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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 …
Reaction to Supreme Court Roe v Wade decision divided along party lines Reaction was swift, and predictable to Friday’s Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that made abortion legal in this country nearly 50 years ago. It was …
Lloyd struggles with private sewer plants The Lloyd Town Board approved a resolution 4 -1 that will allow developer Dan Gueron to continue moving forward on his proposed 166 home development project known as Falcon Ridge off of Upper North …
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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 …

Catholic Charities opens new office

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, visited Newburgh last Wednesday to officially open a new office for Catholic Charities at 280 Broadway. The office and center is located on the …

Scholars in Scrubs founder honored at Armory

The Newburgh Armory Unity Center honored educator, mentor and volunteer Linda Romano with the dedication and renaming of the Scholars in Scrubs classroom to the Linda Romano Healthcare Education …
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Democratic primary

June 28 is the Democratic primary for NYS Governor and Lt. Governor.  Saturday, June 18 begins nine days of early voting at the following locations: Shokan American Legion; Midtown …

Upcoming activities at the Highland Public Library

In keeping with the new CDC guidelines, masks will be required in the library, Ulster County is  currently a high risk for contracting Covid-19 according to metrics used by the CDC.  We …

Fatima Church to host yard sale

Our Lady of Fatima Church will host a community yard sale on Saturday, June 4, 9 a,m. - 3 p.m. New, lightly used and hand made items for sale by your neighbors and friends. $15 for indoor spaces …

Highland Library to host Touch A Truck and Book Sale

Friends of the Highland Public Library will host a Touch A Truck & Book Sale event on Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the library. Admission is $5 for children age 2 and …
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Marlboro MS receives special designation

Last week the Marlboro school board listened to an Essential School to Watch presentation that was led by Marlboro Middle School Principal Debra Clinton. She said the program promotes continuous …

Brick House Resellers has something for everyone

Kids and adults alike have been captivated by the endless fun of LEGO since the 1930’s. In the present, LEGO is still going strong, releasing countless new sets every year. Collaborations with …

Kras sworn in as new member of Plattekill Board

Political newcomer Bill Kras was sworn in to replace the late Larry Farrelly on the Plattekill Town Board at the board’s June 15 meeting at the Town Hall. Farrelly passed away on April 14 …

Post-pandemic pageantry

More than 50 fire companies, hundreds of firefighters and dozens of pieces of fire apparatus passed through the streets of Wallkill on Saturday for the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s …

Adonai Masonic Lodge celebrates 150th Anniversary

This month the Adonai Masonic Lodge #718 in Lloyd held a ceremony under the direction of Richard Kessler, Grand Master of Masons for New York State, to acknowledge the lodge’s 150th …

OCLT seeks to buy a portion of Sugar Loaf Mountain

The Orange County Land Trust (OCLT) has announced plans to acquire over 300 acres of land comprising a significant portion of Sugar Loaf Mountain in the Hamlet of Sugar Loaf within the Town of …

New Paltz retirees to meet

Retirees of the New Paltz Community invite retirees everywhere to the monthly breakfast meeting of Monday, June 6, 8 a.m., at the New Paltz Plaza Diner. Brian Rogers, a NYC Real …

PFD auxiliary to host monthly breakfast

Mark your calendars for the monthly breakfast of the Plattekill Fire Department auxiliary. They are held the second Sunday of the month. The next breakfast will be held Sunday, June 12, 7 a.m. to …

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 …