Natalie Minewski, 83, sat patiently in the lobby of Woodland Pond retirement community in New Paltz, N.Y. Her small, fragile frame rose surprisingly quickly when she spotted the large painting coming through the front doors. “Nope, I didn’t paint that. I think it might have been one of my husband’s […]

Faculty and students filed into the Honor’s Center, anxious to hear professors from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz read their original poetry. The room went quiet as Howard Good, one of the night’s featured poets, approached the podium to announce Dennis Doherty as the first […]