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Hinchey and Amedure vie for Senate Seat

The race for the NYS 46th Senate seat pits Democrat Michelle Hinchey against Republican Rich Amedure. Michelle Hinchey grew up in Saugerties, the daughter of the late Congressman Maurice Hinchey. …
County Comptroller calls for delay on tax auction
The Ulster County Comptroller’s Office has received multiple complaints from potential auction bidders that were denied participation in the auction because of in person attendance limits set …
Milton Playground is officially open After being put on temporary hold by the Covid-19 pandemic earlier this year, the Milton playground project officially opened this past weekend with Pat Larkin doing the honors of cutting the …
Pier project pricetag is rising Brandee Nelson, a Project Manager with Tighe & Bond, has been working with the Town of Marlborough to restore the south pier at the Milton Landing Park. Last week she updated the Town Board on …
Gauzza challenges Jacobson for 104th Assembly The race for the New York State 104th Assembly seat has newcomer Republican Andrew Gauzza IV challenging first term Democrat Jonathan Jacobson. The 104th district encompasses the towns of …
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Dukes wear pink!

When we say, “Dukes fight together” we mean it, and the District proved it last week by participating in two dress-down  days sponsored by the Marlboro Faculty Association. Everyone, …
Wallkill MS student tests positive for COVID-19
Wallkill Central School District Superintendent of Schools Kevin Castle announced Monday that a student at John G. Borden Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Due to many privacy laws, the …
Skoufis, Brescia square off in 39th Senate District debate Differences over state spending, public health and personal demeanor highlighted the debate of 39th senate district candidates last week State Senator James Skoufis (D/WFP/SAM) and challenger L. …
NYSSMA selects four New Paltz students for Virtual Performance The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) has struck the right note this year in their selection of four New Paltz High School (NPHS) students who will represent the district as …
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Gardiner pledges to reduce energy consumption

At its Oct. 13 meeting, the Town Board pushed the town of Gardiner one step closer in attaining its goal of becoming a bronze certified community in the eyes of the Environmental Protection …

 Boos and Brews on Huguenot Street

New Paltz’s Historic Huguenot Street has been experiencing some haunted happenings this October. Boo’s and Brews haunted walking tour has begun this Fall season and offers an …

Jacobson bill aimed at reducing confusion at polling sites

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed one of his bills (A8257/S5188) which will reduce confusion at polling sites. The new law prohibits, while …

NW to host rabies clinic

Town of New Windsor will be hosting a free, drive-through, rabies clinic, sponsored by Orange County Department of Health. The drive-through rabies clinic is open to Town of New Windsor …

A celebration marking the 100th anniversary of nineteenth amendment

The month of August marked the 100th anniversary of nineteenth amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. The town of Marlborough, NY had its own role in the women’s suffrage movement, …
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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 …

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 …