An update on two pending immigration cases.
Whether fireworks go off at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz this year is entirely up to New Paltzians themselves. Organizing those festivities was a volunteer effort until only a few years ago, and town officials plan on returning to that tradition. All that’s needed is for locals to pick up the ball.
“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and that’s kind of the same thing.” So says a hand-lettered sign posted in front the newest retail shop to add its allure to the ongoing revitalization of downtown Highland. Called Lilly Rae in the Hamlet, it’s located in a tiny wooden building that oozes with history, just on the periphery of the walkable town center at 14 Commercial Avenue.
Fischer’s new self-published book, Ulster County: Discovering Home, captures a moment in time in which some old familiar settings are fading away and new ones coming into focus.
Women’s Studio Workshop has received a Mid-Size Capital Facilities grant of $70,000 secured with the support of the New York State Council on the Arts through the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council and the Arts and Cultural Facilities Improvement Program.
On February 7, 2019, Erica cast off the final line from her Viking ship and sailed away to her next celestial port. In the hold she carried with her all the love, experiences, gifts and everyday miracles you all have shared with her on her 49-year earthly journey.
Politics turns personal.
As developers were unveiling new exteriors for the CVS and Five Guys buildings during last week’s New Paltz Town Planning Board meeting, watchers of the project are pushing for the environmental review process to be reopened.
New York City police have charged a SUNY New Paltz student, her boyfriend and another woman with dumping the body of the boyfriend’s mother after her death last week. Officers believe that Jared Eng, a 22-year-old who attended SUNY New Paltz up until last semester, killed his mother and then enlisted his girlfriend Caitlin O’Rourke — currently a New Paltz student — and another woman to help conceal the body.
With the shrinking of the polar ice cap, these may be tough times for Arctic creatures; but here in the Hudson Valley, a warm welcome is being prepared for the human variety of polar bear, regardless of the weather on Saturday, February 9. That’s when Berean Lake in Highland will play host to the ninth annual Subzero Heroes event, a major fundraising event for the Alzheimer’s Association.