Lloyd looks at battery storage plant

Jim Quigley, Supervisor of the Town of Ulster and President of the Ulster County Supervisors Association, informed the Lloyd Town Board on a power plant that has been proposed by GlidePath in his …
Paul DeAngelis rides out on a rescue sled to help Cory Rhynehart in the water, while Assistant Chief Lenny Scaturro supervises.

Marlboro FD holds ice rescue training

Even though the Marlboro Fire Department has not, to date, rescued anyone from a freezing pond or an icy river, they still hold training sessions every year for the possibility that one day they …
An artist rendering of the completed Welcome Center in Dutchess that will open this spring.

Welcome Center slated for spring opening

The Ulster County Welcome Center on the Highland side of the Walkway Over the Hudson is about to get a new cousin on the Dutchess side of the park this spring. Work is progressing on a 1,800 sq/ft …

Plattekill Democrats support Ryan

On Saturday candidate for Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan became the first candidate to receive an endorsement from a Democratic Committee when the Plattekill Democratic Committee overwhelmingly …
Speaker Rik Rydant greets TOLHPS member Hudson Peplow after Rydant finished his presentation.

A virtual tour of Father Divine’s Ulster County ‘Heavens’

In the 1930’s, Father Divine’s “heavens” were not quite paradise perhaps, but they certainly offered a better life on earth for members of his International Peace Mission …
School News

Huskies rally past Wallkill, 71-68

Wallkill’s boys’ basketball team contained Highland for most of the game Friday, holding a slight lead, 41-39, at the end of the third quarter. But the Huskies finally caught the …

Highland-Marlboro swimmers 6th at OCIAA meet

The combined boys swimming team from Highland and Marlboro only has seven swimmers, and during the OCIAA championships over the weekend in Washingtonville, the squad finished sixth in division two …

Highland’s Ness scoring in double figures

Cameron Ness, at 6-feet, 10-inches, has been Highland’s big man since he joined the boys’ varsity team as a freshman. Ness is now a senior, and he’s playing in a comfort zone this …

School board to focus on capital project

The Marlboro Central School District is in the early stages of developing a Capital Project to address key infrastructure updates, health and safety issues, and spacing improvements throughout the …
Your Community

Breakfast a fundraiser to rebuild Kirky’s Deli

The First Presbyterian Church will host a pancake breakfast, with sausage and eggs on Sunday, Feb. 24, 8 – 10:30 a.m. As we all know Kirky’s Deli & Pizza recently was severely …

HHS Harlequins present The Little Mermaid

Save the date! Highland High School Harlequins present The Little Mermaid on Feb. 22 - 23 at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 students and senior citizens, $12 adults. (Snowdate: Feb 24 at 7 p.m.).Non …

Dotty and Ken Northrip celebrate 62 years of marriage

When Dorothy “Dotty” missed her bus, Ken Northrip, the boy that lived just around the corner, offered to take her in to work. When she arrived home, he was waiting for her—on his …
Briefs

Plattekill Historical Society presents a show & tell program

The Plattekill Historical Preservation Society, 127 Church St. (off Rt. 32), will hold their next meeting on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. and will feature a “Show and Tell” program. …

Skoufis promising bipartisan effort in watchdog role

In some circles they may seem as a political odd couple, but James Skoufis, newly-minted chairman of the Senate Investigations and Joint Operations Committee, and Mike Anagnostakis, his part-time …

Drumset, Cajon & Percussion Plus!

Watching David Silliman set-up his percussion instruments is captivating as so many different sizes and shapes comprise the set. Then, realizing that he perches himself in the middle of them in order …
Other News

Library offers photo classes

The Gardiner Library is currently hosting a five class series of Photography Classes with Carl Cox. The second class: How to Make Better Pictures will take place on February 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. …

Sub-zero heroes

In the past few weeks the Mid Hudson region has experienced a genuine ‘heat wave’ as temperatures hovered in the mid 50s on the mercury scale. But on Saturday, SubZero Heroes, who jumped …

County Executive race heats up

After Ulster County Executive Mike Hein’s surprise announcement last month that he will be taking a position in the Cuomo administration, three Democrats have stepped forward who are seeking to …