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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 …
Lloyd fails to post meeting minutes
On March 30 Lloyd resident Maureen Flaherty sent a letter to the Town Clerk & Records Officer Wendy Rosinski, Supervisor Fred Pizzuto, Zoning Board Chairman John Litts and Building Department …
New homes in the plans for Milton
The Town of Marlborough Planning Board flew through a short agenda Monday April 5, though no approvals were prescribed — none of the applications were fully completed as they were presented on …
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Hudson River tunnel completed

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza has announced that work has been completed on the final concrete lining for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass …

Port Authority unveils incentive program to attract carriers to Stewart

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced three major Port Authority of New York and New Jersey initiatives to re-energize New York Stewart International Airport and the surrounding region as air …

Marlboro expands in-person learning

After significant disagreements and charges of a lack of information at the March 25th Marlboro School Board, their members scheduled a special meeting two days later and voted on what the schedule …

Police reform committees wrap up reviews

Last spring Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 203, requiring all municipalities across the state to have local law enforcement and community members compile Police Reform and Reinvention Plans …

Marlborough hosts Easter drive-thru event

During the pandemic the Town of Marlborough has not let the little things slip away for the children. They gave out candy for Halloween, drove Santa around town to greet the kids in December and last …
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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 …
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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 …

O+ festival returns in October

Following a year of placing most events on hold as our communities have grappled with crisis, O+ Festival will return to Kingston, October 8-10, 2021. The festival will emphasize outdoor venues and …

Wallkill school petitions available

The Wallkill Central School District Annual Budget Vote is May 18. Persons interested in running for the Board of Education can pick up a petition, from Kelli Corcoran, District Clerk, at 1500 Route …

State upholds order to compensate special needs student

After appealing to the state education department’s office of state review, the McKelvey family obtained a favorable decision from the State Review Officer (SRO). The impartial hearing …

Wallkill athlete collapses and dies after football practice

A 17-year-old Wallkill High School student died Monday evening after apparently collapsing during football practice. The announcement of the death of Miguel Lugo was made by Superintendent of …

Ulster Libraries host virtual concert

  Ulster County Libraries hosts ARKAI’s string duos live virtual concert on Thursday February 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org …