Articles written by: Cat Tacopina

Zimet To Run For State Assembly Seat

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New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet formally announced that she will run for the New York State Assembly seat for the 103rd District. Zimet, a democrat, officially announced her candidacy for state assembly on Tuesday, April 29 via the launch of her website, susanzimet.com. Zimet will run against incumbent and fellow democrat Kevin Cahill. Cahill has served as the assemblyman […]

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College Includes Transgender Healthcare To Student Insurance

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Beginning in August of this year, the healthcare insurance provider SUNY New Paltz offers will be inclusive of Transgender students. Student Association (SA) recently passed a bill which will allow for a $25,000 allotment toward gender-affirming procedures. The money will come from a $7 increase in student healthcare fees, Assistant Director of Student Health Services Lori Mitchell said. Though a […]

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Three Years Of Bleeding Blue

Three Years Of Bleeding Blue

When I first started writing this column, my dream was to be a beat writer for the New York Rangers. Before Madison Square Garden was renovated, I sat in the section adjacent to where the press sat. I’d see interns and coach personnel (I used to see Benoit Allaire at every game) and writers I admire and aspire to match […]

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