Monique DeCicco-Jones’ phone buzzed in early February with an urgent alert from St. Peter’s Regional Catholic School. “Please check your child’s book bag for a very important message from the Archdiocese,” said an automated voice. The alerts were usually used for for weather delays or closings. DeCicco-Jones tore the envelope […]

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 […]