Land and water conservation leader Kevin Case has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Mohonk Preserve. He will assume his responsibilities as President and CEO of Mohonk Preserve on April 6, 2020.
Less than a year after its closing, former night spot Harmony Cafe and its adjoining Wok ’n Roll restaurant at 50 Mill Hill Road, is under the new ownership of Scott and Betsy Mitchell.
Janet and Darryl Greene’s new Trolley Stop Cafe is located in the heart of the Highland hamlet at 58 Vineyard Avenue, just oﬀ Main Street in the downtown area. It’s a family business, with Janet running the front of the house and Darryl in the kitchen. Daughters Alanna and Geneva provide table service and son Nathan helps out when he can. No strangers to the hospitality business, the Greenes were longtime owners and proprietors of the now-defunct Inn at Orchard Heights in New Paltz.
The Catskill Mountain News, the Catskills region’s oldest continuously published weekly newspaper, last week announced its immediate suspension in a letter from its publisher of the past two and a half years, Joan Lawrence-Bauer.
Two local New Paltz business owners who depend upon buildings for their livelihoods have been honored for beautifying their own Main Street properties. Engineer Andy Willingham and architect Allen Ross, each with offices in a refurbished Main Street home, were given Partners in Preservation awards at the January 22 New Paltz Village Board meeting in New Paltz.
“We’re constantly getting better and better,” said Schatz president Stephen Pomeroy. “We invest in new technologies that enable us to switch from part to part very quickly.”
A look at one of the town’s signature eateries, a combination market and caterer.
Thirty years ago, Ronnie Shapiro realized that by making it convenient and simple for others to embrace a vegan diet, she could multiply her own reduction of animal suffering. Now, at Healthy Gourmet To-Go on Market Street in Saugerties, she devises, cooks and packages countless vegan meal packages that get shipped throughout New York and parts of New Jersey.
When longtime Gardinerites Melissa and Greg Gagne opened Grazery at Water Street Market in New Paltz this past August, they found a way to combine their background in the food business with their love of plants and flowers, all while preserving a beloved local cheese shop.
“I love irreverence,” says Chris Owens, 27, whose “Cee Ohh” shop on North Front Street in New Paltz features thrifted streetwear hand-painted in a funky, graffitied urban style.