Reconstituted in April 2018 following more than three years of inactivity, and its effective dissolution after all its members’ terms had expired, the Open Space Commission (OSC) of the Town of Gardiner has been doing its homework. A presentation at the September 3 Town Board meeting of its progress so far on the topic of codifying procedures for conservation easements earned the OSC high praise from the board and town supervisor.
Over the years, the youth program has participated in countless fundraising events, activities and programs, and all of that hard work has paid off.
While there was plenty to hear, see, do and eat at all three main locations — not to mention a book sale at the Gardiner Library and sidewalk pop-up shops in front of various Main Street businesses — the big news of this year’s event was the return of Majestic Park as a major scene of the action.
The Survival of the Shawangunks is arguably one of the most grueling and unusual triathlons in the world.
Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries “free” screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, and door-to-door visits.
Due to some helping hands and major machinery, six acres of new soccer fields are currently being built at the Field of Dreams off Libertyville Road in New Paltz for the town’s youth recreation league.
This column includes tidbits from local papers about the amazing volunteer effort that took place to build the Hasbrouck Park playground in September of 1995. Enjoy these words of 25 years ago:
Olivia Treubig’s “The Lotus Seed Project” is primarily an initiative to introduce yoga and mindfulness to more people, she says, doing so in settings other than the traditional yoga studio and with a focus on community and healing. Her efforts extend to both adults and children.
Community athletic competitions are fun in and of themselves, but especially meaningful when their purpose is to raise funds and awareness for a good cause. A new such venture, which its organizers hope to become an annual event, will make its debut in New Paltz on Saturday, September 14: the Great Wallkill River Race and Festival.
The playground at Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz is at the end of its serviceable life and volunteers are being asked to help rebuild it, as was done 25 years ago. The New Paltz Village Board and the DPW assessed the playground’s condition in 2015, which is what put this plan into motion.