Ulster County DA race heads for court

The saying, ‘it ain’t over till it’s over’ is an apt summation of the current status of the race for Ulster County District Attorney. On election night the tally was three votes apart with …
Highland FD seeks to increase benefits
There is an election set for Tuesday, December 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the firehouse at 25 Milton Avenue for residents to vote for a Fire Commissioner. There are five Fire Commissioners who are …
Milton set to celebrate the season The annual holiday open house and tree lighting, hosted by the Sarah Hull Hallock library and the Hamlet of Milton Association, respectively, is kicking off the holiday season on Sunday, Dec. 8, from …
Building Inspector urges oversight of TOMVAC building Marlborough Building Inspector Tom Corcoran told the Town Board that they need to more closely monitor the activities taking place at the TOMVAC building. He pointed out that the board did not …
Marlboro accepts bid for Pier renovation
Last week the Marlborough Town Board unanimously approved a base bid of $1,479,648 from the Arben Group LLC to restore the south pier at the Milton Landing Park. In addition, the board approved an …
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Support Our Heroes seeks your help

Luz Mercado was scared when her son, Luis, went to serve as a Marine in Iraq in 2004. Still, she was determined to support him, so she proceeded to send him care packages. “I cried all the …
Junior League recognizes the Rising Stars of 2019 Twenty individuals who either live, work or volunteer in Orange County were honored at the 13th Annual “Orange County’s Rising Stars,” event at Anthony’s Pier 9 in Newburgh, an event hosted …
Warming Center opens in Ulster
With parts of Ulster County expected to get between 8 to 18 inches of snow from Sunday into Monday, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced the opening of the Ulster County Warming Center
Delgado seeks Federal funding for Vets’ cemeteries
Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), joined by Reps. Don Young, (AK-AL), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Brian Mast (FL-18) introduced the bipartisan Fairness for Local Veteran Cemeteries Act, …
Wallkill’s special education parents seek higher priority
A group of Wallkill parents are concerned about the school district’s special education program, and local mother Tasha Newton presented her issues with the program to the Board of Education …
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SUNY Ulster, Santa & Mrs. Claus host ‘Elf’ screening

On Saturday December 7, at 5 p.m., SUNY Ulster will host its annual holiday family film screening. This year’s film is the hilariously uplifting, “Elf” starring Will Ferrell as …

History of Industry along the Hudson

Long before planes, trains, and automobiles, the Hudson River served as the main highway for people and goods between what is now New York City and Albany. This dated back to the era even before the …

Santa’s Toy Box returns

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced on Friday that Santa’s Toy Box, the annual toy drive for disadvantaged children in Orange County, will begin collecting donations of new toys and …

Plattekill Recreation Department to host teen nights at Town Hall

The Town of Plattekill Recreation Department will hold several teen nights at town hall during the month of November. Teen scene will be on Wednesday, November 13 and again on Wednesday, November …
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Historical Society presents Candlelight Tour

Visitors to Newburgh’s Historic District are awed by its architecture and its views of the Hudson River. For the past three decades, supporters from all over have joined the Newburgh Historical …
Christmastown: A Holiday Noir Classic noir intrigue is infiltrated by bold, vaudevillian characters in Denizen Theatre’s family-friendly December show, “Christmastown: A Holiday Noir,” written by Seattle-based playwright, …