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Dutchess County Fair canceled amid COVID-19 health concerns

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation and unprecedented challenges, the 2020 Dutchess County Fair has been canceled.  The safety of the Dutchess Fair’s visitors, participants and …
Marlborough approves solar farm agreement Marlborough approves solar farm agreement Last week Michael Cucchiara and Dallas Manson, of Nexamp, gave a presentation to the Marlborough Town Board on a proposed lease agreement for a solar photovoltaic system to be constructed on 9 fenced …
Two unopposed for Highland Board Two incumbent school board members are running unopposed in Highland’s School Board Election. Alan Barone and Heather Welch will appear on the absentee ballot. Registered voters of the District …
Five seek three Marlboro School Board seats Because of the coronavirus pandemic, voting for the school budgets and for school board candidates will be done only through the U.S. mail. Absentee ballots will be sent to every registered voter and …
Highland, Wallkill reveal graduation plans Despite the ongoing pandemic, graduating students in Highland may still be looking forwrd to donning their caps and gowns and walking up the aisle to receive their diploma, even if they have to wait …
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500 Acts of Kindness initiative launched to honor graduates

In recognition of this year’s graduating class, the Hudson Valley Sudbury School community has launched a new initiative to inspire feats of goodwill in honor of each graduate, called 500 Acts …
Maya Gold Foundation offers online program for youth in grades 6 - 8 The Maya Gold Foundation offers “Tools and Teachings for Trying Times” to youth in grades 6th - 8th.  The Maya Gold Foundation’s Community Programs Committee developed an …
Marlboro school vote to be conducted by absentee ballot only
In accordance with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order, the 2020-2021 budget vote and school board election will be conducted by absentee ballot only. Registered voters of …
Metzger distributes hand sanitizer to food pantries throughout her senate district
Senator Jen Metzger (SD-42) has been delivering gallons of NYS Clean, a 75% alcohol solution, to the 22 food pantries throughout her Senate District. The 2,400 square-mile district comprises all of …
Coronavirus Coverage

Open wide!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Sunday announced that New York dentists can reopen statewide on June 1. Dentists' offices will be subject to state guidance on best practices for safety and social …

Voter registration deadline nears for 2020 Primary Election

The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents that the deadline to register to vote for the June 23, 2020 state, local and federal Primaries.. Mail-in voter registration forms must be …

Ulster County welcomes reopening news

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Saturday announced that the Mid-Hudson Valley is on track to meet all seven metrics required to begin phase one of the state's …
Arts & Entertainment

Libraries respond to COVID-19

While all libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System have closed the doors to their facilities in response to the public health crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), most through the end of the month, all are still actively serving their communities thanks to well-developed digital collections and innovative approaches to delivering programs and services online and in non-traditional ways.
Paper Works opens at Kaplan Hall Life presents many challenges and opportunities which lead to new interests and conceptualizations. With each new timeframe of life, visual artists may approach ideas and express themselves through …