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Richard (Rick) Brooks told the story of one local farm boy’s WWI experience at the January program of the Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society, held recently in the Vineyard Commons … more
Last week the Town of Marlborough swore in their officials for 2020. In quick succession Town Clerk Colleen Corcoran administered the Oath of Office to Al Lanzetta as Town Supervisor, Scott Corcoran … more
On election night last November, the race for the Ulster County District Attorney was too close to call as Democrat David Clegg and Republican Michael Kavanagh were only three votes apart. During the … more
County Executive Patrick K. Ryan announced the appointment of Tyrone Wilson to be Human Rights Commissioner. Wilson is the previous Executive Director of Harambee and has dedicated his career to … more
The Marlboro School Board released a long-awaited Special Education Report at last week’s meeting. The author, John McGuire, gave a brief overview of his findings. He pointed out that his firm, … more
Last week Lloyd resident Stacey Fanelli, in her husband’s absence, was again before the Lloyd Zoning Board seeking an area variance for two homes that are on their property at 26 Gabriety Road- … more
The tenth annual Walden Leadership Day awards ceremony was held in front of a packed Bradley Assembly Room on Thursday night. Taylor Esposito received the Ronald I. Jacobowitz Youth of the Year … more
Barbara Lerner, a property owner in the Town of Montgomery, is attempting to stop plans for an Amazon warehouse along Route 747 by suing the developer, the Town of Montgomery and the town’s … more
Tommy Romeo of Walden won big during the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ episode that aired Thursday. He took home a 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI. His cash and prizes totaled $47,185, including the new … more
At the Walden Village Board meeting last Tuesday night, Police Chief Jeffry Holmes proposed a new radio frequency band to be used by the department. The proposed band is the 700 MHz Band. This … more
The City of Newburgh’s loss is Maybrook’s gain. Gustavo Pareus had been hired by the City of Newburgh Police Dept., but was cut during a recent round of layoffs there. He hadn’t … more
Borden Dairy Co., a Dallas-based company with deep roots in the Wallkill Valley, announced on Jan. 5 that it had voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In the filing, Borden … more
The Valley Central Middle School Culinary Club got a chance to showcase their cooking skills at the Valley Central School District Board of Education meeting on Monday evening. Students presented … more
When Rebekah Grohl was born, everyone knew she was different. “At birth she actually grabbed the scissors that cut her [placenta] cord,” said Peter Grohl, Grohl’s father. … more
The topic of prayer has been a constant subject of debate in the City of Newburgh. The Newburgh City Council voted in a four to three margin to keep prayer off of the City Council agenda at … more
City of Newburgh Fire Department Chief William Horton was officially sworn in by the Newburgh City Council at Monday’s City Council meeting. Horton joined the fire department in 2003. … more
Darrigo solar farm presented their application to have a site in the Town of Newburgh at a recent planning board meeting. The project will be located on 86 Lakeside Road. The project is a … more
The Town of Newburgh Planning Board voted to waive a public hearing for BJ’s Wholesale Club at last Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. At the beginning of the meeting the planning … more
Miller Environmental Group presented its initial site plan to the Town of Newburgh Planning Board at last Thursday’s planning board meeting. According to its website, Miller Environmental … more
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced the Family Support Services for Addiction Act last Friday on a visit to Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Center for Recovery. The bipartisan … more
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