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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 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.

Teen launches free food fridge in New Paltz

Teen launches free food fridge in New Paltz

An effort is underway to establish a free food/community fridge in New Paltz, behind Snug Harbor facing out towards the Rock and Snow parking lot. This project has been organized by Mariabella Rivera-Todaro and Jasper MacDonald of the local non-profit, Millions of Butterflies. The fridge will be hooked up to the electrical outlet on the red barn behind Snugs and Rock and Snow.

Hudson Valley Fireworks guide: 2021 edition

Hudson Valley Fireworks guide: 2021 edition

Looking to see July 4 fireworks near you? This year there will be many more Hudson Valley events than 2020, though still not as many as usual. Here’s our annual list of Independence Day activities, including those with fireworks as well as daytime activities with a July 4 theme.