Students headed to school in the Wallkill School District got a shake-up Tuesday morning at the intersection of routes 44/55 and 208.
The gas station at the corner of Oakwood and Main in New Paltz could get a face lift, which will result in considerably more retail space in the front, if owner Michael Khorassani gets his way.
Thomas M. Bongiovi was hired last October as interim superintendent. His appointment through 2021 was approved unanimously.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last November that, as part of an effort to erect more statues of women throughout the state, one of Sojourner Truth will be sited along the Empire State Trail. Town leaders in New Paltz think that it should be here, as New Paltz is the place she called home for 18 years, and they’ve both passed a resolution and launched an online petition to bring Truth home.
Dozens of volunteers jumped into Berean Lake in Highland last Saturday to raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease.
Yvette Moscatello had a moment between errands, she recalls, and ran into the Stewart’s in Modena to grab a cup of coffee. On a whim, she also bought a $2,500 a week for life lottery ticket because the colors caught her eye. It was a good choice, as she ended up getting the top prize, making her Ulster County’s first and New York’s ninth million-dollar-plus lottery winner this year.
Feb. 16: Geared toward “middle grade” readers — third grade through middle school, depending on their reading level, Ellis says — the book is the first in a fantasy adventure series collectively titled The Karakesh Chronicles and projected to run to five volumes.
Opponents of the project, which would include 46 apartments over a floor of retail space and be located in the village on North Chestnut St., said the hearing should be kept open because important details are still up in the air. But planners concluded that would result in a feedback loop, with adjustments made in response to comments prompting further comments, ad infinitum.
BC’s New Paltz Climbing Gym, the former Inner Wall, will continue to offer the afterschool activities and birthday parties for youth that the gym has always hosted, but the new owner plans to focus more on the local climbing community.
In a press release, husband-and-wife restaurateur team Tomoko Matsunaga and Youko Yamamoto announced the decision to shut down the operation, due primarily to the unsustainable costs of “ethical and natural ingredients.”