $20 for students. They are available at the Bardavon box office at 35 Market Street in Poughkeepsie; the UPAC box office at 601 Broadway in Kingston; or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or www. ticketmaster.com. â€“ John Burdick
Bachâ€™s Cantata No. 106 this Sunday in West Park Under the direction of Edward Lundergan, Kairos: A Consort of Singers will present J. S. Bachâ€™s Cantata No. 106, â€œGottes Zeit, ist die allerbeste Zeit (Godâ€™s time is the very best time),â€? with chamber orchestra on Sunday, February 2 at 4 p.m. at the Holy Cross Monastery in West Park. Cantata 106 is one of Bachâ€™s earliest known cantatas, composed when he was only 22. The text consists of differentÂ BibleÂ verses of the Old and New Testament, as well as individual verses ofÂ chorales by Martin LutherÂ andÂ Adam Reusner, all of which underscore the themes of finiteness and dying. The work is unusually scored for two flutes (or recorders), two cellos and continuo. The Holy Cross Monastery is located at 1615 Broadway (Route 9W) in West Park. The service is open to the public with a $10 suggested donation, all of which will be used to fund the Bach Cantata Series and ensure future performances. It is suggested that you arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before the performance for optimal seating. For further information and directions, visit www.kairosconsort.org or call (845) 256-9114.
Brazilian Guitar Quartet in Kingston this Sunday The 46th annual Ulster Chamber Music Series kicked off on Sunday, January 26 with the BrazilianÂ GuitarÂ Quartet. If you missed it, despair not. On Sunday, February 9, La Catrina Quartet performs a unique blend of Latin American and conventional repertoire. On Sunday March 23, the Bohemian Quartet performs, emphasizing music of the Romany or â€œGypsyâ€? tradition and related Eastern European folk styles. All concerts start at 3 p.m. and happen at the Church of the Holy Cross at 30 Pine Grove Avenue in Kingston. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $20 for seniors; those under 18 are admitted free. To order, call (845) 340-9434 or Barconeâ€™s Music at (845) 331-6089. For more information, visit www.ulsterchambermusicseries.org.
Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus to deliver singing valentines Looking for a unique, romantic way to say â€œI love youâ€? to your special someone this Valentineâ€™s Day? How about surprisingÂ him or her with the gift of song? Members of the Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus will be delivering singing barbershop quartet valentines all over the Hudson Valley on February 14. Dressed in traditional barbershop tuxedos, they will serenade your sweetie with two oldfashioned barbershop love songs and presentÂ them with a rose and a special message from you. For more information, contact the Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus at (877) 843-5302 or e-mail sv@ newyorkerschorus.org.
Bad Brainsâ€™ HR to play BSP in Kingston BSP keeps the steady stream of Outsider rock royalty coming with a performance by HR on Friday, February 7. HR (Human Rights) is the legendary frontman of the Bad Brains, who were formed in Washington, DC in 1978. They quickly became one of the most exciting bands in the hardcore punk genre and are considered one of
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own dub-heavy Bombmob will open. The show starts at 9 p.m., and admission is restricted to 18+. Tickets cost $15. The BSP Lounge is located at 323 Wall Street in Kingston. For more information, call (845) 481-5158 or visit www.bspkingston.com.
Jay Collins plays the Falcon in Marlboro on Friday
ROSENDALE CAFĂ‰ TO HOST DIRK POWELL & RILEY BAUGUS
hen Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus perform at the Rosendale CafĂŠ on Saturday, February 1, two great Louisiana talents join forces to explore the crosscurrents of three great Americana musical tributaries: those of Cajun, Creole and old-time Appalachian traditions.Â In addition to his own releases on the Rounder label, Dirk PowellÂ has recorded and performed with artists such as Loretta Lynn, Sting, Jack White, Levon Helm, Jewel, T-Bone Burnett and more. Banjoist Baugus is a master of American roots music. He achieved the most exposure of his career when he sang a capella for the 2003 Civil War filmÂ Cold Mountain. The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20. The Rosendale CafĂŠ is located at 434 Main Street in Rosendale. For more information, call (845) 658-9048 or visit www.rosendalecafe.com.
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A famed Levon Helm and Gregg Allman sideman, saxophonist Jay Collins brings the Kings Country Band back to the Falcon in Marlboro on Friday, January 31. In addition to his roots and classic rock credits, Collins has worked with jazz heavyweights as well, his diverse credits including Jackie Terrasson and Andrew Hill. In what time remains, Collins has â€œmoonlightedâ€? as a singer/songwriter as well. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 with opener Jim Hayes. Per usual as the Falcon, there is no cover charge â€“ just owner Tony Falcoâ€™s heartfelt and persuasive plea to â€œsupport living musiciansâ€? via donation. The Falcon is located at 1348 Route 9W in Marlboro. For more information, visit www. liveatthefalcon.com.
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Maybe this is Scorsese’s answer to Fellini Satyricon. There’s something to be said for using the decadence of Rome under the Nero regime as a metaphor for the excesses of Wall Street; but if that was Scorsese’s intent, he got nowhere near the target.
Scorsese Satyricon The Wolf of Wall Street is a harsh, unrewarding wallow in cinematic excess
oes the life of a film critic strike you as cushy, even glamorous? Abate thine envy, prithee. Granted, there are far worse ways to make a buck than sitting in a movie theatre for a couple of hours each week. But consider this: When you decide, half an hour into a flick that turns out to be awful, that you can’t take any more of it, you’re perfectly free to get up and leave. Pity the poor reviewer, who must stick it out to the bitter end or not get paid. Less than ten minutes into Martin Scorsese’s latest opus, The Wolf of Wall Street, I was more than ready to leave. But there were 169 minutes left to go, and they were every bit as excruciating as the opening sequence promised. Never in all my moviegoing days have I squirmed in my theatre seat as much, or looked at my watch so many times. I urge you, for your own good, to avoid subjecting yourself to this same ordeal. You’ve probably heard by now that one of The Wolf of Wall Street’s dubious distinctions is the fact that it holds the world record for number of uses (500+) of
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January 30, 2014
Golden gloves Auction in Freehold this Sunday features Floyd Patterson awards & memorabilia
he Carlsen Gallery in Freehold will hold its annual Midwinter Auction on Sunday, February 2 at 10:30 a.m. An auction preview will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 30 and 31 and February 1 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, February 2 from 8 until 10:30 a.m., when the sale commences. Along with a variety of estate jewelry, Oriental carpets, furniture and decorative accessories from several homes and collections, including a Hudson riverside Federal home in Rensselaer and property from a collector in Delmar and in Laconia, New Hampshire, the auction will include items from the estate of Floyd Patterson, Olympic gold medalist, former heavyweight boxing champion of the world and longtime resident of New Paltz. Patterson died in May of 2006 at the age of 71, following complications of prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. In a New York Times obituary, Patterson was memorialized as “a good guy in the bad world of boxing.” Sports columnist Red Smith called him “the man of peace who loves to fight.” He’s remembered fondly in New Paltz by those who knew him as a neighbor who was generous with the community. Patterson had a reputation for championing causes that benefited underprivileged youth, as befit his own origins and his initial arrival in the Hudson Valley as a student at the Wiltwyck School in Esopus – a kind of reform school for emotionally disturbed boys. He arrived there not knowing how to read or write, and unwilling to talk to people. But his new teachers taught him to read, and encouraged him to take up boxing. Patterson developed a unique style, holding his gloves high in front of his face and springing forward with unexpected hooks, catching many opponents off-guard. In the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, he won the middleweight gold medal with five knockouts in five bouts. Four years later, then a professional, he knocked out Archie Moore on November 30, 1956, and the 21-year-old Patterson became the youngest world heavyweight champion in history.
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seemingly for exaggeration’s sake. Though some fine actors are employed, the performances are overblown to a scale more suited to the performance of an opera in some gigantic arena where the bleacher seats are a quarter-mile away from the stage than they are to a moviehouse screen. The only explanation that makes any sense to me is that the director must have taken to rewatching the films of Federico Fellini of late, and comparing his own cinematic legacy to that of the late Italian master. Perhaps The Wolf of Wall Street, in which Belfort’s company’s offices are routinely visited by the likes of nude marching bands and roller-skating chimpanzees, is Scorsese’s answer to that supremely bizarre, over-the-top masterpiece Fellini Satyricon. There’s something to be said for using the
corruption and decadence of Rome under the Nero regime as a metaphor for the excesses of Wall Street and the banking industry in recent decades; but if that was Scorsese’s intent, he got nowhere near the target. Fellini’s movie is hallucinatory art. Scorsese’s is just a lot of noise, both visual and auditory, romanticizing horrible people. And what was the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thinking, nominating The Wolf of Wall Street for a Best Picture Oscar? Someone there must have confused it with another, vastly superior film about scam artists currently in theatres. Do yourself a favor: Just avoid this movie. Otherwise you’ll end up like me, lamenting those ill-spent three hours of my life that I will never get back. – Frances Marion Platt
FDR Library to screen Red Tails In commemoration of Black History Month, the Pare Lorentz Center at the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park will host a film screening of Red Tails (2012), the acclaimed George Lucas production about the World War II African-American aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen, on Thursday, February 6 at 7 p.m. Prior to the screening, Roosevelt Library education specialist Jeffrey Urbin will provide historical context related to the Tuskegee Airmen and the Roosevelt Administration. The film chronicles the story of the black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program during World War II, who are courageously waging two wars at once: one against enemies overseas, and the other against discrimination within the military and back home. Mistakenly deemed inferior and assigned only second-rate planes and missions,
the pilots of Tuskegee have mastered the skies with ease but have not been granted the opportunity to spread their wings. But as the war in Europe continues to take its dire toll on Allied forces, Pentagon brass has no recourse but to reconsider these underutilized pilots for combat duty. Against all the odds, with something to prove and everything to lose, these intrepid young airmen are finally assigned to take to the skies in a heroic endeavor to combat the enemy – and the discrimination that has kept them down for so long. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. The event is free and open to the public. The FDR Presidential Library and Home is located at 4079 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park. For more information, call (800) 337-8474, (845) 486-7745 or visit www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu.
His reign lasted almost five years, during which he won the world heavyweight championship twice. When he recaptured the title in 1960 after a brief loss, it marked the first time that a boxer had ever made a successful comeback for the world heavyweight title. After Patterson retired in 1972, he became a respected spokesman for his sport. He was a member of the New York State Athletic Commission and later its chairman, leading a successful campaign to have the state mandate thumbless gloves that reduce eye injuries. Patterson was voted into the US Olympic Committee Hall of Fame in 1987 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991. All of the items to be available in the auction are viewable online at the Carlsen Gallery’s website, www.carlsengallery.com. Items from Patterson’s estate include a pair of Golden Gloves autographed by Joe Frazier, estimated to sell from $200 to $400 (item #204); a collection of 11 photographs of Patterson with Archie Moore, Jimmy Ellis and Cassius Clay, estimated at $100 to $300 (item #313); a bronze Bob Hope Sports Award to Patterson from 1960, estimated at $300 to $500 (item #90); and a Rocky Marciano Trophy award to Patterson in 1978, estimated at $500 to $1,500 (item #94), along with other various memorabilia, trophies and awards. The Carlsen Gallery is accessible from Exit 21 off the Thruway. A fully illustrated catalogue is available online. For those who cannot make it to the gallery, absentee, telephone and Internet bidding are also accepted in advance of the sale, although these arrangements must be made in advance. A 15 percent buyer’s premium is charged on all purchases. – Sharyn Flanagan Midwinter Auction, Sunday, February 2, 10:30 a.m., 9931 State Route 32, Freehold; (518) 634-2466, email@example.com, www.carlsengallery.com.
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Scotland’s great national poet Robert Burns was born on January 25, 1759. Each year fans of his voluminous work, as well as of Scots culture in general, gather throughout the globe on a night on or near that date to celebrate Burns Nicht (Night).
Haggis optional Celebrate Robbie Burns Night in Rhinecliff this Friday
The Rhinecliff Hotel (above) and bagpiper Jeremy Freeman (left)
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Vicki Farmer Notorious rake, incurable Romantic, staunch patriot, champion of the proletariat and unapologetic hedonist, Scotland’s great national poet Robert Burns was born on January 25, 1759. Each year fans of his voluminous work, as well as of Scots culture in
general, gather throughout the globe on a night on or near that date to celebrate Burns Nicht (Night). In these parts, the Rhinecliff Hotel has long been the upholder of that tradition, and will host this year’s Robbie (a/k/a Rabbie) Burns Night this Friday, January 31, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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The traditional Burns Supper is a highly structured affair involving ritual speeches, recitations, bagpipe and other music, plenty of toasts involving whiskey and… that monument to Scots frugality, that dreaded culinary concoction that uses up all the parts of a sheep that we don’t really want to think about without imbibing plenty of single malt first, the haggis. Although folks in Scotland like to twit American tourists with tales of the haggis as a small animal with legs shorter on one side than the other so that it doesn’t fall off the Highland mountainsides (perhaps a relative of our native Rocky Mountain jackalope), the real thing is a savory pudding made of oatmeal, suet, minced mutton offal, onion and seasonings, boiled to perfection inside a sheep’s stomach. The haggis is allegedly more delicious than its description, but its dubious ingredients have undoubtedly made many a would-be Burns Nicht celebrant shrink back from the duty of actually tasting one. To accommodate us haggis wusses, the Rhinecliff therefore prepares a menu that consists of traditional Scottish dishes like cock-a-leekie soup, “neeps and tatties” (turnips and potatoes mashed
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together) and lemon curd shortbread, but substitutes a Highland beef stew for what Burns called the “great chieftain o’ the puddin-race.” Whew. The ceremonies will still include the requisite Parade or Piping-in of the Haggis, along with the traditional Selkirk Grace, the Toast of the Lassies and the Lassies’ Response for a bit of good-natured battle-of-the-sexes humor. Master piper Jeremy Freeman will play the bagpipes; storyteller Jonathan Kruk will relate some incidents from the life of Burns; swordsman Neil Roberts will buckle some swash. Participants are encouraged to bring songs, poems and stories by, about and in the spirit of the Bard of Ayrshire. And at the end, everybody joins in singing Auld Lang Syne, in a context where it makes a lot more sense than on New Year’s Eve. Skullsplitter Ale will be on tap, and whiskeys from Tuthilltown Spirits will be available for tasting. The cost of dinner is $35.95 plus tax and gratuity; and if you want to indulge freely in Highland spirits without falling off the mountainside on the way home, the Rhinecliff offers a special room rate of $149 plus taxes for guests of Burns Night. This event usually sells out, so make your reservations now at (845) 876-0590, reception@therhinecliff. com or www.therhinecliff.com. – Frances Marion Platt Traditional Scottish Robbie Burns Dinner, Friday, January 31, 6:30 p.m., the Rhinecliff Hotel, 4 Grinnell Street, Rhinecliff; (845) 876-0590, reception@ therhinecliff.com, www.therhinecliff.com. Read more about local cuisine and learn about new restaurants on Ulster Publishing’s DineHudsonValley.com or HudsonValleyAlmanacWeekly.com.
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Cornell Coop accepting orders for tree, berry & vegetable seedlings The temperature outdoors may be frigid, but it’s never too early to start planning for spring garden plantings. Get a head start now with fresh seedlings and seeds offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) master gardeners at their annual spring sale to benefit the Master Gardener program of Ulster County.
January 30, 2014
CIA launches on-campus microbrewery, ramps up beer education program
raft breweries in the US have increased from one in 1975 to well over 2,000 today, so savvy consumers are clearly looking for quality beers these days. While before, a restaurant could rely on a good wine program to keep patrons happy, now a menu of brews beyond Budweiser seems to be essential. Garrett Oliver, brewmaster for the Brooklyn Brewery, told Food and Wine magazine in “The Crimes against Beer,” “Despite what’s happening at the high end of restaurants and bars, beer is the only food or drink where if you go to a restaurant, the average customer knows more about the beer than the house, even if they have only ten beers on the list. That’s a disaster. Cooking schools are only just starting to learn that they can’t send people out into the world with only three hours of beer training after one month on wine.” Clearly people know more about different varieties of beer now, and want to try them when they go out, and the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is getting on the bandwagon. Next year its Hyde Park campus will have its own brewery, serving beer to of-age students and visitors. The CIA plans to integrate beer education into the curriculum for degree students who will staff the brewery as part of their training. The 25-year-old Brooklyn Brewery will be its partner. The company was founded by Steve Hindy and Tom Potter to revitalize the City’s beer, which had faded away after a heyday as one of the country’s biggest brewing cities, with 48 breweries in 1898. Light pilsners brewed by beer giants in the Midwest killed them. Hindy and Potter aimed to bring good beer-brewing back to Brooklyn, and they did. Currently the company’s beers are distributed by Phoenix/Beehive, which also handles Guinness, Heineken and Miller. The Brooklyn Brewery hired Oliver as its brewmaster in 1994, and he developed several new ales and beers for the company. He also oversaw production at its brewing operation in Utica, where many of its beers are bottled (it is currently undergoing a major expansion of its Brooklyn plant). Oliver, a well-known expert on traditional beer styles and beer/food pairings, co-authored The Good Beer Book (Putnam/Berkley, 1997), wrote The Brewmaster’s Table (Ecco, 2003) and was editor-in-chief of The
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A wide variety of items will be available this year, including sweet summer berries, hardy vegetables like asparagus and horseradish and a wonderful assortment of evergreen seedlings, including tenpacks of deer-resistant bare-root seedlings of Colorado blue, Norway and white spruce. In addition, the Hudson Valley Seed Library will make available over 30 varieties of seeds for culinary herbs, flowers and an assortment of edible ornamental varieties.
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Order early to ensure availability. Order forms are available on the website at www. cceulster.org. No orders will be accepted after Friday, March 7. Completed order forms and payments can be mailed or hand-delivered to Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County’s Education Center, 232 Plaza Road, Kingston NY 12401 (write “Attn: Seedling Sale” on the front of the envelope). Designated pickup dates for all orders are Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to
Steve Patricia/Noelker and Hull Rendering of the Brooklyn Brewery at the CIA in Hyde Park Oxford Companion to Beer (Oxford University Press, 2011), considered a resource for beer-lovers, homebrewers and the hospitality industry. He has a history of hosting beer-tastings and dinners at fine eateries and acclaimed cooking schools, including the CIA, and has won many national and international awards for the beers that he has created. Oliver will have a regular presence at the CIA’s Hyde Park campus in the development of curriculum for the new beer program. The campus brewery will be housed in a new student union building that is being built right now. With the feel of an old Brooklyn warehouse, the brewery will have glass walls that permit viewing of a seven-barrel brewing system. The taps should be flowing by the summer of 2015, with four signature beers that will also be sold in the CIA’s restaurants. It will be used as a research-and-development classroom for students and faculty experimentation, “to create and test new beer flavors,” says chef Waldy Malouf, the CIA’s senior director of special projects. The curriculum will teach junior and senior degree students in the Advanced Wine, Beverage and Hospitality program. They will learn about beer fermentation and brewing, as well as how to staff and run a small brewery/brewpub. “This partnership is forward-thinking, both in terms of culinary education and college dining,” adds Malouf. The Brooklyn Brewery has a 20-year history of working with the CIA on beer dinners and promotional events. The CIA has been around since 1946, now offering both Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees with majors in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts and Culinary Science. We’ve come a long way from the “wine is highbrow/beer is lowbrow” mentality, and the CIA seems to be on board with that. Now it’ll be sending out graduates with expert knowledge of all the elements of the craft of beermaking, which surely will be a benefit to beer-lovers all over. – Jennifer Brizzi Read more about local cuisine and learn about new restaurants on Ulster Publishing’s DineHudsonValley.com or HudsonValleyAlmanacWeekly.com.
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January 30, 2014
This Saturday, February 1, arts organizations across the country will host Edit-a-thons with the express purpose of filling blatant gaps in Wikipedia coverage of the achievements of women artists, both historic and contemporary.
Patching holes in herstory Women’s Studio Workshop hosts Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Kingston
ikipedia is perhaps the ultimate example of the modern conventional wisdom that the Internet, as a source for research, is “a mile wide and an inch deep.” Much as we have grown to rely on it, it’s still all too common to run across a Wikipedia entry that’s obviously biased, riddled with errors or lacking in crucial tidbits of information about the subject. Sometimes the temptation to join the legions who go in and tinker with the entries is just too powerful to resist, even knowing full well that someone else might go into the very same page an hour later and change it back. And then of course there’s the whole complicated protocol of registering and establishing your credentials as a “Wikipedian,” which militates to some degree against the website’s alleged democratic spirit of information-sharing. If you’re not already enough of a computer geek to understand what’s on all those tabs behind a Wikipedia entry, the learning curve can seem rather intimidating. One of the upshots of this userunfriendly setup is that fewer than 20 percent of Wikipedia editors are women. And that helps explain why entries about great women in various fields are disproportionately scanty. Every so often a group gets together to make an organized effort to rectify this and other imbalances in what Wikipedia covers. Last October, for instance, a couple of female academics from Brown University celebrated Ada Lovelace Day, honoring an eminent English mathematician who died in 1852, by training dozens of faculty members and students in how to add and edit pages to address Wikipedia’s dearth of information on women in the STEM fields. This Saturday, February 1, arts organizations across the country will host Edit-a-thons with the express purpose of filling some of the more blatant gaps in Wikipedia coverage of the achievements of women artists, both historic and contemporary. The roster of participating institutions includes locations at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York City, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn
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Archives of American Art Georgette Seabrook painting a mural in 1939, Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration
Museum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. In our neck of the woods, Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) will host a local “meetup” at Café East in uptown Kingston (across from the county office building also known as “The Glass Menagerie) on February 1 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. WSW will provide coffee to keep editorial minds stimulated, and guests can opt to purchase additional brain fuel from the special menu that Café East will prepare for the afternoon. The event is free to attend and open to all who are interested, although female editors are especially encouraged to attend. While no prior Wikipedia editing experience is required, attendees should bring their own laptops and power cords. Activities will range from creating new articles to editing existing content, adding new citations and correcting broken links. Even if the subject of women in art isn’t your particular area of interest or expertise, it’s a great opportunity to hone your Wiki-editing skills and become an active member of the community of contributors to this increasingly essential public resource. Café East is located at 243 Fair Street in Uptown Kingston. Would-be editors can also participate remotely from home
with an Internet connection. To find out more or to RSVP, call WSW at (845) 6589133 or visit the Art+Feminism Wikipedia homepage at https://en.wikipedia. o r g /w i k i / W i k i p e d i a : M e e t u p / ArtAndFeminism. – Frances Marion Platt Women’s Studio Workshop’s Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Saturday, February 1, 12-3 p.m., free, Café East, 243 Fair Street, Kingston; (845) 658-9133, https://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/wikipedia:meetup/artandfeminism.
