On Thursday, November 15 at Garvan’s, the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce will once again confer its annual Business Recognition Awards to three local businesses and entrepreneurs who have been nominated by their peers as making notable contributions to the vibrancy of the town’s economy while being good corporate citizens.
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As President Donald Trump delivered a midterm election message that leaned heavily on foreboding and fear, first-time congressional candidate Antonio Delgado was urging his supporters to “lean into your love.” On election night, voters across the sprawling 19th Congressional District did just that, electing the 41-year-old former corporate attorney and unseating Republican John Faso.
Hundreds of students gathered at SUNY New Paltz last week to gain momentum for young people turning out to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
Gardiner planners balked at the specter of a busy agritourism venue on a 54-acre parcel adjacent to the site of the proposed Heartwood resort on Route 44/55 bordering the Shawangunk Kill.
The supervisor said layoffs would be required to keep the tax increase under 2 percent.
“Congressman John Faso of New York has worked hard and smart,” tweeted the president. “Strong on Crime, Borders and our 2nd Amendment, John is respected by all. Vote for John. He has my complete and total Endorsement!”
With two weeks until Election Day, the race in New York’s 19th Congressional District is a dead heat.
Review of some recent proposals in the town has been hampered by the lack of precise language in the existing zoning code, last updated in 2008.
The two candidates for this swing congressional district have different visions for the healthcare system. Faso, who voted for the Republican repeal bill last year, supports some changes to what he sees as an essentially well functioning private insurance market, while Delgado favors a public option, which would let Americans buy into a government-run insurance program.
A proposed renovation of McDonald’s in New Paltz opens the door to addressing issues with that business by members of the Town of New Paltz Planning Board, including the brightly-colored play area considered out of character for the area, and the lack of wheelchair ramps along the sidewalk.