All posts by Sharyn Flanagan

A day’s work: Arborist

A day’s work: Arborist

Watching an arborist armed with a chainsaw skillfully climb a tree is a sight that frequently inspires spectators to grab their camera. But the ease with which the professional does their work belies the dangers inherent in the job.

New Paltz’s Village Pizza gets new owners

New Paltz’s Village Pizza gets new owners

The eatery has entered a new phase with new owners, husband and wife, Mike Katz and Lara Alicandro. The renovations they’ve made to the space have opened it up, making it lighter and brighter with dining tables replacing the retro booths and the pinball machines relocated to make room for a counter seating six.

90 Miles Theatre Company will go “Back to the ’80s” at their upcoming cabaret

90 Miles Theatre Company will go “Back to the ’80s” at their upcoming cabaret

In the 1985 film, Back to the Future, Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, travelled through time back to the ‘50s in a souped-up DeLorean converted into a time machine. But no such device will be necessary for modern-day Hudson Valley-ites who wish to go back to the ‘80s for a night: all one needs is a ticket to the 90 Miles Theatre Company’s next themed cabaret, “Back to the ‘80s,” on Saturday, March 30 at Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road in Highland.

New Paltz superintendent presents $63.7m school budget; includes creation of Wellness Center

New Paltz superintendent presents $63.7m school budget; includes creation of Wellness Center

The $300,000 Wellness Center would be used by all high school students during the school day as part of their required physical fitness courses, and potentially after school with appropriate supervision. Intended to offer students additional opportunities for stress relief and other benefits of physical fitness, the Wellness Center would include 42 stations for working out with a separate area for activities such as yoga and stretching.