Cedar Grove nets $500K grant to rebuild Thomas Cole’s studio The studio that painter Thomas Cole built in 1846 – now set for rebuilding, some 31 years since it was taken down in a wrongheaded move in the early 1970s – was a dream come true for the accidental American legend, who married into a Catskill family after converting a local barn into a painting studio that’s still in existence to this day at Cedar Grove, a National Historical Site. It had a then-modern Italianate appearance, with long windows and, eventually, an ivy-covered ancient feel about it. For years follow-
ing the great master’s sudden death in the winter of 1848, with a son on the way and his fame growing as much for his writings and the success of his students as for the renown of his art, other artists would come to the area to rent that studio (along with his older one), or to make paintings and sketches of his home and its scenic, view-rich grounds. A $500,000 grant to Cedar Grove was announced this month as part of the state’s 2014 rural economic development package, augmenting an ongoing fundraising campaign and allowing the historical site’s executive director, Betsy Jacks, to announce a groundbreaking this June, with completion of the reconstruction the following spring. More importantly, from a regional arts perspective, was the means by which Jacks has chosen to actualize this historian and preservationist’s dream, given new fire six years ago when the foundations of Cole’s “New Studio” were found on location: She’s working with a host of eminent architects, builders, designers and suppliers to see this dream to fruition. For more on the Cole House, including its ongoing series of monthly Sunday Salon lectures set to take place next on February 9, with a program of films inspired by the artist’s work
January 30, 2014
Building awareness “Architectural Perspectives” extravaganza at Cornell Street Studios in Kingston
rchitectural P e r s p e c t i v e s ,” an ambitious new exhibition and multi-arts collaboration and celebration of an opening at Cornell Street Studios in Kingston next Saturday, February 8, takes what gallerist/curator Renee Darmstadt has been doing in the rambling upstairs space at her father’s Darmstadt Doors building in Midtown up several notches. Featuring “the perspectives of local architects and artists in a group art show, including photographs, drawings, renderings, models and other architectural-themed media,” the opening night will start with a number of presentations by the likes of RUPCO, the regional housing nonprofit set to talk about its new Lace Curtain Factory; historian William Rhoads addressing Kingston’s architectural history; and a presentation on Calvert Vaux’s work in the Hudson Valley. And if that’s not enough, look for the concert of architecturally inspired music by David Temple. “About three years ago, my Dad had asked me to plan an all-architecture-themed show. It was something that I kept in my mind, but didn’t want to plan until I was ready,” Darmstadt said of her new extravaganza’s genesis. “It was about a year ago, right after our ‘We Love Kingston’ event in collaboration with David Temple, that I decided that it would be in February, and I approached Temple and asked if his classical music would work with the theme and he said it certainly does! It also couldn’t be more perfect timing, because the building across the street, the Lace
and legacy, visit www.thomascole.org. The place reopens for regular visits on April 30. – Paul Smart
Chris Gonyea’s soot drawings at Kingston’s Storefront Gallery The Storefront Gallery at 93 Broadway in Kingston will exhibit the work of artist Chris Gonyea in a pop-up show for one night only, Saturday, February 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. The intimate space will house
“My father has a love for architecture and history; he’s a big Frank Lloyd Wright and Calvert Vaux fan. This has certainly rubbed off on me.”
a sampling of paintings and drawings by Gonyea, featuring his “soot” drawings rendered in a unique manner. The artworks are created with a subtractive process: The paper is held over the open flame of a torch and the soot is allowed to collect on the surface. Gonyea then erases the negative space, revealing the image. The result is an ethereal rendering highlighted by faint wisps and smoky edges literally painted in fire. For more information, call (845) 3388473 or visit www.thestorefrontgallery. com.
Antique print of City Hall in Kingston, 1875
Curtain Factory, is being renovated this year by RUPCO…so it all has to do with the right timing, the studio’s architectural endeavors and of course the inspiration that is found in the beautiful buildings located in the Hudson Valley and beyond.” So, besides the vast array of architects who will be showing artistic works and artists demonstrating their architectural dreams, what can be expected from this show? From the Darmstadts’ perspective, it’s about bringing long-held dreams back to life and kicking things up a notch. “Every show that we host, my Dad and I are always trying to enhance our place in some sort of way,” she said of the huge metal building put up on Cornell Street for business purposes, but now morphed into something of a Midtown cultural center. “We have big dreams for the building, including an all-glass elevator and rooftop lounge. We want the space to keep changing and draw an ongoing interest…My father has a love for architecture and history; he’s a big Frank Lloyd Wright and Calvert Vaux fan. This has certainly rubbed off on me, and we often take drives in the surrounding areas and admire all different types of buildings. We love the houses located on West Chestnut Street in Kingston, think City Hall is beautiful and are amazed at the richness of all the amazing buildings in this area – it is hard to have a favorite!” – Paul Smart “Architectural Perspectives” opening reception & presentations, Saturday, February 8, 6-10 p.m., $15/$10 students, Cornell Street Studios, 168 Cornell Street, Kingston; (845) 331-0191, www.cornellstreetstudios.com.
Beneﬁt art sale this Saturday at KMoCA This Saturday, February 1, KMoCA, down in the Rondout area of Kingston, holds an afternoon-long reception for its latest benefit. How’s it going to work? Twenty-five of the gallery’s great (and growing) stable of the region’s key
cutting-edge artists have donated works that attendees get to take with them from the party for contributions of $25 or $50. Talk about great deals! Just get there early for the best pickings. – Paul Smart February Fundraiser, Saturday, February 1, 2-7 p.m., $25/$50, KMoCA, 103 Abeel Street, Kingston; www.kmoca.com.
The Stranger in the Attic is a fascinating window into the zeitgeist of the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War, the New York City art scene of the time and the dynamics of a rural Ulster County family whose members were all gifted but frequently at odds.
Fighting fascism with a sketchbook John Jacobs to read from The Stranger in the Attic at Inquiring Minds in New Paltz
he recent death of Pete Seeger is a reminder that few indeed are left of the generation who can remember the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and how divisive an issue that was here in the US – which, along with France and Britain, had opted out of taking sides in the conflict. During the Great Depression, with tens of millions of Americans out of work for long stretches of time, leftist ideologies found many sympathetic ears, and to call oneself a communist or a socialist did not yet incur the degree of social stigma that later developed during the McCarthy Era. Still, many Americans in the 1930s supported general Francisco Franco’s campaign to oust Spain’s democratically elected socialist government – at least, until Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler sent in a combined 80,000 troops to turn the tide of battle and the victorious Franco went on to prove himself a fullblown fascist dictator. For many young intellectuals of that era, the cause of the Spanish Loyalists (also
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Of the approximately 2,800 American volunteers who fought under the banner of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, only two are still living. Among those who perished in the war was a gifted young artist from Ulster County’s Clintondale named Edward Deyo Jacobs (above), known to his comrades as Deyo.
known as Republicans) was a clarion call to activism. Of the approximately 2,800 American volunteers who fought under the banner of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, only two were still living at last report, aged 97 and 98 respectively. Among those who perished in the war was a gifted young artist from the Town of Lloyd in Ulster County named Edward Deyo Jacobs, known to his comrades as Deyo. He became radicalized while studying at the Art Students League in New York City, where his instructors included Thomas Hart Benton, John Sloan, George Grosz and Harry
Sternberg; Jackson Pollock was a friend and fellow student. After school, Jacobs worked briefly with the Works Progress Administration’s public art projects and then, unable to find steady employment, rode the rails like a hobo to visit the family of his best friend, Douglas Taylor, in Utah. He joined the Communist Party in 1935 and signed up to fight in the International Brigades at the end of 1936. Taylor joined him about six months later. The Loyalists put Jacobs’ artistic talents and training to work, assigning him to illustrate pamphlets and posters, and later
Decades after the Spanish Civil War, John Jacobs unearthed a trove of letters to and from his brother
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to scout out the terrain and make maps; but he also fought in the trenches. Having survived the bloody Battle of Jarama, he was among the many lost in the disastrous rout from Teruel in March of 1938, shortly before the end of the war. He was listed as Missing in Action, and it took many years before his family in Highland received an account of his death. Not fully recuperated from a recent ankle fracture, Jacobs had been unable to flee the advancing Nationalist troops; Taylor stayed with him, and both were apparently captured and summarily executed. By then the Nationalists, smelling victory in the air, were taking no prisoners. After a long career with the US Information Agency, Deyo Jacobs’ younger brother John Kedzie Jacobs, now 95, moved back to the old family homestead on South Street in the rural Clintondale neighborhood; he lives there still with his wife Katia. Decades after the Spanish Civil War, following the death of their parents, John Jacobs unearthed a trove of letters to and from his brother. He dedicated many years to reading and organizing them, trying to contact other people who had known him and collecting surviving examples of Deyo’s artworks. The result of this labor of love is a poignant and enlightening volume titled The Stranger in the Attic: Finding a Lost Brother in His Letters Home, selfpublished this winter, 75 years after Deyo Jacobs’ passing. It’s a fascinating window into the zeitgeist of the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War, the New York City art scene of the time and the dynamics of a rural Ulster County family whose members were all gifted but frequently at odds. Through John Jacobs’ eyes, we see his brother transformed from an unsympathetic, self-centered, socially abrasive, possibly somewhat autistic boy to a brilliant young man with passionate commitments to his art, his friends and his political ideals – perhaps even a hero. John Kedzie Jacobs will read from The Stranger in the Attic and talk about his brother and his writing process at Inquiring Minds Bookstore in New Paltz on Friday, February 7 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Come catch a bit of firsthand history of the ‘30s. You may even find yourself singing a chorus or two of “Venga Jaleo” on your way out. – Frances Marion Platt John Kedzie Jacobs reads from The Stranger in the Attic, Friday, February 7, 7 p.m., free, Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church Street, New Paltz; (845) 2558300, http://inquiringbooks.com/newpaltz-bookstore.
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The Unison Arts Center kicks off its 2014 Second Sunday Salon series on Sunday, February 9 at 2 p.m. with “Speaking of Shakespeare: A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Sonnets” featuring Robert Miller, Mohonk Mountain Stage Company’s producing director, and Don Wildy, a longtime member of the Company. The two will engage in lively conversation about Shakespeare’s sonnets and Wildy will perform some of his favorites, examining their origins and speculating on the identity of the “dark lady” to whom they are addressed. Shakespeare’s sonnets are his most personal and romantic work. Tickets cost $20 in advance for general admission, $15 for Unison members, and $25 at the door, $20 for members. Students pay half-price with a valid ID. Refreshments will be sold. Unison is a
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Peerless Prose Francine Prose reads from new novel on Wednesday at Vassar
f you’re born with the last name Prose, what else can you do with your life but aspire to become a great author? Amazingly, Francine Prose has managed to do that, achieving the rare feat of generating novels, short stories and nonfiction that simultaneously linger on the best-seller list and win the respect of her peers and critics as serious works of modern literature. Her novel A Changed Man won the 2005 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and her satire Blue Angel was a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award. The Glorious Ones (1974) was adapted into a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Tony-winners for Ragtime, and ran at Lincoln Center in 2007; Household Saints (1981) became a 1993 film directed by Nancy Savoca and starring Tracey Ullman. More recently, her nonfiction works Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife and Reading like a Writer have earned Prose great acclaim. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Prose fought for international free expression as president of the PEN American Center for two consecutive terms. Among her numerous grants and honors are a Guggenheim and a Fulbright scholarship, and she has been a directors’ fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Currently a visiting professor of Literature at Bard College, the author can be heard by the general public at another eminent mid-Hudson institution of higher learning on Wednesday, February 5, when she gives a reading from her forthcoming novel Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 at Vassar College. Prose is serving as Vassar’s writer-in-residence for the spring 2014 semester. Due to be published by Harper in April, Lovers at the Chameleon Club has been lauded by Kirkus Reviews as “brilliant and dazzling…. a tour de force of character, point of view and especially atmosphere.”
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Saugerties Performing Arts Factory to host American History Theater Festival The educational theater company Passing the Torch through the Arts will present an American History Theater Festival at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory (SPAF) at 169 Ulster Avenue in Saugerties on Saturday and Sunday, February 1 and 2 and Saturday and Sunday, February 8 and 9. Each day of the Festival features four performances of original plays that speak to the experiences of Americans of color. A monologue, The Day I Met Nelson Mandela: A Memoir of a Life-Changing
Meeting, kicks off the program at 4 p.m., followed by Meet My Father the Stranger, a staged reading of a family drama at 5 p.m. The third performance, Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Fire that Never Dies, stars Jean Remy Monnay, Lerone Simon, Leif Grund and Michael “Lion of Judah” Sloman at 6 p.m. Closing out each evening will be a gospel/pop musical about the life of entertainer Sam Cooke and the turbulent civil rights movement of the ‘60s, Sam, Where You Been, Baby? starring Quinten Piper, Evelyn Clarke, Stephen M. Jones, Kitt Potter and Dennis Washington, with musical interludes and choreography by Abby Lappen and an introduction by Michael “Lion of Judah” Sloman at 8 p.m. Ticke ts cost $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For more information about the American History Theater Festival, call (845) 901-6820 or visit www. passingthetorchthroughhearts.com. For more information about the venue, visit www.saugertiesperformingartsfactory.com.
The free event, sponsored by Vassar’s Department of English, will be held in the Sanders Classroom Spitzer Auditorium (Room 212) and begins at 6 p.m. As always at Vassar, plan to arrive a little early or else expect a long walk across campus from the nearest available parking space. Call the Office of Campus Activities at (845) 437-5370 at least 48 hours in advance if you need assistance with accessibility. – Frances Marion Platt Francine Prose reading from Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Wednesday, February 5, 6 p.m., free, Sanders Classroom Spitzer Auditorium, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie; (845) 437-5370, www.vassar.edu.
Programming the Universe author Seth Lloyd speaks at EMPAC The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy will host “In Other Words,” a lecture series about dialogue that brings together artists who deliver lecture/performances with thinkers who build connections. The series begins at EMPAC on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. with a lecture by Seth Lloyd, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor of Mechanical Engineering. He will lecture on his controversial book Programming the Universe. In the traditional scientific account, the
universe is composed of matter and energy. According to Lloyd, there is another key ingredient: information. Every atom and elementary particle carries with it bits of information, he posits, and when two atoms collide, those bits flip and the universe computes. By understanding how and why the universe computes, we gain insight into the nature of reality itself. Following Lloyd’s presentation, there will be a panel discussion on quantum computing with Rensselaer professors James A. Hendler and Christopher D. Carothers. The event is presented in conjunction with Clement Layes’s lecture/ performance Allege on February 1. EMPAC is located at 110 Eighth Street in Troy. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (518) 276-3921 or visit www.empac.rpi.edu.
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Is there no time to lose? A more accurate way to perceive time
hysicists increasingly doubt that time has any independent existence. Let’s look at this afresh. We could start with a paradox known as “the Arrow,” first described 2,500 years ago by the philosopher Zeno of Elea. Beginning logically with the premise that nothing can be in two places at once, he reasoned that an arrow is only in one specific location at every moment of its trajectory. Logically, then, motion per se is not what is really occurring; rather, it is a series of separate events. This may be a first indication that the forward motion of time – of which the movement of the arrow is an embodiment – is not a feature of the external world, but a projection of something within us, as we tie together things that we are observing. Philosophers, who have long questioned the reality of time, argue that the past exists only as ideas in the mind, which themselves are neuroelectrical events occurring strictly in the present moment. The future is similarly nothing more than a mental construct, an anticipation, a grouping of thoughts. Because thinking itself occurs strictly in the “now,” where is time? But does time exist apart from human concepts of motion and events? Or is it all an “eternal now” that includes our mind’s tendency to think and daydream? Physicists, for their part, find that all working models for reality – from Newton’s laws and Einstein’s field equations through quantum mechanics – have no need for time. They are all time-symmetrical. Time is a concept looking for a function – except when we’re speaking about a change, as in acceleration. But change is not the same thing as time. Scientifically, time appears to be indispensable in just one area: thermodynamics, whose second law has no meaning at all without the passage of time. Thermodynamics’ second law describes entropy (the process of going from greater to lesser structure, like the bottom of your clothes closet). Consider a glass containing club soda and ice cubes. At first, there is definite structure. Ice is separate from the liquid, and so are the bubbles. But return later and the ice has melted, the soda has gone flat and the contents of the glass have merged into a structureless oneness. Barring evaporation, no further change will occur. This evolution away from structure and activity toward sameness, randomness and inertia is entropy. In classical science, entropy does not make sense without a directionality of time, because it is a non-reversible mechanism. In fact, entropy defines the arrow of time. Without entropy, time need not exist at all. But many physicists question this “conventional wisdom” regarding entropy. Instead of the act of structure-loss and disorganization representing a concrete directionality to time, it can just as well be seen as a demonstration of random action. Things move. Molecules move. They do so in the here-and-now. Their motions are haphazard. Before long, an observer will notice the dissipation of the previous organization. Why should they then assign arrows to it? Shouldn’t we regard such random entropy as an example of the non-essentiality or unreality of time, rather than the other way around? Seen this way, the resultant entropy or loss of structure is only a loss in our own minds’ way of perceiving patterns and order. And boom! There goes science’s final need for time as an actual entity. Time’s reality or lack thereof is certainly an ancient debate, whose actual answer may be mind-bendingly more complex, because there may be many planes of physical reality. Time may appear to operate on some levels (for example, biological life) but be nonexistent or irrelevant on others (for example, the quantum realm of the tiny). But the bottom line is always “appear.” Now back to Zeno’s arrow. A camera follows the arrow’s trajectory from the archer’s
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Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly bow towards the target. Suddenly, the projector stops on a single frame of a stilled arrow. You stare at the image of an arrow in mid-flight – something that you obviously could not do at a real tournament. The pause in the film enables you to know the position of the arrow with great accuracy: It’s just beyond the grandstand, 20 feet above the ground. But you have lost all information about its momentum. It is going nowhere; its velocity is zero. Its path, its trajectory, has become uncertain. To measure the position precisely, at any given instant, is to lock in on one static frame – to put the movie on “pause,” so to speak. Conversely, as soon as you observe momentum, you can’t isolate a frame, because momentum is the summation of many frames. You can’t know one and the other with complete accuracy. Sharpness in one parameter induces blurriness in the other. There is uncertainty as you home in, whether on motion or position. Werner Heisenberg, in 1927, wrote that such uncertainty in quantum theory practice was not due to some technological insufficiency. He said that uncertainty is actually built into the fabric of reality. In our 2009 book Biocentrism, medical doctor Bob Lanza and I explained it this way: Time is the inner form of animal sense that animates events – the still frames – of the spatial world. The mind animates the world like the motor and gears of a projector. Each weaves a series of still pictures – a series of spatial states – into an order, into life’s “current.” Remember that everything you perceive (even this page) is actively and repeatedly being reconstructed inside your head. It’s happening to you right now. Your eyes cannot see through the wall of the cranium; all visual experience is an organized whirl of information occurring solely within your brain. If your mind could stop its “motor” for a moment, you’d get a freeze-frame, just as the movie projector isolated the arrow in one position with no momentum. In fact, time can be defined as the inner summation of spatial states; the same thing measured with our scientific instruments is called momentum. Space can be defined as position, as locked in a single frame. Thus, movement through space is an oxymoron. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle has its root here, showing that time is simply not a feature of the external spatial world. The metaphor of a strobe light might be helpful, as fast flashes isolate snapshots of rapidly moving things, like dancers in a disco. A dip, a split, a snap become still poses. Motion is suspended. One still follows another still. In quantum mechanics, “position” is like a strobe snapshot. Momentum is the life-created summation of many frames. The weaving together of these frames occurs in the mind. Two-and-a-half-thousand years later, Zeno’s arrow paradox finally makes sense. So did Werner Heisenberg when he said, “A path comes into existence only when you observe it.” There is neither time nor motion without an observer. The demotion of time from an actual reality to a mere subjective experience or social convention is a major step in comprehending the cosmos. True, in the mechanistic universe as described by Newton, Einstein and Darwin, time is spoken of as a kind of ledger in which events are recorded: a forward-moving continuum, flowing always into the future, accumulating. This is because human beings are hardwired to think linearly. It’s essential in the day-to-day keeping of one’s appointments and the watering of plants. But in the end, even Einstein admitted, “People like us…know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” So an irreversible, on-flowing continuum of events is a fantasy. Space and time are tools of animal perception – period. We carry them around with us like turtles with shells. There simply is no self-existing matrix out there in which physical events occur independent of life. – Bob Berman Want to know more? To read Bob Berman’s previous “Night Sky” columns, visit our Almanac Weekly website at HudsonValleyAlmanacWeekly.com.
