The biggest misconception about grants is that they are “easy money,” says Eric Roth, grants manager for the Mohonk Preserve.
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Seven residents of the New Paltz Center, a senior-care facility on Jansen Road, were honored last Friday for their military service with the unveiling of a “wall of honor” including their photographs and an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in their honor.
Grassroots activism has changed the way New Paltz and its surrounding townships look — not so much in what you see, but in what you don’t see: commercial and residential sprawl, elimination of woods, wetlands and the vast array of animals, birds and plant life that rely on those delicate ecosystems to thrive.
It’s a familiar sight in the Village of New Paltz on Friday mornings, those little three- and four-year-olds hanging onto a rope to stay together as they navigate their way from the New Paltz United Methodist Play School on Grove Street over to Elting Memorial Library. There, storytime with Miss Bonnie awaits, after which the kids can choose a book to take home.
An American Flag mural, which has spurred controversy among some in the community who associate its display with militarism, was splashed with red paint on Election Day.
When you look at a place every day, you might not notice over time that it’s falling into disrepair. That’s when a fresh pair of eyes can come in very handy.
Nearly all of the preserve was farmland decades ago, and evidence of cultivation can be seen if one knows where to look.
One comment heard on the street might capture the sense of mystery and oddity in a single question: “Was it a live cow, or a fake cow?” One had to be there to be sure.
For the third year running, the Sluts were back on the streets of New Paltz last Sunday.
It was truly grind-it-out football.