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Southern Pier in Milton is open

The southern pier at the Milton Landing Park was closed a number of months ago by Building Inspector Tom Corcoran because some construction items and inspections had not been completed. He said he …

Ulster County dedicates $1 million to bolster mental health supports in schools

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced last week that Ulster County is allocating American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and Opioid Settlement funding to bolster mental health supports in …

Colonial Game Days at the Matthewis Persen House Museum

Nina Postupack, Ulster County Clerk is pleased to present “Colonial Game Days” June 30 through July 2, at the Matthewis Persen House Museum located at 74 John Street in uptown Kingston, …

Mobile police station sets up on Liberty Street

In order to increase visibility, increase response time and foster new community relations, a new 24/7 operational Mobile Police Station from the City of Newburgh Police Department was dispatched and …

Newburgh school district suspends four

The Newburgh Board of Education voted to suspend Newburgh Free Academy Assistant Principal Katiana Simon and three other district employees, who were not identified, during their regular meeting on …
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Teen injured in Newburgh shooting

On June 27, 2022, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the City of Newburgh Police Department received a ShotSpotter notification in the area of North Miller St. Upon arrival Officers located a 16-year-old …

Newburgh Free Academy presents the Class of 2022

On Thursday, June 23, The Newburgh Free Academy [NFA] Class of 2022, 744 graduates in total, walked across the stage at Academy Field and received their diplomas, ready to head off into the next …

Marlboro honors Class of 2022

Marlboro High School held its 86th Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 out on the football field under a beautiful sunny blue sky. The Class of 2022 processed out onto the field to the …

Highland celebrates Class of 2022

The Commencement Ceremony for the Highland High School Class of 2022 opened with the National Anthem, sung by gradating senior Ella Falco. Principal William Zimmer opened his address to the Class …

Wallkill celebrates the Class of 2022

Family and friends gathered on Friday, June 24 at Wallkill Senior High School and celebrated the commencement ceremony for the 247 graduates of the Wallkill Class of 2022. Two years have passed …
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Pine Bush Class of 2022 moves to the next chapter

The Pine Bush High School Class of 2022 moved on to the next chapter of their lives on Friday, June 24, 2022, as 379 students walked across the coveted stage during the annual commencement ceremony. …

Valley Central Class of 2022 shines during commencement ceremony

The Valley Central High School Class of 2022 celebrated the culmination of their high school career on Saturday, June 25, 2022, on the high school field. Under the hot summer sun, graduates received …

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Padilla posed for a group photo Monday with his new colleagues and New York City Mayor Eric Adams.

Ex Newburgh Superintendent lands new job in the Bronx

Dr. Roberto Padilla, the former Newburgh Schools Superintendent who was placed on paid leave last August and is the subject of a …
John Xanthis and Mike Bellarosa

Xanthis retires as VC super

The Valley Central Board of Education called a special meeting on Wednesday, June 22, during which the Board accepted the resignation …

Wedding venue proposed for Maple Ave.

A Town of Montgomery barn could soon become the region’s newest wedding venue. William Devine, owner of Pleasantly Devine Stables …
An old postcard shows how Walden’s Ulster Avenue appeared in the early part of the 20th Century.

Walden trustee sees new life in old stone

When new sidewalks were installed on Walden’s Ulster Avenue in the spring of 2020, the village was prevailed upon to preserve the …

Walden has questions about school security

A proposal by the Town of Montgomery to increase police presence in each of the Valley Central Schools is still a work in progress. …

Food trucks coming to Main Street Gardiner

An application for two food trucks on Main Street in Gardiner generated enthusiastic support from two town residents at a public …