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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]