By Melissa Kramer In the frigid basement of a six-person house, curly-haired, 21-year-old Matt Joyce perches on his bed, fiddling with an unplugged electric guitar. The bed, with no headboard or box frame, sits on the concrete floor in the corner. The sounds of rain and wind permeate a small […]

By Julianna Novellino Jared Peer, a senior at SUNY New Paltz, leads a group of prospective students through the sculpture hall, telling them animated stories about his own experiences in the fine arts building As the tour comes to an end, he eagerly asks if anyone has questions. “What is your […]

By Alex Curci It is almost time to head home from a long day of work at the ShopRite of New Paltz. Nicole Perconti is finishing up packing out an end cap when she realizes she needs to get dinner ready for her and her mom. Unfortunately, payday is Friday […]

Ulster County Dog Park from The Little Rebellion on Vimeo. NEW PALTZ – Ulster County will have its own dog park at the end of September after nearly five years of dog owners rallying. Danielle Cardella, the former board president of For Paws of Ulster, remembers when the organization was in its […]

Make a Difference Day at SUNY New Paltz was kicked off  with a donation drive in the Student Union Lounge. This is the seventh year SUNY New Paltz is participating in Make a Difference Day and the first time the event happened for longer than two days.  Participants collected donations […]

In July, 2010, an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive beetle residential to east Asia, was found in Saugerties, N.Y., and has since been infecting ash trees all throughout Ulster County in devastating measure. According to the National Invasive Species Information Center, the EAB was originally found in Michigan in 2002, […]

The Springtown Truss Bridge is an enchanting place. The view of the Wallkill River from the bridge makes you feel like you are in one of those famous Hudson Valley River paintings from the 1800s. The river cuts through the temperate New Paltz forest. Trees curl over the river banks […]

Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill, D-Kingston, was elected for a seventh consecutive term after he defeated Republican opponent Peter Rooney of Highland in the election for New York’s 101st Assembly District. Results from Ulster and Dutchess counties show the Democratic incumbent, Cahill, won 21,583 to 17,104 over Rooney, claiming nearly 56 […]