If you’re sick, healthy, happy, in need of a smile, a laugh, a shoulder to cry on, there is no one more approachable and welcoming than Dedrick’s Pharmacy’s Brian Van Kleeck. Van Kleeck, who grew up in both New Paltz and Highland, is a 15th-generation Huguenot on his father’s side and a descendent of Irish immigrants on his mother’s side, whose family fled during the potato famine. “My great-grandmother from Ireland worked as a housemaid for the Rockefeller family and my great-grandfather [Padraig] was a New York City cop,” said Van Kleeck . . .
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