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St. Augustine Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

St Augustine Parish in Highland is running a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser. The Cost is $8 per dozen and they must be ordered and paid in advance. All orders will be due by Sept 29.Pick up will be Oct, 6 …

Little Brays of Sunshine return to Milton

Meet and greet miniature therapy donkeys on Saturday, September 21, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library. These adorable Little Brays of Sunshine are the ambassadors of the …

Barn find

I met up with John Abrams at the recent 12th Annual Reunion MY Ride Car Show in Montgomery NY. John Abrams is a local insurance agent, who specializes in classic cars insurance, John Abrams & …

Learn all abut the covered bridges of Ulster County

On Sunday, September 22, at 2 p.m., the Marlborough Historical Society will welcome Daniel Snavely to the Milton Train Station, where he will give a presentation on his research on the seven covered …

American Legion celebrates 100 years, PTA and Mini Husky baseball

The American Legion Post 193 is celebrating the 100th anniversary for the American Legion. On September 14, join them for Family Fun Day with children’s activities. There will be a petting zoo, …
School News

Another successful Special Olympics for the Highland Huskies

The entire Highland Huskies Special Olympics team qualified for States, which allowed them to represent Highland Central School District and the Hudson Valley region at The Special Olympics New York …
College News Shannon Corcoran, daughter of Thomas and Coleen Corcoran of Milton, has earned a place on the School of Education Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester, at State University of New York …
Students delve into the science of robotics Regional students entering Grades 7-9 who attended the Ulster BOCES Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Robotics Camp on August 5-8 spent the week honing their problem-solving and collaboration skills …
Students demonstrate ingenuity at BOCES summer camp Students attending Ulster BOCES Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Advanced Manufacturing Camp on July 8-11 used Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to track the energy efficiency of a toy …

John G. Borden Middle School 2018-2019 Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Grade 7 – High Honor Roll Luke Adams, Jonathan Albanese, Gianna Alberts, Kendall Albrechtsen, Maya Allessandro, Anthony Annacone, Sean Asendorf Jr, Aaron Baker, Madilyn Becker, Sandra Benitez, …

Best and brightest celebrated at BOCES Dinner

On May 29, the local education and business community joined to celebrate the valedictorians and salutatorians from each of the school districts in the Orange-Ulster Supervisory District. This event, …

Wallkill High School Fourth Quarter 2018-2019 Honor Roll

High Honor Grade: 09Brice Afko, Abigail Annacone, Alexandra Avila, Lillianna Baez, Ashley Boggs, Jenna Calderone, Anthony Carvalho, Kylie Castellana, Emily Clark, Margaret Cline, Guinevere Corbett, …

County Legislature honors Marlboro Eagle Scouts

It is not every day that a boy scout troop produces an individual who has achieved scouting’s highest rank of Eagle Scout but quite exceptional when four reach this level from one troop. In …

Five Highland graduates earn Associate’s Degrees while in high school

Highland High School (HHS) recent graduate Rylee Montelione is one of five 2019 seniors in Ulster County to “graduate college” weeks before her high school graduation ceremony took place. …
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Ulster BOCES fashion design students showcase works

The Ulster BOCES Fashion Design & Merchandising students at the Career & Technical Center hosted their premier event: the Spring Gallery Show. This year the theme was “Fashion Through …

Marlboro Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Grade: 6Luca Benanti, Thomas Benfer, Collin Benninger, Emma Bogaczyk, Jesse Boos, Molly Broderick, Jake Brown, Ruby Brown, Angelina Calderone, Joseph Cantone, Amelia Casella, Nathan Charleston, …

Marlboro FCCLA soars in California

Seven Marlboro FCCLA members and their two advisers ventured to Anaheim, California on June 29 through July 5 to attend the National Family Career and Community Leaders of America Conference. The …

Marlboro student receives K of C scholarship

Sophia Pesano is this year’s recipient of the Father Hanley Council # 7266 Knights of Columbus $1,000 scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous member of the parish, an additional …

Wallkill honors 208 graduates

Wallkill’s commencement Friday featured many student speakers including Bright Boafo, who served as the president of the student government association, and he imparted some words to his fellow …