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Lloyd mourns former Supervisor, Legislator

Paul Jon Hansut, a lifetime public servant, whose battle with pancreatic cancer earned him the admiration of his community, died July 17, at home, with his family by his side. He was …

Joyriding car thieves a problem in Marlborough

“I’m glad we’re back — seeing all your smiling faces… We’re back. We’re doing well,” Town Supervisor Al Lanzetta said at the top of the Marlborough …

Hinchey visits Highland

Recently, State Senator. Michelle Hinchey [D-NY46] held a community forum at the Hudson Ale Works in Highland to inform her constituents on what she has been doing at the state level during her …

Ulster Democrats nominate Rakov for Family Court Judge

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, members of the Ulster County Democratic Committee (UCDC) endorsed Sarah Rakov as the Democratic Nominee for Ulster County Family Court Judge. The nomination was made at a …

Lloyd determines building is unsafe

Lloyd Building Department Director, Dave Barton described 2020-21 as, “an interesting year for enforcement by my office.” He recently took action against DJ Direct, owner of the former …
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Neuhaus: Opioid settlement can help fight epidemic

Earlier this week, the State announced a $1.1 billion settlement with large opioid distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp.  Litigation remains …

Cherry Top burglarized

Town of Newburgh Police are in search of the man who broke into the Cherry Top Ice Cream Stand on Route 32, Plattekill,  early Sunday morning. The burglary is believed to have occurred at …

CFOS awards $462,525 in scholarships

It was a challenging year for high school seniors who had to be resilient in the face of the many impacts of COVID-19. However, their futures are extra bright thanks to the generosity of the donors …

Long hot summer at Delano Hitch Park

With the Delano-Hitch Pool closed for the second straight year, and its park showing signs of neglect, the City of Newburgh is embarking on yet another plan to develop one of its Crown Jewels. The …

Newburgh to hire police commissioner

The City of Newburgh will soon hire a police commissioner. The plan to create the position was given the blessing of members of the general public, and the formal approval of the city council at its …
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Head Start director to retire

Ann Pagliaro, Executive Director and founder of Head Start of Eastern Orange County, will be retiring after 39 years of service to the organization. For Pagliaro, the decision to retire was …

Safe Harbors welcomes return of the Latin Jazz Express

Safe Harbors will host a free concert with the Tito Puente Jr. Latin Jazz Ensemble, , with special guests Melina Almodóvar and Latin Jazz Express on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Safe Harbors …

Crawford remains divided on cannabis regulations

At a public hearing at the Crawford Town Board meeting on July 15, members of the public were divided in their viewpoints on whether the town should opt-out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and …

Valk survives GOP caucus challenge

“This was I think the largest caucus we’ve had in a long, long time,” said Roger Rascoe, chairman of the Ulster County Republican Committee and a member of the Town of Shawangunk …

Settlement reached in Brescia suit

A settlement agreement was reached between the Village of Montgomery, Mayor Steve Brescia and three women who claimed their First Amendment Rights were violated when they were prohibited from …
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Circleville man pleads guilty to child sex crimes

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Robert Youngs, age 36, of Circleville, pleaded guilty to four felonies …
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Empanada Nirvana

Nelson Pantoja, owner of Empanada Nirvana, has created a display in front of his restaurant at 75 E Main Street in Walden. The display …

Carnes announces re-election bid in Crawford

Charles Carnes formally announced his candidacy for Town of Crawford supervisor on July 13 with an announcement on the Town of …

Village of Montgomery amends zoning map

On July 6, the Montgomery Village Board adopted Introductory Local Law 3 of 2021, which amends the zoning law and zoning map to …

Montgomery parks go smoke free with new law

“As far as I’m concerned, it’s a no-brainer,” said Montgomery resident Don Berger. Following a public …

Hudson Valley Honor Flights to resume in October

Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is thrilled to announce that it will be resuming flights to Washington, D.C. this fall. Flights are …