Memorial and concert in New Paltz to celebrate the life of Erica Chase-Salerno

(Photo by Melissa Surprise | Surprise Photography)

A celebration in honor of the life of the beloved New Paltz writer, mother and community pillar Erica Chase-Salerno takes place on Sunday, June 16 in New Paltz. The celebration has two parts. Starting at 1 p.m., Erica’s family and friends will offer remembrances and readings in Lecture Center 100 on the campus of SUNY-New Paltz. This is expected to last for one hour. Follow the Celebration of Life link below to RSVP for this portion of the event. Joyful Sounds for Erica, a free all-ages outdoor concert featuring many of Erica’s favorite local musician/friends, will follow at 3 p.m. at the High Meadow School at 3643 Main Street in Stone Ridge. Scheduled performers include Rhett Miller, Dean Jones and Dog on Fleas, John Burdick and friends, Rachel Loshak and Robert Burke Warren. No RSVP is required for the concert, which will be held rain or shine.

Erica’s Celebration of Life, Sunday, June 16, 1 p.m. memorial & 3 p.m. free concert, Lecture Center 100, SUNY-New Paltz (1 p.m.), High Meadow School in Stone Ridge (3 p.m.,

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  1. Donna Eis

    Due to weather concerns, the concert portion of this event scheduled to take place at Hasbrouck Park will be held indoors at the High Meadow School at 3643 Main St, Stone Ridge at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday June 16. The venue is unchanged for the “Reflections” program, which will go forward as scheduled at SUNY-NP LC100 at 1:00 p.m.

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