Sirens shattered the silence on Warren Street. Tom Casey, the Hudson Register-Star’s rookie reporter, scanned the street from his seat at The Cascades, a café two blocks up from the paper’s Hudson newsroom. “Oh shit,” he said. “I have to call County 911.” Casey called two more numbers, searching for […]

This semester, the New Paltz Rugby Football Club will celebrate its 25th anniversary, and the team is looking to improve on past disappointments. A year ago, the team had their entire exhibition season suspended after a number of off-the-field incidents involving club members. They followed up with a winless season […]

It was 2003 and my grandmother had just entered the hospital. My grandfather, Al Kirchner, was by her side with a constant flow of doctors and information on a daily basis. This would be overwhelming to anyone, but my mom, aunt and uncle started to notice something wrong. He began […]