After The Deluge...
Davis Park Changes Rec Program Rules, Causing Consternation
For Local Parents
By Tree McElhinney
Davis Park experienced an marked upsurge in attendance when
the new swimming pool and bathhouse opened last year. Olive
residents flocked poolside to relax and refresh themselves in
the cool water while over 300 children registered for the town's
day camp and recreation activities.
As word about the new facilities spread, many people living
in the surrounding towns of Shandaken, Woodstock and Marbletown
began to inquire about using the pool and enrolling their children
in the summer park programs.
By Annie Nocenti
Why buy in a plastic kit what you can find for free right
in your own backyard? Verena Shapiro's ingenious "School
For All Seasons" teaches you to do just that. Be
it an Easter basket, candle holder, or a Christmas tree
decoration, Verena will teach you how to find all the
materials you need right from nature (and a few trips
to the farmer's market) to fashion your own inventive
POOL'S OPEN...Sararose McCabe
celebrated her 11th Birthday last weekend at the Davis Pool
in West Shokan... which also happened to be its opening day.
Photo by Beth Blis
It's Graduation Time!
Seniors Prepare For The Big Day June 28 As Board Gives Principal
By Violet Snow
At the Onteora high school, seniors are preparing for graduation,
with ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, June 28, at 11:00
a.m. on the football field. If the weather is inclement, the
proceedings will take place in the large gym. Each senior
is allotted five or six tickets to give to friends and relatives,
who will have folding chairs reserved for them.
In Our Midst
For A Tot, A Chichester Man Wounds A Bear And Ends Up Before
Rachel X. Weissman
A Chichester man who shot a 405 pound male black bear takes
issue with the way the incident was reported in the Daily
Freeman. Carl Steen went before the judge in Phoenicia on
Tuesday for having shot a bear out of season. He was fined
$300 for a lower civil charge by Town Justice Tom Crucet.