Fire engulfs Marlboro home

The call on a structure fire that came in to the Marlboro Fire Department at 3:27 p.m. last Wednesday afternoon was truly frightening; there was a possibility that a child may be inside the residence …
Lloyd oks building moratorium
Last week the Lloyd Town Board passed a temporary building moratorium by a vote of 4-1. The moratorium’s stated intent is to allow the town, “time to evaluate and update its comprehensive …
Lloyd hires acting police chief With the impending retirement of Lloyd Police Chief Daniel Waage at the end of this month, the Town Board appointed Lt. James Janso as the Acting Police Chief, effective February 1. In addition, …
Plattekill discusses cyber security
At the January 15 regular meeting of the Plattekill Town Board, the board was pleased to find out that the premium for the town’s yearly liability insurance for 2020 would be less than was …
Lloyd to consider open development
Lloyd Building Department Director Dave Barton asked the Town Board to consider granting an Open Development designation for a 17.7 acre undeveloped parcel that is located at 380 Rte. 9W, in front of …
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AARP Foundation provide free tax assistance

Federal income tax season this year is Jan. 27 through Apr. 15. As taxpayers get their documents in order and prepare to file, the Newburgh Free Library can help in a number of ways; both the Main …
Ulster BOCES prepares students for the workforce
At the Wallkill Central School District Board of Education meeting on Thursday, representatives from the Ulster Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) spoke about their programs. …
OC Health Dept. to host free flu vaccination clinic
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman have announced that the County will host a free flu vaccination clinic on Monday, January 27. The clinic will be …
Boots and bling On Monday evening Gina Marie’z Academy of Performing Arts hosted their 4th annual Daddy Daughter dance. The theme for this year was ‘boots and bling.’ A number of girls took …
I went to France and survived Richard (Rick) Brooks told the story of one local farm boy’s WWI experience at the January program of the Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society, held recently in the Vineyard Commons …
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Gardiner Library Jan. 25 events

Celebrate the Year of the RatThe Gardiner Library will host a Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday January 25 from 5 to 6 p.m. Bring in the Chinese New Year 2020. The Year of the Rat at this …

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Plattekill

Our Lady of Fatima, Plattekill, will be having a Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance on Saturday, February 8. This is a family event. All are welcome! Dinner will be served between 4 and 8 p.m. The …

Rotarians gather

The Southern Ulster Rotary hosted its annual Holiday Party on Saturday at the Garden Cathay in Plattekill. There were numerous Rotary Clubs represented from District 7210, which serves eight counties …

Ulster Sheriff to host ORACLE event at SUNY Ulster

Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa announced today the first ORACLE (Opioid Response as County Law Enforcement) Summit to be held Wednesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. at the SUNY Ulster Stone Ridge …
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Figurative Landscape by Heidi Lanino

A solo show visually demonstrating the diverse talents of artist Heidi Lanino will open the 2020 exhibit schedule in the Mindy Ross Gallery and Foyer. Figurative Landscape ~ paintings, drawings, …
Watercolor society exhibit on display The expansive space of Orange Hall Gallery and Loft is the venue for the display of 106 paintings by 57 artists in the North East Watercolor Society 2020 Members’ Exhibit. The quality of the …