Kevin C. Weinman, chief financial and administrative officer at Amherst College, will become Marist College’s fifth president in early fall. Weinman will take over from Dennis J. Murray, who has led Marist for nearly 40 years.
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Police commissioners cite cost, morale and performance in deciding that town of New Paltz police officers will retain some leeway in deciding when to turn their body cameras on.
The ‘‘Our towns’’ column is compiled each month by Carol Johnson of the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection. The entries have been copied from the July issues of the New Paltz Independent. To get a closer look at these newspapers of the past, visit the staff of the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection at the Elting Memorial Library at 93 Main Street in New Paltz, or call 255-5030.
A 3.5-mile segment of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail in the town and village of New Paltz will be upgraded with a new ten-foot wide bicycling and walking path by October, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday in a press release.
Elected and law enforcement officials have formed the new countywide Anti-Violence Effort Response Team comprised of law-enforcement officials, social workers and mental health experts as they tackle an ongoing surge in gun violence and violent crime in Ulster County.
The first annual community picnic in New Paltz will be held on Saturday, July 24 at the Field of Dreams. An outdoor movie night will be held at the Field of Dreams on July 31 featuring the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
New Paltz village and town officials are scrambling to complete a foot bridge in the Mill Brook Preserve before the funding that was promised for the project expires.
At its July 13 meeting, the Gardiner Town Board voted to accept a bid of $393,575 from Precise Enterprises for the replacement of the dilapidated Clove Road Bridge.
Longtime town Clerk Michelle Mosher was nominated by the Gardiner Republicans for another term last week.
The Open Space Institute has announced the recipients of its 2021 Barnabas McHenry Hudson Valley Awards, honoring exceptional young leaders who are working to protect and enhance the Hudson River Valley. The five recipients, who represent communities throughout the Hudson Valley, are working this summer with prominent community not-for-profits.