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Local officials react to Cuomo allegations

Amid new allegations of inappropriate behavior by Governor Andrew Cuomo, local officials are urging an independent investigation into the governor’s behavior.  On Saturday, the New York …
Hotel proposed in Lloyd Surveyor Patti Brooks has presented a conceptual plan for a 4 story, 90 bed hotel on Mack’s Lane before the Lloyd Planing Board. It appears this is in addition to a proposal she recently …
Residents weigh in on Dollar General plan Could a second Dollar General negatively impact the Town of Marlborough? Some community members seem to believe it would. Brigette Supernova was the first to raise the concern at the Planning …
Marlboro couple celebrates 65 years Recently Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, sent a framed document to Ruth and James Aurigemma, “in honor of their 65 years of married love. As one of the longest married …
Plattekill board discusses highways and Easter eggs
The discussion of a state highway floating zone, Plattekill employee healthcare plans and a possible Easter egg hunt were the Plattekill Town Board’s focus this past Wednesday at their biweekly …
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Ulster Emergency Services Director retires

County Executive Pat Ryan announces that after a distinguished career in public service, Director of Emergency Services Steve Peterson has announced his intention to retire. Peterson has served …

Skoufis nursing home oversight bills pass senate

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that a package of bills he authored to increase protections and accountability within nursing homes and long-term care facilities has passed in the state …

Highland presents Comprehensive Education Plan

At the last Highland School Board meeting, Asst. Superintendent Sarah Dudley-Lemek gave a presentation on a School Comprehensive Education Plan [SCEP] aimed at improving the district’s …

A green Gardiner

The Town of Gardiner residents were invited to a public meeting Saturday afternoon to learn more about their participation in the community-wide community choice aggregation program. The Feb. 20 …

Honor Flights suspended through June, 2021

The national Honor Flight Board of Directors has recently decided to suspend all flights for all Honor Flight hubs nationwide through June 30, 2021. Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a 501c3 …
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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 …

Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop, Selections 1994–2020

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz announces “Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop, Selections 1994–2020,” a survey exhibition of the artist Kathy …

Dayna Thomas appointed to Maya Gold Foundation Board

The Maya Gold Foundation welcomes Dayna Thomas as the newest member of the Board of Directors. The Maya Gold Foundation is governed by an eight member Board and each Board member brings a sincere …

Applications sought for UCRRA Board seat

Calling all those interested in promoting sustainable materials management practices in Ulster County by efficiently managing solid waste materials with a focus on resource conservation; Now is the …

Skoufis Nursing Home bills pass Health Committee

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that a package of bills he authored to increase protections and accountability within nursing homes and long-term care facilities has passed through the …
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Schumer and Gillibrand lobby to restore lost deductions

U.S Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation in the new Congress to eliminate the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction …

Library hosts college admissions and financial aid workshop

The Gardiner Library will host “Calculating your Expected Family Contribution and Navigating the SAT and ACT landscape” with Elizabeth Levine and Marc Hoberman virtually via Zoom on …

Delgado to chair House Agriculture Subcommittee

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) was selected to serve as the Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit (CEEC). The CEEC Subcommittee …

Orange County compiles Police Reform Panel

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Police Reform and Reinvention Advisory Panel will take public comments on its draft plan at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10. The public is welcome to …

Ulster Libraries present virtual concert

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

Funds available for local animal shelters

The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, is now accepting applications for its 2021 grants. Organizations in Orange, Dutchess, …