We'd like to thank the following merchants/organizations for their support in our fight to save the ridge.
We appreciate all that you are doing to help us! We ask that anyone viewing this web page please shop these sites and support these organizations!
Merchants who support saving the ridge include (but not limited to):
Thruway Market Walden
Kiss My Face
Rock and Snow
Peak Performance Sports
The Inner Wall
The Catskill Hiking Shack
The Wallkill River House
Heaven On Earth (health foods)
High Falls Food Coop
Friends of the Shawangunks Newsletter - Highlights the Ridge fight. Special Awosting Reserve development issue.
Mohonk Preserve Position on development (570 K doc) - A powerful statement from an organization that, as they admit, seldom takes positions.
STR letter to the DEC (19 K PDF) - This is a copy of the letter sent by SAVE THE RIDGE to the DEC regarding our stand on many issues in the development plan.
Reply from Hinchey (23 K) - Reply from Congressman Maurice Hinchey to the supervisors of the three towns involved (Gardiner, Shawangunk and Warwarsing) - see below for original letter.
Letter to Hinchey (23 K) - The supervisors of the three towns involved (Gardiner, Shawangunk and Warwarsing) reply to Congressman Maurice Hinchey's - thanking him for his intervention and comments.
GARD letter to DEC (25 K) - Letter from GARD (Gardiner Association for Responsible Development) to the DEC regarding their position.
Cragsmoor Association (65 K) - James H. McKenney, President of the Cragsmoor Association wrote a letter to the town board.
Sierra Club Resolution (5 K) - The Sierra Club makes a statemnet about the proposal.
Hinchey's Speech (11 K) - Text of Congressman Maurice Hinchey's Speech to Chaffin Light at Public Meeting.
Governor McGreevey's State of the State Address (25 K) - NJ Governor McGreevey's 1/14/03 State of the State Address. While not specific to the ridge, his speech focused a lot on the issue of overdevelopment, and almost all of what he says is very much on point w/ respect to Gardiner and the ridge.