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Lloyd revises zoning code proposals

In recent months Lloyd’s Town and Planning Boards, as well as the Comprehensive Plan Committee, focused their attention on zoning code changes applicable to planned retirement communities and …
Discovering Marlboro If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop on every historical sight in Marlboro, look no further than the new historical walking tour App, Discover Marlboro. The new app, which debuted in the …
Marlborough set to approve overlay zone Justin Dates, a Senior Associate with Maser Consulting, represents Bayside Construction. He said the Bayside Project is in the final steps of a conditional site plan approval, “and the one …
Legislator urges show of support for police
Ulster County Legislator Mary Beth Maio (R-Lloyd), former Chair of the Ulster County Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, expressed concern over recent reports of local police officers and …
New Hurley Reformed Church celebrates 250th anniversary The New Hurley Reformed Church in the Town of Plattekill is five years older than the nation it resides in. Members of the congregation gathered on Sept. 12 to celebrate the church’s 250th …
Local News

Census deadline is rapidly approaching

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) is reminding residents that there are only 5 days left until the September 30 deadline to register with the Census. The 2020 Census will determine how …
Newburgh Open Studios Tour celebrates its 10th year Newburgh celebrates the Arts! Over sixty artists will participate in the Tenth Annual Newburgh Open Studios organized by Gerardo Castro and Michael Gabor, co-owners of Newburgh Art Supply taking …
Skoufis touts importance of census
In the United States a census is conducted every 10 years, as is mandated by Article I, section 2 of the U. S Constitution that states, “Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned …
Safe Harbors presents a Black Renaissance Festival Safe Harbors of the Hudson, a local organization who aims to transform lives and build communities through housing and the arts, is hosting its first annual Black Renaissance Festival on Saturday, …
Briefs

Lane Closure Planned for Route 44/55

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising Ulster County motorists to expect a lane closure with alternating traffic along Route 44/55 eastbound and westbound between Route 208 and …

Presidential specialist to give 14th annual Dennis O’Keefe Lecture, Sept. 24 via Webex

The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz will sponsor the 14th annual Dennis O’Keefe Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. via Webex.Nancy Kassop, professor of political …

The legacy of suffrage in New York State

A newly published collection of essays, edited and partially written by a collective of SUNY New Paltz faculty members, provides a unique, interdisciplinary overview of women’s right to vote in …

Delgado announces more than $600,000 for SUNY Ulster

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced more than $600,000 in federal grants for the Student Support Services Program at SUNY Ulster. The funds announced today are the sum of two annual …

‘Expect a Bike Ahead’ gains momentum

In September of 2016, Gaby O’Shea was struck by a vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries. The New Paltz community quickly gathered around Gaby and her family and organized a fundraiser …
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Ulster sales tax revenue impacted by COVID-19

Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher has released the Mid-Year Sales Tax Report. The report provides information on sales tax receipts from the State, pandemic related impacts on revenues from …

Gardiner Library sponsors teen literary magazine

As Gardiner Library prepares to launch its literary magazine, teens continue to meet virtually via Zoom on Monday September 14 at 7 p.m. Middle and high school students who enjoy writing poetry, …

Gardiner Library to host Art and Nature classes

The Gardiner Library will host a four week series of Art and Nature classes with Elissa Rinaldo on Thursdays beginning September 17 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. For children Grades 3-5, each class will …

Rail trail work continues

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail improvement work has started, and will continue through October. The project will improve overall public access to the northern section of the Wallkill Valley Rail …

State honors Ulster County’s luminary graphic designer

To commemorate the life and legacy of graphic designer and cultural icon Milton Glaser, Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) introduced a memorializing resolution passed unanimously by …

Catholic schools plan for in-classroom return

Reopening plans have been announced for the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York. This includes Most Precious Blood in Walden. Since April, the Catholic Schools Reopening Council has …