New Paltz’s own Jason Friedman, 43, won the sixth annual Rock the Ridge ultramarathon race, which took him and 600 other mountain goats through 50 miles of breathtaking carriage roads and trails that began and finished at the Testimonial Gatehouse.
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Francois Barcomb, a high school physics teacher from New Paltz, won the JEOPARDY! Teachers Tournament today, claiming the $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the next Tournament of Champions.
Easygoing, stylish and wise are some of the many words that best describe New Paltz High School senior Carolyn Reeves. Whether she is shocking others with her bold hair colors and leopard- print clothing, eye-catching art pieces, or her clever yet intelligent thoughts and sense of humor, Reeves is always putting herself out there.
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.
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.
Rosendale has its annual Pickle Festival, Saugerties its Garlic Festival, Margaretville its Cauliflower Festival. New Paltz is among many towns in the Hudson Valley with a seasonal celebration of their apple crops. But is there a community in the region as yet that has claimed the humble-but-delicious mushroom as the centerpiece of an annual feast? That prospect may be in New Paltz’s foreseeable future, if Amanda Heidel has her way.
Keeping the annual July 4 festivities going has proved to be a perennial challenge.
The tournament episodes will begin airing Monday, May 6.
The New Paltz Regatta returns for its 64th iteration on Sunday, May 5. With any luck, the sun will shine, but even if it rains again as it did at last year’s event — and the event the year before — the show will go on.
On a cold blustery day, the New Paltz baseball/softball faithful came out to cheer on their teams. Nine divisions of them. Three-hundred-and-fifty players strong. In an American Rite of Spring.