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On Saturday the Highland Hose Company hosted a 20th Anniversary ceremony to honor those who were lost in the terrorist attacks on that fateful September day. This year the hose company called … more
Last week the Plattekill Zoning Board of Appeals [ZBA] dismissed Ken Rodriguez’s appeal of a determination made by the town’s Code Enforcement Officer Scott Mandoske on a drag strip that … more
The southern pier at the Milton Landing Park was officially opened last Friday afternoon in a well attended ribbon cutting ceremony that included state, county, town and committee officials as well … more
Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104), last week, joined Highland Public Library Director Julie Kelsall-Dempsey and Library Trustees, Nancy Hammond (President), Fran Brooks (2nd Vice-President), … more
Highland School Board of Education discussed COVID-19 updates and protocols for students and faculty heading into the new school year at last Wednesday’s meeting. Highland schools … more
The Institute for Disaster Mental Health (IDMH) at SUNY New Paltz will reflect on 20 years of emergency management training, preparation and direct action at “From 9/11 to COVID-19: Lessons … more
When local couple Brent and Carrie Wasser met in 2015, they knew they would someday start a farm together. Brent had studied food production in Europe and attended the Culinary Institute of America … more
Highland Central School District (HCSD) students entering Grades 6 through 12 were able to participate in a week-long Robotics and Coding Experience (RaCE) camp at Highland High School this summer. … more
Eileen Blaisdell, of New Paltz, received the Elmira College Key Award for their academic and community leadership. A tradition that goes back to 1935, the EC Key Award is presented to outstanding … more
Last week Marlboro Superintendent Michael Brooks said his report to the board was very simple, “Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year. We’re very excited to bring all of our children back … more
Although COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Ulster County, the Town of Plattekill Board decided at its Sept. 1 meeting not to reinstitute a policy that required employees and visitors to wear masks … more
Savvy bargain hunter Marion Goldberg discovered online thrift shopping a few years ago and had begun to sell her own clothing through Poshmark, a social commerce website, when she realized that her … more
Highland Elementary School (HES) has welcomed a new assistant principal, just in time for the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Tulani Samuel, who officially began on September 1, replaces Matthew … more
On International Overdose Awareness Day, Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46), who represents communities with some of the highest rates of opioid overdose deaths in New York State, called for the state … more
At the last Lloyd Planning Board meeting, member Sal Cuciti pointed out that the board to date has only received 1/8 inch scale elevations on the proposed Assisted Living Facility [ALF] when ¼ … more
Business has improved as of late for Active Lifestyle Tours, LLC after the company braved the worst parts of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far. The company launched in the summer of 2019. In the … more
Village of Maybrook Mayor Dennis Leahy as well as the Main Line Diner will grace television screens Sunday, as the Hallmark Channel film “Redemption in Cherry Springs” is set to … more
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 … more
After a lengthy discussion at last week’s Marlboro School Board about the wearing of masks, Superintendent Michael Brooks and the board agreed that with the opening of school this week the … more
The Town of Plattekill is moving full speed ahead with a proposed community center by enlisting the help of the Ulster County Purchasing Department to draft a Request For Proposal (RFP) to solicit … more
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