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Historic Huguenot Street appoints Rebecca Mackey as Director of Operations

Historic Huguenot Street appoints Rebecca Mackey as Director of Operations

Rebecca Mackey has been named the Director of Operations of Historic Huguenot Street, the first in the museum’s history. As such, she will immediately assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the 120-year-old institution. The board of directors created the new position to effectively address the increased importance of attention to organizational administration and meet...
New Paltz High School announces its first-quarter honors

New Paltz High School announces its first-quarter honors

Principal’s List, Grade 12 Sophie Madeline Andrews, Benjamin Apuzzo, Reminy Bacon, Marygrace Bauer-Gluckmann, Michael Benenati, Amy Bishop, Anthony Bonilla, Marissa Bravo, Kayla Brill, Kole Ethan Brownstein, Athalie Brutus, Honour Butler, Natasha Bynum, Hudson Carroll, Madison Carroll, Verenice Castellanos, Deja Clement, Elizabeth M Corey, Jayne Cosh, Morgan DeSimone, Angelica Dickerson, Brynn Eckert, Kyle Eckert, Miranda Fariello,...
Lenape students participate in world record event

Lenape students participate in world record event

Guinness World Records Day for physical education students at Lenape Elementary School took place on Thursday, Nov. 14. For the second year in a row, students participated in sport stacking, which involved stacking plastic cups in different formations for at least 30 minutes. Sport stacking helps with concentration, left and right directionality and bilateral coordination...
Meme Hanley joins Orange County Land Trust

Meme Hanley joins Orange County Land Trust

Meme Hanley of Gardiner has recently joined the staff of Orange County Land Trust as director of development. In her new position, Hanley will be responsible for all aspects of fundraising to support the operations and land protection programs at the nonprofit land trust. Hanley brings with her ten years’ experience in fundraising for land...
Frozendale in Rosendale (photo gallery)

Frozendale in Rosendale (photo gallery)

  Photos by Lauren Thomas
Light up the Hamlet in Highland on Dec. 13

Light up the Hamlet in Highland on Dec. 13

Highland will host a holiday tree-lighting and festivities at “Light up the Hamlet” on Friday, December 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Highland at Vineyard and Main Streets. The event will include hot chocolate, candy, toasted marshmallows, games, giveaways, caroling, the tree-lighting and a visit from Santa Claus. For more information, call 691-2144,...
New Paltz senior citizens enjoy a Thanksgiving meal

New Paltz senior citizens enjoy a Thanksgiving meal

Roasted turkey, stuffing, broccoli, tossed salad, dinner rolls and holiday pies were on the menu for New Paltz Central School District’s 21st annual Thanksgiving holiday meal, sponsored by the New Paltz United Teachers. The feast was held at Duzine and Lenape elementary schools last Wednesday and all senior citizens of the district were invited to...
Ultra-runner Ken Posner to speak at Rock and Snow in New Paltz on Nov. 23

Ultra-runner Ken Posner to speak at Rock and Snow in New Paltz on Nov. 23

Meet ultra-runner Ken Posner on Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m., at Rock and Snow in New Paltz. Posner recently set a new fastest-known time for the Long Path, which is a 355-mile hiking trail developed and maintained by the New York/New Jersey Trail Conference. It starts at the base of the George Washington Bridge, goes...
Annual Turkey Trot to take place on Thanksgiving morning

Annual Turkey Trot to take place on Thanksgiving morning

The tenth annual Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 9 a.m., at Water Street Market in New Paltz. The event will feature a 5K race, fun run/walk and a free mashed potato kids’ half-mile fun run for children eight and under. A pre-packet pick-up and registration will take...
WEB UPDATE: Rodriguez found guilty of murder

WEB UPDATE: Rodriguez found guilty of murder

Joseph Rodriguez was found guilty of murder in the second degree yesterday for brutal beating death of his 2-year-old niece, Asia Medina Perez. Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright himself served as prosecutor in court. His office released a press release announcing the win. “This was a story that no one should have to hear,...
Peter Ingellis is interim Chamber president in New Paltz

Peter Ingellis is interim Chamber president in New Paltz

The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors has appointed Peter Ingellis as its interim president. Ingellis replaces Michael Smith, who served as Chamber president for nearly two years, during which time he helped foster strong community relationships. Ingellis has served as director of membership and development since March of this year and...
New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce releases community gift card

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce releases community gift card

This January, the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce will unveil the New Paltz Regional Gift Card, a form of local currency designed to encourage consumers to support local business. Redeemable exclusively at New Paltz chamber member merchants, the gift card allows recipients to make cash-free transactions at lodges, restaurants, retail shops, for services and...