New Paltz’s founding families owned slaves, a fact the community continues to grapple with. Earlier this month SUNY New Paltz’s president announced the college would look into whether it should rename buildings named for the community’s founders. Last week, five writer-storytellers participated in “Reclaiming Our Time: A Live Performance by TMI Project,” delivering monologues after spending the night a former slave quarters in a historic Huguenot house.
The Highland native has written her first book, a young adult fantasy novel planned as the first in a series. Possibilities Publishing Company will release Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters on November 1.
Overheard at Taste of New Paltz 2017, between two young girls: “I have sprinkles all over my shoe!” “I have hot sauce in my shoe.” That more or less sums up the particular genius of this annual event at the Ulster County Fairgrounds.
The events on Sunday, Sept. 24 will include the town’s second annual SlutWalk, live music, activities and information tables at Hasbrouck Park.
Returning for the fifth time Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, the annual Harvest Hoedown & Local Food Barbecue is the “main community friendraiser and fundraiser” for the programs of the Rondout Valley Growers’ Association (RVGA).
The event features a raffle, children’s activities, live music and a book sale.
Providing medical marijuana as a doctor in end-of-life care, I received calls from organizations urging me to grow my “marijuana practice.” What these organizations were ready to capitalize on is this truth: medical marijuana works. Unfortunately, it’s prohibitively costly and hard to get in New York State.
It doesn’t take much driving around the Town of Gardiner these days to notice that a vocal opposition has developed to the Heartwood eco-cottage resort development currently proposed for a property on the north bank of the Shawangunk Kill in Tuthilltown.
The Home of Champions project aims to convert the longtime home of former world heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson and his family into a site where high-achieving youth who are aging out of foster care can hone their leadership skills.
Considerably more people in favor of the black-box theater, recently dubbed “the Denizen,” showed up for the second session of the public hearing on the proposal than did the last time.