After their daughter nearly drowned in a pool at a home off Springtown Road last July, the family wants to spread the word about pool safety.
Superintendent Thomas Bongiovi said that after receiving a complaint regarding an employee last week, “the district did a prompt and thorough investigation, and the employee ultimately resigned from the district.” He added that the New York State Department of Education was also notified.
Paul Echols of Ellenville was found not guilty of misdemeanor resisting arrest and obstructing government administration, but guilty of the violations of harassment and disorderly conduct, in a rare trial in New Paltz town court that concluded yesterday. Echols received a $250 fine and 50 hours community service. The charges were the result of a September 9 incident outside of P&G’s in New Paltz at about 3:30 a.m. involving a fight and allegations by Echols of police brutality against the town.
Trustees were asked to notify parents more quickly of threats to their children and to be more proactive about responding to incidents of racism and anti-Semitism, of which there have been 10 reported in all four schools in recent months.
Under the rules for Community Choice Aggregation, the default option — Central Hudson — would be replaced with a new provider, selected based on criteria such as carbon footprint and price per kilowatt hour.
Paul Echols is charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and other crimes stemming from a September 9 incident outside of P&G’s in New Paltz. Accounts differ, but by the end of that encounter Echols had a broken jaw and some police officers were reportedly covered in blood, which they say was spit on them by the defendant. Whether Echols’ jaw was broken prior to when the police responded — he was punched in the face, initiating the altercation which got officers’ attention — or while in custody is one of the facts in dispute.
When Delores Angelillo-Ward opened Concept 1 Unisex Beauty Salon in 1969, it was only the third hair salon in New Paltz. The others, “Powder Box” and “William’s,” are both long gone, but her establishment still thrives despite the considerable competition in town these days.
One of the hamlet of High Falls’ longest-running and most charming seasonal treats is now up and running once again: the High Falls Flea Market. It happens every Sunday, weather permitting, from the second Sunday in April through the last Sunday in October – this year, October 27.
A website by a local businessman aims to promote local businesses as a destination.
When the public hearing for long-anticipated gateway zoning rules was opened on May 2, New Paltz Town Board members heard a lot about the Ferris Woods senior housing apartment complex planned for the end of Brouck Ferris Boulevard.