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Shear delight Alyssum can winter over in a pot, if you cut it back at summer’s end
lyssum’s problem may be that it’s too easy to grow. Sprinkle some alyssum seeds on the ground or plug in some transplants, water and forget about them. Soon you have a mound of tiny white flowers. That also might be alyssum’s problem: no traffic-stopping colors or humongous or oddshaped blossoms. But why think about alyssum (Lobularia maritima) this time of year? Because my alyssum just opened the first of its tiny blossoms. Let’s backtrack to last spring. As usual, I was going to sprinkle alyssum seeds on the ground to fill in some areas along the edge of a flowerbed where, in all honesty, the plants would probably go unnoticed. Then I realized how much I actually like alyssum if I stop to look at it. And I especially love the blossoms’ honeylike aroma. So instead of sowing seeds in the ground, I sowed them in a pot. And I placed said pot on the low wall along the walkway leading to my front door. All summer and well into autumn, I’d stop and admire the potted mound of tiny white blossoms and bend down to drink in their aroma. (Angels’ trumpets, Maid of Orleans jasmine, rose geranium and mint were among other potted olfactory delights sharing that low wall.) Alyssum is a cold-hardy annual or shortlived perennial. Winters here are too cold for it to survive outdoors; but, rather than be sacrificed to winter’s fury, the potted plant found a new home indoors near a sunny window. The plant – native to beaches and fields of the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands, the Azores and France’s Atlantic coast – tolerates heat, drought and some shade. Perhaps my indoor plant could be coaxed to flower through winter. Annual plants expend a lot of energy flowering nonstop through summer. They need periodic rests. My alyssum was pretty much spent by the time I brought it indoors. I should have sheared it back in late August, which would have stimulated and allowed some time for new growth while the growing was good. Because I neglected to do this, not having planned on bringing the plant indoors, it just sat in a state of suspended animation through late fall and early winter. “Desperate times call for desperate measures.” Okay, the times weren’t particularly desperate: just short days and cool indoor temperatures. And the measures weren’t that desperate: I sheared back the alyssum about a month ago. And now came the first of many white blossoms – unless the plant decides to show its annual-ness and just peter out.
ciations are positive, some negative. Clay/soil: Although many gardeners bemoan having such soils, most clay soils are fertile. Clay/plants: The organic spray called Surround is nothing more than kaolin clay, which turns out to be very effective at convincing pestiferous insects to go elsewhere. C l a y /p o t s : nice. Sculpted and then fired in a kiln turns even the stickiest, most infertile clay into an object of utility and beauty. Lucky for me, my wife Deb is a potter (www.goldmanceramics.com), so I occasionally reap marital rewards in the form of pots for plants. More recently, ceramic marital rewards went further, with the fabrication of an idea that I had for an automatic potwatering device, which I’m calling a capillitron. Picture an upside-down soda bottle with its bottom end (now up) closed with a removable lid and its top end (now down) tapering to a narrow cone closed off at its end. The whole thing is glazed except for the bottom few inches of tapered cone. The unglazed portion of the capillitron gets pushed into the soil of a potted plant. The capillitron reservoir is filled with water, then covered with the lid to prevent evaporation. As the potting soil dries, it draws moisture through the capillary channels of the unglazed, tapered portion of the capillitron, the water in which is continually replaced with the water within the reservoir. The reservoir portion, up out of the soil, is glazed to cut short any capillary migration of water from there to the outside of the pot where it would evaporate. Within the flowerpot, any portion of potting soil that dries will draw moisture from elsewhere in the pot, eventually leading back to right around the capillitron. Theoretically, then, the entire volume of potting soil remains consistently moist as long as the capillitron reservoir holds water. The capillarity within the potting soil, which moves moisture up, down or sideways as needed, comes from the organic matter in the mix (compost plus peat moss or coir in mine) and – you guessed it – clay in the garden soil that I add to the potting mix. – Lee Reich
I had an idea for an automatic pot-watering device, which I’m calling a capillitron.
Clay. Plants. Soil. Pots. Depending on perspective, some of these asso-
Any gardening questions? E-mail them to me at email@example.com and I’ll try answering them directly or in this column. Come visit my garden at www. leereich.blogspot.com and check out my new, instructional videos at www. youtube.com/leereichfarmden. For more on local homes and gardens, go to Ulster Publishing’s homehudsonvalley.com.
Secrets in stone Mohonk Preserve hosts “Lithic Alignments in the Northeast” lecture
istory holds few mysteries as intriguing as the ancient earthwork structures – dolmens and menhirs, stone circles, barrows and temples – that dot so much of the Old World, often carefully aligned with the rhythms of the stars and seasons. But we have them in the Americas as well: One of the famous ruins at Tulúm in Mexico, for instance, reliably pinpoints the rising of the planet Venus. Studying these fascinating sites has long been the province of archaeologists, geologists, mystics and crackpots alike. Here in the Northeast, a surprising number of cryptic stone structures also abound, less sizable and spectacular than the famous European and Mesoamerican sites and therefore less familiar. Some are simply dismissed by most passers-by as glacial accidents, Native hunting shelters or prosaic Colonial-era livestock pens or root cellars. More imaginative discoverers have used them to prop up fanciful hypotheses about seafaring Druids or extraterrestrial visitors. In recent years, the New England Antiquities Research Association (NEARA), which professes a commitment to “disciplined research,” has documented many such sites as having demonstrable astronomical alignments. Was observational astronomy, carried out by most cultures worldwide going far back into antiquity, practiced by ancient Native populations in Northeast America? Glenn Kreisberg, writer, researcher and NEARA’s vice president, will discuss the archaeoastronomy and landscape archaeology of our region on Friday, January 31 at the Mohonk Preserve (itself home to quite a few stone “anomalies,” both ancient and more recent). Admission to the lecture, “Lithic Alignments in the Northeast: Natural, Native or Nonsense?” which begins 7 p.m., is free, and children ages 12 and
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up are welcome. But space is limited, so call (845) 255-0919 to reserve and to find out the meeting location (don’t worry, it’ll be indoors and heated). For more information on the program, visit www.mohonkpreserve.org/events/lithicalignments-northeast-natural-native-ornonsense. And check out www.neara.org for a foretaste of the subject matter to be explored. – Frances Marion Platt
Introduction to Ancestry.com workshop in Poughkeepsie The Poughkeepsie Public Library District will offer an “Introduction to Ancestry.com” workshop on Wednesday, February 5 at 1 p.m. and again on Wednesday, March 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the Adriance Memorial Library at 93 Market Street in Poughkeepsie. Knowledgeable staff will help participants get acquainted with Ancestry. com, an excellent genealogical research tool. Ancestry.com opens up access to many birth, marriage and death records, census and voter lists, immigration and travel documents and military service records. The workshop is open to Poughkeepsie Library District residents with valid library cards. All participants must supply a current e-mail address for confirmation purposes upon registration. For more information, call (845) 485-3445, extension 3381, or visit www.poklib.org.
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So many festivities taking place this week! For starters, Friday, January 31 marks the Chinese New Year: the Year of the Horse. Gong Xi Fa Cai (Mandarin) and Gong Hey Fat Choy (Cantonese), especially to those of you born in 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 or 2014. Our family is planning to create our own celebration by enjoying a Chinese meal with chopsticks, wearing clothing in the festive red New Year’s Day color and reading books about China from our local bookshops and library.
Take Your Child to the Library Day events Speaking of library, Saturday, February 1 is Take Your Child to the Library Day, with a variety of events and activities taking place at libraries around the country. As an unabashed library-lover, I want to thank all of you librarians and volunteers out there who help make our lives thrive through your fresh, creative and innovative activities. Here are some highlights of special offerings happening in our area this Saturday: The Adriance Memorial Library hosts activities for all ages on Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., including a gift for children who register for a new library card; valentinemaking; family storytime; and guessing games with a chance to win a $25
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Head over to the Howland earlier on February 1 and you can catch the Family Music Show with Gina Samardge and special guests Sophia Jackson and Buzz at 10:30 a.m. The cost of the show is $10 for adults; children get in free when accompanied by an adult. The Howland Cultural Center is located at 477 Main Street in Beacon. For more information, call (845) 831-4988 or visit www.howlandculturalcenter.org. To learn more about the performer, visit www. compassarts.org.
Giving on game day Dion Ogust | Almanac Weekly Friday, January 31 marks the Chinese New Year: the Year of the Horse Barnes and Noble gift card. Tours of the Youth Services Department take place from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, and a Library Alphabet Scavenger Hunt takes place any time you like between 1 and 3 p.m. While you are at the library, inquire about the fantastic new Teen Media Lab, too. No registration is required for the day’s program. The Adriance Memorial Library is located at 93 Market Street in Poughkeepsie. For more information, call (845) 485-3445, extension 3320, or visit www.poklib.org. The Saugerties Public Library offers a fun-filled performance on Saturday, February 1 at 11 a.m.: “Using a ‘How To’ book, unusual musical instruments, juggling, dance and mime, Clown Red learns that if he can read and follow directions, he can accomplish anything along the road of life – and you can, too!” The Saugerties Public Library is located at 91 Washington Avenue in Saugerties. For more information, call (845) 246-4317 or visit http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org. The Starr Library presents a free puppet show by Ronald Sopyla on Saturday, February 1 at 3:30 p.m. So-
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pyla shares international folktales using shadow and black-light puppetry techniques. The Starr Library is located at 68 West Market Street in Rhinebeck. For more information, call (845) 876-4030 or visit http://starrlibrary.org. The West Hurley Public Library has organized a presentation on Saturday, February 1 at 1 p.m. of Bill Robinson’s World of Animals, including birds of prey and reptiles. The program takes place at the West Hurley Firehouse, located at 24 Wall Street in West Hurley. For more information, call (845) 679-6405 or visit http://westhurleylibrary.org. The Town of Esopus Library hosts “IEP Success: A Workshop for Parents” on Wednesday, February 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the downstairs Hasbrouck Room. This talk is presented by Lorraine McGrane, a practicing lawyer who specializes in the field. The Town of Esopus Library is located at 128 Canal Street in Port Ewen. For more information, call (845) 338-5580 or visit http://esopuslibrary.org.
African American artists’ exhibit in Beacon February is National African American History Month, and the Howland Cultural Center is celebrating with an exhibition of African American artists of the Hudson Valley from February 1 until February 23. Artists include Ronald Brown, Helen Douglas, Walter Evans, Martha Evans, Josephine Green, Robert L. Lewis, Richard Outlaw, Daniel W. Seejars, Michael White, Donald Whitely, Jacob William and budding artist Symantha Outlaw. Gallery hours run from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays; it’s closed on February 9.
The big football game takes place on Sunday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m.; and whether you are rooting for Seattle or Denver or just in it for the commercials, you can inspire your family and friends to make a difference by including a Souperbowl food drive in your game-related festivities. The Souperbowl of Caring is simply your collection of canned goods and dollar bills donated to area food pantries: “Vision: Transform the time around [the big game] into the nation’s largest celebration of giving.” Food pantries are serving record numbers of families, and they need our help to replenish supplies after the holidays, including Family of Woodstock with offices throughout Ulster County; Caring Hands Soup Pantry in Kingston; Dutchess Outreach in Poughkeepsie, and more. For more information, visit www. souperbowl.org.
Groundhog Day festivities The midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox has been celebrated for centuries as the Feast of Lights, Imbolc, Candlemas, Hedgehog Day and Punxsutawney Phil’s Groundhog Day. This year, Groundhog Day falls on Sunday, February 2. If the skies are cloudy when Phil emerges from his burrow, it means that spring weather will arrive early. If sun creates a shadow, he runs back into his burrow, which means longer winter weather. One of my favorite parts of Groundhog Day is telling people that groundhogs are the same animal as woodchucks. You’re welcome. I learned that one from environmental educator Julie Noble in Kingston (thank you, Julie!). Want to take your family’s enjoyment of Groundhog Day to a new level? Here are two events taking place this weekend that might interest you: Bear Mountain Groundhog Day, Sunday, February 2: Meet at the MerryGo-Round. Kid-friendly crafts and games
begin at 11 a.m., and the groundhog appears at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy skating at the rink afterwards, or strolling through the Trailside Zoo. There is a parking fee of $8 per car, or use your Empire Passport sticker. For more information, call (845) 786-2701, extension 242, or visit http:// nysparks.com. Cary Institute Groundhog Day Ecology Walk, Sunday, February 2 at 1 p.m.: Meet at the Main Campus parking lot. During this family-friendly walk, the group will observe weather conditions, look for shadows and learn about winter adaptations. The Cary Institute is located at 2801 Sharon Turnpike in Millbrook. For more information or to register, call (845)
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Croonin’ Kids Cabaret in Poughkeepsie Croonin’ Kids Cabaret highlights the musical talents of young singers from all over the Hudson Valley. The performances take place on Saturday, February 1 at 2 and 5 p.m., and on Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $12; children 5 and younger may sit on an adult’s lap at no charge. The shows are held at the Half Moon Theatre’s Black Box Theatre at 2515 South Road in Poughkeepsie, behind Red Robin. For tickets or more information, call (845)
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Stringendo concert at the Bardavon Stringendo presents the Vivace and Chaconne Orchestras and Strawberry Hill Fiddlers and Raspberries for an evening of orchestral and fiddle music and a silent auction on Saturday, February 1 at 7 p.m. at the Bardavon. Admission to this fundraiser costs $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. The Bardavon is located at 35 Market Street in Poughkeepsie. For tickets, call
(845) 473-2072. For more information about the music programs, call (845) 2641206 or visit http://stringendomusic.org.
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Winter Festival Week (1/28-2/1/14). Special events and reduced ticket prices. Info: 254-5600; www.belleayre.com. Belleayre Mountain, Belleayre Mountain Rd, Pine Hill. 8:30AM-9:30AM Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation. On-going every Morning, seven days a week, 8:30-9:30am in the Amitabha Shrine Room. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 679-5906 x 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock. 9AM-5PM Health Care Enrollment Assistance. Open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace continues through March 31. Health Care Navigators available by appointment. Call for appointment: 800-453-4666. Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie. 10:30 AM Book Explorers Storytime. For ages 4 and up. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 1PM-4PM Senior Duplicate Bridge with John Stokes. Woodstock Bridge Club offers a short lesson and a game of Duplicate Bridge. Most players are elementary and intermediate players. Open to Woodstock residents 55 andolder, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock. 3PM Ceremony Commemorating FDR’s 132nd Birthday. Guest speaker: New York State Senator Terry Gipson.The United States Military Academy at West Point provides the honor guard and color guard for the event.Birthday cake and refreshments will be served at the Henry A. Wallace visitor center following the ceremony. Free, everyone welcome. Rose Garden, Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. 9 G , Hyde Park. 4:30PM 3D Printing: Direct Digital Manufacturing Solutions. John Dobstetter of Stratasys Inc, a leading manufacturer of 3D printing equipment and materials, will give a lecture on the use of 3D printing in the manufacturing industry. A reception will be held. Info: 257-3728. New Paltz, Coykendall Science Building Auditorium, New Paltz. 5:30PM-6:30PM Mixed Levels -Tai Chi With Martha Cheo. Winter session is from Jan 2 March 27. Beginners need to call Martha Cheo directly to join the winter session at 256-9316. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 6PM-7PM Public Sitting & Walking Meditation at Sky Lake. Meets every Tuesday, 6-7pm. Meditation instruction available. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 658-8556 orwww. skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ave, Rosendale. 6:30PM-7:15PM Advanced Tai Chi With Martha Cheo. Winter session is from Jan 2 - March 27. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 7PM Talk & Book Signing by Quincy Mills, author & Vassar College history professor. Prof. Mills will discuss his history of black barbers and barber shops, Cutting Along the Color Line, which is newly released from University of Pennsylvania Press. Info: 229-7791.Hyde Park Free Library Annex, 2 Main St, Hyde Park. 7:30PM-9:30PM Life Drawing Classes. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 8:30PM Bluegrass Clubhouse with Brian Hollander, Tim Kapeluk, Geoff Harden, Fooch and Bill Keith. 679-3484 Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.
Winter Festival Week (1/28-2/1/14). Special events and reduced ticket prices. Info: 254-5600; www.belleayre.com. Belleayre Mountain, Belleayre Mountain Rd, Pine Hill. 8AM Art Exhibit: Selected Works by Edward Lambert. Show will exhibit through 2/23. The Bakery, New Paltz. 9AM-4PM ‘Take Your Child to the Library’ Day is an initiative entering its third year. Designed to promote family exploration of the local library. Lots of activities are planned and children who register on February 1 for a new library card in the Children’s Room receive a gift. All ages welcome.. No registration required. Adriance Memorial Library is located at 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie. info: www.poklib.org or call 485-3445 x3320. 10:30AM Toddler Tales Storytime. For ages 2-3. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 12PM-5PM Arlington Farmers’ Market. Every Thursday from 12 to 5pm, when school is in session. Info: www.vassar.edu or 437-7035 Vassar
Main Building, College Center, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 12PM-1PM First Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Women’s Enterprise Development Center – Mid-Hudson Valley satellite. There will be brief remarks and a ribbon cutting. Refreshments will be served. Media will have the opportunity to interview Director Lea Bishop, WEDC-MHV staff and program graduates. Marist College, Hancock Center Room 0022,3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie. 1PM-6PM Red Cross Blood Drive. Donation Types: Double Red Cells, Blood. Notes: All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a free pound of Dunkin Donuts coffee. Info: www. redcross.org/ny/albany. Saugerties Knights of Columbus Council 4536, 19 Barclay St, Saugerties. 2PM-4:30PM Eating Healthy & Cooking for One or Two with Roufia Payman, certified nutritionist for NDH. Free admission. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by 1/28 by calling 876-4663 or www.rhinebeckathome.orgor e-mail email@example.com. Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck.
3:30PM After School Crafts. For ages 8-12. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 6:30PM Robbie Burns Night The Traditional Scottish Robbie Burns Dinner - Parade of the Haggis and The Toast of the Lassies WITH Storyteller Jonathan Kruk and Master Piper Jeremy Freeman - $35.95 + tax + gratuity. Reservations recommended, always a sell-out! Info: 876-0590www.therhinecliff.com. The Rhinecliff, 4 Grinnell Dr, Rhinecliff. 7:15PM Viewers’ Choice Film Series: “Life With Father.” (1947) Starring William Powell, Irene Dunne and Elizabeth Taylor. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Discussion to follow. Info: 229-7791 x 205. Hyde Park Library , Hyde Park. 7:15PM-10PM “It’s Too Darn Cold!” Cabin Fever blues? We’ve got the cure! Come and volunteer at one of our upcoming events and we’ll warm you up with great company, music, dance and conversation.Volunteers needed to bake and sell refreshments at our Fifth Friday Dance Meet Up with Crazy Feet. Unison, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, 255-1559. 8PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? It’s the premise behind one of the greatest American musicals by composer Stephen Sondheim. Info: www.centerforperformingarts.org or 876-3080. Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $26, $24 /senior/child. 8PM Abraham & The Groove.Featuring Tony, Eric & Nick Parker on Drums. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St,Bearsville, 679-4406. 9:30PM Mambo Ki Kongo. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484. 9:30PM Jazz-funk Dance Party with Dangling Success. Info: www.hydeparkbrewing.com or 229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, 4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park.
