New Paltz police officer Robert Sisco has apologized for a rap video posted to social media in the spring that led to local protests and counter-protests, as well as nationwide news coverage. The apology was made during the police commission meeting held online on November 19. At least one member of a community targeted in that video has been willing to accept it.
“I know I wasn’t the only person who thought ‘what is going on here, someone is going to get killed,” said one resident. “It happened last week.”
Members of the Village of New Paltz Environmental Policy Board want to pollinate the parched grass and cracked-concrete sidewalk in front of Village Hall into a vibrant garden that attracts the eyes and the bees to its flora and fauna.
A count of more than 1000 absentee ballots still resulted in narrow defeat of a $5.8 million bond for a 12,500-square foot library building in Woodstock.
Ulster County has seen its active cases of Covid-19 double in the last three weeks, with a particularly steep increase
Topics include: Family of Woodstock Thanksgiving feast; Thruway tollbooths go cashless; New Paltz Turkey Trot is virtual; Assemblymember Cahill honors area readers in virtual ceremony: and more.
The most common figure given by government officials and housing groups is no more than 30 percent of one’s income. But where did that figure come from?
‘It’s difficult for anyone to find a place to rent unless you have an excellent job, excellent credit and you have megabucks.’
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today announced the county has four rapid testing machines that can return results for Covid-19
How will climate change impact New Paltz in the future? The New Paltz Climate-smart Communities task force is helping the local governments earn the bronze designation in the state climate-smart communities program. An indirect impact was an invitation to get a new kind of free flood assessment by scientists from Woodwell Climate Research Center in Massachusetts.