Woodstock 50th anniversary


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This dove was unveiled at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon on May 13. Artists Anna Marie Pronto, Joel Peterson and Kaylan Cemelli created it. 

Doves landing throughout Sullivan

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Doves begin landing this week throughout Sullivan County. There’s one at the Villa  Roma  Resort, one at the Narrowsburg Union, another at the Discovery Center and the Quickway Diner. Altogether, 50 of the Woodstock-inspired birds will be unveiled through June 7.


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Let the 'Sunshine' in

With the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival 50th anniversary just around the corner, it seems that everyone in Sullivan County is jumping on the hippie bandwagon. Not to discredit the excitement buzzing around the county in anticipation, but SC has an original ‘Funky Hippy Chic’ with a story that deserves to be told.


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Supervisor to fight culvert work

TOWN OF BETHEL, NY — This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival, and as everyone knows, the festival was held in the Town of Bethel. The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has informed Dan Sturm, the Bethel supervisor, that the DOT will begin replacing a culvert on Route 17 in June.


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Eugene Wolff is a graduate of the Narrowsburg Central Rural High School and an international agronomist. Arriving in

Tusten in July, 1969, his parents built a home on the river in Narrowsburg. In the summer of 1981, he was a college intern at the newly opened outdoor amphitheater “Music Mountain” in Wood-

ridge, the first legal outdoor venue for rock concerts allowed in Sullivan County since Woodstock. Wolff continues to do business travel and lives part-time in Narrowsburg.

 

Re-discovering Woodstock’s lost relics

Despite the Woodstock festival occurring years before concert merchandising became a big business, there is still a surprising amount of memorabilia from Woodstock that has survived.


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Museum director Wade Lawrence, left, hosted a panel discussion with Woodstock Festival photographer Amalie R. Rothschild, historian Andy Zax, and Sweetwater’s Alex Del Zoppo and Fred Herrera at Bethel Woods last weekend as part of the new exhibit’s opening day celebration.

Tempus fugit

It’s the fancy (and by “fancy,” I mean Latin) quasi-poetic way of saying “time flies,” and ain’t that the truth. When we’re young, we think we’re gonna’ live forever, but around middle-age, we start to wonder where the time went.


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Peace doves will mark the Woodstock 50th anniversary. 

County unveils peace doves

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As a way of marking the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 2019, Sullivan County has arranged for the creation of 36 fiberglass doves to be stationed in locations throughout the county in the New Year. The doves are each about five-feet high and seven-feet long and have yet to be painted.

 

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