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Central Hudson responds to Tropical Storm Isaias

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation is addressing service interruptions caused by strong, gusty winds combined with heavy rains, brought by Tropical Storm Isaias. These conditions are …
Thriving ecosystem There is a new hiking trail that is about to open on the southern tip of town named the Marlboro Nature Trail that has been years in the making. Tony Falco, a member of the Marlborough Trail …
Schools refine opening plans Throughout the summer, the Marlboro and Highland School Districts have been developing scenarios on how the 2020-21 school year will open, what the year will look like and how they will deliver …
Feds pledge $5 million for Ulster Area Transit On Tuesday U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $4,999,882 in CARES Act emergency federal funding for the Ulster County Area …
Attorney to Lloyd Town Board: Just say no
Recently the Lloyd Town Board passed a resolution by a vote of 3-2 that granted a waiver from a town moratorium for an Assisted Living project that will allow it to go before the Planning Board for …
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Delgado is honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) was recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with their inaugural Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship. The award recognizes members of Congress …
Highland to host three graduation ceremonies
  Members of the Highland High School Class of 2020 will be honored on Thursday, July 30, in three separate ceremonies at the Dr. Carl F. Meekins Football Field at Highland High …
700 Summer School learning kits created, packed and delivered In just a few very busy weeks, about 45 teachers, therapists, and counselors created summer school kits for the 700 children that are now participating in Orange-Ulster BOCES Special Education …
Marlboro student receives scholarship from Knights of Columbus Max Borchert is this year’s recipient of the Father Hanley Council # 7266 Knights of Columbus $1,000 scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous member of the parish, an additional …
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Air show may move to Montgomery

The 2020 New York International Air Show, scheduled for the weekend of August 29 and 30, is still on as of this week, but may be moved from New York Stewart International Airport to the smaller …

The Ulster County 4-H program hosts safe, summer fun events

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s 4-H Program is excited to announce summer events in the spirit of agriculture! Our first event is sure to bring joy to families across the …

Plattekill man busted for heroin sales and possession

A Plattekill man was arrested on Thursday, July 16 on felony charges of criminal possession and sale of a controlled substance. The Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team arrested William …

Newburgh man nabbed in drug bust

Members of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT) report the arrest of a Newburgh man following a long-term heroin and fentanyl sales investigation in the Town of …

Scam warnings issued

The Town of Newburgh Police Department has received several complaints, from residents, advising that they have gotten threatening or intimidating phone calls from subjects identifying themselves as …
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Travel advisory

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising Ulster County motorists to expect a lane closure along Route 32 northbound and southbound in the Town of Plattekill, between Route 44/55 …

Newburgh man killed while walking along 9W

A 39-year-old Newburgh man was struck and killed early Saturday while walking on Route 9W in Highland. State Police said Leon Ponder was walking southbound in the right lane of Route 9W at around …

Malls now open

Indoor shopping malls in the Hudson Valley are now permitted to open.Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, that malls in Phase 4 regions can open if they have advanced HVAC systems. HVAC …

Assemblymembers announce summer youth funding

Assemblymembers Jonathan Jacobson (D-104), Didi Barrett (D-106), and Kevin Cahill (D-103) have secured the release of $1.6 million for the 2020 New York State Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) …

Gardiner has board vacancies

The Town of Gardiner has vacancies on the Zoning Board of Appeals, Open Space Commission and the Board of Assessment Review. Interested parties should send their resume with a letter of interest …

Site celebrates Gardiner roads

The wonderous views of the Shawangunk Mountain cliff face, which attract climbers from all over the eastern seaboard, are worthy of a visit. Add to that the lovely local roads that wind throughout …