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Chestnut Market opens in Marlboro

On Monday Chestnut Market officially opened their doors with a Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony that took place at their new location at 1417 Route 9W, just north of the Marlboro Hamlet. The …
Marlboro kicks off online instruction
Marlboro Superintendent Michael Brooks said the last week was a busy one. “It was a long week but there was a lot of good learning,” he said. “The staff is a different group at …
Lloyd remembers 9-11   Even during this pandemic the Town of Lloyd took time to remember and honor those who were lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001. The Highland Hose Company No. 1 hosted a special …
Volunteers participate in apple gleaning in Highland The Family of Woodstock, the Rondout Valley Growers Association (RVGA) and UlsterCorps has teamed up to glean apples for food pantries in order to provide food that otherwise would be …
Fall athletics season postponed The Section IX Athletic Council Thursday  approved  a resolution establishing an opening start date for athletics for all schools in Section IX.  Athletics will begin on November 30, …
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Meet Me in Marlborough supporters gather at winery

OnWednesday evening, August 26, was the scene of a Meet Me in Marlborough socially distanced informational gathering at Benmarl Winery. Represented were the MMiM Board of Directors, Town of …
Marlboro’s Snack Shack welcomes a new school year   When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across New York state in mid-March, the Marlboro School District realized students were in need of food. Soon enough, the Snack Shack was born.On September …
Town of Montgomery presents Climate Smart Expo
The town of Montgomery invites you to an afternoon of outdoor fun, a mini Repair Café and practical home energy efficiency information at the Climate-Smart Montgomery Expo on Sunday, September …
A dog’s best friend Marlboro High School senior Emma Greiner has been a Girl Scout in Apple Valley Troop 60050 for nearly a decade. She recently approached the Town Board to see if it was possible to install a water …
Police Chief warns of officers being targeted Lloyd Police Chief James Janso said his department received 2,326 calls for service in August, a figure he said is “a lot,” due in part to current attitudes in the country toward law …
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Presidential specialist to give 14th annual Dennis O’Keefe Lecture, Sept. 24 via Webex

The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz will sponsor the 14th annual Dennis O’Keefe Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. via Webex.Nancy Kassop, professor of political …

The legacy of suffrage in New York State

A newly published collection of essays, edited and partially written by a collective of SUNY New Paltz faculty members, provides a unique, interdisciplinary overview of women’s right to vote in …

Delgado announces more than $600,000 for SUNY Ulster

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced more than $600,000 in federal grants for the Student Support Services Program at SUNY Ulster. The funds announced today are the sum of two annual …

‘Expect a Bike Ahead’ gains momentum

In September of 2016, Gaby O’Shea was struck by a vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries. The New Paltz community quickly gathered around Gaby and her family and organized a fundraiser …

Gardiner Library sponsors teen literary magazine

As Gardiner Library prepares to launch its literary magazine, teens continue to meet virtually via Zoom on Monday September 14 at 7 p.m. Middle and high school students who enjoy writing poetry, …
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Gardiner Library to host Art and Nature classes

The Gardiner Library will host a four week series of Art and Nature classes with Elissa Rinaldo on Thursdays beginning September 17 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. For children Grades 3-5, each class will …

Rail trail work continues

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail improvement work has started, and will continue through October. The project will improve overall public access to the northern section of the Wallkill Valley Rail …

State honors Ulster County’s luminary graphic designer

To commemorate the life and legacy of graphic designer and cultural icon Milton Glaser, Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) introduced a memorializing resolution passed unanimously by …

Catholic schools plan for in-classroom return

Reopening plans have been announced for the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York. This includes Most Precious Blood in Walden. Since April, the Catholic Schools Reopening Council has …

DA’s report highlights ongoing investigations

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, on Friday, July 31, announced the release of the District Attorney’s Office 2019 Annual Report. The Report outlines the structure of the …

Air show may move to Montgomery

The 2020 New York International Air Show, scheduled for the weekend of August 29 and 30, is still on as of this week, but may be moved from New York Stewart International Airport to the smaller …