All posts by Erin Quinn

Meet Mohonk Preserve’s mountain rescue team

Meet Mohonk Preserve’s mountain rescue team

Hudson Valley One had the opportunity to spend some time with four of the Preserve’s rangers and ask them what types of challenges they face – particularly as one of the most popular activities at the Preserve is rock climbing along its multi-tiered and exposed vertical cliffs, made of white Shawangunk conglomerate rock.

Teen launches free food fridge in New Paltz

Teen launches free food fridge in New Paltz

An effort is underway to establish a free food/community fridge in New Paltz, behind Snug Harbor facing out towards the Rock and Snow parking lot. This project has been organized by Mariabella Rivera-Todaro and Jasper MacDonald of the local non-profit, Millions of Butterflies. The fridge will be hooked up to the electrical outlet on the red barn behind Snugs and Rock and Snow.

New Paltz High graduates get live commencement after all

New Paltz High graduates get live commencement after all

There was much to be celebrated. Not only did the 225-odd members of the New Paltz High School Class of 2021 complete their final year of high school, but they were able to all be together, for the first time in almost a year-and-a-half, unmasked, smiles showing, with their family and friends, educators, coaches and community surrounding them.