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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Sunday announced that New York dentists can reopen statewide on June 1. Dentists' offices will be subject to state guidance on best practices for safety and social …

Voter registration deadline nears for 2020 Primary Election

The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents that the deadline to register to vote for the June 23, 2020 state, local and federal Primaries.. Mail-in voter registration forms must be …

Ulster County welcomes reopening news

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Saturday announced that the Mid-Hudson Valley is on track to meet all seven metrics required to begin phase one of the state's …

Hudson Valley to begin Phase I re-opening

As portions of New York State have begun re-opening, some of the region’s elected officials have called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to include the Hudson Valley in the re-opening …

Waterfront park re-opens

Last Friday, Town of Lloyd Supervisor Fred Pizzuto re-opened the Highland Landing Park to the public. Pizzuto said the park was originally closed about three weeks ago because a group of people in …

Zoom boom

Supervisor Al Lanzetta said he has been handling much of the town’s business from his home due to the covid-19 pandemic. He said this has been possible because of the support of the town hall …
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Muffled Memorial Day

This year Memorial Day was like no other due to the impact of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Though the towns of Marlborough and Lloyd did not hold their typical parades, they still honored …
Lloyd pushes development projects to June meeting
The Lloyd Town Board pushed two development projects off to their June 17th meeting. The Village in the Hudson Valley is seeking to build an Assisted Living facility and the Commons at Highland …
Schools plan for graduation alternatives With high school graduations just a month away, the Highland and Marlboro school districts have been making plans on the best way to honor the Class of 2020 during this difficult and unprecedented …
Project Resilience enters Phase II
In mid May the Ulster County Project Resilience Meal Assistance Program entered Phase II. County Executive Pat Ryan said moving to this new phase will help keep the county on track, especially to …
Here’s the beef! Despite a nationwide meat shortage, business has been booming for two beef farms in Gardiner. When the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out, shoppers had difficulty finding hand sanitizer and toilet …
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Kiryas Joel school served with cease and desist order

The Orange County Health Department served the United Talmudic Academy (UTA) of Kiryas Joel Boys School with a cease and desist order on Thursday, May 21. The Health Department, which was accompanied …
Marlboro High School students named Senior Scholar Humanities Award Recipients Two Marlboro High School (MHS) students have been honored by Orange-Ulster BOCES by being named Senior Scholar Humanities Award recipients. Seniors Aubrey Ramos and Ashley DeBenedictus were selected …
Animal Science Program introduced at Ulster BOCES for Fall of 2020 Responding to passionate student interest, Ulster BOCES is adding an Animal Science program to its September 2020 course offerings available to Ulster County juniors. The Animal Science …