Posts tagged "Olive"
Higleys to use bank building for new Shokan farmstand

Higleys to use bank building for new Shokan farmstand

A step in taking over the Bank of America with a farmstand was taken on August 5 when the Olive Planning Board reviewed a site plan presented for a proposed roadside grocery to be called “Greenheart.” Actually, the abandoned building formerly occupied by the Shokan branch of the bank on Route 28, which closed last...
Higley seeks to open farm stand in Olive

Higley seeks to open farm stand in Olive

Al Higley of Hanover Farms, the embattled Mount Tremper farm stand, is opening a new stand in the parking lot of the former Bank of America building on Route 28 in Ashokan, eight miles to the east and next door to the Dairy Deli. He said the new market, operating under the name Greenheart, is...
Olive concerned about herbicide spraying around Ashokan Reservoir

Olive concerned about herbicide spraying around Ashokan Reservoir

Disturbed by the sight of herbicide spraying on roadways around the Ashokan Reservoir in Olive last June, West Shokan resident, Jim Sofranko, called New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) to express his displeasure with implications of the practice. This year, as a first-term Town Board member learning that the spraying was being...
Thriving Mountain Valley Little League gets down to playoffs

Thriving Mountain Valley Little League gets down to playoffs

In its second year, Mountain Valley Little League — pulling boys and girls from the towns of Olive, Shandaken and Woodstock — has started to catch the eye of kids now wanting to play baseball as much as they desire soccer. Or their Wiis, playstations, tablets and smart phones, for that matter. On a recent...
Former Olive Supervisor Leifeld gets his due

Former Olive Supervisor Leifeld gets his due

Berndt Leifeld — who gets roasted and toasted, and possibly honored as well, for his 38 years as Olive town supervisor and councilman on Sunday, March 30 — laughs when he recalls how he started inching his way towards a political career about a half a century ago. Then again, the man’s long been good...