Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette. For the first time in almost a decade, Democrats will hold a firm majority control of the New York State Senate. Based on preliminary numbers from the State Board of Elections, Democrats appeared to have secured a total 39 seats in the state […]

Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro to secure a third term. He’s the first governor to do so since George Pataki in 2006. It appeared in the days prior to the election that Cuomo was losing his lead, but on Election […]

NEW PALTZ – Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado’s tour of the district made a stop at the State University of New York at New Paltz Thursday evening, where a crowd gathered inside the Student Union Building multipurpose room to hear him speak and ask questions. As the battle for New York’s […]

NEW PALTZ  – Charitable dog owners came together to collect food donations for a local pantry. Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered Sunday morning to stroll the Walkway Over the Hudson in an effort to collect food to be donated to the Family of New Paltz Food Pantry. The […]

NEW PALTZ – A women’s activist group organized a march against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 24 to protest his nomination. Protesters marched down Main Street in New Paltz holding signs that said,  “Attempted Rape Is A Crime” and “KavaNOPE #TIMESUP.” Some of the protesters wore Handmaid’s outfits […]

Written by Bryce A. Eckwall, edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund and Matthew Apuzzo Helping small business, renewable energy, education and health care are among the Democrats’ shared priorities Six Democratic candidates debated at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday to determine who will challenge Republican John Faso for the 19th […]

Every Memorial Day, you see them. They don’t stand as tall as they once did, but they still have it in them to fight for their fellow service members. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), which has lobbied in Washington for increased benefits to soldiers, has been a support system […]

Edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund, Rob Piersall, Otto Kratky and John Camera The Excelsior Scholarship, the only free-college plan in the country, was signed by Gov. Cuomo on April 12. However, New York’s tuition-free college plan will do little to improve the lives of students at SUNY New Paltz. Excelsior […]