With a tersely-worded letter sent to New Paltz Town Council members, Jonathan Katz ended his 24-year run as town justice, effective August 8. Interviews to fill the position until a permanent replacement is elected will be held at the Town Council meeting on August 1.
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With a heat wave forecast for this weekend, local officials have announced the following cooling centers will be open.
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted today in favor of the Raise the Wage Act, would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over six years.
An event took place in New Paltz 50 years ago that didn’t grab headlines, but created a lasting legacy: Harris Dariotis, a 26-year-old immigrant from Greece, and his friend George Demosthenous had a foundation built in a mall parking lot and assembled a prefab diner, manufactured in three sections in New Jersey, on the site. They signed the lease in March 1969 and opened the Plaza Diner to the public in November.
Over his 43 years in business, owner Bob Freeston has always had a reputation for being supportive of local artists and not-for-proﬁt endeavors. If there was a way to make your printing dreams come true at a price you could scrape together, Bob was the guy to make it happen. While the presses ran, you could hang out at the shop, talk politics and philosophy and how the world might be made a better place.
A 44-year-old Rosendale woman was seen swimming in the Rondout near her residence on Saturday shortly before she was found and pronounced dead.
Rosendalers bracing for possible traffic nightmares on the first morning of this weekend’s Rosendale Street Festival due to closure of part of Binnewater Road for filming can breathe a sigh of relief. The shoot, originally scheduled to take place at night from July 17 to 19, has been canceled.
After six months of work by project engineers J. H. Maloy, Inc. of Albany and geotechnical consultants Hayward Baker, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has determined that the first phase of the Rosendale Floodwall project has been completed and that the wall is now “stabilized.”
The partners behind the project believe it will fill a critical local need: affordable, convenient, utilitarian space for entrepreneurs and businesses.
After nearly 26 years at the helm of Mohonk Preserve, Glenn Hoagland will be leaving the organization to become president and chief executive officer of The Seeing Eye, a New Jersey nonprofit and internationally recognized dog guide school for people who are blind.