Columnists & Community

Rob Morris’ 1968 Bullitt Mustang

I recently met up with Rob Morris and his 1968 Bullitt Mustang at the Highland Saturday Night Car Cruise hosted by the Dutchess Cruisers. Rob’s Mustang has a 351 Cleveland Engine that pushes …

Marlboro Library walking club returns

Connect with the outdoors and your neighbors as we try out a new walking trail every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month starting June 1 thru August 17. Check the Marlboro Library online calendar for …

Student art show runs next week at Fridas

Meet Me in Marlborough is hosting a far,, artisan flea market on Saturday, May 21 at the Cluett Schantz Park, 1801-1805 Route 9W, Milton. It will feature fare from local farms, plus local food, a …

‘Teas, talks and workshops’ continue through June

The Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library has extended its “Tea, Talks and Workshops” series through June. The sessions are hosted by the library on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the …

James Currier’s 1973 Volkswagen Type 181

On the first day of opening season for Cars & Coffee at the Newburgh Mall to be held every other Sunday, I had a chance to speak with James Currier Sr. James, a Vietnam veteran 68-69 and is …
School News

Highland students earn Eagle Scout Honor

Dimitri and Taki Bakatsias, brothers from Highland High School, were awarded Eagle rank—the highest achievement attainable in the Boy Scouts of America program—during an Eagle Court of …
Science teacher wins prestigious award Highland High School is proud to announce that Science teacher Christopher Sgro has been named the recipient of a 2022 Excellence in High School Chemistry Teaching Award presented by the Mid-Hudson …
Spaghetti dinner supports local youth battling rare cancer Highland Rotary Club, in partnership with the Highland High School Interact Club, hosted a sold-out Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Sunday, April 24 to help support Zach Osterhoudt, a 15-year-old …
Students of the Month honored Marlboro Superintendent Michael Brooks commented on these three outstanding students. “We have the prized moment when we hand out our recognition for Students of the Month and we hear these …
School News

Teachers receive tenure at school board meeting

Marlboro Superintendent Michael Brooks [L] stands beside teachers who received tenure at the April 21st school board meeting: [L-R] Kaitlin Ciralli at the Elementary School; Amanda Griffin in …

Marlboro FCCLA members shine at state conference

Twenty-two members of the Marlboro chapters of FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) attended the New York State (NYS) FCCLA Conference in Callicoon, NY from March 23-25. The …

College news

Brianna Gilman of Marlboro, has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University College of Health Professions, Jersey City, NJ. Anisa B. Gilmour, of New Paltz, was named to second …

Marlboro High School educator named NYS Master Teacher

The Marlboro Central School District is proud to announce that Marlboro High School (MHS) Biology and Earth Science teacher Carrie Schlagler has been selected to be part of the New York State Master …

Marlboro names Students of the Month

Last week the Marlboro School Board caught up with honoring their Students of the Month after winter weather caused delays in honoring several students. Middle SchoolTeacher Hayden Carlin named …
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Marlboro Elementary student helps local book program soar

This winter, Kaylee Keane, a Grade 5 student at Marlboro Elementary School (MES) and an avid reader, made it her mission to help get more books into the hands of children throughout the …

Mount Fuzzy Friends Clinic teaches youngsters about medical care

Local children learned the “bear necessities” of medical care at a recent Fuzzy Friends Clinic, held at Marlboro Free Library on Saturday, February 12. Spearheaded by Linda Kelly, …

MHS Drama Club is back with Zombie Prom

After a two year hiatus, the Marlboro High School (MHS) Drama Club is back, with new directors and young performers eager to get back on stage. The MHS Drama crew set their sights on a lively and …

State to end school mask requirement on March 2

Governor Kathy Hochul Sunday announced plans to end the state mask requirement in schools starting on Wednesday, March 2. The Governor made this decision based on the analysis of several key …