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An Atypical Earth Day Fair in New Paltz April 19–25

An Atypical Earth Day Fair in New Paltz April 19–25

The Interfaith Earth Action, New Paltz Climate Action Coalition and the Caring for Creation Committee of the Reformed Church of New Paltz are sponsoring an Earth Day Unbound, an Atypical Earth Day Fair during Earth Week on April 19-25. The event is free, online at bit.ly/earthdayunbound and on Huguenot Street and the Walkill Valley Rail Trail between Broadhead Avenue and Mulberry Street in New Paltz.

What the newspapers said 100 years ago

What the newspapers said 100 years ago

The ‘‘Our towns’’ column is compiled each month by Carol Johnson of the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection. The entries have been copied from the April 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.

New Paltz teen wins science award

New Paltz teen wins science award

The Town of New Paltz resident was the first-place winner in the Environmental Science subcategory of the poster competition. Her winning poster, titled “The Effect of Land Development on Stream Ecosystem Health in the Mill Brook Preserve in New Paltz,” was among 43 posters submitted by high school students from across New York State.