Incumbent Tony Avella easily defeated the Green Party’s Paul Gilman on Nov. 4 in a landslide victory for the 11th Senate District in Queens. While the Green Party’s Gilman was hopeful during an interview with The Legislative Gazette last month, the incumbent easily held on to the seat, winning 92 percent of […]

SUNY New Paltz played host to another successful RecycleMania challenge this past year. The RecycleMania challenge is a contest between residence halls to promote going green, as halls compete to properly dispose of recyclable material. This year’s RecycleMania challenge winner was Scudder Hall, as they recycled 2.94 pounds per person. […]

In a sea of Birkenstocks, local farmers markets and awareness-raising bumper stickers, it comes as no surprise to most that the community of New Paltz holds the environment in high regard. “Sustainability doesn’t take breaks, you know?” said Brian Pine, the director of Facilities Operations and Maintenance at SUNY New […]

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On Saturday, September 4, the first annual Hudson Valley Green Festival closed with an energetic performance by nationally acclaimed band Blues Traveler. The band is most well-known for their songs, “But Anyway,” “Run Around,” and “Hook.” Less known is their love for the Hudson Valley and efforts to leave behind […]