Members of the Village of New Paltz Environmental Policy Board want to pollinate the parched grass and cracked-concrete sidewalk in front of Village Hall into a vibrant garden that attracts the eyes and the bees to its flora and fauna.
Leonie McCloskey has opened a sweet shop next to her husband Garvan’s restaurant in New Paltz. The shop features handmade baked treats as well as “Irish fancy goods.”
“He wasn’t even 21 years old,” noted Kevin Cahill. “Today, he wouldn’t have been old enough to go to P&G’s and have a beer.”
New Paltz voters came out in support of open space. At press time, 72 percent of the ballots cast voted in favor of the Community Preservation Fund 3,648-1,408. There are still more than 1,200 absentee ballots to count, but not enough to change the support of Local Law #1, which is aimed at serving as a financial mechanism to protect and preserve “water quality, working farms, wildlife habitat and natural areas.”
If you didn’t know better, New Paltz looked a lot like a traditional Halloween
Since the shutdowns began in spring, it’s often been said that life won’t go back to normal until a Covid-19 vaccine is released. But as cases number have continued to grow, so too has skepticism about the vaccine.
The schoolbuses can go back to the bay; New Paltz students did not return to school today as had been
A one-time fee of 1.5 percent at the point of sale on the value of a property exceeding the median ($245,000) would go toward a Community Preservation Fund.
Although he has already served as a town justice since August of 2019, New Paltz native Rhett Weires will be running for his first term as an elected judge this November on the Democratic ticket.
It just isn’t autumn without the hundreds of freshly baked apple pies and steaming-hot fritters dipped in powdered sugar at the New Paltz Reformed Church. The church’s annual apple festival this past Saturday was still a success, despite having to limit the size and scope due to the Covid-19 restrictions.