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Vaccines come to Marlborough

Last Thursday nearly 80 Marlborough seniors received the Moderna vaccine in the courtroom at the town hall in Milton after County Legislator Tom Corcoran pushed to get the shot for his constituents …
Variance reveals Zoning Board process At their last meeting in early February, the Lloyd Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing on former town Supervisor Ray Costantino’s request for area variances for his property that is …
Can’t wait til September Since May 2020 the nearly $20 million Vision 2020 Capital Project has been underway at all three Marlboro school campuses. Last week the School Board gave an overview of the progress of the work that …
Marlborough Planning Board ponders site plan checklist
The Town of Marlborough Planning Board is one step closer to developing an updated and comprehensive site plan checklist with a goal of eliminating redundancies and saving applications …
Skoufis and Schmitt call for Cuomo’s resignation                 With three allegations of inappropriate behavior by Governor Andrew Cuomo now made public, State Senator …
Local News

Wallkill athlete collapses and dies after football practice

A 17-year-old Wallkill High School student died Monday evening after apparently collapsing during football practice. The announcement of the death of Miguel Lugo was made by Superintendent of …

Gardiner planning board supports rental legislation

The Town of Gardiner Planning Board is supportive of two Town Board initiatives that would change the way it deliberates zoning procedures, the first being the heavily-debated proposed short term …

Ulster Emergency Services Director retires

County Executive Pat Ryan announces that after a distinguished career in public service, Director of Emergency Services Steve Peterson has announced his intention to retire. Peterson has served …

Hotel proposed in Lloyd

Surveyor Patti Brooks has presented a conceptual plan for a 4 story, 90 bed hotel on Mack’s Lane before the Lloyd Planing Board. It appears this is in addition to a proposal she recently …

Residents weigh in on Dollar General plan

Could a second Dollar General negatively impact the Town of Marlborough? Some community members seem to believe it would. Brigette Supernova was the first to raise the concern at the Planning …
Briefs

Ulster Libraries host virtual concert

  Ulster County Libraries hosts ARKAI’s string duos live virtual concert on Thursday February 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org …

Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop, Selections 1994–2020

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz announces “Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop, Selections 1994–2020,” a survey exhibition of the artist Kathy …

Dayna Thomas appointed to Maya Gold Foundation Board

The Maya Gold Foundation welcomes Dayna Thomas as the newest member of the Board of Directors. The Maya Gold Foundation is governed by an eight member Board and each Board member brings a sincere …

Applications sought for UCRRA Board seat

Calling all those interested in promoting sustainable materials management practices in Ulster County by efficiently managing solid waste materials with a focus on resource conservation; Now is the …

Skoufis Nursing Home bills pass Health Committee

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that a package of bills he authored to increase protections and accountability within nursing homes and long-term care facilities has passed through the …
Briefs

Schumer and Gillibrand lobby to restore lost deductions

U.S Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation in the new Congress to eliminate the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction …

Library hosts college admissions and financial aid workshop

The Gardiner Library will host “Calculating your Expected Family Contribution and Navigating the SAT and ACT landscape” with Elizabeth Levine and Marc Hoberman virtually via Zoom on …

Delgado to chair House Agriculture Subcommittee

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) was selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit (CEEC). The CEEC Subcommittee …

Orange County compiles Police Reform Panel

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Police Reform and Reinvention Advisory Panel will take public comments on its draft plan at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10. The public is welcome to …

Ulster Libraries present virtual concert

Ulster County Libraries hosts ARKAI’s string duos live virtual concert on Thursday February 11 from 7 to 8:30 PM. Advanced registration is required. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org for …

Funds available for local animal shelters

The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, is now accepting applications for its 2021 grants. Organizations in Orange, Dutchess, …