Winter Festival Week (1/28-2/1/14). Special events and reduced ticket prices. Info: 254-5600; www.belleayre.com. Belleayre Mountain, Belleayre Mountain Rd, Pine Hill. Mid-Hudson ADK Outing: Cross-Country Ski or Hike. Leader: Russ Faller 297-5126 (before 9PM) or firstname.lastname@example.orgCross-country ski or hike, if insufficient snow. Contact leader for more info. Info: www.MidHudsonADK.org. 8:30AM-12PM Saturday Seminar: Writing with Purpose and for Pleasure In and Out of School. HVWP will offer this Seminar for preschool, elementary and secondary teachers. 9 - 10:30 am. Introductory workshop for all participants. Info: www.newpaltz.edu/hvwp or 257-3114. SUNY New Paltz, Old Main 1907 Room, New Paltz. 9 AM Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9-10:30am. All welcome. No charge. 246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties. 9AM-10:30AM Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Saturday, 9-10:30am. Everyone welcome. Info: 679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rte 212, Woodstock. 9AM-3PM American Heart Association BLS Instructor Course. Designed to prepare American Heart Association instructors to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs to participants enrolled in American Heart Association Courses. Registration required. Info: 475-9742. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, $300. 9:30 AM Jewish War Veterans, Post 625 Monthly Meeting. As Shomre Israel is strictly Kosher, no food or drink may be brought into
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the Synagogue. Info: Rschwa9881@aol.com or 849-0025. Congregation Shomre Israel, Park Ave, Poughkeepsie. 9:30AM Medical Ethics in Jewish Law Shabbaton @ the RJC with Rabbi Ulman, the leading Rabbi of Sydney, Australia.Medical Ethics in Jewish Law: two lectures exploring the subjects of abortion, IVF & surrogacy (Friday night) as well organ donation (Saturday). Services at 9:30am, lecture at 10:30am, Kiddush 12pm. RSVP -rsvp@ RhinebeckJewishCenter.com. RJC, 102 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck. 10AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market . Offering breads & baked goods, fresh fish, meat & eggs, fruits & veg, gourmet peanut butter & local wine. Cooking Education Series: Farmers’ Market Cooking. Classes 11am-1pm on the 3rd Sat of the month thru April . $30 /per class. Info: lori@ kingstonfarmersmarket.org . Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St, Kingston. 10AM-4PM Minnewaska Preserve: Winter Fest at Lippman Park. Join Nick Martin, Minnewaska State Park Preserve Educator, this year at Lippman Park for trail hikes. Info: www. ewyouthcommission.org. Lippman Park, Rt 209, Warwarsing. 10AM-11:30AM Save Energy-Save Dollars. Learn how to reduce energy bills with low-cost actions, how to get a free comprehensive home energy assessment, what grants, financing, and incentives are available in New York State to install energy saving measures. Info: 417-8659. Kirkland Hotel, RUPCO Offices, 2 Main St, Kingston. 10AM-9PM Canstruction® JR Hudson Valley, Presented by Poughkeepsie Day School(2/1-2/7, 10am-9pm). On display - canned food structures created by K-12 students and vote for the People’s Choice Award by placing canned food beside the structure(s) you like best. All food collected goes to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Info: www.canstructionhv.com or -462-7600, x-110 or Cpowers@poughkeepsieday.org.Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall, 2001 S Rd, Poughkeepsie. 10AM-2PM Free Tax Preparation Services for Low Wage Workers. For an appointment with an IRS certified volunteer tax preparer call 331-4199, then press #. Call weekdays between 9-4 for your
appointment. 10AM-9PM Candlewax Recycling Drop-off. Open every Saturday, 10am-9pm. Candlewax in any condition to be recycled. Pachamama Store (near food court), Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston. 10AM Repair Café. Led by repair coach John Wackman. Tools and materials to help you make the repair you need: on furniture, small appliances & housewares, clothes, crockery, toys. Info: /www.facebook.com/RepairCafeNewPaltz. Info: 646-302-5835 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. New Paltz United Methodist Church, Main St, New Paltz. 10AM-2PM Fourth Annual Fabric, Yarns, and Craft Supplies Sale. Info: 255-1255 or www. gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Tnpk, Gardiner. 10AM-4PM Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum. Unique family-friendly event features horse-drawn sleigh rides, children’s activities, hot soup buffet, and hands-on ice harvesting. Info: www.hanfordmills.org or 607-278-5744. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 County Highway 12, East Meredith, $8.50, $6.50 /senior, free /12 and under. 10 AM -2 PM “Keeping The Flame of Love Glowing; Keeping The Clothes Flowing.” The third collaboration between fiberflame studio and Green Eileen, the recycled clothing initiative from designer Eileen Fisher. Workshops, Green Eileen pop-up store, crafting and Valentines art. Partial proceeds to benefit Washburn House, a Hudson Valley domestic violence shelter.679-6132.Fiber Flame Studio, Rt 212, Saugerties. 10AM -12PM Morning Trek at Bluestone Wild Forest. Join the Woodstock Land Conservancy for a morning trek. Meet at the Trailhead parking lot, off State Rt. 28. More info at: Woodstocklandconservancy.org. Trek will cancel if there is rain. 10:30AM Tales of the Rainbow Forest with author, songwriter McKenzie Willis to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day, recommended for children ages 4 - 8. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston, 331-0507. 11AM Dr. Marmalade Puppet Show. Puppet
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the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck at 661 Route 308 in Rhinebeck. For tickets or more information, call (845) 876-3080 or visit http://centerforperformingarts.org. American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course for Adult, Child & Infant, Sunday, February 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Know any teens interested in child care or being a camp counselor this summer? Give them an employment edge by completing this course. I took this class a couple of months ago, and I feel so much more confident with my ability to help my kids – or anyone – until emergency services arrive. I can’t believe how long I waited to do it. “This course covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims
and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator.” Instruction is provided for adult, child and infant. Course completion results in a certification card valid for two years from the American Heart Association. Preregistration and payment are required; textbook and materials are included. The cost is $100. Northern Dutchess Hospital is located at 6511 Springbrook Avenue in Rhinebeck. To register or for more information, call (845) 475-9742 or visit www.health-quest. org. – Erica Chase-Salerno Erica Chase-Salerno is up to a 120-second plank. She lives in New Paltz with her husband Mike and their two children: the inspirations behind hudsonvalleyparents.com. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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premier listings Contact Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included Register Now! Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation, a workshop led by Frayda Kafka, Certified Therapeutic Hypnotist (2/5, 5:30-6:30pm). It is open to the community and sponsored by the Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley. This workshop is offered on the first Wednesday of every month The fee is $25 but there is no charge if you are smoke free and would like reinforcement or tips. To register: call Doris 339-2071 x 100 or Email: Doris. Blaha@hahv.org For detailed information visit: www.CallTheHypnotist. com. Reuner Cancer Support House, 80 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. Sign - up Now! Writing Successful Grant Proposals Workshop (2/4 & 2/11, 3-5:30pm). Two-session workshop where participants will learn how to write successful grant proposals. $75 workshop fee and $25 for a notebook of materials and successful proposals (notebook optional). Kevin Hodne, the workshop facilitator. Topics covered: Identifying fundable grant ideas; Leading grant development teams; Writing grant concept papers; Developing grant plans (a proactive approach to grant development); finding funders; Writing grant narratives (need statements, goals and objectives, work plans, evaluation); Developing budgets; Securing matching funds and letters of commitment. To register contact GRLIC at or send check with contact info to:GRLIC,PO Box 263,Roxbury, NY 12474 or contact us at email@example.com . For info call: 607-326-4754. Event takes place at GRLIC Office, 53698 State Hwy 30,
Roxbury. Register Now! Swing Dance Class Series with instructors Linda and Chester Freeman (Meets on Mondays, beginning 2/3, 6-7pm). Intermediate and advanced at 7 and 8pm. No partner or experience necessary. Info: www.got2lindy.com or 236-3939. Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston. Free Hypnosis Weight Control Workshop led by Frayda Kafka. Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm dates: (1/8, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 6/4, 2014). Certified hypnotist. Sponsored by the Health Alliance and Open to the community! 1st Wed of each month, 7-9pm. 1/8, 2/5, 4/2, 5/1, 6/4 8/6, 9/3, 10/1, 11/5, 12/3 To register: call Doris 339-2071 or email: Doris.Blaha@hahv.org or www.CallTheHypnotist.com. Reuner Cancer Support House, 80 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. Call for Entries: Juried Exhibit, “The Print Show.” Deadline 3/1. Entry fee for up to two images is $25. Good quality jpegs only, no photographs accepted. Full details and prospectus can be downloaded at www.woodstockschoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, 2470 Rt 212, Woodstock. Raise a Guiding Eyes Puppy. Guiding Eyes for the Blind is currently accepting applications for puppy raisers in the Ulster, Dutchess and Orange County regions. Orientation classes begin soon so don’t delay! RSVP. Contact Maria Dunne at 230-6436 or visit www.guidingeyes.org. Need Free Help Registering for
friends include: “a gorilla with a belly ache, a singing dinosaur, a snake that wants to be a kitty, a giraffe, crow, rabbit and many others.” Tickets are $7 for children; $9 for adults and seniors. Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308 in Rhinebeck. For tickets or more information, call 876-3080 or visit http://centerforperformingarts.org. 12PM-3PM Art And Feminism Wikipedia Edita-thon. Women’s Studio Workshop will host a local meet up. WSW will provide some coffee. Food for sale. No editing experience is necessary. Info: 658-9133. 1PM Bill Robinson’s World of Animals. This is a program that includes a combination birds of prey and reptiles. Info: www.whplib.org or 679-6405. West Hurley Firehouse, West Hurley, free. 1PM QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s February Meeting. This month’s topic: Roundtable: an open discussion of topics of interest to radio amateurs of all manner and skill. Info: 914-5823744, firstname.lastname@example.org. 1PM Passing the Torch Through the Arts presents African American History Theater Festival - “Turn to Light from Darkness.” A two week festival presenting dramatic works of illuminating personal sacrifice, inspiring commitment to ideals and redemption through the power of love. Info: 901-6820 or www.passingthetorchthroughthearts.com. Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15 /adults, $10 /srs, $5 /students. 1PM-4PM Lecture: During and After the Ice: The First Americans - An Ice Age Mystery, by Eugene J. Boesch, anthropoligist. This lecture covers the latest discoveries, which are overturning long-held ideas about the identity of the “First Americans.” Info: 255-1255 or www.gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Tnpk, Gardiner, free. 2PM-7PM KMOCA’s 2nd Annual Fundraising
Health Care? A Health Exchange Navigator will be visiting Phoenicia Library starting in January to help people sign up. If you would like an appointment to register with a Navigator at the library. Call Lynda Davis 518-221-9889 for an appt. You should bring all your tax information. Appointments necessary. Are You Fummoxed by The Upcoming New York State Health Exchange Options? You are not alone. Red Hook Public Library will be offering sessions with Navigators to help citizens sign up for the various health plans from 10:30 - 6 pm on Mondays - 2/ 3,2/ 10, 3/ 3, 3/ 24 and 3/ 31. There will also be Saturday sessions, from 10:30 am -2:30 pm -Saturdays, 2/ 22 and 3/15. These are private sessions; please call 1-800-453-4666 to schedule an appointment. This service is free and open to the public. Info: 758-3241 or www.redhooklibrary.org. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook. Hot Lunches Served! Ulster County Senior Nutrition / Dining Program. Sponsored by Ulster County’s Office for The Aging. Hot meals offered, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 11:30am-noon. Please call the site between 10 am and noon the day before you plan to attend in order to be sure there are enough meals for everyone. Eligibility: You must be an Ulster County resident aged 60 or over. There is no set cost, but a suggested daily donation of $3.00 is requested. Kingston Mid-town Neighborhood Center,467 Broadway, Kingston,
Event. Contribute $25 or $50, and walk away with an original piece of artwork. Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts, 103 Abeel St, Kingston. 2PM-4PM Shamanic Healing Guided Journey through Sound and Meditation with Adam Kane and Al Romao. Be bathed in vibrational healing through sound and shamanic spirit doctoring to assist you on in your personal growth. Limited to 8 participants so register early. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30. 2PM Book Signing & Reading by Jane Allen Petrick, author of Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell’s America. Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock,679-8000. 2PM Free Meditation Instruction. On-going every Saturday, 2pm in the Amitabha Shrine Room. 60-minute class requires no previous meditation experience. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 679-5906 x 1012 Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock. 2PM Variety Show - HMT Kids Cabaret! Showcasing the talented local children of the Hudson Valley.$12 (children under 5 may sit on a parent’s lap for no charge) Info & Tickets: halfmoontheatre.org or -625-3047.Half Moon Theatre, Poughkeepsie. 3PM Miss Augusta. Stone Ridge producer/ director Robert Clem brings his newly remastered period film The Passion of Miss Augusta. Info: 616-2198. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, Rosendale, 658-8989. 3PM-5PM Opening Reception: Student Exhibition I. Work by students of a selection of School instructors. Exhibits through 3/8. Info: www. woodstockschoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, Robert H. Angeloch Gallery, Rt 212, Woodstock. 3:30PM Puppet Show. Ronald Sopyla from the
Studios LLC Moves to Germantown! New address: 136 East Camp Road, Germantown. Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, by appointment (please call ahead).876-3200 (the studio telephone number remains the same). E-mail: email@example.com. Digital photos (.jpg’s) available Info: www.dcstudiosllc.com. DC
Artist Residency Needed: The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded The Women’s Studio Workshop, $25, 000 to hire artists to create new work for display along Main Street, and the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail. Postmark Deadline for Residency Applications: 2/1/2014. Info: Women’s Studio Workshop, 772 Binnewater Ln, Rosendale. Audition Notice: Les Miserables (4/5 & 4/6). Needed: Adult male & female actors and singers, two young girls, and one young boy. Prepare: 16 bars of a song either from the show or in the style of the show. Bring a copy of your sheet music. Info: upinoneprod@aol. com. The Center for Performing Arts, Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics for cats – Feb. 3, 10, and 24 Newburgh; Feb. 4, 11, 18, and 25 Monroe; Feb. 5, 12, 19, and 26 Middletown; Feb. 17 Monticello; Feb. 27 Port Jervis. Performed by appointment only, by NY state licensed veterinarians of The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.) mobile clinic. $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, and nail trim. Newburgh residents, $10 per cat. Mamakating residents, $25 per cat. Also available for an additional fee: distemper vaccine, flea treatment, deworming, and microchipping. 855-754-7100. tara-spayneuter.org. Ninety Miles Off Broadway Audition Notice: “Little Women” (2/5 & 2/6).
Seeking a cast of about 10 strong lead singers and a small ensemble, men and women, ages 16 – 70. Info: 256-9657 or www.90milesoffbroadway.com. New Paltz High School, 130 S. Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz. Sign-Up Now! 5th Annual Morton Memorial Library & Community House (by 3/1.)Talent Show: Take Five! an evening of jokes, jug bands, storytelling, guitar playing, dance - you name it, if it’s your talent we want to see it. Deliver visual art to the library . Morton Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinebeck. 2014 Woodstock A-I-R Program for Artist of Color Working in the Photographic Arts. Deadline: 2/28/14. Info: www.cpw.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Center for Photography, 59 Tinker St, Woodstock. Swing Dance Class with instructors Linda and Chester Freeman (2/1, 7:30-10:30pm). $10 admission includes basic lesson at 7:30pm. Special performance at 9pm. No partner or experience necessary. Info: www.got2lindy.com or 236-3939. MAC Fitness, 743 East Chester (Rt 9W), Kingston. Early Registration YMCA Indoor Triathlon 15-February 15. $20 early registration ends, $50 late registration after 2/15. Event date: 3/2. This event is geared for all abilities and ages starting at 12 & up. You can do this. 15 min swim, 20minute bike, 20 minute track run. Info: 338-3810. www.ymcaulster. org. YMCA, 507 Broadway, Kingston. Ninety Miles Off Broadway Audition Notice: “Little Women” (2/5 & 2/6). Seeking a cast of about 10 strong lead singers and a small ensemble, men and women, ages 16 – 70. Info: 256-9657 or www.90milesoffbroadway.com. New Paltz
Storytelling Center of New York City, will spin folk tales from around the world using shadow and blacklight puppetry techniques. Info: 876-4030 or www.starrlibrary.org Starr Library, 68 W. Market St, Rhinebeck, free.
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4PM The Day I Met Nelson Mandella. A memoir of a Life changing meeting. A monologue. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student.
5PM-8PM Art Opening Reception: “What I Love” featuring the works of Leslie LeFevreStratton. Refreshments served. Info: 338-0331 or askforarts.org. ASK Gallery, 97 Broadway (Rondout), Kingston.
5PM-8PM Opening Reception: “Big Things, Little Things, Near & Far.” Works by Donna Cavanaugh, Photographer. Exhibits through 2/23. Info: 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, Duck Pond Gallery, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.
5PM Variety Show - HMT Kids Cabaret! Showcasing the talented local children of the Hudson Valley.$12 (children under 5 may sit on a parent’s lap for no charge) Info & Tickets: halfmoontheatre.org or -625-3047.Half Moon Theatre, Poughkeepsie.
5PM Meet my Father the Stranger. A staged reading of e Family Drama. Maya 18, has just graduated Highs school with honors and looks froward to a bright future, but cannot afford college, her estranged father returns after 8 years. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 /
5PM-8PM A One Night Show: Chris Gonyea. Info: 338-8473 or www.TheStorefrontGallery. com. The Storefront Gallery, 93 Broadway, Kingston.
5:30 PM A Night at The Derby, the Gala from Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Info:454-1700.Grandview,176 Rinaldi Blvd., Poughkeepsie. 6 PM -8 PM WSW ’s Roos Arts Exhibition
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Port Ewen, Salem Rd off 9W, Port Ewen. 7:30PM-10:30PM Swing Dance Class with instructors Linda and Chester Freeman. $10 admission includes basic lesson at 7:30pm. Special performance at 9pm. No partner or experience necessary. Info: www.got2lindy.com or 236- 3939. MAC Fitness, 743 East Chester (Rt 9W), Kingston. 8PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? It’s the premise behind one of the greatest American musicals by composer Stephen Sondheim. Info: www.centerforperformingarts.org or 876-3080. Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $26, $24 /senior/child. 8PM “Sam, Where You Been Baby? “ Play by Michael Monasterial. This original gospel pop musical sheds light on the life of a genius, backdropped by the turbulent Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 /senior, $5 /student. 8PM Nous. An experimental music project exploring ritual and spontaneity within music. Featuring Christopher Bono, Greg Fox, Shahzad Ismaily, Thor Harris and Grey Mcmurray. Info: 518-8221050 or www.basilicahudson.com. 8PM Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus “At the Oldtime Creole-Cajun Crossroad.” Rosendale Café, Main St, Rosendale. 8:30PM Freestyle Frolic Community Dance. Barefoot, smoke-free, no drugs or alcohol allowed. No partner necessary. $5-10/adults, $2-7/teens & srs, free/kids & volunteers. Info: www.freestylefrolic.org or 658-8319. Knights of Columbus, 389 Broadway, Kingston. 8:30PM Johnny Dell & Night Life. Info: www. hydeparkbrewing.com or 229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, 4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park.
9:30PM Mister Kick. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484. 10PM Indie Comedy Show with Sara Schaefer. Reservations for dinner suggested. Info: 658-3164. Market Market, 1 Madeline Ln, Rosendale, $15.
Field Trip Shawangunk Grassland Nat. Wildlife Refuge for owls with the Waterman Bird Club.Call: Barbara @ 297-6701 for time and meeting place. Web: www.watermanbirdclub.org
10:30AM-12:30PM Public Sitting & Walking Meditation at Sky Lake. Meets every Sunday, 10:30am-12:30pm . Meditation instruction available.Video teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche with short discussion at 11:45am. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 658-8556 orwww.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale. 10:30 AM Annual Mid Winter Auction. Featuring estate items from several homes and collections. Most notably are items from the Estate of Floyd Patterson. Carlsen Gallery, Rt 32, Freehold, 518-634-2465.
9AM-3PM 1st Aid and CPR/AED Course. This course covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator. Reservations required. Info: 475-9742. Northern Dutchess Hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ln, Rhinebeck.
11AM-11:30AM Experience the Presence of God’s Love.Community HU Song All Are Welcome. Regardless of your beliefs or religion, you can sing HU to open your heart. Followed by a Book Discussion Spiritual Wisdom on Dreams. Info: eckankar-ny.org or 800-630-3546. By Harold Klemp, 12-1pm.to the warmth of God’s love. Deyo Hall, between 32N & Huguenot St, New Paltz.
10AM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Groundhog Day Prognostication. Join Master of Ceremonies, Carl Heitmuller, to determine if there will be an early spring. Info: 534-5506, ext. 204 or www.hhnaturemuseum.org. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson, $8, $6 /child.
11AM Bear Mountain Groundhog Day. Meet at the Merry-Go-Round. Kid-friendly crafts and games begin at 11 am, and the groundhog appears at 11:30 am. Enjoy skating at the rink afterwards, or strolling through the Trailside Zoo. Parking fee of $8 per car. Info: l786-2701x 242 or visit nysparks.com. Bear Mountain, 3006 Seven Lakes Dr, Bear Mountain.
10AM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon. Big Joe Fitz & The Lo-Fis. Info: www.liveatthefalcon. com or 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.
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1PM Ground Hog Day Ecology Walk. Registration required at www.carygroundhogday.eventbrite. com. Info: 677-5343 or www.caryinstitute.org. Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Main campus parking lot, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook.
4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Drummers on The Green are hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm.
1PM Passing the Torch Through the Arts presents African American History Theater Festival - â€œTurn to Light from Darkness.â€? A two week festival presenting dramatic works of illuminating personal sacrifice, inspiringcommitment to ideals and redemption trhough the power of love. Info: 901-6820 or www.passingthetorchthroughthearts.com. Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15 /adults, $10 /srs, $5 /students.
4PM The Day I Met Nelson Mandella. A memoir of a Life changing meeting. A monologue. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student.
1PM-3PM Opening Reception: â€œFlora of Ellenvilleâ€? by the artist Charlene Bachmann Hart. Celebrating the Feast of Saint Valentine with a floral display that re-envisions the tradition of relief sculpture in a modern form. The exhibition is installed at Jamie and Marcus Guilianoâ€™s Aroma Thyme Bistro, which has championed the certified green organic movement in the Hudson Valley. A perfect place to celebrate a feast. Info: cbachmann.net. Aroma Thyme Bistro is located at 165 Canal St, Ellenville . 2PM Black History Commemoration. The commemoration will be immediately followed by a book talk and signing of Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery by Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer.Info: email@example.com. French Church, Huguenot Street Burial Ground, New Paltz. 2PM-4PM Shamanic Healing Guided Journey through Sound and Meditation with Adam Kane and Al Romao. Be bathed in vibrational healing through sound and shamanic spirit doctoring to assist you on in yourpersonal growth. Limited to 8 participants so register early. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30. 2PM Variety Show - HMT Kids Cabaret! Showcasing the talented local children of the Hudson Valley.$12 (children under 5 may sit on a parentâ€™s lap for no charge) Info & Tickets: halfmoontheatre.org or -625-3047.Half Moon Theatre, Poughkeepsie. 3PM Milonga Des Artistes: Afternoon Tango with Ilene Marder. Uptown Gallery, 296 Wall Street, Kingston 3PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? Itâ€™s
4PM-6PM Opening Reception: 11th Annual Life Drawing Show. This show will run thru 2/23. Info: www.unisonarts.org or 255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mt. Rest Rd, New Paltz. 4PM Hope Mauran presents Being the Miracle of Love, which invites us to tap into the power of â€œDivine Loveâ€? that is already present and perfect within us. Info: 255-8300. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz, free. 4PM Kairos: A Consort of Singers. Under the direction of Edward Lundergan. Info: www. kairosconsort.org or 256-9114. Holy Cross Monastery, Route 9W, West Park, $10. 4PM Hudson Valley YA Society . Lucy Christopher, Len Vlahos & Margaux Froley. RSVP. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck. 5PM Meet My Father the Stranger. A staged reading of e Family Drama. Maya 18, has just graduated Highs school with honors and looks froward to a bright future, but cannot afford college, her estranged father returns after 8years. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student. 5PM-6PM Throwing Beans at Ogres. A night to celebrate the ancient Japanese New Year Day called â€˜/Setsubun/â€™. Free event for dinner customers. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop ,Rite Aid Plaza, 232 Main St, New Paltz, 255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. 6PM Swing Dance. 6pm - Beginners Lesson. 6:30-9pm -Dance to DJâ€™d music. Info: www. hudsonvalleydance.org or 454-2571. Arlington Reformed Church, 22 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $10, $6 /full-time student. 6PM Open Celebration - Super Bowl! Harmony CafĂŠ @ Wok â€˜n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484. 6PM Swing Dance Beginners Lesson. Swing Dance to follow - 6:30-9pm to DJâ€™d music.
Admission $10/6 full time students. Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Arlington Reformed Church 22 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: www.hudsonvalleydance.org or 454-2571. 6:30PM-9PM Swing Dance to DJâ€™d music. Admission $10/6 full time students. Beginners Lesson66:30pm; 6:30-9pm Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Arlington Reformed Church 22 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: www. hudsonvalleydance.org or454-2571. 8PM â€œSam, Where You Been Baby? â€œ Play by Michael Monasterial. This original gospel pop musical sheds light on the life of a genius, backdropped by the turbulent Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 /senior, $5 /student.
