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WAMC New York News
Mon August 7, 2006
New Paltz mayor wants to ban chains
By Julia Taylor
Kingston, NY – Opposition has surfaced in some parts of the Northeast region to retail sprawl, especially big-box chain stores. Now, the mayor of New Paltz, New York, has proposed blocking ANY new franchise or chain store from coming into the village. But not everyone supports the idea. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.