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Justice for Jorge

Taxi drivers, friends and family gathered at 144 North Miller St. demanding justice for Jorge Arbayza De La Cruz on Thursday at noon. Arbayza De La Cruz was shot at 144 North Miller in an …

Meet the New Windsor town candidates

Two years after George Meyers reclaimed the supervisor’s seat from George Green, he faces a challenge for re-election. Meyers, who defeated Green in the Republican primary in 2019, is …

Town plans Chadwick Lake Rec Center

Jim Presutti, Town of Newburgh Commissioner of Parks, Recreation & Conservation, announced last Tuesday plans for the creation and construction of a new recreation center. According to …

Desmond legacy remains intact

The Desmond Center officially opened with a ribbon cutting for the Town of Newburgh to utilize and continue to provide adult enrichment and a family friendly experience. Town of Newburgh …

HVSPCA holds annual adoption celebration

Local bands, vendors and supporters joined The Hudson Valley Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HVSPCA) in their annual Donation and Adoption Celebration. The shelter, located at …
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Kenneth von Ronn Memorial 5k raises more than $45,000

“After he died, I just had to keep going. I just put my feet on the floor every morning and did what I had to do,” said Debbie von Ronn about her son at the 11th Annual Kenneth von Ronn …

Rolling Thunder keeps on helping Veterans

Recently, local chapter NY 3 of Rolling Thunder held a fundraiser at the Plattekill Town Park and as always, the focus was on helping all Veterans. Mary Lewis became interested in the organization …

Lanzetta faces challenge in Marlborough

Town of Marlborough residents will see many familiar faces on the ballot on November, as incumbent Al Lanzetta faces a challenge from longtime council member Scott Cororan on November 2.A profile of …

Former Plattekill Supervisor wants her old job back

The Town of Plattekill’s race for Supervisor will pit former Supervisor Judy Mayle against political newcomer Jennifer Salemo on Nov. 2. The winner will replace Joseph Croce, a Republican, …

Molly Darcy earns Girl Scout Silver Award

Molly Darcy, a member of Girl Scout Troop #60093 and lifelong resident of Highland, has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award. This prestigious honor is the second highest leadership award in Girl …
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Montgomery focused on warehouse issues

“I’m surrounded by warehouses,” said Montgomery resident Tom Weber. “The trucking industry in this neck of the woods is getting horrendous and it’s going to get even …

Shawangunk Highway seeks 41% increase

The Shawangunk Town Board unveiled a tentative 2022 spending plan at its Oct. 7 meeting that included a request for a 41 percent increase in spending for the Highway Department from outgoing Highway …

Meet the Shawangunk candidates

With the Nov. 2 general election right around the corner, the Wallkill Woman’s Club held a candidates’ forum on Oct. 12 at the Shawangunk Town Hall. A total of 12 candidates laid out …

Valley Central capital projects underway

The Valley Central School District Capital Project renovations are fully underway nearly two months into the 2021-2022 school year. In May, voters approved a Capital Project Bond to make upgrades and …

SUNY Ulster to host domestic violence forum

SUNY Ulster, Ulster County Executive Patrick K. Ryan, and the Ulster County Inter-Agency Council on Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking will host “Hidden Truths and Youth” on …
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Multiple shots reported on City Terrace

On Wednesday October 13 at approximately 9 p.m.,members of the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to the area 17 City …
Brian Stevens and Lori Maney-Lentini have taken the reins at Juckas Stables in Bullville.

New owners add new experiences at Juckas Stables

Riders on horses, in a field, on the property of Juckas Stables on Route 302 outside of Pine Bush has been a standard sight for …

College news

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 221 students who excelled academically in the Spring 2021 semester to the …

College news

Orla Clasby of New Paltz was named to Lewis University’s Dean’s List for the 2021 Spring Semester. Clasby is studying in the …
Keith Way, a firefighter with the Plattekill Fire Department, poses for a photo with Plattekill Elementary School students during the school’s Health and Safety Fair, which took place on October 5, during National Fire Prevention Week.  

Plattekill ES celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Sirens blaring and lights flashing, a caravan of emergency vehicles arrived in style at Plattekill Elementary School on October 5. The …
Highland Elementary School students receive a guided tour from a local fire department, learning about the equipment, its function and were able to ask the firefighters questions.

Fire Prevention Week at Highland Elementary

Members of the Highland Fire District visited Highland Elementary School this week, giving students an up-close look at the …