Repair Café in New Paltz begins another year of free repairs, courtesy of experts, this Saturday, January 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Paltz United Methodist Church.
The annual WinterFest celebration returned to Highland last Saturday, January 14, offering family-friendly reasons to get out and brave the cold. Temperatures were seasonal but there was no snow, which may be why the parking lot filled up so fast and many visitors found themselves parking up and down New Paltz Road.
Help is not limited to seniors or low-income earners.
There will be plenty of family-friendly activities, including hayrides and games, but the centerpiece is the chili competition, in which more than 20 regional restaurants bring their best batches of chili.
The Village of New Paltz’s annual holiday tree bonfire took place earlier today at Hasbrouck Park, the day after Christians of some traditions celebrate Epiphany, or “Little Christmas.”
“By catering to everyone from three-and-four-year-olds and our youth hockey league to senior skating classes each week and being accommodating to all ages, we’ve really built this up over time.”
Looking for something festive and family-friendly to do on New Year’s Eve that doesn’t involve spending a lot of money, drinking to excess or putting yourself in the path of impaired drivers?
The event had the feeling of a family dinner — albeit a very large family — warm and festive and welcoming.
At its December 14 meeting, the Saugerties town board honored Brian Sawchuck, Gerry Marzec, James “Spider” Barbour and Paul Pavlovich.
The teachers raised money for hungry students and local families battling health problems.