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Some residents fear development could ruin their view of the top of Marlboro mountain.

Town board to reintroduce ridgeline, cannabis, regs

The Marlboro ridgeline continues to dominate the Town Board agenda – but with a new twist. At its meeting and public hearing on Monday, February 12, the Marlborough Town Board announced that a …

Highland holds 2nd budget discussion

Last week Highland’s Business Administrator, Lindsay Eidel, gave a presentation to the school board on State Aid and Revenues for a projected $53.9 million budget for the 2024-25 school …

Marlboro celebrates student art winners

The Marlboro School District recognized the Scholastic Student Art Awards at last week’s school board meeting. Superintendent Michael Rydell began by pointing out that, “in our …

Marlboro High School establishes Leo Club

Recently a ‘Leo Lions Club’ was established at the Marlboro High School with support from Superintendent Michael Rydell, Principal Ryan Lawler, the school Administration, School Board …
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On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Gardiner Town Board voted to establish a committee to study and submit comments regarding the proposed Modena trucking terminal and warehouse in Plattekill. The committee …
Last week the Marlboro School Administration and Board of Education began their first of many discussions on the budget for the 2024-25 school year.   Rydell said the budget for the …
SUNY Orange announces that a total of 645 students in grades 6-12 attending Orange County high schools will receive 2024 Sojourner Truth Awards on Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. in the Physical Education …
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The Ulster County Comptroller has released a second snapshot on the Opioid settlement funds received by Ulster County. In 2023, Ulster County experienced over 460 nonfatal opioid overdoses and 48 …
Plattekill Historical Society  presents show and tell Join the Plattekill Historical Society on Saturday, February 17 for our annual “Show and Tell” program! At this …
Ulster County Conservative Party Endorses Alison Esposito for Congress On Wednesday, January 31, 2024, Alison Esposito, a 25-year veteran of the New York Police Department (NYPD), former candidate …
The Town of Plattekill Planning Board meeting, originally scheduled for Feb. 13, has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 15 at 7 p.m.
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The Plattekill Town Board is expected to vote on a proposed local law that would ban all motor vehicle racing in the town at its February 21 meeting, according to Town Supervisor Dean DePew Sr. …
Marlboro School Board member Faith Nannini kicked off a lengthy discussion about the swim program in the district by suggesting that the board take a new look, “at the high school and the …
Last week Lloyd Supervisor Dave Plavchak addressed criticism that was recently posted on Facebook about work being done on his property that is part of the Tillson/Toc intersection project. His home …
  Marlboro Superintendent Michael Rydell highlighted several actual and proposed courses and sports activities for next year in a slide presentation to the school board at their last …
  Peter Bellizzi, President of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail Association, recently told the Lloyd Town Board that his group has erected a quartet of new signs that tell the history of …
The war in Ukraine reaches its two-year mark on February 24. What is the state of the situation? Besides the obvious –burned and bombed buildings, ravished lands, extremely damaged …
The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will perform a special concert on Saturday, February 18 at 4 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh. Four distinguished …
Modena Ladies Auxiliary presents Pasta Buffet Extravaganza The Modena Ladies Auxiliary invites the community to indulge in their upcoming All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Buffet on February 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. …
It has always been Emily Martin’s dream to become an astronaut. “When I was younger, I always admired the stars and planets and knew I wanted to be up there one day. I’ve read …