New Paltz renews old Tavern Owners Agreement

April 03, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In the 1990s, New Paltz had a problem. Gang-related crime had become a presence, and a violent stabbing in 1997 stopped public officials in their tracks. New Paltz village and town leaders blamed local bars for what they saw as rampant radio ads for wet T-shirt contests and cheap drinks. They thought it attracted the wrong element and fueled a rowdy atmosphere.
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