Residents of the High Falls Water District can now breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that they will have ample clean water available when the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) commences its second shutdown of the Catskill Aqueduct this coming autumn.
Programs in New Paltz include the county, local police and the Tavern Association. They have many areas of focus, including spotting sexual assault, prevent violence and intoxication.
“I understand the sensitivity of the topic, but redefining history in your own image is not the answer,” said Roland Hasbrouck.
After a 48-year career in the New Paltz Central School District, New Paltz High School Principal Barbara Clinton is retiring, effective July 5. This leaves the school district with three principals to hire for the 2019-2020 school year.
The citizens’ group Friends of Gardiner, claiming to represent more than 300 Gardinerites, has filed an Article 78 legal action against the town of Gardiner challenging the approval on January 17 of the special permit, site plan and subdivision request for the Heartwood project, a lodging facility with 70 cabins, restaurant and event barn.
The ‘‘Our town’’ column is compiled each month for the New Paltz Times by Carol Johnson, coordinator of the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection. The entries have been copied from the March issues of the New Paltz Independent.
Held the day after International Women’s Day, the event was an excuse to demonstrate solidarity on a long list of issues impacting women, locally and around the globe, with a rally and march.
The Methodist Church as a whole has voted against LGBTQ inclusion, but that doesn’t mean individual churches don’t have options.
The onset of a snowstorm dampened the turnout but not the Carnival spirits of dozens of families who attended the Mardi Gras celebration on March 3 at the Elting Memorial Library. The walls of the library’s community room were covered with wallpaper evoking the ornate cast-iron balconies lining the streets of the Big Easy; display cabinets were filled with Mardi Gras masks; and book aisles were festooned with purple, gold and green decorations.
The primary message that came across throughout the evening from those who asked questions or made statements was the desire to see more proactive action from the district in addressing issues of safety that include outside threats coming into the schools and internal issues such as reported incidents of racism, bullying and sexual harassment on school property.