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Marlboro Schools to receive more State Aid

Last week Marlboro Superintendent Michael Brooks reiterated that he is proposing a zero percent increase in the budget from the present school year to the 2021-22 school year – a total top line …
More projects coming to Lloyd
At a Lloyd Town Board meeting several weeks ago, Building Department Director Dave Barton said there is the possibility that seven new projects may be coming to the town. Last week Councilman Joe …
Does Lloyd have a plan for Affordable Housing? Lloyd Councilman Joe Mazzetti asked Building Department Director Dave Barton what housing units in the Mountainside Woods development project have been set aside as Affordable Housing, a required …
Walden Playboys plan to resume racing The Plattekill Town Board met this past Wednesday to review the new police reform plan and a hopeful Walden Playboy Motorcycle Club season. Luckily, the town’s summer camp has also taken a step …
Marlborough sets fees, dissolves police committee
The Marlborough Town Board had a hefty agenda April 12, during which it came to a consensus on short term rental fees, dissolved its police reform committee and opted to move forward with a …
Local News

Blue Star Mothers collect goods for deployed troops

On Friday, April 9, members of the Blue Star Mothers of America Hudson Valley NY15 gathered at Montgomery Town Hall for a donation drive to support deployed troops. This was done, as April 9 is New …

Vaccination clinic coming to Marlboro

Marlborough Supervisor Al Lanzetta, in coordination with Dan Proctor the Director of Operations & Vaccinations of the Ulster County Department of Health Covid-19 Response Team, announced that a …

Hundreds voice concern at Danskammer hearing

Hundreds of New Yorkers, including local Hudson Valley residents and others from Manhattan and Brooklyn, expressed their opposition to the Danskammer Power Plant in a two-part public hearing comment …

Lloyd approves The Views at Highland

After a lengthy time in the site plan process, the Lloyd Planning Board recently approved The Views at Highland, a mixed use, two building development project, each with two-stories on a 3 acre site. …

Highland hosts Easter drive-thru

The Town of Lloyd Events Committee hosted an Easter drive-thru for kids at the Highland Elementary last Saturday. About 180 families signed up for time slots that allowed an orderly flow of cars in …
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Marlborough Democrats host cleanup event

On Saturday, April 24, in honor of Mother Earth, the Marlborough Democratic Committee invites all community members to join us in a Cleanup of the Rt. 9W corridor. They meet at the parking lot of the …

Highland Library vote is May 5

The Highland Public Library Board of Trustees will be holding the annual Special District meeting on Tuesday May 4th at 5:30 p.m. A reading of the proposed budget will follow a report from the …

Marlborough Democrats to host trail walk

The Marlborough Democratic Committee is sponsoring an Arbor Day nature trail walk at the new Marlborough Nature Trail, Route 9W, across from St. Mary’s Church, on May 1 with a rain date of May …

Jacobson touts budget

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) praised the historic level of education funding included in New York State’s 2021-22 budget. Finalized this week, the budget will significantly …

Trailer fire

Plattekill Firefighters responded to vehicle fire outside of a trailer at 211 Margaret St-off Freetown Highway on April 8. Firefighters requested that a second alarm be sounded as the fire had spread …
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Electronics drop-off day is Saturday

The Southern Ulster Rotary will host an electronics drop-off day on Saturday, March 27 at the Plattekill Town Hall, Route 44-55 in Modena. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Waste electronics includes …

Lloyd PD conducting Legion fundraiser

The Town of Lloyd Police Department is doing a fundraiser for the Highland American Legion and are currently selling “Lloyd Police Wrist Bands” for $5 each. Wrist bands can be purchased …

Plattekill to host spring/Easter drive-thru event

The Town of Plattekill Recreation Department will host a drive-thru event on Saturday, April 10, 2 - 4 p.m. at the Thomas Felton Park, 11 Patura Road. Local Plattekill residents are invited to …

Kingston vaccination site to move to larger space

Effective Thursday, March 18, Ulster County will relocate its primary vaccination site from the Kate Walton Field House at Kingston High School to the former Best Buy store space in the Hudson Valley …

College council to meet remotely

The SUNY New Paltz College Council will hold its next meeting at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, via teleconference. Reports will be given by President Donald P. Christian and Interim College …

SUNY Ulster presents 'Sharing My Stones'

On Tuesday, March 23, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., SUNY Ulster in conjunction with The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is sponsoring a virtual …