Posts tagged "New Paltz Flood Aid"
Flood Aid gets the last of money to Irene, Lee victims

Flood Aid gets the last of money to Irene, Lee victims

Born amidst the aftermath of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, local charity New Paltz Flood Aid has helped to raise almost $60,000 for local farmers, emergency personnel and individuals. They started with concerts at Water Street Market and Hasbrouck Park in October. After that, the group pressed on getting donations online through PayPal and...
Burrito-eating contest benefits Flood Aid

Burrito-eating contest benefits Flood Aid

In several minutes, Chris Sullivan will lose. He won’t even come close. He’ll give up with most of his challenge left uncompleted. He’ll leave with a stomachache and not a lot to show for it. But for now, he’s excited. Sullivan is about to take part in a burrito-eating contest hosted by Mexicali Blue. P&G’s...
Downpour of support

Downpour of support

  New Paltz was hard-hit by flooding from Hurricane Irene: Some farmers lost everything, while the crops of others have subsequently been affected by harmful bacteria bred and spread by the water, resulting in a failed harvest. The homes of many residents were severely damaged by the floodwaters. Lack of flood insurance has proven devastating...