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A lot of critics have assumed the warmth of Conor Oberst's Nonesuch debut stems from some kind of "Seventies California folk pop" just because he worked out the early stage of these 13 new songs with Jonathan Wilson at the revered West Coast producer/musician's studio in L.A.'s Echo Park district.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cross Country Skier
American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Appoints New Director of Race Operations
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has appointed Allan Serrano as its new Director of Race Operations.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
SUNY New Paltz and the gift of a new hand
Maybe this is how it felt to be at Kitty Hawk, peering into a hopeful future while standing on the edge of a new era.
PHOTOS: Hudson Valley Chalk Festival in New Paltz
Artist Henry Darnell pauses Sunday while touching up his chalk artwork after an overnight rain washed part of it away.
New Paltz volunteer firefighters save fall Clydesdale
While others were enjoying Fourth of July barbecues and firework displays, members of the New Paltz Volunteer Fire Department spent more than five-and-a-half hours in the grueling heat attempting to rescue a fallen horse.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
New Paltz man part of '69 lunar landing team
They called it "the tissue-paper spacecraft." Talk to Lou Cariola and you'll find out why, why he thinks what happened July 20, 1969, was nothing less than a miracle.
Kingston man arrested in Paltz after search turns up cocaine
State police working out of the Highland barracks Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old Kingston man on a drug charge after he was stopped for a traffic infraction and a search turned up cocaine.
Mohonk to host 'Art in the Garden' tour
Take in the sights and essence of the beautiful, award-winning gardens at Mohonk Mountain House while gaining insight into how they are created and maintained.
Monroe-Woodbury to host musical July 25-27
The Robert W. Souza Foundation, under the direction of Dominick Pascullo, will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" at Monroe-Woodbury High School at 7 p.m. July 25-26 and 2 p.m. July 27. The show will feature a cast from Monroe-Woodbury, Chester, Florida and Warwick Valley high schools, with musical direction by Adam LaSalle.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hudson Valley Chalk Festival draws artists to New Paltz
Amanda Lipstein, event coordinator and founder of the Hudson Valley Chalk Festival, which makes its third appearance beginning July 18, is hearing from the professional artists that the Hudson Valley venue is making its mark.
County-funded fence at dog park in New Paltz will allow an end-of-summer opening
Dogs in Ulster County and the humans who love them got a double dose of good news on Thursday, July 10. Ulster County Executive Mike Hein spoke at the Field of Dreams on Libertyville Road in New Paltz to announce that the county would fund a fence for the long-planned county dog park at the site.
Artists look for ways to help community
There's not much question the mid-Hudson Valley is home and haven for every sort of arts and cultural event, artform or creator imaginable.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Whats behind different floral scents?
Strong fragrance in addition to beautiful blossoms double the pleasure of the Strawberry Hill rose, from rose breeder David Austin, in New Paltz, New York.
5 Things to Do This Weekend: Hudson Valley Chalk Festival, Seeger tribute
We know you're busy, and planning your weekend is about the last thing on your mind, so here's help.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Unison sculpture outside; Hannah Eshel inside
Unison Arts center is throwing a two-fer out on Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz: the 16th annual sculpture exhibition outside in the wood surrounding the center and inside the work of 88-year-old sculptor and painter Hannah Eshel.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
New Paltz man charged with burglary, assault
Dashiell Stratton, 20, of New Paltz, was released on $500 cash bail Saturday after being charged with burglary and assault.
Wall Street Journal
Summer Sounds, Outside
The Renaissance-era aristocratic family of Lucrezia Borgia inspired not only a Victor Hugo play, but a host of other cultural references: novels, films, the Showtime series "The Borgias" and a character in an "Assassin's Creed" video game.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The 46th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival Opens in a Historica
The 46th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival Opens in a Historic Neighborhood Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1myjcS2 Over the years, I've been informally rating the annual Corn Hill Arts Festivals.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Big Money! Big Money
Of all the concepts presented by the field of evolutionary psychology , one of the most intriguing and crucial is that of the mismatch.
Campers come to Hudson Project for music, peace, weed
Lugging sleeping bags, carts of snacks and drinks, and the wardrobes of weekend warriors, thousands of revelers piled Thursday and Friday into Winston Farm for The Hudson Project Music and Arts Festival.