8:30AM-9:30AM Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation. On-going every Morning, seven days a week, 8:30-9:30am in the Amitabha Shrine Room. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 679-5906 x 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock. 11AM-12PM Senior Qigong With Zach Baker. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 11:30AM-7PM Private Shamanic Spirit Doctoring with Shamanic Healer Adam Kane. Shamanic doctoring is a process of bringing the healing spirits into direct contact with you, facilitating healing on physical, mental and emotional levels through medicine songs, drum and rattle
healing and laying on of hands. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $75 /one hour session. 12:15PM Rhinebeck Rotary Club Meeting. Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck, 914-244-0333. 1 PM Needlework Group. On-going every Monday, 1pm. Info: 338-5580 x1005. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 3PM-4:30PM Monday Programs for Tweens, in grades Four and up include Sewing Circle. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or email@example.com. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge. 3 PM - 5:30 PM Writing Successful Grant Proposals Workshop (2/4 & 2/11, 3-5:30pm). Two-session workshop where participants will learn how to write successful grant proposals. $75 workshop fee and $25 for a notebook of materials and successful proposals (notebook optional). Kevin Hodne, the workshop facilitator. Topics covered: Identifying fundable grant ideas; Leading grant development teams; Writing grant concept papers; Developing grant plans (a proactive approach to grant development); inding funders; Writing grant narratives (need statements, goals and objectives, work plans, evaluation); Developing budgets; Securing matching funds and letters of commitment. To register contact GRLIC at or send check with contact info to:GRLIC,PO Box 263,Roxbury, NY 12474 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . For info call: 607-326-4754. Event takes place at GRLIC Office, 53698 State Hwy 30, Roxbury. 4:15PM-5:30PM Healthy Back Class w/ Anne Olin. Build strength and increase flexibility and range of motion with attention to your special needs. Class is on-going and meets on Mondays, 4:15-5:30pm. $12/class. 28 West Gym, corner of Rt 28 & Maverick Rd, Glenford.
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5:30PM Talk & Slideshow: Afghanistan by Robert Nickelsberg, photojournalist. Info: 437-5370 or www.vassar.edu. Vassar College, Sanders Classroom Spitzer Auditorium, Poughkeepsie.
health care because of the people who took a stand nearly 50 years ago. Info: www.oldchathamquakers.org or 518-766-2992. Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Chatham, free.
5:30PM-6:30PM Qigong With Zach Baker. No evening class on the 2nd Monday of the month. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.
7:30PM-8:30PM Tai-Chi & Chi Gung Class with Michael (over 30 yrs exp). Beginning January 6 Mondays 7:30-8:30pm. Build a total integrated mind/body fitness while cultivating life’s abundant healing energy. Cost $25 month or $10per class. Info & to sign-up: 389-2431 or whitecranehall.com. 77 Cornell St. #116, Kingston.
6PM Swing Dance Class Series with instructors Linda and Chester Freeman (Meets on Mondays, beginning 2/3, 6-7pm). Intermediate and advanced at 7 and 8pm. No partner or experience necessary. Info: www.got2lindy.com or 236-3939. Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston. 7PM Old Chatham Quaker Meeting. “The Healthcare Movie.” The Healthcare Movie reveals the personal and emotional impact on Canadians who now have access to universal
9:15 AM -11:15 AM Senior Art with Judith Boggess. 55 and older. Sept. thru June. $80. Drop-in $5 per class. 657-581. American Legion,
Mountain Rd, Shokan. 10:30AM Babies & Books Storytime. For ages 0-2. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 11AM-7:30PM Health Care Enrollment Assistance. Open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace continues through March 31. Health Care Navigators available by appointment. Call for appointment: 800-4534666. 11:30 AM -2:30 PM Workshop on Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Certification Luncheon. Mandatory for farmers who want to accept checks from WIC participants at authorized farmers’ markets. Registration required. Info: 292-6180 or email@example.com. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan, , 64 Ferndale Loomis Rd, Liberty, free. 11:30AM-2:30PM Calling All Farmers and Farm Market Managers. Free workshop on
January 30, 2014 Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, Certification Luncheon. Free lunch and beverages will be served to all participants. Info: 292-6180 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan, 64 Ferndale Loomis Rd, Liberty. 12PM-6:30PM Private Spirit Guide Readings with psychic medium with psychic medium Adam Bernstein. First Tuesday of every month. Receive messages from spirit guides and deceased loved ones and benefit from the divine wisdom they can offer. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /half hour session, $75 /one hour session. 1:30PM-2:30PM Conversation Spanish Discussion Groups Aimed towards individuals with intermediate to advanced Spanish skills. Registration required. Info: 687-7023. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge. 3:30PM-4:30PM After School Story Hour.
legals LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the resolution published herewith has been adopted by the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York, on January 7, 2014 and approved by the County Executive on January 14, 2013, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereinafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which said County is not authorized to expend money, or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of this notice, or such obligations were authorized in violations of the provisions of the Constitutions. Dated: January 30, 2014 Kingston, New York Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Ulster County Legislature Resolution No. 381 of 2013 January 7, 2014 Authorizing The Purchase Of Loaders, For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $547,340, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $547,340 Bonds Of Said County To Pay Part Of The Cost Thereof Legislators Dean J. Fabiano and John Parete offer the following: WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 56 dated February 19, 2013, as supplemented by Resolution No. 380 dated and duly adopted on the date hereof, the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York has established Capital Project No. 380 for the purchase of highway equipment for the Department of Public Works (Highways and Bridges Division); and WHEREAS, the capital project hereinafter described, as proposed, has been determined to be a Type II Action pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, which regulations state that Type II Actions will not have a significant effect on the environment; and WHEREAS, it is now desired to authorize the financing of such capital project; now, therefore be it RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York, as follows: Section 1. The purchase of loaders, each item of which is $30,000 or more, including incidental equipment and expenses, for the County of Ulster, New York, is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $640,000. Section 2. The plan for the financing of the aforesaid maximum estimated cost shall consist of: a) the issuance of $547,340 bonds of said County hereby authorized to be issued therefor, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law; and b) the appropriation of $92,660 other monies, hereby authorized to be expended therefor. Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is fifteen years, pursuant to subdivision 28 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. Section 4. The faith and credit of said County of Ulster, New York, are hereby irrevocable pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year. There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said County, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable. Section 5. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Commissioner of Finance, the chief fiscal officer. Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Commissioner of Finance, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 6. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the serial bonds herein authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue serial bonds with substantially
level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the Commissioner of Finance, the chief fiscal officer of such County. Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Commissioner of Finance shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 7. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if: 1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said County is not authorized to expend money, or 2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or 3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution. Section 8. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2. Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein. Section 9. This resolution, which takes effect immediately, shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper(s) of such County, together with a notice of the Clerk of the County Legislature in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the resolution published herewith has been adopted by the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York, on January 7, 2014 and approved by the County Executive on January 14, 2013, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereinafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which said County is not authorized to expend money, or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of this notice, or such obligations were authorized in violations of the provisions of the Constitutions. Dated: January 30, 2014 Kingston, New York Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Ulster County Legislature Resolution No. 383 of 2013 January 7, 2014 Authorizing The Construction Of A New Hurley Bridge, In And For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $1,129,000, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $929,000 Bonds Of Said County To Pay Part Of The Cost Thereof Legislators Dean J. Fabiano and John Parete offer the following: WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 104 dated April 16, 2013, as supplemented by Resolution No. 382 dated and duly adopted on the date hereof, the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York has established Capital Project No. 389 for the replacement of Hurley Bridge (County Bridge #74) for the Department of Public Works (Highways & Bridges Division); and WHEREAS, the capital project hereinafter described, as proposed, has been determined to be a Type II Action pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, which regulations state that Type II Actions will not have a significant effect on the environment; and WHEREAS, it is now desired to authorize the financing of such capital project; now, therefore be it RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the County Legislature of the County of Ulster, New York, as follows: Section 1. The construction of a new Hurley Bridge on Wynkoop Lane over the Esopus Creek in the Town of Hurley, including incidental expenses in connection therewith, in and for the County of Ulster, New York, is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $1,129,000. Section 2. The plan for the financing of the aforesaid maximum estimated cost shall consist of:
a) the issuance of $929,000 bonds of said County hereby authorized to be issued therefor, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law; and b) the appropriation of $200,000 other monies, hereby authorized to be expended therefor. Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid specific object or purpose is twenty years, pursuant to subdivision 10 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. Section 4. The faith and credit of said County of Ulster, New York, are hereby irrevocable pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year. There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said County, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable. Section 5. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Commissioner of Finance, the chief fiscal officer. Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Commissioner of Finance, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 6. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the serial bonds herein authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue serial bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the Commissioner of Finance, the chief fiscal officer of such County. Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Commissioner of Finance shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 7. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if: 1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said County is not authorized to expend money, or 2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or 3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution. Section 8. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 2. Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein. Section 9. This resolution, which takes effect immediately, shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper(s) of such County, together with a notice of the Clerk of the County Legislature in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Sealed proposals will be received, publicly opened and read at the Ulster County Purchasing Department, 310 Flatbush Avenue, Kingston, NY on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM for Copy Paper BID # RFB-UC14-07. Specifications and conditions may be obtained at the above address or on our website at www.co.ulster. ny.us/purchasing. Robin L. Peruso, CPPB, Ulster County Director of Purchasing. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICES OF NAMES OF PERSONS APPEARING AS OWNERS OF CERTAIN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY HELD BY THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE OF ULSTER COUNTY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 601 of the Abandoned Property Law of the State of New York that; The undersigned as Commissioner of Fi-
nance of the County of Ulster has on deposit or in his custody certain moneys and property paid or deposited in actions or proceedings in the several courts in the said County. The person whose names and last-known addresses are set forth below appear from the record of the said Commissioner of Finance to be entitled to certain such property of the amount of $50.00 or more. DEPOSITED IN ACTIONS OR PROCEEDING IN THE SUPREME COURT NAME LAST-KNOWN ADDRESS 251 Millers Lane c/o Pierpoint Corp Svcs PO Box 2369 Kingston NY 12402 Amato, Matthew & Lauren 19 Toc Drive Highland NY 12528 Bank of America 5701 Horatio St Utica NY 13502 Bostelman, Mary Ellen & Kermit PO Box 129 Anderson TX 77830 Chase Manhattan 415 Commack Rd Deer Parkway NY 11729 Dondero, Geraldine 165 Ohayo Mountain Rd. Woodstock NY 12498 Elias, Kelly A 3749 Route 52 Pine Bush NY 12566 Elias, Licinia C PO Box 573 Pine Bush NY 12566 Elias, Pedro PO Box 573 Pine Bush NY 12566 Farrell, Jake 9 Store Rd Accord NY 12404 Farrell, Shawn 9 Store Rd Accord NY 12404 Franco, Arthur 101 New Paltz Road Highland NY 12528 Frost, Charles L Sr 66 North St Pine Bush NY 12566 GE Money 4125 Windward Plaza Dr Alpharetta GA 30005 GH Mechanical Inc 7174 Route 209 Wawarsing NY 12489 Kilanowski Nick 1032 Burlingham Rd Pine Bush NY 12566 Knox, Mable 861 Franklin Rd SE Apt 17-09 Marietta, GA 30067 Marjam Supply Co Inc 885 Conklin St Farmingdale NY 11735 McErlean, Joan 43 Elks Park Rd West Hurley NY 12491 MERS 1818 Library St Suite 300 Reston VA 20190 MERS PO Box 2026 Flint MI 48501 Midland Funding 99 Washington Ave Albany NY 12210 Ortolano, Joyce M 252 Rutsonville Rd Wallkill NY 12589 Place, Anthony J 80 Carmine Dr Wappingers Falls NY 12590 Segura, Jill R 69 Sunnybrook Circle Highland NY 12528 Sulander, Mark J & Elizabeth J 229 Maine Ave Millinocket ME 04462 TD Bank NA PO Box 9547 Portland ME 04112 Tochterman, Isis & Ken 35 Lucas Ave Kingston NY 12401 Werbeck, Ronald & Suzanne 14 Linden Farm Ln Red Hook NY 12571 DEPOSITED IN ACTIONS OR PROCEEDING IN THE SURROGATE COURT NAME LAST-KNOWN ADDRESS Connolly, Katherine J UNKNOWN TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT (A) a list of the names contained in this notice is on file and open to public inspection at the office of the Commissioner of Finance: (B) any such unclaimed moneys or other property will be paid or delivered by him on or before the thirty-first day of March to persons establishing to his satisfaction their right to receive the same: and (C) in the succeeding month of April, and on or before the tenth day thereof, such unclaimed moneys or other property still remaining will be paid or delivered to the Comptroller of the State of New York, and the undersigned shall thereupon cease to be liable therefor. Kingston, New York January 27, 2014 Burton Gulnick Jr. Commissioner of Finance Ulster County
Theme is The Dewey Decimal System. Sessions for kindergarten and first graders meet on Tuesdays. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or email@example.com. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge.
would like reinforcement or tips. To register: call Doris 339-2071 x 100 or Email: Doris.Blaha@ hahv.org For detailed information visit: www. CallTheHypnotist.com. Reuner Cancer Support House, 80 Mary’s Ave. Kingston.
6PM Sonia Shah, an award-winning journalist who covers science and international human rights issues, has been named the 2014 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Info: 257-3454. SUNY New Paltz, College Hall, New Paltz Honors Center, New Paltz.
6PM Reading: Francine Prose. She will read from and discuss her forthcoming novel Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. Info: 437-5370. Vassar College, Spitzer Auditorium, Sanders Classroom, Poughkeepsie.
6PM-8PM Conversation Spanish Discussion Groups Aimed towards individuals with intermediate to advanced Spanish skills. Registration required. Info: 339-4260 x14 or www.kingstonlibrary.org. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston. Kingston.7PM Open Mic with Chrissy Budzinski. Info: 246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties, free. 7:30PM-9:30PM Life Drawing Classes. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 7:30PM Winter Evening Speakers Series: Walkway Over the Hudson - Focus on Walkway Over the Hudson – Past, Present & Future. Info: 534-5506. Learn about Walkway State Historic Park’s tremendous growth since opening in 2009 and what’s being planned for 2014, the Park’s fifth anniversary, and beyond. Refreshments available. Cornwall Presbyterian Church, 222 Hudson St, Cornwall-on-Hudson, $7. 8:30PM Salted Bros. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484.
January 30, 2014
Free Hypnosis Weight Control Workshop led by Frayda Kafka. Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm dates: (1/8, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 6/4, 2014). certified hypnotist.Sponsored by the Health Alliance and Open to the community! 1st Wed of each month, 7-9pm. 1/8, 2/5, 4/2, 5/1, 6/4 8/6, 9/3, 10/1, 11/5, 12/3 To register: call Doris 339-2071 or email: Doris.Blaha@hahv.org or www.CallTheHypnotist.com. Reuner Cancer Support House, 80 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. 9AM Field Trip to Vassar College Campus with the Waterman Bird Club. Meet at Greenhouse/ Buildings and Grounds Parking lot off Raymond Ave (close to Hooker Ave), Poughkeepsie. Call: Adrienne @ 264-2015.
7PM-11PM Rosendale Chess Club. Free admission-no dues. On-going every Wed, 7-11pm. Rosendale Café, Rosendale. 7:30PM Guitar Passions: Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo. Info: www.theegg. org/events or 518-473-1845. The Egg, Swyer Theatre, Albany, $34.50. 7:30PM Orange County Audubon Society Meeting. DVD illustrates how ornithologists study birds and what they have learned about the Junco. Info: 744-6047. First Presbyterian Church of Goshen, 33 Park Pl, Goshen. 8:30PM Gus Mancini. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484.
9AM-5PM Health Care Enrollment Assistance. Open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace continues through March 31. Health Care Navigators available by appointment. Call for appointment: 800-453-4666. 10AM-11AM Preschool Story Time. “Boogie Woogie Books!” with Amy Dunphy. Meets on Thursdays.. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge. 10AM Mohonk Preserve - Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve. A naturethemed story and an activity every Thursday morning in February. Info: 255-0919. Mohonk
Preserve, Nature Center, New Paltz, free. 10:30AM Book Explorers Storytime. For ages 4 and up. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 11:30AM-6:30PM Raindrop Technique Aromatherapy Sessions with Donna Carroll. First Thursday of every month. The raindrop technique is highly effective healing modality that combines nine essential oils applied along the length of the spine and warm compress alleviating pain and releasing negative emotions. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $75 /one hour session. 5PM Ninety Miles Off Broadway Audition Notice: “Little Women.” Seeking a cast of about 10 strong lead singers and a small ensemble, men and women, ages 16 – 70. Info: 256-9657 or www.90milesoffbroadway.com. New Paltz High School, 130 S. Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz. 5PM-5:30PM The Artful Dodger at Late Night. On ‘African Times’: Reflections on the Counterarchival Photography of Malick Sidibé. Info: 437-5632 Vassar College, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, free. 5:30PM-6:30PM Mixed Levels -Tai Chi . Led by Martha Cheo. Winter session is from Jan 2 - March 27. Beginners need to call Martha Cheo directly to join the winter session at 256-9316. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, 255-1559. 6:30PM-7:15PM Advanced Tai Chi. Led by Martha Cheo. Winter session is from Jan 2 - March 27. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 6:30PM-8PM 4-H Veterinary Science Program. For Teens. There are two units in the series with each being a five-week commitment. Unit 1 runs every Thurs from 2/6 to 3/6 while Unit 2 runs Thurs from 3/13 to 4/10. $45/unit.Register at: 340-3990 x340 or email@example.com.SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, 7 PM Film Screening of Red Tails(2012) in commemoration of Black History Month. Hosted by The Pare Lorentz Center. Prior to the
screening, Roosevelt Library Education Specialist Jeffrey Urbin will provide historical context related to the Tuskegee Airmen and the Roosevelt Administration. Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home, 9G, Hyde Park,486-7745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 7PM Live @ The Falcon: Chris Cubeta & The Liars’ Club. Info: www.liveatthefalcon.com or 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Rt 9W, Marlboro. 7PM Monthly Meeting of Noi Italiani D’Oggi. Steven Montera, a student member of NIDO, and Giulia Menegollo, an honorary student member of NIDO, will speak. Open to the public. Info: 471-0313. Italian Center, 277 Mill St, Poughkeepsie. 7PM “She Loves You – The Beatles and New York.” Multi-media lecture will explore the impact of the British invasion on New York, led by The Beatles in February 1964, their historic concert at Shea Stadium, John Lennon’s NYC connection and discuss how their music continues to be an inspiration. Info: www.guilpl.org or 518-456-2400. Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave, Guilderland. 7:30PM-9:30PM Life Drawing Classes. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 8:30PM Bluegrass Clubhouse with Brian Hollander, Tim Kapeluk, Geoff Harden, Fooch and Bill Keith. 679-3484 Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.
9:30AM-3:30PM The AARP Foundation TaxAide Program provides free, reliable tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals and seniors. By appointment only. Please call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment. Info: www.poklib.org or 485-3445 X 3702. Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie, free.
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Web: www.watermanbirdclub.org. 9:30AM-1:30PM Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk – Split Rock. Aged 18 and above. No reservations required. A moderate, 5-mile hike. Info: 255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, West Trapps Trailhead, New Paltz, $12. 9:30AM-11:30AM Job Search Lab. For residents of the Marlboro Central School District. Wednesday mornings (February-March) JOB HELP LAB at the Marlboro Library. Quiet space, research time, 6 laptops and a dedicated printer available. Search through job databases and resources, create a resume, or complete online job applications. Register for one or more dates through marlborolibrary.org. Drop-ins welcome when space available. Register through the online Event Calendar at http://marlborolibrary.org. 10AM-11AM Toddler Time. A story and play time combination designed to give toddlers, babies and their caregivers time in the library listening to stories, singing songs and having fun with sensory activities. Meets on Weds.Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or email@example.com. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge. 10:15AM-11:30AM Movement/Voice Workshop for Women. Meets for five-Wednesdays 10:15am-11:30am starting January 15th. $100. Release limiting mind/body/energy patterns and open to the flow of life without resistance. No experience necessary. Space limited. Certified in the Realization Process. Info & resv: 684-5219 or www.kathleendonovan.us. Take first class singly for $15. Woodstock. 11:30AM -12:30PM The Bruderhofs of Ulster Park: An Inside PortraitPresentation by community member Martin Johnson Lunch & Learn series. $5/lunch and program; $2/program only. Hudson Valley Community Center,110 S. Grand Ave,Poughkeepsie 471-0430. 12PM-6:30PM Private Soul Readings with celestial channel Kate Loye. First Wednesday of every month. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /half hour session, $75 /one hour session. 3:30PM-4:30PM Creative Writing for Kids and Tweens. A workshop for children ages 8 to 12, led by Kanani Schnider, a junior at Rondout Valley High School. Meets on Wednesdays. Registration is limited, and registration is recommended. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge.
