Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Posted 8 months ago

 
Please welcome our new anonymous writer of our popular column Single in the Suburbs.  Our previous 2 writers have graduated out of the column after finding themselves in relationships.  Read on…

Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Girls’ Night Out on the Cheap
Posted 1 year ago

by Alyson M. Komyanek
Anyone else feeling the pinch from the tax increase hitting your pocketbook this year? I don't know about you, but even with my 2% raise this winter,…

Miss Funny Money: Girls’ Night Out on the Che…
Diving For Perfection
Posted 2 years ago

Today we would like to tell you about a young Ulster County man- Kyle Kaznowski. Kyle graduated from Kingston High School in June 2009, while in attendance there, he participated…

Diving For Perfection
Hudson Voice Competition
Posted 2 years ago

As the nation's eye is on the Olympics, the Hudson Valley is watching their very own Hudson Valley Voice competition. This American Idol based completion began its first round of finals on Friday night. A group of 12 contestants are competing for $10,000, a two year lease on a 2013 Impreza from Kingston Subaru, and a potential recording contract.
“After this week's finals, the group of singers will be reduced to 6, than three, and ultimately down to a winner.”
"Everybody's watching all these shows like American Idol and everything on TV, why can't we have one around here? There's been a…

Nominations: Happening Kid Happening Hero Wanted
Posted 2 years ago

Ulster Happening is looking for our readers to nominate a “Happening Kid” and “Happening Hero”.
To nominate a person, you can go to our form located at ulster.happeningmag.com click on contribute…

Nominations:  Happening Kid  Happening Hero W…
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Art Exhibit “Flora of Ellenville” by Hudson Valley Artist Charlene Bachmann Hart

Kayrose Gallery presents “Flora of Ellenville” For seven weeks beginning January 8th, Kay Rose Gallery is excited to exhibit a selection of bas relief sculpture panels by the artist Charlene Bachmann Hart. Celebrating the Feast of Saint Valentine with a floral display that re-envisions the tradition of relief sculpture in a modern form. The exhibition […]

Single in the Suburbs: Coffee Date vs. Dinner Date

Single in the Suburbs: Coffee Date vs. Dinner Date

By Anonymous After a straight year of continuous cereal dating, I have come to the realization that maybe I’m trying too hard and should just let things flow naturally. Between online dating on two different websites, numerous blind dates, meeting people through friends and occasionally bumping into a guy from high school with the, “Hey! […]

3 Ways to a More Financially Sound 2014

3 Ways to a More Financially Sound 2014

By Alyson Komyanek Each January millions of us will make a resolution to start the New Year off right. Exercise more, watch less TV, get better grades, whatever it might be. Then, by the time February rolls around, we find ourselves feeling guilty for having broken that “new habit” 3 weeks ago. So this year, […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

By Nicole Loughan It’s almost time to ring in the New Year and with it the resolutions. There are so many ways to start your resolution journey, sign up for a gym membership if you are trying to lose weight, talk to a financial advisor to get on the path to fiscal wellness or enroll in […]

Make-up Free Dating Challenge

Make-up Free Dating Challenge

by Anonymous Have you ever dared to go on a date without make up? Yeah, me neither. Until recently. Don’t think I’m crazy just yet. Hear me out. While preparing for a night out with a blind date through a friend, I found myself with only 15 minutes to prepare after a long day of […]

Protecting my Princess with the Starter Mom

Protecting my Princess with the Starter Mom

by Nicole Loughan The anti-princess brigade is out in full force. Recently, a school advertising to girls to be their own knight in shining armor received rave reviews from feminists and won a lot of shares on social media. The ads featured glass slippers with lines like, “you are not a princess.” I don’t mind […]

The Season of Giving: Giving Back on a Budget

The Season of Giving: Giving Back on a Budget

by: Alyson Komyanek Did the holiday season sneak up on you again this year, too? It seems like it comes quicker and quicker each year and with it comes all those commercials with the homeless animals in their little cages while that Sarah McLaughlin song plays in the background. Each year I find myself wanting […]

Family Movie Night: Top 3 Winners and Losers

Family Movie Night: Top 3 Winners and Losers

by Nicole Loughan Winter is on the way and one way to keep the family together and out of the cold is to cozy on the couch with a good movie. My family and I watch movies together often and we have a massed a collection that we all enjoy. For a great movie night […]

Two Husbands-One Wife by Barbara Reina (book front/back covers)

Happening People: Local journalist writes novel

Home-grown Saugertiesan Barbara Reina, daughter of George and Theresa Leombruno has just published her first science fiction/romance novel: Two Husbands-One Wife. Barbara’s upbringing in Saugerties, NY afforded her the opportunity to develop a large imagination which has come to the fore in her novel, Two Husbands-One Wife. Barbara grew up on Austin Avenue in Barclay […]

Thanksgiving Savings with Miss Funny Money

Thanksgiving Savings with Miss Funny Money

by: Alyson Komyanek November starts the worst time of year for budgeters. Food prices skyrocket, loved ones start dropping not so subtle hints about what they want for Christmas and we get flooded with invites for things we could never afford to attend. Saving money is a challenge this time of year, but it’s not […]