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Capital project nears completion

Tom Ritzenthaler, VP of the architectural firm CS Arch, gave an update to the Highland School Board on the final touches that need to be competed on the district’s $8 million Capital …
Bare bones
The Marlborough Town Board set a public hearing on their tentative 2021 town budget for Monday, October 12 at 7 p.m. that can be viewed on zoom. Last Monday the board made it clear that many items …
Lloyd American Legion welcomes Veterans Michael Schloemer moved from Brooklyn to Highland in 2015 and became a member of the American Legion Post 193 and is now the Commander. “I became an officer pretty fast and then 1st Vice …
Plattekill to unveil historic marker sign
The Plattekill Historical Preservation Society is proud to announce a dedication ceremony and an unveiling of a Historic Marker Sign for the industry and resorts of “Las Villas”, which …
Ryan announces economic strategy
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced Monday that Ulster 2040, a twelve-member group of business and community leaders from across the County, released their report. The findings, delivered a …
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Warren named Wallkill’s ex-officio student board member

Last Wednesday, Conor Warren was sworn in as the Wallkill Central School District’s Board of Education ex-officio student board member for the 2020-2021 school year. Superintendent of Schools …
Love for the open road The Lloyd Police Benevolent Association hosted a bike, car and truck show on Saturday at the Bridgeview Plaza in what they hope will become an annual event. Officer Chris Miller served as the …
Skoufis: insurance companies turn their backs on small business
Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) is calling out major insurance companies who have been using deceptive practices in the past several months in an effort to avoid paying policyholders who have …
Orange County honors fallen WWI heroes Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the County’s Veterans Service Agency (VSA) hosted a ceremony on Tuesday, September 29 to honor the 40 County residents who died 102 years ago on …
Briefs

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 …
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‘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 …

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 …