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Scenic Hudson hires architect for Danskammer proposal

In a second installment on the proposed Danskammer gas powered plant in the Town of Newburgh, Scenic Hudson’s Environmental Advocacy Director Haley Carlock interviewed experts on the design of …
Marlborough’s State of the Town
Gov. Cuomo may have delivered his State of the State speech just hours before, but all ears were on Town of Marlborough Town Supervisor Al Lanzetta as he delivered his State of the Town address at …
Flagpole gets a fresh coat of paint The well known America idiom ‘run it up the flagpole’ essentially means to float an idea and see what the reaction is or to try something out and see how it works. In the hamlet of …
A piece of Marlboro history Marlboro School Superintendent Michael Brooks opened last week’s meeting on a positive note despite the recent actions that took place in the U.S. Capitol. “I think I can speak …
Fire Dept. trailer vandalized In the early hours of December 9 vandals defaced a trailer used by the Marlborough Fire Department for hauling equipment. The trailer was parked in their parking lot and vandals spray painted the …
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Ulster Legislators call for Trump resignation

Fifteen members, mostly Democrat, of the Ulster County Legislature issued a letter condemning recent events at the U.S. Capitol and urged Congressman Antonio Delgado and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand …

Skoufis reappointed chair of investigations committee

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) was sworn into his second term on January 6, the first day of the 2021 legislative session. Skoufis also announced that Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins …

Ryan unveils COVID-19 vaccination resource center

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan last week unveiled the Ulster County virtual COVID-19 Vaccination Resource Center. The webpage, which can be found at ulstercountyny.gov/vaccines, will serve as a …

Martucci announces assignments

Senator Mike Martucci (R, C, I – New Hampton) released the following announcement regarding his committee assignments for the 2021 legislative session of the New York State Senate: “I …

First round of vaccine distributed in Orange County

The first round of COVID-19 vaccines in Orange County were administered last Wednesday. More thsan 800 people received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in …
Briefs

Hinchey receives committee assignments for 2021 session

On the first day of the 2021 state legislative session, Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) announced her Senate committee assignments, which include areas of longtime advocacy and local priority. The …

Marlboro Free Library receives grant

The Marlboro Free Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) …

Electronic waste collection set

The Southern Ulster Rotary Club will conduct an electronic waste Collection Day for local residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday March 27. Residents can drop off electronic waste such as TVs, …

Delgado supports articles of impeachment

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) helped introduce an article of impeachment against President Trump, citing incitement of insurrection. The article of impeachment, authored by Reps. …

Donaldson to chair Ulster County Legislature

David Donaldson, who served as chairman of the Ulster County Legislature last year, was chosen again to lead in 2021. The vote Monday night was unanimous. Donaldson reviewed the accomplishments of …
Briefs

Two-car accident on Route 32

Cronomer Valley and Plattekill Firefighters responded to a two-vehicle personal injury accident on Route 32 on January 9.  Town of Newburgh EMS transported a driver and two children, while …

COVID spike prompts closure of Ulster DMVs

 Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack has announced that the Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed to the public for health and safety reasons.  This closure will begin immediately and …

Police committee seeks input

Town of Marlborough Police Reform and Reinvention Committee is looking for public input and recommendations This is a special committee that was formed based on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s …

Free water testing kits not authorized by town

Residents in Lloyd and other communities may have received materials on their front door inviting the homeowners to leave a water sample for a free water test/evaluation. Town officials said the kits …

Modena man faces charges for multiple burglaries

A Modena man was taken into custody Tuesday, facing charges in connection with multiple burglaries in the area. On October 27 after a lengthy joint investigation between the Town of Lloyd Police, …

Marlborough Judge Kraiza is re-elected

On Tuesday, voters in Marlborough sent Republican Michael Kraiza back to the bench for another four year term as their town Justice. The unofficial tally as of press time is 2,533 for Kraiza and …