New Paltz School Board members have named Gregory Warren as interim high school principal. Mario Fernandez left that position in June, advising that he wanted to be closer to home near Albany for a variety of reasons. Warren will be serving as interim principal while on leave as the district’s athletic director, and until a permanent replacement is found.
Police commissioners cite cost, morale and performance in deciding that town of New Paltz police officers will retain some leeway in deciding when to turn their body cameras on.
New Paltz village and town officials are scrambling to complete a foot bridge in the Mill Brook Preserve before the funding that was promised for the project expires.
An independent police commission will be reinstated for oversight of New Paltz Police Department operations.
Topics include: New housing standards floated; Calling 911 in case of overdoses doesn’t get the caller arrested; Honoring a diamond anniversary; More skate supporters heard; Tree champion needed; and Meeting challenges.
Topics include: Police complaints are noted in public; Main Street mayhem; Traffic stop paperwork to include more information; Intoxicated New Paltz man threatened juveniles at town pool, attacked officer; County housing plan reviewed before Town Board; and Moriello Park bridge to be replaced.
At their meeting to reorganize for the new school year, school board trustees of the New Paltz district selected Bianca Tanis as their president and Brian Cournoyer to be vice-president.
Drawing on federal aid, New Paltz School Board members have created three new positions around helping students process and recover from the jarring transition to learning from home, which has resulted in learning gaps and emotional trauma for many youngsters.
New Paltz Village planning board members are proving their dedication to their community as they dig into the mammoth task of undertaking an environmental review of the New Paltz Apartments project, which if approved in its present form would result in rental rooms for 650 being built on some 60 acres directly south of the college campus along Route 32. Four of the five unpaid volunteers spent more than two hours of their July 6 meeting going over the scoping document, which will be the guide for what’s studied and how.
New Paltz School Board members at their July 13 meeting authorized signing a contract to film meetings for posting and broadcasting live.