The new location is the corner of Henry W. Dubois and Chestnut St., former site of another gas station.
The opening of a trail through the flats to the foothills of the Shawangunks has created a world of possibilities, one of which was realized this past week.
Seven residents of the New Paltz Center, a senior-care facility on Jansen Road, were honored last Friday for their military service with the unveiling of a “wall of honor” including their photographs and an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in their honor.
A half dozen campus buildings bear the names of the town’s first settlers, who owned slaves. Nearly all the speakers at a recent hearing on campus called for the buildings to be renamed, but the administration is waiting until spring to vote.
An American Flag mural, which has spurred controversy among some in the community who associate its display with militarism, was splashed with red paint on Election Day.
Nearly all of the preserve was farmland decades ago, and evidence of cultivation can be seen if one knows where to look.
One comment heard on the street might capture the sense of mystery and oddity in a single question: “Was it a live cow, or a fake cow?” One had to be there to be sure.
The supervisor said layoffs would be required to keep the tax increase under 2 percent.
Billed as an “appreciation walk and ride” for the American flag, hundreds converged on New Paltz yesterday bedecked with Old Glory. They were met by perhaps two score of protesters, resulting in a thunderous shouting match across Main Street for several minutes.
A proposed renovation of McDonald’s in New Paltz opens the door to addressing issues with that business by members of the Town of New Paltz Planning Board, including the brightly-colored play area considered out of character for the area, and the lack of wheelchair ramps along the sidewalk.