While New Paltz Flood Aid for farmers, families and first responders affected by Hurricane Irene already raised $30,000 from their kickoff event on Oct. 2, they increased this amount to more than $52,000 on Oct. 16 at their benefit concert in Hasbrouck Park. Although there has been an exceptional amount […]

Hurricane Irene swept through New Paltz this weekend and in its wake left the town in a state of emergency. Besides flooding the Wallkill River – which crested at 18.9 feet – the storm dumped more than 10 inches of water across the town, knocking down power lines, flooding basements […]

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 […]