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History set in stone

One of the oldest gravestones in Lloyd cemetery belongs to George S. Brundage. It contains all that is known or remembered about a soldier who gave his life for his country: George S. BrundageBorn …

Ulster reapportionment plan draws complaints

Although a parade of speakers praised the Ulster County Commission on Reapportionment for undertaking a tough job at a May 16 public hearing at the Modena fire station, no one seemed happy with the …

Incumbents to battle for Senate seat

Much of Southern Ulster County is assured of having a new representative, come January in the State Senate, as district lines have been re-drawn. The southern half of Ulster, as well large …

Lloyd seeks to ban private sewer plants

The Lloyd Town Board has drawn up a local law aimed at prohibiting developers of large, multi-user projects from constructing private wastewater treatment plants on their sites. The law is under …

Area budgets and capital projects win approval

It was a banner day at the polls for the Wallkill School District in last week’s voting as the $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were overwhelmingly approved by district …
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More than 500 receive degrees at MSMC Commencement

With a beautiful Hudson Valley day as the backdrop, Mount Saint Mary College recognized more than 500 graduates at its 59th annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21. Of the graduates, the …

New Windsor honors past heroes

Town of New Windsor residents, families and veterans joined together in preparation for Memorial Day, on Sunday, May 22 with a memorial service followed by the return of the Memorial Day Parade later …

Grave decoration a time-honored ritual

In preparation for Memorial Day, members of Boy Scout Troop 4027, American Legion Post 1420, Civilian Air Patrol, girl scouts, cub scouts, community members and veterans gathered at Cedar Hill …

City’s cab fees to increase

The city’s cab drivers are getting a raise and a new place to wait for fares.The Newburgh City Council, Monday night, approved the ordinances amending Chapter 272 which entitled Taxicabs of the …

City approves location for ‘Colored Burial Ground’

Newburgh City Council approved the resolution for the dedication of the Newburgh Colored Burial Ground Memorial in Downing Park. At the regular city council meeting on Monday, May 23, Ramona …
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Greater Newburgh area to honor war dead

The holiday that we know as Memorial Day, dates back to the time shortly after the Civil War. General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, proclaimed the first major Memorial Day on May …

TOM not ready to act on well protection resolution

Four months after its first presentation from the Town of Montgomery Conservation Advisory Council (CAC), the town board is not ready to designate any Critical Environmental Areas within its …

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Ulster reapportionment plan draws local complaints

Although a parade of speakers praised the Ulster County Commission on Reapportionment for undertaking a tough job at a May 16 public …

Cell tower decision due

The Gardiner Town Board moved closer to making a decision on whether to grant a special-use permit for a second cell tower in the town …

Wallkill Valley to observe Memorial Day

The holiday that we know as Memorial Day, dates back to the time shortly after the Civil War. General John A. Logan of the Grand Army …
Jim and Lisa Melvlle McIver, with their dog Lovey, in front of their historic home on Berea Road in Walden.

Berea Road farmhouse celebrated

Once it was a working farm and later the home of a blacksmith.These days the elegant wood-framed to-story home at 28 Berea Road may …

Local school budgets win easy approval

Voters in the Wallkill Valley were in a generous mood last Tuesday, approving budgt proposals in all three local school …

Orange County invited Veterans to free screening of Top Gun: Maverick

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Veterans Service Agency Director Christian Farrell will host a free showing for veterans …