The Arts Upstairs Gallery, at 60 Main
Street in Phoenicia, is seeking entries for its next show, “Unusual
Ornaments and Small Hanging Works of Art”. The entry fee
is $1 per piece. Drop-off times are from 10 to 4 on Saturday
and Sunday, November 20 and 21 and November 27 and 28. The show
will open with a reception on Friday, December 3, 2004 from
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and run until January 2, 2005.
To The Future
Town’s Latest Comprehensive Plan Draft Quietly Evokes Deja
By Brian Powers
The consultant hired by Shandaken’s current Comprehensive
Plan Committee presented most of a new draft plan for the town
Monday night, and if the number of questions over phrases like
“large scale terrain-altering development” are any
indicator, we should probably expect to hear more, and soon.
Onteora’s Indie Programs Defend Their Push For Making
Spurred on by a series of verbal complaints delivered at its
November 3 workshop meeting in Boiceville, along with what some
board members described as a “blistering” letter
to district administrators, the Onteora Central School District
heard an impassioned defense, and explanation, of the high school’s
pioneering Indie, Aspie, and brand-new-this-semester Community
School programs at its November 16 regular meeting in Phoenicia.
Paints A World She Deeply Knows
By Paul Smart
Kate McGloughlin's got deep roots. The Olivebridge house she
lives in was her grandmother's. Her mother and uncles all live
within walking distance. Looking out the tall windows that fill
one wall of her north-facing studio, out onto a classic fallow-field
foreground Catskills' view, she can describe the changes in
every furrow, every fencepost.