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Highland seeks $16.9 million in improvements

On Tuesday, October 18, Highland Central School District voters will go to the polls to weigh in on two Capital Project propositions. Proposition 1 is a tax-neutral plan for updating aging school …

Scenic Hudson hosts forum on Danskammer proposal

Area residents joined together at the Newburgh Free Library on Thursday, August 11 for a community discussion on the proposed Danskammer fracked gas plant. The Danskammer Plant currently rests along …

Special election to fill Ulster seat

A special election for the NY-19th Congressional seat is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23 between Democrat Pat Ryan and Republican Marc Molinaro. The winner will serve out the remaining four months …

Highland skater takes home 3 medals

Over the course of three days in July, Highland High School student Cali Roloson participated in the 2022 Excel National Championship Figure Skating competition that was sponsored by the Boston Skate …
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh has announced the appointment of Jill Marie Rothschild as the newest Executive Director for the organization. Rothschild will be assuming her official …
During the month of July, the Salvation Army Newburgh Corps Community Center celebrated the return of Star Lake Camp and were able to bring children from the local community to a fun and memorable …
The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Middletown on September 15-18 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel …
At last week’s Lloyd Town Board meeting, Supervisor Dave Plavchak said he meets with Barton & Loguidice every other Wednesday to discuss the progress of the long-planned realignment …
Briefs
Town of Lloyd Police are investigating numerous complaints of flowers being stolen from loved ones’ graves at the Highland Cemetery. There have been over a half dozen reports of flowers …
The Mazzstock Music Festival returns this weekend to 35 Hampton Rd., Marlboro from August 18 - 21. The festival was started in 2008 by ‘Big Lee’ Mazzola. What began as a celebratory …
Due to the extremely dry conditions and lack of rain, there are townwide burn bans in both Lloyd and Marlborough. New York State officials on Tuesday expanded a drought watch designation to a …
A major water main break Friday in the Town of Marlborough keep the town’s water and highway crews busy for most of the day, as many residents had to make do with little or no running …
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There is a major mainline water main break in the Town of Marlborough. This will affect everyone and you will have no water or very low pressure. Thank you for your patience as the Water & …
Lloyd Planning Board member Carl DiLorenzo pointed out that current plans for the proposed Villages residential project no longer show an outdoor pool. He asked project representative Kelly Libolt if …
In May the Town of Marlborough decided to rebid the TOMVAC rehabilitation project because of the initial steep prices they received. The Town Board opened the new bids in late June and had Phil Bell, …
The Ulster County Veteran of the Month is Plattekill resident Gavin Walters. Gavin is an Air Force Veteran who has dedicated his life to serving other Veterans in our community as the Director of …
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced this week that 50 local non-profit organizations have been selected for awards of up to $50,000 through The Non-Profit Recovery and Resilience Grant …
On the morning of Saturday, July 30, 144 swimmers gathered together with their families and supporters in preparation for the River Pool at Beacon’s 2022 18th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon …
Town Supervisor David Plavchak and the Town Board are inviting all Town of Lloyd seniors to the annual breakfast on Thursday, August 25. Breakfast begins serving at 9:30 a.m. at the Bob Shepard …
The Memorial United Methodist Church of Modena, located at 1928 Rt 44/55, will be holding a Waffle Church Service on Sunday, August 14, at 11 a.m. in the church hall. We will meet for …
The Saint Augustine Thrift Shop is offering the following specials this week. Buy one candle or candle holder and get one free.Clothes with a yellow tag are on sale for half price. Hours are: …