Natural Power Group, Inc. of Wallkill would provide the power. Residents can also participate.
“Save Tillson Lake” is the name of a new ad hoc advocacy group of citizens alarmed over the Palisades Interstate Park Commission’s plan to “dewater” Tillson Lake, a 23-acre reservoir near the foot of the Shawangunk Ridge. The commission says the lake’s dam is unsafe.
The breakthrough movie to put the Hudson Valley on the map is John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place, which was filmed at recognizable locations – a farmhouse in Pawling, a market in Beacon, the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail bridge in New Paltz.
Saturday, April 21: Lowell Thomas (1892-1981), who long made his home in Pawling, was a pioneer broadcaster, journalist, lecturer, author, globetrotter, raconteur and media technology innovator.
Thursday, 4/19 and several dates afterward: In his ongoing 100 Novels project, Youd specializes in retyping novels (with the same make and model typewriter used by the author) from beginning to end in locations that are charged with literary significance in the author’s biography. The retyping of Mary McCarthy’s The Group will constitute the 56th novel that Youd has typed, and is one of several titles that he will undertake in the Hudson Valley in 2018.
Watching Isle of Dogs is a delightful experience from beginning to end. They might as well inscribe the name plaque for the 2018 Best Animated Feature Oscar right away.
Sunday, April 15: Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change has already garnered critical accolades, including from such environmentalist icons as Jane Goodall and Bill McKibben. The book makes the case that Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before, infecting half a million people in the US and Europe each year, and untold multitudes in Canada, China, Russia and Australia.
April 12 at SUNY New Paltz: The bill would insulate New York State against some of the rollbacks to the federal Affordable Care Act currently being pushed by the Trump administration, specifically those that affect health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs, devices and procedures.
At least one pair of coyotes, described by eyewitnesses as unusually large, healthy-looking and “bold” in their behavior, has apparently staked out a territory in the vicinity of Springtown Road, west of the Wallkill River.
Through the tireless and innovative efforts of employees and enthusiastic volunteers and community partners, New Paltz has has met and surpassed its original goal of reducing its solid waste stream by 20 percent; in fact, it has nearly halved that output.