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Tillson-Toc project begins in Highland

At last week’s Lloyd Town Board meeting, Supervisor Dave Plavchak said he meets with Barton & Loguidice every other Wednesday to discuss the progress of the long-planned realignment …
Villages makes changes in site plan
Lloyd Planning Board member Carl DiLorenzo pointed out that current plans for the proposed Villages residential project no longer show an outdoor pool. He asked project representative Kelly Libolt if …
Marlborough approves TOMVAC bids In May the Town of Marlborough decided to rebid the TOMVAC rehabilitation project because of the initial steep prices they received. The Town Board opened the new bids in late June and had Phil Bell, …
Gavin Walters is Ulster’s Veteran of the Month The Ulster County Veteran of the Month is Plattekill resident Gavin Walters. Gavin is an Air Force Veteran who has dedicated his life to serving other Veterans in our community as the Director of …
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Ulster awards $1.5 million to non-profits

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced this week that 50 local non-profit organizations have been selected for awards of up to $50,000 through The Non-Profit Recovery and Resilience Grant …

Newburgh to Beacon swim benefits the River Pool

On the morning of Saturday, July 30, 144 swimmers gathered together with their families and supporters in preparation for the River Pool at Beacon’s 2022 18th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon …

Seminar addresses antisemitism

Orange County’s Human Rights Commission and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County are hosting a free seminar to help residents better understand antisemitism from 2 to 4 p.m. on …

Perfect day for a parade

Sunny skies and a gentle breeze smiled down on Marlboro, Saturday, as Hose Company No. 1 celebrated 125 years.
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Modena church to host Sunday waffle service

The Memorial United Methodist Church of Modena, located at 1928 Rt 44/55, will be holding a Waffle Church Service on Sunday, August 14, at 11 a.m. in the church hall. We will meet for …

Thrift Shop offers specials on clothes and candles

The Saint Augustine Thrift Shop is offering the following specials this week. Buy one candle or candle holder and get one free.Clothes with a yellow tag are on sale for half price. Hours are: …

Plattekill Library hosts free fitness classes

The Plattekill Library hosts free fitness classes during the month of August. Barre Body Sculpting with Adelaide Rock will take place on Saturday, August 20, 10 - 10:45 a.m. Zumba with Danielle …

Raffle supports Plattekill Library

Get your tickets while you still can for a raffle to benefit the Plattekill Library. The drawing is on August 15. The price is $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5. Crafted wooden chests …
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Marlborough grapples with rental law

The Marlborough Town Board has been grappling with the definitions and the realities of what are short term home rentals vs. what are bed and breakfast places. Supervisor Scott Corcoran said last …

Agri-tourism group reunites

The agri-tourism organization Meet Me in Marlborough has brought back their networking events. They met recently at the Brix Gastropub restaurant. MMiM Director Sheila Mannese said they decided …

Highland resident returns to her art

In the past few years local Highland artist Beth Walters-Storyk has been devoting her time to creating very personal and colorful works of art in her studio. Last week, for the first time, she …

‘I Voted’ stickers contest produces a runaway winner

An election sticker described by the New York Times as “an electric concoction of colors: a pink and purple and turquoise creature with a wild bloodshot stare, a toothy neon grin and spiderlike …

Community Foundations announces new appointments

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) has announced the appointment of two new directors to its board and the promotion of a longtime director to the role of chairman. Richard …

Wagner named partner at Jacobowitz & Gubits

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Wagner, Esq. has been named Partner, effective July 1, 2022. He has been with the firm for over five years and has served as Senior …

St. Augustine Parish presents Saturday Night Bingo

Saint Augustine Church in Highland will host Saturday Night Bingo twice during the month of August. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. on August 20. Calling begins at 6:30 p.m. St. Augustine is located at …

Rolling Thunder to host vendor/craft event

Rolling Thunder NY Ch3 is still looking for vendors Saturday, Sept 10 at Thomas Felten Park, 11 Patura Road, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., rain or shine. Interested vendors can contact MaryEllen Judge-Cioto …

Highland Library events

Yarn and Yak is inclusive of all yarn crafters who want to come to the library work on their projects with us, get a little help and make new friends in the process. Come craft with us on the …