New Paltz resident Mark Castagnetta, 52, was sentenced Thursday, August 17 to 18 years and two months in federal prison for child sex trafficking.
Tuesday, August 22-Sunday, August 27: It’s the second-largest county fair in the state, and this year’s entertainment includes 3 Doors Down, the Brothers Osborne, the Marshall Tucker Band and the Old Crow Medicine Show.
The thirteenth annual Hudson Valley RibFest will be held at the Ulster County Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday, August 18 through 20.
Friday, August 18-Sunday, August 20: Sixty teams vie for top honors at the Hudson Valley RibFest in New Paltz this weekend.
Saturday, August 19: Performers at this inaugural event include NRBQ, Matchstick Architects, Black Mountain Symphony & the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. The library tent will present readings by authors and illustrators and art demonstrations by Etsy volunteers.
After the studio where her daughter took lessons announced it was closing, Mary Alexander decided to step in and open a new studio to ensure the 150 or so students could continue their lessons.
The Town of Lloyd and its hamlet of Highland will soon join the ranks of other local communities that have celebrated what makes them unique by hosting a themed public art exhibit.
County fairs began as a showcase for farmers; rides, games and entertainment were added to attract more visitors. Older residents remember a time when the Ulster County Fair had only a carousel and Ferris wheel.
The $52.9 million capital project ongoing in the New Paltz Central School District is progressing over the summer with a great deal of activity going on at the middle school.
Saturday, August 5: Tracy Tynan’s memoir Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life features stories from the fashionable lives of her parents, theater critic Kenneth Tynan and novelist Elaine Dundy.