Adelante Student Voices — adelante meaning “moving forward” — is a program and support system for undocumented high school students who wish to continue their education, but aren’t sure how to go about that.
The month of July began not only with high temperatures, but a spate of unconnected fires that tested the limits of New Paltz volunteer firefighters.
After a high-speed chase along Route 299 in Lloyd ended with the death of a New Paltz woman whose vehicle was hit head-on in a July 1 incident, locals are seeking to better understand why such pursuits occur.
The so-called Dollar General project is much larger and more complex than the nickname might suggest. Three parcels, totaling 21.7 acres, along Rt. 9W and including the existing Burger King, Trustco Bank, and a strip mall are included. A Dollar General would be constructed on one of those lots, and a 72-unit apartment complex would be built behind those businesses, with the strip mall refurbished to match.
Local officials argue that eliminating free Sunday parking would increase revenue for the village itself, and would potentially increase revenue for local business owners, as well. However, many residents are skeptical.
The idea of changing the name of Lloyd to Highland-on-Hudson was suggested at a recent public meeting, but local officials
Well over a hundred people rallied in front of Elting Memorial Library in New Paltz yesterday as part of a nationwide set of protests against the separation of immigrant families at the border.
Last week, leaders of the town and village of New Paltz learned that $200,000 in what’s called SUNY impact aid is headed this way. The aid helps defray the costs incurred by the town servicing the college.
The moratorium on development in the gateway area of town near the Thruway in New Paltz is likely to expire before any new zoning regulations are passed, because Town Board members agreed last week to close the public hearing with no intention to vote on the code as written.
Just a few minutes’ drive to the south of New Paltz, in the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge, recently-hatched kestrels are fighting for their lives.