A brief word from the Editorial Committee at the Gardiner Gazette
The Omnibus Consortium, of which Taxnightmare.org is a founding member, is composed of numerous groups that joined together six years ago in Gardiner to address the excessive and chaotic property taxes that are devastating the middle class.
For the past two years the Wallkill Valley Land Trust has sponsored a one-morning Eastern Box Turtle survey at the home of Anne and Ray Smith on Forest Glen Road.
Courtney Weis joined the Ulster County 4-H at age five, working first with rabbits, then, at age eight, with dogs. Last year she was a member of a canine drill team that captured Grand Champion title at the New York State Fair.
At a January ceremony, the Town of Gardiner handed the Open Space Institute a check for $50,000—payment in full on the Town’s commitment to assist OSI in purchasing the development rights to Marty and Thelma Kiernan’s 132-acre cattle farm on Bruynswick Road in Gardiner.
In 2009, Maggie engaged in another adventure—moving into an apartment at Woodland Pond, the newly-created retirement community located in New Paltz.
Melissa Fairweather began volunteer-ing as a child. Today, Melissa coordinates close to 200 volunteers at the Gardiner Library.
At times, it appears that our civilization is disintegrating from the clash of the simultaneous events of economic collapse, climate change and the dwindling supply of cheap fossil fuel known as “Peak Oil.”
The Main Street Gang, a small group of Gardiner business owners committed to keeping the Hamlet open for business and growing, is diligently working on the details for the Third Annual Gardiner Cupcake Festival.
For a while, Gardiner had no barbers. Now, by rule of serendipity, we have two.
Skip the supermarket. Instead, stop by Wrights, and make it part of your buy-local routine. We all share in the benefits of keeping farms alive and well in Gardiner.
Always wanted to ride a horse and never found the time or right stable? Ever thought of joining an equestrian team?
Dramatic new paintings of Gardiner landscapes will be created and sold during the third annual Art in Gardiner: Plein Air Paint Out event and auction, scheduled for Saturday, June 4th, rain or shine.
Our thanks to the Gardiner Town Board for signing the shared services agreement, and to the Gardiner Highway Department for taking on their new task with a vengeance.
Local residents are invited to enjoy hundreds of concerts this spring, presented by singers performing all over town.
Four beers on tap, 30 bottled beers (including a gluten-free variety) and over 20 flavors of wings …what’s not to like?
With surrounding communities working together, we can help older residents live independently with dignity and a sense of community.
Ever contemplated getting involved, giving back, having a voice? Well, have we got an opportunity for you!