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Ulster declares a State of Emergency due to rising cases of COVID-19

In response to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and the emergence of the new Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced Sunday that he has declared a …

Three more shooting incidents reported

City of Newburgh Police responded to three shots-fired incidents on Friday, between 9:30 aand 11 p.m. Officers initially responded to the area of Clark Street and W. Parmenter St for a Shotspotter …

Milton welcomes brewery

The much anticipated opening of the Locust Grove Brewing Company took place on November 13 in Milton. Before the official ribbon cutting ceremony, a parade of tractors driven by local farmers came up …

Plattekill sets public hearing for towing law

The Town of Plattekill has scheduled a public hearing on the town’s first towing law for 7 p.m. on Dec. 1. The Town Board heard comments on the draft version of the law at its Nov. 17 …

Highland school trustee receives Excellence Award

Susan Gilmore recently received an Excellence Award from the Mid-Hudson School Study Council [MHSSC] for her service on the Highland School Board. She has been a member of the board since …
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Marlboro presents 1,000 Book Club Award

Retired Marlboro Teacher Celeste Ricciardone still has her hand in educating students through the 1,000 Book Club; a program that is a partnership between the Marlboro Faculty Association and the …

Hazel Rose Bakery opens in Marlboro

Last week Jordan Polumbo opened her Hazel Rose Baking Company at 1447 Rte. 9W suite 2 in Marlboro. She grew up in Marlboro and later attended SUNY Delhi in 2012, earning a BA in Culinary Arts. She …

Highland Scouts support Food Pantry

On Tuesday, November 16, the scouts of both Troop 70 and Pack 70 were busy collecting and counting food items as part of their annual “Scouting for Food” Program. Over 2,791 food items …

COVID cluster reported at nursing home

A COVID-19 cluster has been reported at Sapphire Nursing Home. “Sapphire has had 12 resident positives and 3 employee positives, with one resident death in the last two weeks.” This …

Attallah Drip opens on Broadway

After being an online store for just a little more than a year, Attallah Drip boutique has found a new home at 184 Broadway in the City of Newburgh. Kenyatta Shabaaz, 20, sole owner of Attallah Drip, …
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Skoufis announces $200K to offset SUNY tax exemption

Senator James Skoufis joined City of Newburgh officials to announce $200,000 in state budget funding that will offset lost revenue from the tax-exempt SUNY Orange campus. The announcement comes in …

New mentorship program launched for Newburgh youth

“We’re going to build this organization from the ground up. I’m excited by this potential,” Mayor Torrance Harvey said. “We’re just organizing right now. We got to …

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This is the current site plan for Farrell Industrial Park located along New York State Route 300.

Industrial Park proposed for Town of Newburgh

JMC Planning Engineering Landscape Architecture & Land Surveying, PLLC presented to the Town Newburgh Planning Board a proposed …

Marijuana debate takes the stage in Shawangunk

The Shawangunk Town Board is expected to vote to ban cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption lounges in the town for the time …

TOM considers cannabis ban

The Town of Montgomery is expected to join the growing list of communities to opt out of a new state law that permits the sale of …

A question of confidentiality lingers in Walden

Debate over confidentiality, the roles of various village officials and the decor of the meeting room highlighted last week’s Walden …

Public weighs in on Gardiner comp plan

The long-awaited update to the Town of Gardiner’s Comprehensive Plan inched towards approval by the Town Board after eight residents …
Senator James Skoufis (center) presents the funding to (L-R) Walden Mayor John Ramos, Recreation Coordinator Michael Bliss, Village Manager John Revella, DPW Superintendent Fred Perna, Trustee Patricia Maher, Trustee Lynn Thompson.

Walden receives grant for community center

Senator James Skoufis presented the Village of Walden with a $370,000 grant to support construction of the village’s new community …