With students due to arrive at the SUNY New Paltz campus in only three weeks to begin their fall semester, the college has released new COVID-19 policies that signal a partial return to normalcy. Many of the protocols that were imposed when in-person instruction resumed last spring have been relaxed – for students, faculty and staff who can prove that they’ve been fully vaccinated.
Bird-on-a-Cliff’s advertising tagline for Hamlet’s Big Adventure! is, “If you like Shakespeare, you’ll like this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll love this show!” And if you prefer stage musicals, you’ll be pleased to hear that it features some songs as well.
Half the fun of a county fair is seeing the live farm animals – raised from infancy, groomed to look their handsomest and trained to be on their best public behavior by young volunteers. These hardworking kids learn practical animal husbandry skills in the 4-H Youth Development Program run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County.
“Woodstock usually celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks in August, so why not do Earth Day in July?”
Maverick reopens for 2021 with light schedule, heavyweight musicians.
At its July 13 meeting, the Gardiner Town Board voted to accept a bid of $393,575 from Precise Enterprises for the replacement of the dilapidated Clove Road Bridge.
Longtime town Clerk Michelle Mosher was nominated by the Gardiner Republicans for another term last week.
The Town of Gardiner stands to save a significant amount of money annually by buying back its cobrahead streetlights from the utility company, while replacing the bulbs with energy-efficient LED fixtures.
Dr. Albert J. Williams-Myers, professor emeritus at SUNY New Paltz and chair for 37 years of its Department of Black Studies, died after a brief illness on Monday, July 12, at the age of 82.
New Paltz town historian Susan Stessin-Cohn has, with the help of SUNY student interns, put together an online exhibit about the Zion AME church that stood on Pencil Hill Road.