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Student profile: Carolyn Reeves

Student profile: Carolyn Reeves

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. 

Mushroom Shed Festival on May 10 brings community mushroom gardening to Huguenot Street

Mushroom Shed Festival on May 10 brings community mushroom gardening to Huguenot Street

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.

New Paltz Regatta returns

New Paltz Regatta returns

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.