For good or ill, alcohol is the drug that adults can legally use to alter how they see the world. In a college town like New Paltz, that fact brings with it tremendous opportunity and no small amount of problems. Local bars are hot spots of economic activity, providing numerous jobs as well as livelihoods for their owners. The same establishments can attract trouble, such as the infamous Easter shooting at Murphy's in 2014. Mindful that booze brings with it both good and bad, business owners and police officers have been collaborating for many years to navigate a middle . . .
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