It’s official: The Lazy River Campground in Gardiner will soon be excavating the passive water feature implied by its name.
St. Joseph’s Church basement was buzzing with community members excited to learn and impart knowledge on how to make their homes more energy-efficient and winterized, as well as practical and professional guides on how to recycle, compost, reduce food waste and junk mail as well as one’s carbon footprint.
The decision, which affects a mixed-use zoning area along North Chestnut Street, will reduce the current limit by one story. “We already have a downtown New Paltz,” said former mayor Tom Nyquist, expressing a view which is common among those seeking to scale back the current rules. Others, like architect David Toder, whose mixed-use Zero Place development is proposed for the area ,see the blighted North Chestnut corridor as precisely where a vision of 21st-century development should be unfurled.
Ongoing construction aims to route a large number of pedestrians and bicyclists through the village. Some residents are wondering if the effects of this have been taken into account.
The spirit of giving was much in evidence at the annual Christmas parade and community tree-lighting in downtown Gardiner last Friday evening.
Clip-clop, clip-clop went the steady hooves of the two large black horses pulling the wagon carrying passengers on a festive ride down Historic Huguenot Street last Saturday, December 1 at the annual “A Holiday on Huguenot Street” event that officially launches the season at the history-laden site.
When it comes to public higher education, New Yorkers deserve better. We are a state with considerable wealth, a highly educated citizenship, and we pay our fair share of taxes. We don’t deserve to see the next list of the best colleges and universities put out by some national media source only to find SUNY either non-existent or hidden near the bottom.
Planned pay cuts for members of the Lloyd town board — $2000 for board members, and $6000 for the supervisor — don’t pass legal muster, according to town attorney Sean Murphy.
New Paltz resident Matthew Rojas was picked up outside of the New Paltz Justice Court last week by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The incident has given a face to the ongoing debate about immigration reform, as friends raise money for Rojas’ defense and local officials consider how best to respond to tactics which have been characterized as both a challenge to the town’s sanctuary law and disrespect for the local justice system.
Successful hunters often end up with more venison than they can use, and being able to donate allows them to avoid wasting food.