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
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KINGSTON TIMES Gallo 697, Clement 691 (so far). Polacco 228, Turco-Levin 207.
by Erin Quinn
O Robert Angeloch drawing in Monhegan, in this John Kleinhans photo.
n Friday, March 18, 2011, on the morning of the full Super Moon, legendary artist and co-
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art gallery and art school, and the fervent admiration of generations of devoted art students. To his personal credit, he leaves a lasting legacy of art, beauty and a sustaining example, having led a life of purpose with unwavering determination and accomplishment. Born on April 8, 1922 in Richmond Hill, New York, Angeloch served in the US Air Corps and Army during World War II where he was a pilot,
studied to be an engineer and ended up in medical school. He studied at The Art Students League of New York from 1946-1951, where he ﬁrst began painting with Yasuo Kuniyoshi and printmaking with Martin Lewis. He spent the summer of 1947 learning the craft of making woodcuts with Fiske Boyd and it was that summer that Angeloch ﬁrst studied nature working out of doors. For this reason he recently Continued on Page 13
Blaze of pages Phoenicia Library goes up in smoke by Violet Snow
Coming to terms
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 VOLUME 6; ISSUE 38 ULSTER PUBLISHING, INC. WWW.KINGSTONX.COM
Lloyd voters to decide on term limit extensions for town supervisor, clerk & highway superintendent
he latest Onteora Central School District 2011-2012 budget proposal does not include massive layoffs as might be seen in other districts, but does feature the elimination of six teacher positions and reductions to part-time of another ﬁve, among job cuts in many sectors. The cuts are seen as a reaction to declining enrollment, but also contribute to a total plan that increases spending by only 0.87 percent, that would translate, based on revenue ﬁgures, to a 3.9 percent levy increase. At the Tuesday, March 22 board of education meeting at Woodstock Elementary, school ofﬁcials presented The Superintendent’s Recommended Budget to trustees that includes an increase in spending to a total of $50,477,497. If the board adopts the budget at its April 5 session, voters will be asked to vote on the budget on May 17. If voters reject the budget proposal, a contingency (or austerity) budget could be put in place that would eliminate $121,785 from the equipment budget line, as mandated by the
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90 Miles to present “I Remember Mama”
An Angeloch sky Beloved artist passes on
Onteora board hears of cuts, tax rates, layoffs by Lisa Childers
he Phoenicia Library was gutted by ﬁre in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 19. Within three days, plans were already in place to open a temporary library on Saturday, March 26, in the building recently vacated by Maverick Family Health, across from the Phoenicia post ofﬁce. “It’ll be a bare-bones operation,” cautioned library director Tracy Priest. “We’re restoring minimal services, but we want to open our doors. People can return library books and pick up books they’ve ordered from interlibrary loan. From the Mid-Hudson Library System, we’re borrowing a computer and components we need to check books in and out. We’ll open at 10 a.m., and Letter Friends, the early literacy program, will happen at its normal time, 11 a.m. We’re looking eventually to have a small lending library, which may be on the honor system, since all our bar codes were destroyed in the ﬁre.” Writing classes and other programs scheduled for later in the spring will be held as planned. It looks like at least a couple of computers will be donated for use by patrons. The blaze was reported to have come from an electri-
cal ﬁre, which started in the back of the building. “We don’t have a full report on the extent of the damage,” said Priest, who visited the building after the ﬁre with the insurance adjuster and Town of Shandaken supervisor Rob Stanley. “The adjuster said there has to be a second claims adjustment because it’s considered a major loss. We don’t think any books or materials will be salvageable. But because of the location of the ﬁshing collection, we may be able to clean some of that and save it.” The Jerry Bartlett Memorial Angling Collection includes more than 500 ﬁshing and nature books, plus an exhibit of ﬁshing rods, lures, ﬂy tying gear, and photographs. “The books are a mess,” said Priest. “Everything is fused together and melted. What’s in the front of the building has been damaged by smoke and water, but everything there is like we left it. Then you cross a line towards the back, and everything is black. There’s a hole of the ceiling of the children’s room, and you can look right up into my ofﬁce upstairs. Everything from my desk is on the ﬂoor Continued on Page 7
Pictured is the cast of 90 Miles off Broadway's upcoming production of "I Remember Mama". Top row, left to right: Dushka Ramic as Aunt Jenny, Wendy Rudder as Aunt Sigrid, Zane Sullivan as Nils, Joel Feldstein as Papa, Wayne Kreuscher as Uncle Chris, Julia Cohen as Katrin, Ken Thompson as Mr. Thorkelson and Sherry Kitay as Aunt Trina. Bottom row left to right: Chloe Gold as Dagmar, Kim Lupinacci as Mama and Carly Feldstein as Christina.
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5PM Ninety Miles Off Broadway Audition Notice: “Little Women.” Seeking a cast of about 10 strong lead singers and a small ensemble, men and women, ages 16 – 70. Info: 256-9657 or www.90milesoffbroadway.com. New Paltz.
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INETY MILES OFF Broadway will present “I Remember Mama” at the New Paltz Reformed Church on Nov. 2, Nov. 3, Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. The play will also be performed at the First United Methodist Church in Highland on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The story shows how Mama,
with the help of her husband and her Uncle Chris, brings up the children in a modest San Francisco home during the early years of the century. Mama, with sweetness and capability, sees her children through childhood, managing to educate them and to see one of her daughters begin a career as a writer. Mama’s sisters and uncle furnish a rich
background for a great deal of comedy and a little incidental tragedy. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $8 for students on opening night only, $12 for seniors/students and advanced sales and $10 for members/groups. For additional information, e-mail email@ninetymilesoﬀbroadway.com or call 256-9657.
N TUESDAY, NOV. 6, not only will residents vote on numerous contended races -- most notably being who shall become the president of the US -- but there will also be a plethora of local votes cast for federal, state, county and municipal political leaders. In the Town of Lloyd, the only local referendum on the ballot is for voters to decide whether or not the town clerk, town highway superintendent and town supervisor should have their two-year terms extended to four years. These are all separate referenda, as suggested by Lloyd supervisor Paul Hansut, who said that he wants to give “voters a chance to weigh in on each and every position, and not lump them all together, as many towns have done in the past.” The idea behind the four-year term, according to Hansut, is to give those elected to oﬃce “enough time to get familiar with the nuts and bolts of the job, Continued on page 12
The big read One Book/One New Paltz to read & discuss The Submission by Erin Quinn
Pictured are some of the members of the One Book/One New Paltz committee (left to right): Jacqueline Andrews, Linda Welles, Maryann Fallek, John Giralico, Shelley Sherman and Myra Sorin.
Phoenicia Library after the ﬁre.
HAT WOULD HAPPEN if the selected architect for a 9/11 memorial at Ground Zero turned out to be a Muslim-American? How would people react to the news, particularly those families who lost loved ones in the terrorist attack? There are no easy answers to the questions raised by award-winning author Amy Waldman in her debut novel The Submission, chosen as this
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year’s One Book/One New Paltz readers’ selection. In Library Journal, Sally Bissell remarks that this book is an “insightful, courageous, heartbreaking work that should be read, discussed, then read again.” This is exactly what One Book/ One New Paltz will attempt to do as it embarks on its seventh year of a communitywide reading program ﬁlled with events, reading groups, panels and featured authors and actors. One Book is a Continued on page 12
A cut above Esopus papercutting artist extraordinaire Jenny Lee Fowler
hen Jenny Lee Fowler moved from Oregon in 1997, she decided to mark each snowfall that first winter in the East by cutting a snowflake out of paper. Being a person who makes things by hand, it seemed like a fun thing to do. Then, like the icy flakes that drift lazily on the wind before becoming a full-fledged storm, the act of cutting paper snowflakes took on a momentum of its own as Fowler became fascinated with the folk tradition of papercutting. One day, her father-in-law asked her if she’d ever done a portrait, like the silhouettes created by folk artists. Her interest piqued, Fowler dared herself to cut 100 portraits of people. Beginning with friends and family, she later moved on to cutting portraits of strangers, who would sit for her at the campus center at Bard, where Fowler worked. “I practiced a lot and found that I totally loved it,” says Fowler. “It kind of surprised me because I’d thought of silhouette portraits as these kind of ‘stuffy’ things, and then I realized that they were really cross-sections of people at a moment in time. I started to see them as more dynamic.” Fowler came across a passage in which one of the early papercutters called silhouette portraits “a moment’s monument,” a description that she finds particularly apt. “They really do capture a little moment, and even the same person can have a different portrait the next day,” Fowler explains. Artful papercutting is now Fowler’s niche, and the Continued on page 13
Beauty of the beat PHOTOS BY PHYLLIS MCCABE
INGSTON’S CORNELL PARK HOSTED THE ANNUAL DRUM BOOGIE FESTIVAL LAST SATURDAY,
where dozens gathered to get their drum on. At left, Hethe Brenhill of the Mandara ensemble, dances in the sun. At right, a member of the Percussion Orchestra of Kingston (POOK) gets in the rhythm. For more pics, see page 10.
THEATER ON A TRAIN ‘Dutchman’ uses Trolley Museum’s subway car as unusual stage for play exploring sensitive topic of interracial relations. Page 16
TEEN SCENE “The Den” to open in Midtown, giving youths a place to dance, gather and do something positive. Page 8
FIGHTING FOR MIDTOWN Challengers in Ward 4 Common Council race say incumbent isn’t doing enough to help Kingston’s poorest neighborhoods get their fair share. Page 2
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BIG ‘O’ Organizers say second annual O-Positive fest will more art, tunes, awareness and health care to Kingston’s creative community. Page 14
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10:30AM Toddler Tales Storytime. For ages 2-3. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 11:30AM-4:30PM Past Life Regression and Angelic Channeling Sessions with Margaret Doner. First Friday of every month. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $125 /90 minute session. 12PM-5PM Arlington Farmers’ Market. Every Thursday from 12 to 5pm, when school is in session. Info: www.vassar.edu or 437-7035 Vassar Main Building, College Center, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 3:30PM After School Crafts. For ages 8-12. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 3:30PM-4:30PM After School Story Hour. Theme is The Dewey Decimal System. Sessions for second and third graders meet on Fridays. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or julimuth@ aol.com. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge. 7PM Relationship Workshop with Jeff Schneider, L.C.S.W. and relationship expert . “If you feel alone, afraid, hurt or angry in your relationship this workshop can help you discover many keys to relationship harmony. Gardiner Library, Community Room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike in Gardiner. For directions or further information call 255-1255 or www.gardinerlibrary.org.
Gardiner, $8 /per car. 11AM-1PM Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market. Cooking Education Series: Farmers’ Market Cooking. The classes will be held in the kitchen of the Old Dutch Church from 11 am -1 pm on the 3rd Saturdays of the month 12/21, 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19). Info: lori@kingstonfarmersmarket. org . Old Dutch Church, Bethany Hall, 272 Wall St, Kingston, $30 /per class. 11AM-2PM Hudson Valley Rail Trail WinterFest 2013. Featuring the Chili Tasting Contest. A children’s tent, wagon rides, wood carving demonstration, toasted marshmallows and roasted chestnuts. Info: 691-9911, www.hudsonvalleyrailtrail.net. Hudson Valley Rail Trail Depot, 101 New Paltz Rd, Highland, $2, free /6 and under. 1PM Passing the Torch Through the Arts presents African American History Theater Festival - “Turn to Light from Darkness.” A two week festival presenting dramatic works of illuminating personal sacrifice, inspiringcommitment to ideals and redemption trhough the power of love. Info: 901-6820 or www.passingthetorchthroughthearts.com. Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15 /adults, $10 /srs, $5 /students. 1PM The Met: Live in HD. Rusalka. Dvorák’s opera. Info: 473-2072 or www.upac.org. Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, $26.
7PM “She Loves You – The Beatles and New York.” Multi-media lecture will explore the impact of the British invasion on New York, led by The Beatles in February 1964, their historic concert at Shea Stadium, John Lennon’s NYC connection and discuss how their music continues to be an inspiration. Info: www.albanyinstitute. org or 518-463-4478. Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Ave, Albany.
1PM-4:30PM Open Hearts, Open House. Gain insight into how to expand free-flowing loving energy in your life. Love is your birthright!Find out about the different services offered at Namaste, and how Dianne’s multifaceted approach to the Chakras through mind, body, spirit and energy can help you have a love-filled life . RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-3008882. Namaste Sacred Healing Center, 427 Ohayo Mountain Rd, Woodstock, free.
7PM Panel Discussion & Readings. “Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York.” Featuring authorsSari Botton, Chloe Caldwell, Maggie Estep, & Dana Kinstler. Info: 876-0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck.
1:30PM-3:30PM The Woodstock Poetry Society Meeting. Featured poets and open mic to follow. Free admission. Meets 2nd Saturday of every month at 2pm. Info: 679-8000 or email@example.com. The Golden Notebook, Tinker St, Woodstock.
7PM Live @ The Falcon: Hugh Brodie’s 81st Birthday Bash! Info: www.liveatthefalcon.com or 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.
2PM-4PM The Practice of Nada Yoga: a book talk and meditation with musician and founder of Prana Baird Hersey. Nada Yoga is the yoga of listening. It is a journey from the noise of the external world inward to a place of peace and bliss—to the source of sound—the nada. Seating for this event is on a first come basis. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free.
8PM Dar Williams Info: www.theegg.org/events or 518-473-1845. The Egg, Swyer Theatre, Albany, $28. 8PM Guitar Passions. Three Virtuosos Perform an Evening of Classical, Jazz, and Brazilian Music, with Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo. Info: 473-2072. Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, $60 /golden circle,$45,$20/ students. 8PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? It’s the premise behind one of the greatest American musicals by composer StephenSondheim. Info: www.centerforperformingarts.org or 876-3080. Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $26, $24 /senior/child. 8PM Community Playback Theatre Improvisations of Audience Stories. Info: 691-4118. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Rd, Highland Lake. 9:30PM 5 Pluls 1. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484. 9:30PM Jukebox Junkies. Info: www.hydeparkbrewing.com or 229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, 4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park.
8AM-12:30AM Red Cross Blood Drive. Donation Types: Double Red Cells, Blood. Info: www. redcross.org/ny/albany. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St, Stone Ridge. 9AM-10:30AM Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Saturday, 9-10:30am. Everyone welcome. Info: 679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rte 212, Woodstock. 10AM-2PM Free Tax Preparation Services for Low Wage Workers. For an appointment with an IRS certified volunteer tax preparer call 331-4199, then press #. Call weekdays between 9-4 for your appointment. Hudson Valley Mall, 1300 Ulster Ave, Kingston. 10AM-11AM Monthly Sensory Story Time. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Participants will listen to stories, play games, do an art project and experience all that a library story time has to offer. Info: www.gardinerlibrary. org or 255-1255. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 10AM-2:30PM Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Old Minnewaska Trail Snowshoe or Hike. Aged 18 and above. No reservations required. A moderate to strenuous, 7-mile snowshoe or hike (if not enough snow) ledby Jill Abraham (389-7756). Info: 255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, West Trapps Trailhead, New Paltz, $12. 10AM-2PM 6th Annual Love INC Cookie Walk. a fund-raiser that benefits Mid-Hudson Love INC in its work addressing poverty. Info: www.midhudsonloveinc.org or 471-0102. Poughkeepsie United Methodist Church, , 2381 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie, $8/per pound. 10AM-1:30PM Minnewaska Preserve: Snowshoe Walk along Mossy Glen. 4 mile hike. Pre-registration is required. Info: 255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Awosting parking lot,
2PM “She Loves You – The Beatles and New York.” Multi-media lecture will explore the impact of the British invasion on New York, led by The Beatles in February 1964, their historic concert at Shea Stadium, JohnLennon’s NYC connection and discuss how their music continues to be an inspiration. Info: www.scpl.org or 518-388-4500. Schenectady Public Library, 99 Clinton St, Schenectady. 3PM Reading: Mary Gianetto, author of her new children’s book, Baggy’s Valentine Story. Info: 246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties, free. 4PM Gallery Talk: Dr. Valerie Ann Leeds. Along His Own Lines:A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher. Exhibits through 7/13/14. Info: www.newpaltz.edu/museum or 257-3844. SUNY New Paltz, Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz. 4PM The Day I Met Nelson Mandella. A memoir of a Life changing meeting. A monologue. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student. 5PM-7PM Opening Reception - Along His Own Lines: A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher. Exhibits through 7/13/14. Also exhibiting: “Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos.” Exhibits through 4/13. Info: www. newpaltz.edu/museum or 257-3844. SUNY New Paltz, Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz. 5PM Meet My Father the Stranger. A staged reading of e Family Drama. Maya 18, has just graduated Highs school with honors and looks froward to a bright future, but cannot afford college, her estranged father returns after 8years. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student. 5PM-7PM Live Art Demonstration. The artists will be using art techniques varying from traditional oil, pastel, acrylic, and watercolor painting, to palette knife painting and portraiture. Aslo an exhibit of Veteran’s Artwork will be on display in the upstairs student works gallery featuring veterans who attend free classes. Wallkill River School, 232 Ward St, Montgomery. Info: www. wallkillriverschool.com or 457- 2787. 5PM-7PM Opening Reception: Family Matters. An artistic interpretation of family relationships, portraits, dysfunctions, generations, and the psychology of home in all mediums. Exhibits through 3/2. Info: 758-6575. Red Hook/ Artists Collective Gallery,7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook. 6PM-10PM “Architectural Perspectives” Group Art Show. Classical Concert. Educational Experience. Local Architectural Business’ Information Booths. Architecture presentations starting at 6:30pm. A classical guitar concert byDavid Temple starting at 7:45pm. Info: www.cornellstreetstudios.com or 331-0191. Cornell Street Studios, 168 Cornell St, Kingston, $15. 7PM Kingston’s 2nd SaturdaySpoken Word. Poets,writers and actors will read. Featured poets
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Timothy Brennan & Victoria Sullivan. Host: Annie LaBarge. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Rd, Kingston, uucckingston.org or 514-2007 or 331-2884., $5/ suggested donation, $2.50/open mic. 7PM-9PM The Annual Erotica Show. Features dancing by Ayleeza and art in a variety of mediums by 15 local Hudson Valley artists. Exhibits through 3/2. Info: www.tivoliartistsgallery.com or 757-2667. Tivoli Artists Gallery, 60 Broadway, Tivoli. 7:30 PM Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. Clarinetist Moran Katz to Perform. Conducted by Kathleen Beckmann. Info: www. ndsorchestra.org or 635-0877. Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, Rhinebeck, $20, $15 /senior, $5/students. 8PM Storm King’s Acoustic Music Series: Adrien Reju Trio. Web: www.sks.org. The Storm King School, Walter Reade, Jr. Theatre, 314 Mountain Rd, Cornwall-on-Hudson. 8PM “American Roots & Branches” series. The Bad Plus. Web: www.theegg.org. The Egg, Hart Theatre, Albany, $24, 518-473-1845. 8PM Melissa Ferrick. Rosendale Café, Main St, Rosendale. 8PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? It’s the premise behind one of the greatest American musicals by composer StephenSondheim. Info: www.centerforperformingarts.org or 876-3080. Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $26, $24 /senior/child. 8PM “Sam, Where You Been Baby? “ Play by Michael Monasterial. This original gospel pop musical sheds light on the life of a genius, backdropped by the turbulent Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 /senior, $5 /student. 8:30PM Bryan Gordon. Info: www.hydeparkbrewing.com or 229-8277. Hyde Park Brewing Company, 4076 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park. 9:30PM Joey Eppard & Friends. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484.
Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Black Forest Snowshoe or Hike. Aged 18 and above. No reservations required. A strenuous, 9-mile snowshoe or hike (if not enough snow) led by Gary Curasi (534-2886). Call the hikeleader for the meeting time, location, and fee by 2/6. Info: 255-0919. Hudson Valley, $12. 8AM-4PM PALS Renewal Course. A recertification for the PALS course. You must be currently certified in PALS to take this abridged course. Course completion results in a two-year PALS certification from the American HeartAssociation. Registration required. Info: 475-9742. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, $150. 10AM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon. Bob Stump &The Blue Mountain Band. Info: www.liveatthefalcon.com or 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 10AM-2PM Rosendale Winter Farmers’ Market. Rain or shine. Live acoustic music and children’s activities at every market, free coffee & tea. Second Sundays, January-May, 10am-2pm. Info: 658-8348 or emailbinnewaterbilly@gmail. com or 658-3805. Rosendale Community Center, 1055 Rt 32, Rosendale. 10:30AM-12PM Sunday Mornings in Service of Sacred Unity. With Amy McTear & Friends. 2nd & 4th Sundays. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 1PM Passing the Torch Through the Arts presents African American History Theater Festival - “Turn to Light from Darkness.” A two week festival presenting dramatic works of illuminating personal sacrifice, inspiringcommitment to ideals and redemption trhough the power of love. Info: 901-6820 or www.passingthetorchthroughthearts.com. Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15 /adults, $10 /srs, $5 /students. 2PM Second Sunday Salon: Speaking of Shakespeare-The Sonnets. Info: www.unisonarts.org or 255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mt. Rest Rd, New Paltz, $20, $10 /student w/ID. 2 PM Thomas Cole at the Movies: Scott MacDonald, Professor of Film History at Hamilton College, will present a program of “Hudson River School” films, including work by Larry Gottheim, Robert Huot, and Peter Hutton. Info: www.thomascolenationalhistoricsite.com. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill, $9. 2PM “Tales and Recollections of Behind-the Scenes.” Theatrical Magic with Charles Cain. Info: 518- 828-4181. SUNY Columbia-Greene, Room 614, Hudson, free. 3PM Into the Woods. What happens when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (of beanstalk fame) all cross paths? It’s the premise behind one of the greatest American musicals by composer StephenSondheim. Info: www.centerforperformingarts.org or 876-3080. Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Rt 308, Rhinebeck, $26, $24 /senior/child. 3PM Hope Mauran presents Being the Miracle of Love, which invites us to tap into the power of “Divine Love” that is already present and perfect within us. Info: 246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties, free. 4PM The Day I Met Nelson Mandella. A memoir of a Life changing meeting. A monologue. Info:
246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student. 4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Drummers on The Green are hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock. 4PM Book Signing & Reading by Suna Senman, LMSW, life transformation facilitator, peace ambassador, and Huffington Post blogger presents her new book, Peace, and “The Journey from Stress to Satisfaction” at Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz. 5PM Meet my Father the Stranger. A staged reading of e Family Drama. Maya 18, has just graduated Highs school with honors and looks froward to a bright future, but cannot afford college, her estranged father returns after 8years. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 / senior, $5 /student. 7:30PM Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb. Info: www. theegg.org/events or 518-473-1845. The Egg, Sawyer Theatre, Albany, $28. 8PM “Sam, Where You Been Baby? “ Play by Michael Monasterial. This original gospel pop musical sheds light on the life of a genius, backdropped by the turbulent Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Info: 246-7723. The Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, $15, $10 /senior, $5 /student. 9:30PM Doug Marcus. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.
11AM-12PM Senior Qigong With Zach Baker. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.
1PM-6PM Red Cross Blood Drive. Donation Types: Double Red Cells, Blood. Info: www. redcross.org/ny/albany. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 708 East Chester St, Kingston. 1 PM Needlework Group. On-going every Monday, 1pm. Info: 338-5580 x1005. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 3PM-4:30PM Monday Programs for Tweens, in grades Four and up include Cooking Club. Participants will whip us simple snacks. Info: www.stoneridgelibrary.org or julimuth@aol. com. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Stone Ridge. 7PM Roman Holiday (1953), 118 minutes, not rated. Info: www.palacealbany.com or 518-4654663. Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, $5, $3 /child. 7PM “She Loves You – The Beatles and New York.” Multi-media lecture will explore the impact of the British invasion on New York, led by The Beatles in February 1964, their historic concert at Shea Stadium, JohnLennon’s NYC connection and discuss how their music continues to be an inspiration. Info: www.artscenteronline.org or 518-273-0552. The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River St, Troy. 7:30PM-8:30PM Tai-Chi & Chi Gung Class with Michael (over 30 yrs exp). Beginning January 6 Mondays 7:30-8:30pm. Build a total integrated mind/body fitness while cultivating life’s abundant healing energy. Cost $25 month or $10per class. Info & to sign-up: 389-2431 or whitecranehall.com. 77 Cornell St. #116, Kingston. 8:30PM Open Mic/Poetry Night. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484.
