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History set in stone

One of the oldest gravestones in Lloyd cemetery belongs to George S. Brundage. It contains all that is known or remembered about a soldier who gave his life for his country: George S. BrundageBorn …
Ulster reapportionment plan draws complaints
Although a parade of speakers praised the Ulster County Commission on Reapportionment for undertaking a tough job at a May 16 public hearing at the Modena fire station, no one seemed happy with the …
Incumbents to battle for Senate seat Much of Southern Ulster County is assured of having a new representative, come January in the State Senate, as district lines have been re-drawn. The southern half of Ulster, as well large …
Lloyd seeks to ban private sewer plants The Lloyd Town Board has drawn up a local law aimed at prohibiting developers of large, multi-user projects from constructing private wastewater treatment plants on their sites. The law is under …
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Area budgets and capital projects win approval

It was a banner day at the polls for the Wallkill School District in last week’s voting as the $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were overwhelmingly approved by district …

Orange County invited Veterans to free screening of Top Gun: Maverick

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Veterans Service Agency Director Christian Farrell will host a free showing for veterans of the new, highly-acclaimed movie “Top Gun: …

Newburgh Police officer fights cancer

The Town of Newburgh Police seek assistance and donations for fellow officer and commander Lieutenant Robert DeSaye who is in need of cancer treatment. As of May 24, the donation page has raised …
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Neuhaus to deliver 2022 State of the County Address on May 25

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus will deliver his 2022 State of the County address at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. The address is open to the public and will take place at the Orange …

OC hosts Veteran’s picnic

Area veterans and active military members were treated to a day in the park on Saturday as Orange County and its Veteran’s Service Agency hosted its annual Spring Picnic and Resource Fair at …

Garnet Health to host virtual stroke prevention forum

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Garnet Health will host a free, virtual forum, “Act Fast: A Self-Care Forum on Stroke Prevention Signs and Symptoms” on Wednesday, May …

Upcoming Highland Library events

The Highland Public Library offers a number of beginner and custom computer classes on Thursdays between 1 and 4 p.m. You can register online at Highlandlibrary.org. Several curbside craft …
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Marlboro and Highland school budgets pass

Voters approved the school budgets for Marlboro and Highland for 2022-23.   The Marlboro budget of $61,498,000 passed by a vote of 561 to 226 The two open school board seats were won by …

Wallkill budget, proposition easily passed

    The Wallkill School District’s $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were easily approved by district voters Tuesday.      The budget for …

Ulster Exec. launches bid for Congress

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan has officially launched his Congressional campaign. The announcement was made on social media on Tuesday. “I am announcing today that I will be running in …

Relief sought from Central Hudson

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblymember Kevin Cahill announced last week that they sent a joint letter to Central Hudson calling for immediate …

Highland FD hosts annual dinner

Firefighter Fred DeMaio opened the celebratory evening with an Invocation. The dinner was held at The Chateau in Kingston for the first time in three years. Chief Peter Miller thanked everyone …

Tea party returns to Dubois Farms

After being put on hold by the pandemic, a Tea Party fundraiser was recently held at the Tavern at the Dubois Farms in Highland. Joanne Zambito is President of the Friends of the Marlboro Free …

Lloyd Methodist Church serving Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala, prepared by Sal’s of Highland, is on the menu at the Lloyd United Methodist Church dinner on Saturday, May 15. Curbside pickup is between 3 and 5 p.m.. of the meal, which …

Lloyd PBA to host Youth Fishing Tournament

The Town of Lloyd Police Benevolent Association will host a Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 15 and under on Saturday, May 14 at Berean Park, 53 Reservoir Road, Highland. The lake will be …

Marlboro FD selling commemorative T-shirts

Marlboro Hose Company #1 is celebrating its 125th anniversary this summer, with a parade scheduled for July 30. The fire company is currently selling commemorative T-shirts for $20 apiece. You can …