It’s a familiar sight in the Village of New Paltz on Friday mornings, those little three- and four-year-olds hanging onto a rope to stay together as they navigate their way from the New Paltz United Methodist Play School on Grove Street over to Elting Memorial Library. There, storytime with Miss Bonnie awaits, after which the kids can choose a book to take home.
The Twice Blessed thrift shop at the Reformed Church of New Paltz on Huguenot Street held a grand re-opening Saturday, October 20 in their newly reconstructed space.
A roundup of local family activities.
Opening on Saturday, October 27: Virginia Haggard was an accomplished and interesting woman in her own right who spoke several languages. She was the well-educated daughter of a diplomat and an aspiring artist herself.
The attention focused lately on the nationwide opioid crisis has shed much-needed light on the complex problems associated with the use of addictive drugs for pain management. What hasn’t come up as often in the discussions are alternative solutions to manage acute or chronic pain without resorting to opioids in the first place. And that’s where physical therapy comes in.
Health Quest Medical Practice recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest healthcare center in Highland. Located atop a hill on Route 299 between Highland and New Paltz, the 15,000-square-foot facility is a multispecialty office, housing more than ten providers who offer primary care, obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology and neurology.
Rosendale Waxworks is the combined effort of Shaun Johnston and Wilda Gallagher. Husband and wife as well as business partners in the new venture, the two have launched the brick-and-mortar shop with the intention of providing a venue for local candle- and soapmakers as well as a showcase for their own handcrafted art candles.
Siblings Colin, Samantha and Mackenzie Boylan are enthusiastic about the new direction they’re taking the family business.
Debbie Cuney Flynn and Cathy Sifre are sisters-in-law, best friends and “wish partners,” as volunteer wish granters with Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley.
The 62nd annual Elting Library Fair will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The book sale continues Sunday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free both days, but avid book hunters and flea market enthusiasts who want first crack at the merchandise on Saturday may pay $10 for early bird admission from 8-9 a.m.