9:15 AM-11:15 AM Senior Art with Judith Boggess. 55 and older. Sept. thru June. $80. Drop-in $5 per class. 657-581. American Legion, Mountain Rd, Shokan. 10 AM -12:30 PM Minnewaska Preserve: Tuesday Trek- Cliff Trails Exploration Recommended for experienced hikers comfortable with uneven terrain and cliff-edge trails. Pre-registration is required. Info: 255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Visitor Center, Gardiner. 10:30AM Babies & Books Storytime. For ages 0-2. Info: www.esopuslibrary.org or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen. 11AM-7:30PM Health Care Enrollment Assistance. Open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace continues through March 31. Health Care Navigators available by appointment. Call for appointment: 800-453-4666. 7:30PM-9:30PM Life Drawing Classes. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Info: 255-1559. Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. 8:30PM Sin City. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484. 8PM “Embraceable You.” Alex Peh, Piano Recital. Info: 257-2700 or www.newpaltz. edu/music. SUNY New Paltz, Julien J. Studley Theatre, New Paltz, $8, $6, $3.
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for elderly. 10 years experience. Live-in or hourly. References available. Ulster County area.
WOMENâ€™S GROUP FOR SURVIVORS of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Gently release the past and move into a more peaceful future. Meets every other Saturday, New Paltz, starting 2/22/14. 4-meetings/$40. 845-2826400; cindy@RisingStarEnergetics.com
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Building, 3rd Floor Moon Room at 7pm to observe the Bard College student gamelan rehearsal or stay & join the 9 pm Gamelan Gir Mekar community ensemble rehearsal. Instruction is free of charge w/master musician, Prof. Pak I Nyoman Suadin. Saturday Workshops for Beginners with Ibu Sue are designed to assist newcomers. Next series starts in Feb. TBA. Donâ€™t be shy. Donations to help offset our production costs are always appreciated and tax deductible. To register or make a donation pls. contact Hudson Valley Gamelans Giri Mekar & Chandra Kenchana at Bard College on FB; Visit our Events page at: http://www.facebook.com/ events/259714224163790/ , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845 688-7090.
IN NEW PALTZ Intermediate level every other Wednesday Taught by experienced college instructor & native speaker
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Hudson Valley Balinese Gamelan Orchestras Giri Mekar & Chandra Kanchana invite you to come & play! If youâ€™re curious or would like to learn how to play gamelan, drop by Bard Collegeâ€™s Olin
Tutoring... Science/Math/English. RIT grad, BS/Electrical Engineering, New Paltz High grad. Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calc, Calc, Earth Science, Physics, Essay Writing, Eng. Lit. Reasonable rates. Dana Kolner. (845)541-5572, email@example.com
3-BEDROOM. FSBO. Renovations recently completed: New Floors, New Paint, Large Kitchen, Oak Cabinets, Walk Out Deck to fenced backyard, Heat oil and Pellet Stove, Washer & Dryer. Great village location; Grand St. $115k- possible short term financing, 15% down. Info & Pictures at www.hpictures.biz.ly or 845-309-9237.
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PRIVATE BUYER (non-realtor) SEEKING PROPERTY to purchase w/a private natural waterfall. 2-10 acres needed. Maybe subdivide? Can be either a vacant, SECLUDED parcel of land, OR property w/a house with a natural, private waterfall (w/year-round views, NOT just seasonal). Must be secluded (absolutely no homes in view), AND MUST BE WITHIN 10 MINUTES DRIVE TO WOODSTOCK. CASH OFFERED, CAN CLOSE IMMEDIATELY! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org w/photos/info. or call (518)965-7223.
office space commercial rentals
Convenient & Private Office Space in center of Woodstock. Third floor, 16â€™x21â€™ with closet, $550 per month, incl. utilities (electricity & heat). Please contact Byrdcliffe at 845-679-2079 or email@example.com.
LOVELY 2-STORY COLONIAL on 12+ ACRES. 4-Bdrm, 2.5 Bath, Conveniently located approximately 20 minutes from both the Kingston/Rhinebeck and Rip VanWinkle Bridges. Full walk-out basement with lg work area and large indoor/outdoor dog kennel. Borders acres of Forever Wild lands. Asking $330,000. Call NOLA GUTMANN REALTY, 845-688-2409. (mls: 20140035) MARLBORO: SUPER VALUE! 1700 sq.ft.
NEW PALTZ: OFFICE/PROFESSIONAL SPACE(S) for rent. Large, beautiful Soho loft-like space(s) w/brick walls & new large windows. Faces the Gunks w/great views. 71 Main Street. Best downtown location. Former architect office(s). Will divide. Call owner (917)838-3124. 300sf APARTMENT-LIKE OFFICE SPACE. Utilities included. Behind Lowes, Route 299. 845-255-5920. OFFICE SPACE, 375 sq.ft. $800/month includes heat & A/C. 396 Wittenberg Rd., Bearsville. Call (845)679-5762.
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420 CERTIFIED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR Anderson Center for Autism, a not for proﬁt organization, offers the highest quality year round day and residential programs to children who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Our program model incorporates evidence based practice to best support students as they learn, grow and achieve personal milestones. The successful candidate will ensure the integrity of educational systems and instructional programs across the school setting. He/she will provide leadership and supervision to faculty; collaborate with other departments in planning, implementing and sustaining educational and behavioral initiatives. Experience in the ﬁeld of Special Education is a must. The successful candidate will be part of an administrative team overseeing a 12 month school program which serves 138 students from the ages of 5 through 21. NYS SAS/SBL or SDA/SDL certiﬁcation is required. We offer a generous beneﬁts package including medical, dental, life insurance, education incentives, retirement plan, and 403B plans.
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Assistant Director of Human Resources Anderson Center for Autism P.O. Box 367 Staatsburg NY 12580 Ph: 845-889-9215 Fax: 845-889-3104 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.AndersonCenterforAutism.org EOE
highland/ clintondale rentals
HIGHLAND EFFICIENCIES at villabaglieri.com Furnished motel rooms w/micro, refrig, HBO & WiFi, all utilities. $135-$175 Weekly, $500-$660 Monthly, w/kitchenettes $185 or $200 weekly, $700 or $760 monthly + UC Taxes & Security. No pets. 845.883.7395.
1-BEDROOM, 1 bath, clean, quiet, furnished room. Wheelchair accessible. Monthly $680, utilities included. 1 month security. Single occupancy. Milton, N.Y., between Marlboro and Mid-Hudson Bridge. 845-795-2320. MARLBORO. Country setting. SPACIOUS GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT. Open floor plan w/separate kitchen, bathroom & washer/dryer. ALSO, 1-BEDROOM furnished, second floor. Heat & electric included. Suitable for 1 or 2. No dogs. No smokers. References. Security. Both $895/month. 845-795-5778; C: 845-489-5331.
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1 ROOM. Share modern kitchen & bath. Good student location. Wi-fi & utilities included. $475/month. Security required. Call 845-304-2504.
New Paltz: Southside Terrace Apartments Year round and other lease terms to suit your needs available!
We have, studios, one & two bedroom apartments, includes heat & hot water. (furniture packages available) Free use of the: Recreation Room, Pool, New Fitness Center & much more! Anderson Center for Autism, a not for proﬁt organization, offers the highest quality year round day and residential programs to children and adults who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Our progressive curriculum features educational, cultural and recreational opportunities speciﬁcally designed to challenge each student to the limits of his or her own abilities.
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Positions available: Registered Nurse: needed to provide day-to-day health care for children, adolescents and adults in a residential setting. Full time position; NYS certiﬁcation required. Prior nursing experience with developmentally disabled and knowledge of OPWDD regulations preferred.
NEW PALTZ: 3-BEDROOM APARTMENT
Occupational Therapist: to provide group and individual occupational therapy services for students and/or adults as indicated in either the IEP or ISP and in accordance with established goals monitoring progress. Full time position available; Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Occupational Therapy; Current NYS license and registration to practice as an OT.
Residential Habilitation Specialists: We are looking for highly motivated, creative, ﬂexible, team oriented and enthusiastic individuals to work in our community homes in Kingston, Stone Ridge, and Lake Katrine. Full time positions (40 hours) available for the 2nd shift (3:00pm-11:00pm) and 3rd shift full time positions (11:00pm-9:00am) (Thursday, Friday, Saturday). High school diploma/GED required; associates/bachelors degree or some college preferred. We offer a generous beneﬁts package including medical, dental, life insurance, education incentives, retirement plan, and 403B plans for full-time employees. Interested candidates may visit www.AndersonCenterforAutism.org and complete a job application online click on “Careers” Anderson Center for Autism: 4885 Route 9 P.O. Box 367 Staatsburg, NY 12580 Carol Weber Assistant Director- HR Phone: (845) 889-9215 Fax: (845) 889-3104 Email: HumanResources@ACenterforAutism.org EOE
Beautiful mountain views. $1250/month plus utilities. Washer/dryer, central air, dishwasher. No pets. No smoking.
NICE ROOMS; $415 & $470/month. Excellent location. Close to SUNY college. All utilities included. Call (914)474-5176, between 8 a.m.-9 p.m. (845)255-6029, between 12-9 p.m., leave message. 1-BEDROOM; $825/month heat, water & cable included. Electric & propane gas for cooking not included. Also, FURNISHED ROOMS. $585/month/room. Everything included- electric, heat, cable & internet. 3 miles south of S.U.N.Y. Call (917)721-0351. 1-BEDROOM APARTMENT in center of New Paltz behind Starbucks. 1 block walk to SUNY, Post Office, stores and restaurants. 2 person max. Small pet friendly. No smoking. $1000/month includes heat, off-street parking, garbage & snow removal. 845-2552062, email@example.com. 1-BEDROOM APARTMENT in village. Kitchen & bath. Parking available. Ideal for couple or 2 singles. Walk to everything. No pets. $1000/month includes all utilities. First, last and security. Available now. 845255-8817. 1-BEDROOM for rent. Available NOW. Close to campus. No pets. Call 845-2555649. 2-BEDROOMS, Available now. 1.5 baths, private entrance. Located on quiet, country road. No pets/smoking. Please call 845-2552525, leave name and number.
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Amazing property with streams, waterfall, and close up views of the Shawangunks! A beautiful setting with current home that has possibilities, but does require additional work. Or, live in this home while building your dream home on the adjacent lot! This property is truly a gem - great for hunting, horses, or extensive gardening. All within 15 minutes to New Paltz! $439,000
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WOODSTOCK Ground ﬂoor, Apt. two room studio, center of Woodstock $650 + utilities Michael Chaback RE 845.679.5393 Licensed 1979 • 34 Years of Woodstock Real Estate CRI Credited buyer/broker • All MLS listings
WE BUY HOUSES! CASH PAID, QUICK CLOSINGS! Will look at any condition properties. We are the largest private buyer of homes in Ulster County and can provide references. Please call Dan @ Winn Realty Associates, LLC, 845/514-2500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A remarkably heavenly Woodstock location for those seeking a one of a kind spacious home in an ultimate location! It’s a perfect Estate made for both contemplation or entertaining on an intimate or in a gala-grand scale! Unique hillside home welcomes sunlight thru its many windows while being grounded by the judicial use of interior marble, bluestone & polished woods. $1,250,00
On top of the World! Only about 90 minutes from Manhattan, this sweet contemporary features an open ﬂoor-plan on 3 acres & has gorgeous views. Adjoins 1000s of acres of forever wild lands and is 1.5 miles from Sam’s Point Preserve. Remove yourself from the hassles of life; sit on the deck & watch hawks hang on air. Year-round relaxation in the charming community of Cragsmoor! $349,500
Cozy log Chalet nestled in the woods on 3+ private acres in Ashland. Large 2 story Barn, outdoor pool, updated kitchen and baths, vaulted ceilings, wood burning ﬁreplace, hardwood ﬂoors, Master suite with balcony, large loft and full ﬁnished basement covers all the features on your wish list. Seasonal mountain views, short drive to skiing and Main St. shopping. $359,000
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SOUTHSIDE TERRACE APARTMENTS offers semester leases for Spring 2014 and short-term for the Summer! Furnished studios, one & two bedrooms, includes heat & hot water. Recreation facilities. Walking distance to campus and town. 845-2557205. STUDIO APARTMENT IN VILLAGE. Walk to Bakery & Rail Trail & college. Nice yard & garden, W/D. Dogs ok. $775/month. Available immediately. 845-475-2949. COTTAGE FOR RENT. Full bath, 2-bedrooms, living room, kitchen. No pets. No smoking. Call 845-255-2525, leave name & number.
3-BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOUSE. New hardwood floors, modern kitchen & bath, open floor plan, large master suite. 2 acres, basement, barn. 1 mile to SUNY, village & Thruway. New Paltz schools. $2000/month (negotiable). ALSO FOR SALE. (201)819-7685.
LARGE ROOM. Share modern kitchen & bath. $650/month includes all utilities. Security required. Call 845-304-2504.
BEAUTIFUL 3-BEDROOM PRIVATE HOUSE in New Paltz w/backyard & driveway on quiet street. Within walking distance to supermarket, movie theatre, more. $1600/month. Perfect for 3 students. Call Rick 914-5731252.
ROOMS AVAILABLE for STUDENT HOUSING. Close to SUNY, New Paltz. Newly renovated, clean, large kitchen, appliances, WiFi/computer access/TV, plenty of parking. $550/month/room, electric & heat included. $550 deposit. Available now. 845705-2430.
ROOM FOR RENT in 2-bedroom apartment; $500/month all utilities included. Half mile from SUNY campus. Call 914850-1968.
TILLSON: Brand New Private basement; 2-BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR RENT. One regular size & one small bedroom - or office. Huge walk-in closet in large bedroom. Large living room w/double sliding glass doors w/view of the Wallkill river. Closet space in living room. Full bathroom. Private entrance. This apartment is very private & secluded. Fishing - 4-wheeling - boating. Lots of room for playing or just relaxing. Serious inquiries only. $1000/month including everything except propane heat. First month, last month & security a must. Call 845-849-4501.
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Bordering the Esopus creek, this charming country home offers a wood burning Brick ÂżUHSODFH LQ WKH VSDFLRXV OLYLQJ URRP D KXJHHDWLQNLWFKHQ DVWĂ€RRUEHGURRP 7KH SULYDWH EDFN GHFN RYHUORRNV WKH EHDXWLIXOFUHHNZLWKDJRUJHRXVPRXQWDLQ EDFNGURS7KLVDPD]LQJSURSHUW\LVWUXO\ XQLTXHZLWKHQGOHVVSRVVLELOLWLHV PDQ\ extras! $199,900
UNIQUE SECOND EMPIRE 4 bedroom, 2 bath Home is located in the tiny hamlet of BLOOMINGTON midway between New Paltz and Kingston. This HISTORIC homeÂ maintains an unspoiled grandeur but with many recent updates including NEW HEAT/CENTRAL AIR, new electric panel, new baths and kitchen, interior and exterior paint and rear deck lanai.... Asking only $219,000 Â
MOUNTAINSIDE FARMHOUSE in the Town of OLIVE has been completely redone while still maintaining period charm and character. Set up off of a quiet country road on two acres with seasonal MOUNTAIN VIEWS. Beautiful oak and ďŹ r ďŹ‚oors throughout. FIRST FLOOR master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, NEW kitchen and spacious renovated bathrooms. Â Bonus Third ďŹ‚oor STUDIO SPACE is accessed through an attic trap door. .........................Asking $275,000
TWO STORY HOUSE PLUS COTTAGE Is located close to PHOENECIA and across the road from the STONY CLOVE CREEK. The main house has lots of MIDCENTURY details and the rear cottage has been completely renovated with an open CONTEMPORARY feeling and a private rear deck. Lots of options for rental income ............. Asking only $224,000
REASONABLY PRICED 3 bed 2 bath BRICK home is located in the beautiful BLUE MOUNTAIN area of Saugerties and features a new roof and freshly painted interior and brick exterior. The LARGE GARAGE is great for cars or storage. It is close to the mountains but not far from village amenities, check it out! ............. Asking only $128,500 Â
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1870 MINERS COTTAGE
Newly renovated w/great attention to detail & ďŹ ne workmanship, paying homage to the history of the property, yet offering the modern comforts that you expect; brand new kitchen & bath, insulated windows, reďŹ nished ďŹ‚ oors & fully repainted. Screened porch & open deck look out upon the mystical forest. Located on a beautiful country road in an artistic community, highly convenient to Saugerties, Thruway, Woodstock & Kingston. ...................$199,000
GROOVY WOODSTOCK RANCH
Walk to The Bear CafĂŠ for a cocktail & a scrumptious meal then home to your tranquil 3BR, 3 bath ranch set on 1.75 acres. Nestled on a wooded lot minutes to the Woodstock Village. HUGE yard perfect for the ideal summer BBQ blow-out complete with a sparkling in-ground pool! The den in the rear can serve as a guest area or a private office. Attached 2-car garage. A must see! Present all offers. ..........................................................$339,000
STEP BACK INTO TIME
At this Quintessential Circa 1935 Artists Cottage located just outside the Woodstock Village in Bearsville. Cozy up by the ďŹ replace on these chilly winter nights or relax on the screen porch with an enthralling novel once the crisp spring days arrive. The magical Faragasso antique towel hanger with an original oil painting of his guardian angel will stay with the house. Stacked stone & bedrock foundation. 90% of the roof is new. Come & take a look! ....................................$198,000
Two-story home located on a quiet dead-end street. Come on in to the inviting & warm ďŹ replace in the living room for these frigid winter nights. Be in awe of your charming master bedroom having cathedral ceiling & exposed beams. There are also 2 additional bedrooms & a full bath upstairs. There is a fully fenced side patio & in-ground pool for private outside partying. Central air for those hot summer days, newer roof, new H/W heater & new windows....................$175,000
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900 sq.ft. LOFT-STYLE APARTMENT. New construction w/a rustic feel, full bath and open kitchen, w/appliances, lots of windows, radiant heat, 14 ft. vault ceiling, and hardwood floors. $1100/month utilities included. No pets please. 1st and last month rent plus deposit. Available 1/1/14. Please contact Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org
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LARGE 1-BEDROOM PLUS LOFT PRIVATE COTTAGE in Stone Ridge near Rail Trail. Newly renovated. $1000/month plus utilities. Security & references. Available now. No smoking. No dogs. Ideal for 1. 845687-7822. LOVELY, EXTRA LARGE 2-BR t o Share in High Falls. Roommate wanted. Bedroom comes with two other rooms for studio or storage PLUS sharing liv-
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LOCATION & VIEWS! - Extraordinary 10.9 acre Woodstock location (2 separate deeds!) with total privacy, mountain & reservoir VIEWS just minutes to town! The contemporary residence has a mid-century vibe and features a 26’ living room with brick ﬁreplace & window walls, ensuite master BR, breezy screen porch PLUS complete set of architect’s plans for a “showstopping” renovation. RARE FIND! .....$400,000
WELCOME HOME - Nestled on 1.2 West Hurley acres on a quiet dead-end lane, discover this lovingly maintained and spacious 2100+ SF high ranch with room for everyone! Features include 3 generous bedrooms, 2 full baths, eat-in country style kitchen, separate dining room with sliders to 12x14 deck and ﬁnished lower level perfect for play, workout or home ofﬁce space. The perfect home to grow into!............................. $259,000
Spacious 3 bedroom ranch with wood burning brick ﬁreplace, vaulted ceiling and ﬁnished Family Room in lower level. Master Bedroom with full bath and his/hers closets. Improvements include siding, roof, windows, AC units, furnace and more. Some TLC. Great neighborhood & location! PRICE IMPROVED..$250,000
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ROMANTIC RETREAT - Privately sited on 3+ acres on a quiet country lane, discover this delightful 2 bedroom, 2 full bath retreat with fully equipped GUEST HOUSE! The airy open plan is perfect for entertaining and features cathedral ceilings, French doors, a delightful cook’s gourmet kitchen, private balcony and extensive wrap around decking o’looking pristine natural landscape. Easy access to Woodstock & Saugerties. ..................$359,000
KRIPPLEBUSH CHARMER - Enchanting circa 1923 Cape style with an “Arts & Crafts” ﬂair commands over 8 acres in historic hamlet. Wainscoting and original unpainted woodwork add character to the living & dining rooms, country kitchen boasts a large pantry, and 3 season enclosed porch expands the living space, with 3 bedrooms, HW ﬂoors, three car garage with studio/workshop potential PLUS old cottage. FABULOUS POTENTIAL!! ..................... $179,900
A Mountain Top Mini Farm w/ Spring Fed Ponds.15 min to Kingston. Idyllic elevated property w/view potential. Large lawn, mature oaks and maples, a fenced in garden, outbuildings for homesteading or creativity, and a spring creates 3 ponds at the yard’s edge. New furnace % roof, Central AC, whole house automatic standby generator. Many updates, some vintage elements in place. Bring your designer’s eye and make it come alive. Some kind of sweet spot!
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ing room, bath, kitchen, deck. Ample closets, living space, nature, quiet. $650/month plus reasonable utilities and internet. Security and references. 845-687-2035.
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2-BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR RENT. One regular size & one small bedroom - or office. Huge walkin closet in large bedroom. Large living room w/double sliding glass doors w/view of the Wallkill River. Closet space in living room. Full bathroom. Private entrance. This apartment is very private & secluded. Fishing - 4-wheeling boating. Lots of room for playing or just relaxing. Serious inquiries only. $1000/month including everything except propane heat. First month, last month & security a must.
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1-BEDROOM w/adjoining room, living room, kitchen w/dining area, full bath, light & airy, second floor. No pets/smoking. $800/month includes heat & hot water. References, lease & 2 months security requested. 845-705-2208. STONE RIDGE COTTAGE. Available January. 650 sq.ft. 2-bedrooms, 1 bath. 6 acres w/creek, beautiful, quiet, deck w/ Lilacs. Private but not isolated. Indoor cat only. $800/month plus utilities. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
kingston/hurley/ port ewen rentals
SPACIOUS 2-BEDROOM APARTMENT, just outside Port Ewen: Plenty of closet space. Covered & off-street parking. $1100/month all utilities included. Security required. Some pets allowed, no dogs. (845)389-2132.
1-BEDROOM COTTAGE, private country setting, convenient to village & thruway. Oak cabinets in kitchen, tiled bath, living room, washer/dryer, storage, lawn care. No pets/smokers. $750/month plus utilities.
