As if a universe unto itself, the New Paltz Youth Program (NPYP) sits calm and coy on the green-grassed property at 220 Main St. With its long, inviting front porch and baby blue-shuttered windows, only some know of the true, noisy vivacity hidden within the house’s walls. Continue reading “New Paltz Youth Program: A Home Away From Home”
Prepare your tastebuds for a chocolatey experience for the books, located right in the Big Apple.
New York State’s first-ever chocolate museum arrived in Manhattan on March 6 to feed the curiosity of any chocolate lover, along with their sweet tooth. Continue reading “New York City’s Chocolate Paradise”
Hoping to comfort those personally affected by mental illness, SUNY New Paltz held its eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk — a fundraising event in support of suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading “Walking Out of the Darkness”
Two groups are bridging the gap between the New Paltz community and SUNY New Paltz campus by initiating the conversation about mental health and suicide awareness. Continue reading “Hope on the Horizon”
Back in 2012, scientists and physicists from all over the world discovered what they referred to as the “God particle.” Continue reading “Tiny Discovery, Big Impact”
Meg Tohill contributed reporting to this story.
Students, alumni and faculty of SUNY New Paltz decided to take things into their own hands regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed wall for the border between the United States and Mexico this past Monday: by building a “better” wall of their own. Continue reading “SUNY New Paltz Builds a Wall of Its Own”
The Schools of Fine and Performing Arts and Science and Engineering have come together to create a minor for people of all disciplines: digital design and fabrication (DDF). Continue reading “New Minor, New Opportunities”
Zero Place, a proposed mixed-use, net-zero energy usage building has faced scrutiny from neighbors in the Village of New Paltz.
The building is to be located on the corner of Mulberry St. and North Chestnut St. within the Neighborhood Business Residential (NBR) zoning district of New Paltz. Residents of New Paltz, particularly those living or working in the historic district and surrounding streets such as Henry W. Dubois Drive, have raised concerns about this potential new project, Village Planning Board Chairman Michael Zierler said. Continue reading “Proposed Building Strikes Controversy”
The Hudson Valley has been thriving in recent years, and its future is looking even brighter.
That’s why on Friday, Nov. 18, SUNY New Paltz hosted its inaugural Hudson Valley Future Summit (HVFS) on campus, highlighting the region’s growing success in the arts, cuisine, engineering, agriculture, advanced manufacturing and education. According to the event page, “The Valley has become a model for the pursuit of new ideas and inventive projects amid a spirit of neighborly collaboration and beautiful natural surroundings.”
The event introduced over 50 speakers living and working in the Hudson Valley, including Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley, New Yorker writer and cartoonist Liza Donnelly and actress Geraldine Hughes, among many others. Continue reading “Regional Success Showcased at SUNY New Paltz”
Academy Award-winning filmmaker and author Michael Moore lectured on the SUNY New Paltz campus to talk about the importance of the youth vote in the 2016 presidential election.