Democratic Committee members endorsed Irwin, Torres and Ippilito, snubbing incumbent Bettez, who is running on a slate with Torres and Brownstein. Democrats registered in the town will determine what happens at the polls on September 12.
Depending on who one asks, this project is either the culmination of a widely-expressed community desire, or the first step toward the “Disneyfication” of New Paltz.
Before he was a champion boxer, Floyd Patterson was a troubled kid who was sent upstate to the Wiltwyck School for Boys. That decision turned his life around. Seventy years after Patterson’s reform-school experience, the owner of his former home in New Paltz hopes to again associate his name with giving help to young people.
Wayne Bradford has an ambitious dream to bring a vintage diner from Ellenville to the heart of the Village of New Paltz. The 209 Diner didn’t get enough traffic in Ellenville, he feels, but if he can find room to shoehorn it in on the property next to Bacchus, it could again be a sustainable business.
A suggestion made at a prior Lloyd Town Board meeting that police officers monitor the Hudson Valley Rail Trail for unruly cyclists created considerable uproar online among members of the cyclist community.
Say goodbye to that illegal turn to get past the herm in front of the Jean Hasbrouck house: Huguenot Street in New Paltz is now officially closed to vehicular traffic from that point to Broadhead Avenue.
The rail trail bridge spanning the Wallkill near Springtown Road in New Paltz is going to be torn down by early next month and the contractor will have until September 20 to prep the site.
Plagued by high levels of bacteria and chemicals from sewage discharges and runoff, the poor health of the Wallkill was evidenced by a bright green, toxic algal bloom last summer which lasted some 80 days before dying off.
Members of the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance will be holding the first annual festival to celebrate the river at Sojourner Truth Park in New Paltz on October 7.
It was a strange sight: New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez and his deputy, Dan Torres, seated on either side of a laptop displaying the face of Julie Seyfert-Lillis, attending a special meeting via video conferencing software.