Supervisor Paul Hansut, a retired police officer, said that the “creepiest part of my whole job was chasing these people around.”
New Paltz needs to temporarily replace municipal water during upcoming repairs to New York City’s Catskill Aqueduct. Plans to tap an aquifer are tied up by a lawsuit, making the construction of a temporary pipeline from the Delaware Aqueduct to New Paltz probable.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, the town clerk kept a record of the community’s slaves.
Starting Sunday, June 18, the weekly market will include farm-fresh produce and other items.
New Paltz Village Board members concluded a year or more of wrangling over the conservation easement for the Mill Brook Preserve at their May 24 meeting, but it wasn’t clear that anyone at the table understood what they were voting upon when they approved the document.
The town’s decision to pause development in the Thruway area has had a negative impact on the Wildberry Lodge, a proposed resort and butterfly conservatory.
New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez believes that Moriello Pool could be operational as soon as June 17, if the work laid out proceeds smoothly. Board members held an emergency board meeting Monday night, May 15 to approve a prepayment of $5,250 to JD Masonry, representing a 50% down payment, for prep work needed before the new liner can be installed. Holding an emergency meeting for that sole purpose could be the difference between opening that weekend, or not until June 24.
Gabriella O’Shea still can’t ride a bicycle on her own, but she’s healed enough that she’s ready to speak out about the dangers faced by anyone who pedals along the roads.
Despite old issues being raised now, New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez remains optimistic that Moriello Pool will be ready for the season on time and with a new liner. Not all of his colleagues on the town council were equally optimistic.
Resisterhood New Paltz is a group of mothers who wish to create the world they leave to their children.