Columnists & Community

Celebrate Community Pride Day on September 25

Community Pride Day will be held Sept. 25 at the Cluett Shantz Memorial Park from 1 - 8 p.m. The event features rides, food, activities and fireworks are all free to the public. Also included …

Lloyd Police welcome the start of a new school year

James S. Janso, Chief of Police  for the Town of Lloyd has issued the following letter to welcome students back to school: “On behalf of the Town of Lloyd Police Department, I wish …

Milton Pier Ribbon Cutting set for September 10

Please join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Milton Pier. The ceremony, sponsored by the Milton Landing Committee and the Town of Marlborough Town Board, …

Town of Lloyd police add the Neighbors App

The Town of Lloyd Police are excited to be joining RING’s (home security) “Neighbors” App in our efforts to connect with residents and improve the safety of our community. …

Plattekill Library has a busy schedule

2047 State Route 32, Modena, NY. The Plattekill Library has a full fall calendar! All are FREE and open to the public. To register, contact the Plattekill Library at 845-883-7286 or email …
School News

Marlboro Dukes host 9/11 soccer game and tribute

The Marlboro High School (MHS) Boys Varsity Soccer team hosted a 9/11 memorial game on Saturday, September 11. The game, which pitted the Dukes against the Onteora Eagles, was attended by local …
Freer takes the helm in Highland Newly-appointed Highland school superintendent, Joel Freer, welcomed back happy students into the school buildings, who were ready to go to class and reunite with their friends. The Highland …
Highland students RaCE to the Summer Science Camp 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. …
College News
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 …
School News

Ulster County Department of Health releases guidance for school re-opening 

County Executive Pat Ryan announced that the Ulster County Department of Health has released guidelines for the safe reopening of schools during the upcoming school year. In a series of guidelines …

Ulster BOCES Surgical Technologist program graduates 19

After completing a nationally accredited Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center, 19 graduates from across the Hudson Valley celebrated their accomplishments …

Marlboro Knights of Columbus present scholarship

Alex Grzechowski is this year’s recipient of the Father Hanley Council 7266 Knights of Columbus $1,000 scholarship. Presenting the K of C scholarship at the 9:30 a.m. mass celebrated by Father …

College News

Dr. Taylor Bozydaj, a native of Milton, has graduated cum laude from MCPHS University with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in May 2021.The graduation ceremony took place on May 8, 2021 in Boston, …

Highland Huskies Special Olympics team brings home the gold 

The Highland Huskies Special Olympics team is a force to be reckoned with. Despite this year’s pandemic restrictions, the team had another highly successful season and scored big at the 2021 …
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Marlboro FCCLA logs into the Hybrid National Conference

Three Marlboro FCCLA members and their adviser participated in the Hybrid National Family Career and Community Leaders of America Conference in Nashville TN. This year, due to the pandemic, National …

Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center celebrates Class of 2021 and recognizes top three students

The Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center recognized 442 Ulster County students who completed their trades’ technical endorsement requirements during 23 live Senior Tribute Ceremonies held …

Marlboro Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Honor Roll - Grade 6Steviemarie Amato, Aleksander Brown, Lorenzo Caserto, Abigail Cuozzo, Yaretzi Guevara, Delser Hernandez‑Ramirez, Allyana Lioi, Nicholas Lofaro‑Fiorelli, Jayden Loupe, Angelo …

Masopust named Wallkill Senior High principal

Brian Masopust was named principal of Wallkill Senior High School effective July 1 following the departure of Joseph Salamone. Salamone accepted a position as principal of the P-TECH: Hudson …

OU BOCES honors regional arts and humanities achievement

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, thirty-two high school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the arts and humanities during their high school careers were honored for their significant …