50th anniversary


Photo contributed by James Leach
New York City dancer Jason Rides performs at the Catskills Pride Stonewall anniversary fundraiser at the Stickett Inn in Barryville. 

Locals remember Stonewall, prepare to march again

REGION — In the early hours of the morning June 28, 1969, police raided a bar in Greenwich Village, New York City. It was typical, then, for plainclothes officers to infiltrate bars frequented by LGBTQ+ community members and make arrests on charges such as “soliciting” or for cross dressing.

Woodstock 50 back on?

WATKINS GLEN, NY — The concert planned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock in Watkins Glen—not the one planned for Bethel—is back on, the organizers say. They have announced a new funding partner: the Oppenheimer & Co. brokerage and investment bank.


TRR photo by Fritz Mayer

The site of the original Woodstock festival will be humming with activity 50 years later. 

2019: The year of Bethel Woods

BETHEL, NY — It’s been nearly 50 years since half a million people descended on Max Yasgur’s farm in the Town of Bethel for the Woodstock Music Festival, billed as three days of peace and music.

 

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