Taking Notice of Local Buildings

November 17, 2011 Maria Jayne 0

William Rhoads, Emeritus of Art History at SUNY New Paltz, has published his third book, “Ulster County, New York: The Architectural History & Guide” (Black Dome Press), a tour of architecture in the surrounding area. “I hoped that people would see that interesting, important landmarks can be around in your backyard,” Rhoads said. “It’s good to keep one’s eyes open and be conscious of one’s setting.” Similar to his previous book, “Kingston, New York: The Architectural Guide” published in 2003 (Black Dome Press), Rhoads’ latest venture features historical buildings and sites. There are 325 sites and 340 illustrations […]

Gala Aims To Celebrate New Paltz

October 27, 2011 Katie Kocijanski 0

The ninth annual Gala at SUNY New Paltz will recognize three individuals for their continued commitment to Hudson Valley-based volunteering. This year, the college will honor Jeffrey and Joanne Fredenberg of Hurley, N.Y. and Barbara Scherr of Newburgh, N.Y. All three recipients have extensive backgrounds in the world of volunteering. The honorees […]