NEW PALTZ— Sounds of the battle drum ring out on the sidewalks of New Paltz. The battle against climate change has begun and some community members are answering its call. On Dec. 6, a Climate Strike March took place starting outside of the Humanities building and ended with a rally […]
By Emily Fego For most students, college is their first taste of freedom before entering the “real world.” But, this step toward independence brings up one question: how long can you survive off of boxed mac and cheese before you learn to shop and cook for yourself? The realization that […]
The elusive farm where suffering animals go to live and that parents have been telling their children about for ages actually exists and can be found in the Hudson Valley. Although you probably won’t find your childhood pet at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, you’ll come face to face with 300 farm […]
SUNY New Paltz confirmed they will continue to remove all asbestos insulation from as many as six residence halls over the next several years, but these abatement projects cannot come soon enough for worried students who are sleeping under warning signs that suggest not to touch their walls. A variety […]
Residents of the Catskills remember when the Blue Hole — a swimming spot on the Rondout Creek — was their local secret. But in recent years, tourists searching for the country’s best swimming spots have laid siege to the Blue Hole. By summer 2015, more than 1,400 people were visiting […]
All photos by Tom Perpetua. Photos edited by John Camera and Michael O’Brien
All photos by Megan Mirabito. Edited by Rob Piersall and Bryce Eckwall.
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By Robert Piersall Exploring Bronck Island from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. Scenic Hudson is on a mission, and they’ve spelled it out in the name of their campaign: they’re “Saving the Land That Matters Most.” An ecological preservation group based in Poughkeepsie, New York, Scenic Hudson completed their conservation […]
The Hudson River is rising at a rate of 3.2 millimeters per year, threatening over 9,000 acres of riverfront habitats and communities—and there may be nothing we can do to stop it. Studies by several statewide and local environmental groups show that climate change is already having an effect on the […]
Three flights of spiral stairs lead to Delaney Taliaferro’s apartment in Kingston. A walk-in closet faces the entryway, its door swinging into the kitchen adjacent. Blazers, blouses and dresses hang color coordinated; high heels and work boots line the floor and walls. A sewing machine is tucked into the corner […]
By this time next year, Hudson Valley residents and visitors may have a brand new stretch of trails to hike, run, bike, snowshoe and cross-country ski. In July 2015, the Open Space Institute (OSI) unveiled a map detailing a trail that would stretch from the Village of New Paltz to […]
If you are in New Paltz, the small town that sits in the shadow of the Shawangunk Ridge, then you are in a unique location. You are standing at the epicenter of several different varieties of Hudson Valley geology – but most people are unaware that they live on top […]
After anticipating up to two feet of snow and bringing the Northeast United States to a standstill, snowstorm Juno ended up spreading more panic than flakes. SUNY students took to the streets to enjoy a day off. Here are photos from our contributors.
Wheels spinning, a family starts their vacation atop the Walkway Over the Hudson. They bike west towards New Paltz, passing through Highland. From there they can head south through Gardiner and Wallkill on their way to Walden. Or maybe they head north to Kingston, stopping in Rosendale on the way. […]
Planning for the Park Point housing project pours into its seventh year, facing continued opposition from local government and taxpayers. Park Point is a proposed $56 million housing project which is currently set to take up 50 acres of land on Route 32, adjacent to the south end of the […]
On the second Saturday of each month, the Winter Sun Indoor Farmer’s Market comes to New Paltz. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. local farms and businesses display their produce and goods. Winter Sun also offers sign-ups and pick-ups for shares. The market is located in the Community Center, behind Town […]