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.
Woodstock 50th anniversary
WATKINS GLEN, NY — Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original Woodstock concert in Bethel, released a statement on April 29 stating the “Woodstock 50” three-day concert scheduled for Watkins Glen would go on as planned.
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.
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.
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.
ELDRED, NY — Highland officials are hoping the town’s Woodstock anniversary display will draw more than a glance across the intersection from passerby waiting for the traffic light on their way to Bethel.
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.
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.