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The gift of planets

The gift of planets

What’s the most romantic gift for your sweetheart? A book of poetry? A candlelight dinner? Excellent choices — but as a nightcap, what’s better than the Goddess of Love in person?

Letter: In praise of skate parks

Letter: In praise of skate parks

A reader from New Paltz makes the pitch for a skate park to be approved for that community. “I am both a mom and a middle school teacher. I have seen firsthand how skateboarding can change lives. A skate park is such an important place in a community. It may not be the place for everyone, but it is everything to those who find their place there.”