Posts tagged "Olive"
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...
Olive opposes electricity rezoning

Olive opposes electricity rezoning

The Olive Town Board issued a pair of resolutions at its March meeting that address impending changes in the electrical supply system serving Ulster and Dutchess Counties. The board unanimously adopted a first resolution that firmly opposes the New Capacity Zone (NCZ) scheduled to be imposed on May 1 that groups Mid-Hudson counties with three...