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Three seek re-election in Highland

On May 18th Highland residents will vote on a $47,133,657 budget for the 2021-22 school year and on three incumbent candidates running unopposed for three year terms on the school board. Mike …
Marlboro to see more State Aid and Universal Pre- K State Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and Assemblyman Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) held a joint press conference at the Marlboro Elementary School on Monday to formally announce increases in …
Mayfest comes to the Rail Trail To kick-off this year’s Mayfest at the Hudson Valley Rail trail, NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey [D-46] held a press conference last Saturday to present $120,000 in state funding to the Friends of …
Police donate $1,250 to American Legion At last week’s American Legion meeting, Lloyd Police Chief James Janso presented Legion Commander Michael Schloemer with a check for $1,250, the result of a recent wristband fundraising effort …
Five seek two Marlboro school board seats Two incumbents and three newcomers are running for two open seats on the Marlboro School Board. Their names will be on May 18th ballot, the same day residents will vote on the $58.3 million budget …
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Orange County hosts Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus attended the 2021 Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Friday, May 7 at the Orange County Courthouse. District Attorney David M. Hoovler, …

Six candidates vie for three positions on Wallkill BOE

The Wallkill Central School District (WCSD) Board of Education election features six candidates vying for three positions. Incumbents Thomas Frisbie and Donna Crowley will face challengers Kris …

Join the Plein Air Art Walk at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead

The Mohonk Preserve will host its second annual fundraising event celebrating art and nature on May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead. Stroll along the Pin …

SUNY New Paltz rises to No. 8 on Military Friendly small public schools list

SUNY New Paltz came in at No. 8 nationwide on the 2021-22 list of Military Friendly® small public colleges and universities.The No. 8 rating represents the College’s second …

SUNY Ulster Opens Registration for Summer Session Courses

Registration has begun at SUNY Ulster for Summer Session 2021. There are three summer sessions from which to choose with online, remote, and on-campus classes. Summer Session Dates:May 24 – …
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Ulster groups to rally May 8 for voting rights

Indivisible Ulster along with more than 20 other nonpartisan groups from across Ulster County will be part of a national day of voter rights activism on Saturday, May 8, in midtown Kingston at 10 …

Poughkeepsie entrance to Walkway Over the Hudson to be closed April 26-29

As construction continues on the East Gate Plaza, access on the east (Poughkeepsie) side of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park will be limited from Monday, April 26 through Thursday, April …

Park materials delivered

The Town of Marlborough’s contracted hauler, JKN Trucking, dropped off a delivery of sandy loam for the Milton Landing (Sands Ave.) Park. In total 2,000 tons of fill will be used to prepare a …

COVID Vaccine available Friday

If you are 16 and older and want to receive the Pfizer COVID vaccine please sign up for the Friday, April 23 clinic to be held at the Town of Marlborough Town Courtroom from 4 - 6 p.m. To sign up, …

Marlborough Dems support Lanzetta for re-election

The Marlborough Democratic Committee (MDC) is proud to announce its support for the re-election of Supervisor Alphonso Lanzetta and Town Council Member/Deputy Supervisor Howard Baker, both having …
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Marlborough Democrats host cleanup event

On Saturday, April 24, in honor of Mother Earth, the Marlborough Democratic Committee invites all community members to join us in a Cleanup of the Rt. 9W corridor. They meet at the parking lot of the …

Highland Library vote is May 5

The Highland Public Library Board of Trustees will be holding the annual Special District meeting on Tuesday May 4th at 5:30 p.m. A reading of the proposed budget will follow a report from the …

Marlborough Democrats to host trail walk

The Marlborough Democratic Committee is sponsoring an Arbor Day nature trail walk at the new Marlborough Nature Trail, Route 9W, across from St. Mary’s Church, on May 1 with a rain date of May …

Jacobson touts budget

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) praised the historic level of education funding included in New York State’s 2021-22 budget. Finalized this week, the budget will significantly …

Trailer fire

Plattekill Firefighters responded to vehicle fire outside of a trailer at 211 Margaret St-off Freetown Highway on April 8. Firefighters requested that a second alarm be sounded as the fire had spread …

Vaccination clinic coming to Marlboro

Marlborough Supervisor Al Lanzetta, in coordination with Dan Proctor the Director of Operations & Vaccinations of the Ulster County Department of Health Covid-19 Response Team, announced that a …