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New Paltz condemns Capitol attack

New Paltz condemns Capitol attack

Members of New Paltz’s town council and village board of trustees have jointly denounced the chaos which beset the halls of congress on January 6, and called for a full investigation into those events, as well as the resignation or removal of elected officials who helped incite the violence, specifically including President Trump.

How local school districts are handling the intense news cycle

How local school districts are handling the intense news cycle

“We received some suggestions from the state and we’ve also gotten some suggestions from Boces, they did some research,” Kingston Superintendent Paul Padalino said. “But overall, our teachers know what they’re doing. They know how to handle their students. They know when it’s appropriate to have these conversations and at what depth. I try to leave things in their hands to cover these kinds of situations.”

News & notes (1/20/21)

News & notes (1/20/21)

Topics include: Maverick Concerts’ executive director steps down; Tammy Kim named the 2021 Ottaway Visiting Professor of Journalism; Highland’s Ethan Thompson signs with Marist College to play baseball; The new Saugerties Animal Shelter; and more.

Ulster getting fewer vaccines this week than last

Ulster getting fewer vaccines this week than last

Ulster County will get fewer vaccines this week than it did last week, and all the appointments at the county-run Covid-19 vaccination site at Kingston High School are spoken for, said County Executive Pat Ryan earlier today. Calling the vaccine rollout “frustratingly slow,” Ryan said the federal government was at fault for not distributing vaccines faster.