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.”
As a small boutique winery, Robibero Family Vineyards concentrates on handcrafted, artisanal wines expressive of the Hudson Valley climate and soil the grapes were grown in.
If you missed Community Bowl Day this year, be sure to put the 21st annual Chili Bowl Fiesta down in your day planner: Saturday, February 24 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the SUNY Ulster Dining Hall at 491 Cottekill Road in Stone Ridge.
Town officials questioned the sheriff and assistant district attorney on the URGENT task force’s use of minor informants and whether it inquired about immigration status. The town is weighing whether to continue to participate in the drug and gang task force, which includes officers from town and city police departments throughout the county.
Helping parents discover some of the ways that teens keep evidence of both drugs and self-harm hidden from family members was the purpose of a recent program at the town’s youth center called “Hidden in Plain Sight.”
Water is a resource which must be managed and protected to ensure that this remains the case. That’s the crux of what a variety of experts agreed during a public forum on campus called “Our Drinking Water Challenges: Infrastructure, Local Water and Protecting Open Space.”
Supervisor Neil Bettez acknowledged at the meeting that this would be a loss of choice, but he believes the benefits gained are worth it.