This year’s incoming class extends the increasing racial and ethnic diversification of the student population at SUNY New Paltz. About 48 percent of incoming first-year students are from traditionally underrepresented demographic groups, as are about 35 percent of incoming transfers.
The new owner wants to add eight parking spots to the lot of the former Gilded Otter and also fence in the property to allow him to charge to leave a car there. Neighbors in the condominium complex just to the north are concerned that there’s not enough buffer between the lots to support that idea.
The Ruoff family has run the venerable restaurant since its founding in 1955.
New Paltz is much more diverse than it was decades ago, has more traffic and tourism. How do residents feel about these changes?
Replacing the old Moxie Cupcake building at 184 Main Street in New Paltz with a three-story restaurant and hotel with outdoor dining and roof deck is going to take some variances, including one that’s particularly difficult to obtain.
Starting with this fall’s crop of legislators and county officials, legislators can serve no more than six full terms and executives and comptrollers no more than three.
The new owner of the former Village Tearoom property wishes to convert the home on the New Paltz property to a “boutique lodging facility” dubbed The Vanderlyn.
Police say they are still seeking a motive in the killing of a homeless man who was found stabbed to death in a wooded area off of the Thruway Exit 19 traffic circle on Sunday. The body of Guy D. Andradez, 58, was discovered around 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11 beneath a tarp near a tent where, witnesses say, he had been living since June.
Along with the passing of the torch came the passing of the check, as representatives of Millbrook Preserve, Inc. and the New Paltz Community Foundation gathered on Friday morning, August 2 at the Preserve’s trailhead on North Manheim Boulevard. The ceremony marked the Preserve’s coming of age as an official not-for-profit organization, legally able to do its own fundraising.
For more than a century, Mohonk Mountain House has served as a gathering place for local, national and international leaders to focus on ways of promoting peace, environmental protection and civil rights. Founded in 1869 by the Smiley family, this year marks the 150th anniversary of the Mountain House. In honor of this milestone the owners have teamed up with Mohonk Consultations to offer a weekend-long peace conference from November 1 through 3, titled “Creating and Sustaining Peace.”