APARTMENTS FOR RENT, SAUGERTIES Skyline Woods Apartments. Private country setting. Convenient location. Under new management. Bright, updated, spacious, wall-to-wall carpet, lots of closet space. Laundry room and plenty of parking avail. 1- & 2-bedrooms starting at $750/month + utilities. Call Don at 845-443-0574
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1-BEDROOM VILLAGE HOME. Fabulous waterfall views. $750/month plus utilities. (845)246-1844. LARGE STUDIO APARTMENT. Exceptionally clean, bright & sunny. Italian tile kitchen & bath, Marble foyer, cathedral ceiling, French windows. ENERGY EFFICIENT. $900/month plus utilities. (845)532-5080. LOVELY VILLAGE APARTMENT. First floor apartment on the corner of Market & Finger St. A 5 ROOM APARTMENT with the ability for extra bedroom. Natural gas baseboard hot water heating and hot water heater. Laundry room with washer/dryer, plenty of closets, full kitchen with dishwasher and gas stove, dining room, family room, master bedroom, large living room which could be used as 2nd bedroom and full bath
with bidet. The apartment comes with the use of backyard and detached garage plus offstreet parking space. $1100/month + security + utilities. Non-smokers, sorry no pets. (845)246-8952. Nice, comfortable 1-BEDROOM GUEST HOUSE on 3.5 acres. 8 minutes to town. Warm, well-insulated, 12’ ceilings in LR w/ open kitchen. Safe, clean, great neighbors on the property. In Saugerties near Palenville. Broadband/cable available. Decent credit & excellent references required. One pet considered. $795/month + gas/electric. Propane heat. 917-667-3970 or jeremyjava@ gmail.com SAUGERTIES: 2-BEDROOM COTTAGE available immediately. Eat-in kitchen. Yard
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on Esopus Creek. Newly renovated. $750/ month + utilities, security, references. Ask for Helona at Win Morrison Realty 845-2463300. WEST SAUGERTIES: Available 2/15. 1-BEDROOM LOFT DUPLEX, cathedral ceiling, country setting. $825/month, first, last, security required. Washer/dryer in full basement, 1.5 baths, storage shed, upper and lower decks. Garage. fwpdmd90@gmail. com to schedule showing.
woodstock/ west hurley rentals
2-BR CHARMING, Cheery, Woodstock COTTAGE: 2 acres, garden, stream, woodburning stove, spacious eat-in-kitchen, wide floors, washer/dryer, stained-glass door, bathtub. $1100/month + last month + security. No dogs/smokers. References. (845)679-2300.
WOODSTOCK 3 BDRM, 1½ BATH Furnished $1,500/mo plus utilities. Short or long term.
grounds. Small quiet apartment complex. Excellent condition & well maintained. $845/month includes all utilities. ALSO, FURNISHED 1-BEDROOM. $875/month includes all utilities. No smoking. References. No pets. (845)679-9717.
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FLORIDA RENTAL; Anna Marie Island. Go to VacationRentals.com #94551. For more info contact TurtleNestAMI@aol.com
MACHINE w/weights attached. Plus more exercise equipment.... Call (845)255-8352. MEDIUM OAK HARDWOOD DINING TABLE; 72x48 wide w/2-self storing 20” leaves & lion claw feet & 6 Windsor chairs- 2 Captain, 4 regular. Call (845)255-8352.
Lake Hill: 1-BEDROOM, $600/month. LARGE STUDIO w/bathroom. $600/ month. BOTH: includes electric, heat, hot water, trash. On bus route. Security and references required. No pets/smokers. Call 845-339-2127.
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SEASONED FIREWOOD FOR SALE. All hardwood. Cut and split. Pick up only. Will load. $140/cord. Smaller quantities available. 845-255-8250
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WOODSTOCK; STORE on Tinker Street, next to Woodstock Wine Store. Heart of town. Great visibility. Large picture window. C/O for food. (845)417-5282, Owner/ Realtor.
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BEST WOODSTOCK APARTMENT! 1-BEDROOM. Clean, large rooms, quiet. EIK, custom tiled 10-jet jaccuzzi bathroom, large private deck overlooking woods & pond. Beautiful grounds. Close to town. No smoking/dogs. $950/month. References. 845-679-6408. CENTER WOODSTOCK VILLAGE. 2-bedroom, 1 bath house, plus studio w/ bath. Ample storage, secluded deck, 1/4 acre. Fireplace, W/D, propane heat. Parking. $1500/month plus utilities, last, security, references. Available now. Gardner included. (845)679-7002. CHARMING 2-BEDROOM APARTMENT w/roof deck. Large porch, storage room, parking. Very private, 10 minutes to Woodstock. $1100/month, heat & electric included. 2 year lease. References and security. Available 2/1. Call 646-3397017 or 917-439-2519. HANDICAPPED (PARKINSON’S) ARTIST/POET SEEKS SHARER of hideaway at the outer limits of Woodstock in Mt. Tremper. 600’ of wild water on the Beaverkill. 6.5 acres, trails, deer, bear, rainbows, privacy. Possible work exchange, as I need 24-hr. attendance. Will also sell or consider long-term lease of property. Michael Heinrich, 5226 Rt. 212, Mt. Tremper 12457. HUGE 1-BEDROOM DUPLEX APARTMENT in historic building in Woodstock Center. Full of character like a NY loft. Full bath, clawfoot tub. EIK kitchen. Parking off-street. For responsible, employed person w/recommendations, security. No smoking/drugs/pets. $930/month includes all utilities. (914)466-0910. NEWLY RENOVATED 3-BEDROOM 1 bath ranch. Fireplace, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, yard. In desirable location. $1350/ month plus utilities. Call Joan 845-7507047. SPACIOUS2-BEDROOMSAPARTMENT. Vaulted ceiling, open living/dining area, fireplace. $1250/month includes trash, plowing, water, sewer. Owner is licensed R.E. sales person. (845)802-4777. SPACIOUS 3-BEDROOM, 2 bath w/family room & den. W/D hookup. Located in quiet garden apartment complex. $1595/ month includes trash, water, plowing, lawn maintenance. No smoking. 1 well behaved pet OK. Owner is licensed R.E. sales person. (845)802-4777. WOODSTOCK: 1-BEDROOM. Quiet upscale residential neighborhood. Beautiful
HANDICAPPED (PARKINSON’S) ARTIST/POET SEEKS SHARER of hideaway at the outer limits of Woodstock in Mt. Tremper. 600’ of wild water on the Beaverkill. 6.5 acres, trails, deer, bear, rainbows, privacy. Possible work exchange, as I need 24-hr. attendance. Will also sell or consider long-term lease of property. Michael Heinrich, 5226 Rt. 212, Mt. Tremper 12457. RECENTLY RENOVATED 4-BEDROOM, 2 bath HOUSE looking for SHARE- 2nd floor; bathroom, 2 bedrooms and/or office. Share kitchen & LR. No smoking, 1 well behaved dog tbd. $950/month utilities, heat, trash, plowing. 2 minutes to Woodstock Village on NYC bus route. (845)514-8678.
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1960 ACROSONIC by BALDWIN UPRIGHT PIANO.Walnut. Needs tuning. Comes w/handmade oak bench. $300. Jasmine by Takimine acoustic GUITAR. $50. Teva Insulated winter BOOTS, black, worn 3x- $120. All items in great condition. (845)687-7726 ART SUPPLIES; rulers, paints, pens, pencils, markers, paper cutter, grease markers. If interested make an offer on all of it. PICTURES; framed and matted; small pics- $5 each, medium pics; $10 each, large pics; $20 each. PIANO DESK; $150. ROLL TOP DESK; $300 or best offer. SMALL TABLE w/2 CHAIRS; $50. 3-Tier FOLDING SHELF; $75. Cash and carry. Call 845-255-0909. EXTANG HARD TONNEAU COVER, trifold for a Toyota Tacoma, (can IMPROVE gas mileage by 10%) current 5’ bed style, black, excellent condition. Call (845)2558352. FARM TABLES: Catskill Mountain Farm Tables handcrafted from 19th century barn wood. Heirloom quality, custom-made to any size. Also available, Bluestone topped tables w/wormy chestnut bases. Ken, Atwood Furniture, 845-657-8003. LEG
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BOTTOM LINE... I pay the highest prices for old furniture, antiques of every description. Paintings, lamps, rugs, porcelain, bronzes, silver, etc. One item to entire contents. Richard Miller Antiques (Est. 1972). (845)389-7286. OLD FURNITURE, CROCKS, JUGS, paintings, frames, postcards, glasswares, sporting items, urns, fountain pens, lamps, dolls, pocket knives, military items, bronzes, jewelry, sterling, old toys, old paper, old boxes, old advertisements, vintage clothing, anything old. Home contents purchased, (select items or entire estates purchased.) CASH PAID 657-6252 CASH PAID. Estate contents- attic, cellar, garage clean-outs. Used cars, junk cars, scrap metal. Anything of value. (845)246-0214. WANTED TO BUY GUNS. Cash for rifles, shotguns and handguns. Local federal and state licensed dealer. Johnson’s Gun Shop 845-338-4931.
OIL PAINTING RESTORATION. Cleaned, relined, retouched, refinished. Also frames & wood sculptures repaired. Call Carol 6877813. firstname.lastname@example.org
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3-BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOME w/huge 2-story garage (Rented with or without garage). West Hurley (less than 10 min to village of Woodstock & Kingston Traffic circle.) MANY improvements, closets galore. $1500/month- (Negotiable). Contact Mary (914)466-4983.
2+ BEDROOM APARTMENT. $775/ month plus security and utilities. Walking distance to town. No pets please. Call 845679-8442.
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JOHN MOWER HAS PREPARED Federal & State tax returns for individuals, small business & S-Corporations for 17 years. As an Enrolled Agent, he can represent clients in tax matters w/the IRS. Call for an appointment 679-6744.
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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER/ HOUSEKEEPER. Help w/everyday problems, special projects; clutter, paperwork, moving, gardening & personal assistant. Affordable rates. Fully Insured, Confidentiality Assured. MargotMolnar. com; Masters Psychology, former CEO, Certified Hospice Volunteer. email@example.com (845)679-6242.
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LAURIE OLIVER.... SPIRITUAL COUNSELING. Give the gift of wellness. Make positive changes in your life through hypnosis. Smoking cessation * pain management * stress relief * past life regressions. Certified Hypnotist by NGH. Intuitive, sensitive guidance. Spirit communicator. Specializing in dealing with grief, stress, relationship issues, questions about your life past & current life’s path. Call Laurie Oliver at (845)679-2243. Laur50@aol.com
tax preparation/ bookkeeping services
personal and health services
CERTIFIED AIDE LOOKING FOR PRIVATE CARE for elderly. 10 years experience. Live-in or hourly. References available. Ulster County area. (845)901-8513 ULSTER COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING; SENIOR NUTRITION/DINING PROGRAM. Operates Senior Dining Sites throughout the county, which offer nutritious, hot meals from 11:30 a.m.-noon. Kingston Mid-town Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. (845)336-7112. Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday. They also provide an opportunity to socialize w/others who have similar interests. Guidelines: Please call the site between 10 a.m.-noon. the day before you plan to attend in order to be sure there are enough meals for everyone. Eligibility: You must be an Ulster County resident aged 60 or over. Cost:
“ABOVE AND BEYOND” HOUSEPAINTING by Quadrattura. Add value to your home economically. Environmentally conscious work done w/ old world craftsmanship and pride. Interior/ Exterior/Decorator Finishes, Expert Color Consultation, Plastering, Wallpaper Removal, Light Carpentry. Call 679-9036 for Free Estimate. Senior Discount. *PAINTING STANDARD.* Affordable, On Schedule, Quality. Residential/Commercial. Interior/Exterior. Neat, Polite, Professional. Now taking WINTER reservations. Call (845)527-1252. EXPERIENCED HANDYMAN WITH A VAN. Carpentry, painting, flatscreen mounting, light hauling/delivery, clean outs. Second home caretaking. All small/medium jobs considered. Versatile, trustworthy, creative, thrifty. References. Ken Fix It. 845-616-7999.
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Contact Jason Habernig
845-331-4966/249-8668 MAN WITH A VAN MOVING & DELIVERY SERVICE. 16’ trucks, 10’ van. Reliable, insured, NYS DOT 32476. 8 Enterprise Road, New Paltz, NY. Please call Dave at 255-6347. YOU CALL I HAUL. Attic, basements, garages cleaned out. Junk, debris, removed. 20% discount for seniors and disabled. Gary (845)247-7365 or www. garyshauling.com
January 30, 2014
plumbing, heating, a/c and electric
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• Licensed & Fully Insured • 9 Dover Court, W. Hurley, NY 12491
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30 years moving experience. Fine Art Antiques Handler. Local, Long Distance, Fast, reliable, reasonable. Also, Dump runs, Estate clean-outs. Car service to all area Airports.
Call Michael at (845) 684-5545
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e w Emergency Generators r y LICENSED 331-4227 INSURED
Landscaping Lawn installation Ponds Retaining walls Stone work ...and much more
D AND S IMPROVEMENTS: Home improvement, repair and maintenance, from the smallest repairs to large renovations. Over 50 years of combined experience. Fully insured. www.dandsimprovements.com (845)339-3017
Building with pride. Professional Craftsmanship for all Phases of Construction
Interiors & Remodeling Inc s ’ d e . T
From Walls to Floors, Ceilings to Doors, Decks, Siding & More.
Reliable, Dependable & Insured Call for an estimate
JOHN VOS CONSTRUCTION 40 Years of Experience
Not Getting Older...Just Getting Better NO JOB TOO SMALL
(845) 399-4168 • (845) 481-5168
Excavation Site work Drain ¿elds Land clearing Septic systems Demolition Driveways
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YES VIRGINIA, Woodstock Lock does sell & service Medeco High Security locks & keys. For locks, safes and keys that work, call Woodstock Lock (845)679-4444.
AA Statuary & Weathervane Co.
ZEN MOVERS of your PHYSICAL REALITIES
Stoneridge Electrical Services Authorized Dealer & Installer
PHYSICAL MATTERS TRANSPORT
1 Ridge Rd., Shokan, NY 12481
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The Codfish lays ten thousand eggs, The Chicken lays but one; But a Codfish never cackles to tell you what she’s done. And so, we scorn the Codfish, while the humble Hen we prize; Which only goes to show you that: IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE!
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William Watson • Residential / Commercial
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Down to Earth Landscaping Quality service from the ground up
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Specializing in: Hardscape Tree trimming Fences Koi ponds Snow plowing
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Dug Hill Rd, Hurley, NY lost and found
~REWARD~.... for info leading to his safe return... “WALTER” went to a new home and got out of a doggie door 10 days later on 1/16/14 on Dug Hill Road, Hurley. Call 6874983 or 750-5433 with any sighting. SOFT GRAY TABBY with crumpled deformed right ear. Very friendly. Not used to outdoors. Might be scared/hiding
Call 687-4983 or 750-5433 with any sighting
FOR SPECIAL BLESSINGS AND HELP from St. Jude, “patron saint of the hopeless”, say the following petition 9 times in a row for 9 days. It does not fail. You need to publish this prayer when you receive your blessings: May the sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us; Saint Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us; Saint Jude, help of the hopeless, please pray for us.
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WANTED: LOVING HOMES for KITTENS, CATS, PUPPIES, DOGS..... Koda; large male dog, approximately 3.5 years old. He’s good w/other dogs, cats, and people. Sweet disposition. Clownfish; grey and black tabby cat. He’s extremely affectionate and just wants to be on your lap or in your arms. He also gets along very well w/other cats. Sturgen; grey short hair cat w/a tiger striped face. He’s 5-7 years old and gets along great w/other cats. Come meet Sturgen today! Come meet them ALL in person at the Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Road, off Sawkill Road, Kingston. Call 331-5377.
Went to a new home and got out of a doggie door ten days later on 1/16/14 on
Smoking cessation • pain management stress relief • past life regressions.
HANDYMAN, HOME REPAIR, Carpentry, Remodels, Installations, Roofing, Painting, Mechanical repairs, etc. Large and small jobs. Reasonable rates. Free estimates. References available. (845)616-7470.
PROJECT CAT is a non-profit cat RESCUE AND SHELTER. Please help get cats off the streets and into homes. Adopt a healthy and friendly cat or kitten companion for a lifetime. High Falls/ Accord area. 845-687-4983 or visit our cats at www.projectcat.org
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for info leading to his safe return
Benjamin Watson, Owner Phone: (845) 389-3028
register or make a donation pls. contact Hudson Valley Gamelans Giri Mekar & Chandra Kenchana at Bard College on FB; Visit our Events page at: http://www.facebook.com/events/259714224163790/ , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845 688-7090.
Hudson Valley Balinese Gamelan Orchestras Giri Mekar & Chandra Kanchana invite you to come & play! If you’re curious or would like to learn how to play gamelan, drop by Bard College’s Olin Building, 3rd Floor Moon Room at 7pm to observe the Bard College student gamelan rehearsal or stay & join the 9 pm Gamelan Gir Mekar community ensemble rehearsal. Instruction is free of charge w/master musician, Prof. Pak I Nyoman Suadin. Saturday Workshops for Beginners with Ibu Sue are designed to assist newcomers. Next series starts in Feb. TBA. Don’t be shy. Donations to help offset our production costs are always appreciated and tax deductible. To
Soft gray tabby with crumpled, deformed right ear. Very friendly. Not used to outdoors. Might be scared/hiding.
pet’s reward..... VETERINARY HOUSE CALLS. Dr. B. MacMULLEN. (845)3392516. Serving Ulster County for 10+ years. Very Reasonable Rates, Multiple Pet Discount... Compassionate, Professional, Courteous. *Pet Exams, *Vaccines, *Blood Work, *Lyme Testing, *Flea & Tick Prevention, *Rx Diet, *Euthanasia at home.
Pet Sitting Playdates plus Dog Walking PETWATCH Loving Cat Care est. 1987 1987 est.
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CASH PAID FOR USED cars & trucks regardless of condition. Junk cars removed. Call 246-0214. DMV# 7107350. TOP DOLLAR PAID for your old clunker (junker!). Call (845)246-1405.
January 30, 2014
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Manager Special 2003 Big Dog Pitbull Chopper
9,995 PRE-OWNED WINTER SALE 4k
2000 SATURN SL2
2009 NISSAN VERSA 1.8 S
2009 SCION XB
2010 PONTIAC VIBE
2010 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 S
STOCK # 19651, SILVER, 75K, 4DR, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, SPOILER
STOCK # 19786, 4DR 91K, GRAY, 6 SPEED, AC, AM/FM/CD, PWR PKG, CRUISE
STOCK # 20005, 85K, BLACK, BASE WAGON, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, CRUISE CONTROL
STOCK # 20003, AWD, WAGON, 76K, SILVER, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, CRUISE,
STOCK # 20067, 67K, DK RED, 4DR, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS, LOCKS, CRUISE
price was $4998
price was $11560
price was $12898
price was $15993
price was $14998
2008 HONDA CIVIC SI 2008 VOLVO C30 2.0 T5 2008 HYUNDAI SANTA FE LTD 2011 HONDA CIVIC LX 2011 DODGE CALIBER MAINSTREET
STOCK # 19896, 76K, BLUE, 4DR, 6SPEED, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, CRUISE, SPOILER
STOCK # 19193, 77K, RED, 2DRS, HATCHBACK, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOY, CRUISE
STOCK # 20026, FRONT WHEEL DRIVE, 73K, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, LEATHER/POWER SEAT, CRUISE,
STOCK # 20168, 4DR, 25K, BLUE, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, CRUISE
STOCK # 20108, WAGON, FRONT WHEEL DRIVE, 20K, WHITE, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/ CD, POWER WINDOWS, & LOCKS, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, CRUISE
price was $16399
price was $16697
price was $16944
price was $17787
price was $17771
2012 CHRYSLER 200 TOURING EDT 2011 TOYOTA CAMRY SE 2008 SUBARU TRIBECA LTD 2011 HONDA ACCORD EX
2010 MINI COOPER S
STOCK # 20105, 4DR, 32K, BLACK, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, POWER SEAT, BLUETOOTH,
STOCK # 20095, 4DR, 57K, GRAY, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, POWER SEAT, SPOILER,
STOCK # 20083, 7 PASSENGER, AWD, 81K, GRAY, AUTO, AC, CD CHANGER, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, LEATHER/HEATED/ POWER/MEMORY SEATS, CRUISE
STOCK #20167, 4DR, 34K, BLACK, AUTO, AC, CD CHANGER, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, POWER SEAT, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, CRUISE
STOCK # 19509, SPORT CONVERTIBLE, 59K, 6 SPEED, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, LEATHER/ HEATED, BLUETOOTH, CRUISE
price was $17998
price was $18590
price was $18595
price was $20565
price was $21952
2008 TOYOTA 4RUNNER SR5 2007 INFINITY G35 CPE 2012 TOYOTA CAMRY SE 2009 JEEP WRANGLER X 2009 NISSAN 370 Z CPE
STOCK # 20061, 4WD, 86K, BLUE, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, TOW PKG, RUNNING BOARDS, FOG LIGHTS
STOCK # 19723, SPORT PKG, 12K, GRAY, 6 SPEED, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, LEATHER/HEATED/POWER/ MEMORY SEAT, CRUISE
STOCK # 20139, BLACK, 34K, 4DR, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS, MOON ROOF, LEATHER//POWER/SEAT, SPOILER, BLUETOOTH, CRUISE,
price was $22598
price was $22995
price was $22995
Taxes, DMV fees additional.
STOCK # 19837, 4WD, 2DR, 42K, BLACK, HARD TOP, AUTO, AC, AM/FM/CD, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, ALLOYS,
price was $23991 IS
STOCK # 18330, 24K, BLACK, TOURING, 6 SPEED, AC, POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS, BOSE, CD CHANGER, ALLOYS, LEATHER/HEATED/POWER SEATS, CRUISE, BLUETOOTH
price was $26679 IS
Kingston Nissan welcomes two new salespeople
.net 845-338-3100 • 140 Route 28, Kingston NY
Gary Pugliese and Brian Clarke
Welcome to the family!
REAL PEOPLE, REAL DEALS