The sun shining down from a clear blue sky illuminated Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz like a flaming metaphor last Saturday afternoon, as people gathered for the first annual Recovery Fest.
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Now its 27th year, the event, which began as a food festival, is now much more.
Because the program is for children 5 and under, families transition out of it when the kids enter school. They’ve gathered at Phillies Bridge for the last 12 years at the end of the summer to celebrate good health at the source of much of the fresh produce they receive.
It was a full day of family-friendly activities and community camaraderie last Saturday at Majestic Park in Gardiner, as the 28th annual Gardiner Day went off without a hitch under sunny skies above.
A Ceremony of Remembrance was held on Monday morning at the New Paltz Community September 11th Memorial to mark the 16th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
All the entertainment and activities are free, including pony rides, face-painting and henna tattoos.
“What is it? What’s it worth?” will be held Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m. at the New Paltz Community Center.
Festival organizers say it’s intended to create a supportive environment where people can come together, not to recommend particular program or treatment.
Lloyd Lowes Home Improvement sent a modest army of angels to help Ascension Holy Trinity (AHT) Mission Center food pantry and clothing closet last week to the food pantry and free clothing closet to make sure no one ever has to struggle to walk through the door.
The names may change through the years, but over the last six summer seasons of DUSO swimming the results have