A proposed renovation of McDonald’s in New Paltz opens the door to addressing issues with that business by members of the Town of New Paltz Planning Board, including the brightly-colored play area considered out of character for the area, and the lack of wheelchair ramps along the sidewalk.
Health Quest Medical Practice recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest healthcare center in Highland. Located atop a hill on Route 299 between Highland and New Paltz, the 15,000-square-foot facility is a multispecialty office, housing more than ten providers who offer primary care, obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology and neurology.
Approximately 1,000 gallons of aviation fuel from the Gardiner Airport on Sand Hill Road were spilled onto the ground during the weekend of October 6 and 7, with enough seepage into the Wallkill River to alarm residents downstream, according to town officials and the DEC.
Joey Garcia decided to organize this event because he has a love and appreciation for the American flag and his country. “To me it represents many things — freedom, compassion, strength and pride to name a few,” said the organizer. “But lately, our flag has been under attack.”
Rosendale Waxworks is the combined effort of Shaun Johnston and Wilda Gallagher. Husband and wife as well as business partners in the new venture, the two have launched the brick-and-mortar shop with the intention of providing a venue for local candle- and soapmakers as well as a showcase for their own handcrafted art candles.
Hurd’s Family Farm in Modena has taken abandoned, broken- down farm equipment and arranged it into a Ninja Warrior-styled obstacle course on which kids (and adults) can test their strength and agility.
“We have our work cut out for us,” said Gardiner Town Supervisor Marybeth Majestic.
A new law would ban aircraft from taking off our landing in Rosendale. A resident with a helicopter challenged the town board to measure the sound with a decibel meter. “I guarantee that it will not violate any noise ordinance.”
County Executive Mike Hein outlined his vision of lean government and a commitment to progressive goals when he unveiled his proposed 2019 budget last week.
In just a few weeks’ time, the annual New Paltz Halloween parade will transform this community into a destination for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people. However, an aspect of that tradition which is very important to the youngest participants — full-size Hershey’s bars, handed out to every child who looks to be under 13 years of age — may not be able to continue, and organizers are looking to community members for help.