New Paltz board faults college chief
The Town Board has issued an open letter to SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian, castigating him for criticizing opponents of the college's proposed Park Point housing complex in a speech last week.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Labor, community organizations and citizens protest Wilmore IDA tax breaks
Labor and community organizations held a rally on a closed-off North Front Street in New Paltz last Wednesday, August 20. The approximately 35 protesters held signs announcing "Strong Communities Work" and "Living Wage Jobs Not Tax Cuts for the Rich."
Heather Carman named assistant principal
It's truly my dream job.” Heather Carman Heather Carman will begin her new position as assistant principal on Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
Suny New Paltz Officially Opens Academic Year
President Donald P. Christian was joined by faculty, staff, student leaders and athletes, alumni, and Foundation board directors in welcoming new students to the 2014-2015 academic year during the College's annual Convocation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 22. "Convocation marks the end of summer, which always feels out of balance with so many students ... (more)
5 Things to Do This Weekend: Labor Day edition
It's the unofficial last weekend of summer, so enjoy one final three-day fling before school starts, and take the family to one of the dozens of events taking place around the region this weekend.
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Congressman Gibson Tours NACD Member KIC Chemicals Facility
Rep. Chris Gibson has recently visited KIC Chemicals Inc. , a member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors , to learn about the chemical distribution industry and how the small business is working to ensure its facility and the local community is safe through programs like Responsible Distribution .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Employees claim black mold in New Paltz Town Hall
Nobody who's ever worked or spent any time in the musty-smelling rabbit warren that is Town Hall has ever had a good word to say about it.
Dunham teases fans with sneak peek
SHE'S been divorced three times, but Jennifer Lopez says she'd love to get married again - including to a younger beau.
Conference on disabled students Sept. 16
The newly formed Mid-Hudson Regional Affiliate of the New York State Special Education Task Force will have its kickoff event, "Managing School Anxiety & Avoidance Strategies for Students With Disabilities," from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
Dixon Named Assistant to the Director of Athletics
By Brian Savard NEW PALTZ - Brittney Dixon, who most recently worked as the development assistant for athletics at Wellesley College from 2012-14, has been named the assistant to the director of athletics at the State University of New York at New Paltz, as announced Tuesday by director of athletics Stuart Robinson.
In the shadow of town-gown issue, new students say hello to SUNY New Paltz
The fledglings - 1,200 of them - came in flocks Thursday to SUNY New Paltz, surrounded by anxious parents and curious siblings.
Restoring faith in mankind's humanity to animals
I was making the drive down from All Creatures vet office, our New Paltz location, to the Newburgh hospital , and I saw a juvenile woodchuck crossing Route 208, a busy road.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tax-break foes rally in New Paltz
Roughly 100 people joined an ad hoc choir Wednesday to call out the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency and the tax-abating PILOTs it grants.
New Paltz water drilling problems plague neighborhood
Efforts by the village to confirm the presence and quality of water at a Plains Road site continue to cause problems for neighbors along the quiet country road.
Kingston man subdued by Taser after threatening New Paltz cops
A Kingston resident had to be subdued by Taser early Sunday morning after the man threatened a woman in a New Paltz parking lot and subsequently threatened police officers who approached him.
Editorial: Conflicts at SUNY New Paltz cry out for a real leader
A place that once offered a prime example of good town-gown relations has suffered yet another blow with a conflict over the role the SUNY New Paltz president is playing as a board member of Central Hudson Gas & Electric.
NY to Equip SUNY Campus Police With Narcan
The New York Attorney General announced funding to equip 12 State University of New York campuses with Narcan kits.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ulster County, N.Y.: A Tranquil Destination for Runners
Less than 100 miles from the hustle and bustle of New York City, Ulster County is a hidden Northeastern gem-a tranquil destination for urban runners in need of some fresh air and long-weekend relaxation.
At the Downtown Dance Festival: graceful dancers and a gorgeous view
Perhaps only one thing could improve the view in Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, in Lower Manhattan, where the annual Downtown Dance Festival opened on Sunday.
Summer veggies were just the first round
This undated image shows a garden with cabbage and other seasonal greens in New Paltz, N.Y. Growing fall vegetables is like having a whole other growing season in the garden.