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Rolling Thunder keeps on helping Veterans

Recently, local chapter NY 3 of Rolling Thunder held a fundraiser at the Plattekill Town Park and as always, the focus was on helping all Veterans. Mary Lewis became interested in the organization …
Lanzetta faces challenge in Marlborough Town of Marlborough residents will see many familiar faces on the ballot on November, as incumbent Al Lanzetta faces a challenge from longtime council member Scott Cororan on November 2.A profile of …
Former Plattekill Supervisor wants her old job back The Town of Plattekill’s race for Supervisor will pit former Supervisor Judy Mayle against political newcomer Jennifer Salemo on Nov. 2. The winner will replace Joseph Croce, a Republican, …
Molly Darcy earns Girl Scout Silver Award Molly Darcy, a member of Girl Scout Troop #60093 and lifelong resident of Highland, has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award. This prestigious honor is the second highest leadership award in Girl …
Community comes together to fight cancer Last Friday evening Marlboro teacher Kathy Keane ran a cancer fundraiser, named ‘Pinktacular’, at Mary Jane’s Dairy Bar in Middlehope This is the 7th year the event has been held at …
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SUNY Ulster to host domestic violence forum

SUNY Ulster, Ulster County Executive Patrick K. Ryan, and the Ulster County Inter-Agency Council on Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking will host “Hidden Truths and Youth” on …

College news

Orla Clasby of New Paltz was named to Lewis University’s Dean’s List for the 2021 Spring Semester. Clasby is studying in the College of University at Lewis University.Congratulations to …

Plattekill ES celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Sirens blaring and lights flashing, a caravan of emergency vehicles arrived in style at Plattekill Elementary School on October 5. The visitors showed off their life-saving equipment and helped the …

Fire Prevention Week at Highland Elementary

Members of the Highland Fire District visited Highland Elementary School this week, giving students an up-close look at the department’s fire trucks and showing off the various pieces of …

A perfect day for Walktoberfest

There are fall days in the Northeast that are just perfect; when the temperature, the sun and all other factors slip into place, it is a magical day. It happened at this year’s special two-day …
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League of Women Voters to host Zoom program on upcoming election

The League of Women Voters of the Mid-Hudson Region is presenting a virtual program What’s On Your Ballot? on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. via Zoom. This Election Day, a number of local …

Orange County hosts Clothesline Project in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Orange County and Fearless! Hudson Valley, Inc. recognized Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) by hosting the Clothesline Project at the County’s Government Center on Friday, October …

Job fair set for Newburgh Mall

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Director Steve Knob have announced that the County will hold its annual Fall Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

Marlboro soldier receives new rank, new responsibilities

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for …
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Rail Trail President receives commendation

Last week Peter Bellizzi was honored with a commendation from State Senator Michelle Hinchey [D-46] for his selfless service to the community as President of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail …

Town of Lloyd Police report for the month of September

Sept. 1 - Chief Janso and Lt. Roloson, Supervisor Pizzuto and Councilman Auchmoody met with a representative of “Vet2Vet Peer Specialist” and “Hudson Valley Center for Veterans …

Memorial service honors those lost to the pandemic

On September 18 a somber memorial ceremony was held at the Cluett Schantz Park in Milton to remember 8 town residents and others who passed away due to the pandemic. Supervisor Al Lanzetta opened …

Starry Starry Night gala is back

After last year’s forced hiatus due to the pandemic, the Walkway Over the Hudson’s 11th Starry, Starry Night Gala returned on Friday evening. This year the fundraising event was held at …

Bounty Fest is a big hit

The 14th annual Heart of the Hudson Valley Bounty Festival took place on Saturday at the Cluett Schantz Park under a perfect sunny autumn afternoon. It was hosted by the agritourism organization Meet …

Lloyd approves assisted living site plan

On September 23, the Lloyd Planning Board approved the site plan for the Assisted Living Facility [ALF], that is slated to be built on Route 9W, opposite the Bridgeview Plaza by developer Owen Mark …

Jacobson demands CSX address situation at Milton Landing Park

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) is demanding that CSX Railway address a dangerous situation in the Town of Marlborough, where stopped CSX trains are blocking egress into and out of the …

City may opt for Indigenous Peoples' Day

In a city where a statue of Christopher Columbus towers over its waterfront, the explorer may soon lose his holiday. At its work session last week, the city council considered the idea of changing …

Ulster County road closures

While the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida were less severe in Ulster County than in many places further to the south, there is still a concern for flooding throughout the day Friday in some …