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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 …
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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 …
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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 …

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 …
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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 …

Rally calls for utility debt to be forgiven

On Friday, May 13, Hudson Valley community leaders united in a push for energy bill debt to be forgiven, and for Central Hudson to share the cost. They also voiced the need to stop the Central Hudson …

Lilly Rae returns to the Highland Hamlet

After spending a few years nearby, but outside of the center of Highland, Renae Martin decided to bring her business, Lilly Rae, back to where it all started – in the hamlet. Martin has …

Ulster creates Revolutionary War 250th commission

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack and Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan invite you to join them for the signing of the Executive Order creating the “Ulster County RevWar 250th Commission” …

Southern Ulster Rotary hosts inaugural Kentucky Derby Party

The Colden Manor at Spruce Lodge was flooded with magnificent hats and sharp dressed guests for the first ever Kentucky Derby Dinner Party. The Southern Ulster Rotary created the event as a …

PFD auxiliary to host monthly pancake 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 9, 7 a.m. to …

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan files papers to run for Congress

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan (D-Gardiner) has filed a notice of substitution to be the new Democratic candidate for Congress in NY-19. Ryan is seeking to replace Rep Antonio Delgado …

Modena man sentenced for child pornography

A Modena man has been sentenced in Albany federal court to over 10 years in prison for possessing, distributing, receiving and transporting child pornography. Anthony Hadden, 29, pled guilty …