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Wallkill budget, proposition easily passed

    The Wallkill School District’s $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were easily approved by district voters Tuesday.      The budget for …
Marlboro and Highland school budgets pass Voters approved the school budgets for Marlboro and Highland for 2022-23.   The Marlboro budget of $61,498,000 passed by a vote of 561 to 226 The two open school board seats were won by …
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Highland to pick two board members On May 17 Highland voters will not only be voting on the school budget, but will also have the opportunity to select two members for the school board. Tom MillerTom Miller has served on the school …
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Southern Ulster Rotary hosts inaugural Kentucky Derby Party

The Colden Manor at Spruce Lodge was flooded with magnificent hats and sharp dressed guests for the first ever Kentucky Derby Dinner Party. The Southern Ulster Rotary created the event as a …

Highland bakery looks to expand

Since opening this past December, The Baker’s Tale on Route 55 in Highland has captured the attention and appetite of several people in the area and beyond. Owned and operated by Kristin Bell, …

Proposed redistricting criticized by legislator

County Legislator Kevin Roberts told the Plattekill Town Board at its May 4 meeting that the legislative district he currently represents will undergo drastic changes if a reapportionment committee …

Highland proposes $48.9 million budget

On May 17, Highland residents will be asked to vote on a $48,998,581 budget for the 2022-23 school year. The budget is required to be broken into three expense areas: Administrative at $5,058,771 …
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Upcoming Highland Library events

The Highland Public Library offers a number of beginner and custom computer classes on Thursdays between 1 and 4 p.m. You can register online at Highlandlibrary.org. Several curbside craft …

Lloyd Methodist Church serving Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala, prepared by Sal’s of Highland, is on the menu at the Lloyd United Methodist Church dinner on Saturday, May 15. Curbside pickup is between 3 and 5 p.m.. of the meal, which …

Lloyd PBA to host Youth Fishing Tournament

The Town of Lloyd Police Benevolent Association will host a Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 15 and under on Saturday, May 14 at Berean Park, 53 Reservoir Road, Highland. The lake will be …

Marlboro FD selling commemorative T-shirts

Marlboro Hose Company #1 is celebrating its 125th anniversary this summer, with a parade scheduled for July 30. The fire company is currently selling commemorative T-shirts for $20 apiece. You can …
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Five seek two Marlboro School Board seats

On May 17, Marlboro residents will be voting, not only for the school budget, but for two school board candidates. The terms are for three years. Frank Milazzo is running again for the Marlboro …

Dr. Darrell P. Wheeler named president of SUNY New Paltz

Upon the recommendation of the State University of New York Interim Chancellor Deborah F. Stanley, the SUNY Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Darrell P. Wheeler as President of SUNY New Paltz. The …

Delgado appointed Lieutenant Governor

Governor Kathy Hochul Tuesday announced that she is appointing Representative Antonio Delgado to serve as Lieutenant Governor of New York. Delgado currently represents New York’s 19th …

Five seek three Wallkill School Board seats

This year’s Board of Education for the Wallkill Central School District has three open seats with five candidates running. This year’s candidates are Joseph LoCicero [incumbent], Dustin …

$82 million budget, $44 million capital project on Wallkill ballot

Residents of the Wallkill Central School District will go to the polls on May 17 to vote on an $82 million school budget, and a $44 million capital improvement project, in addition to choosing three …

Open Studio Tours happening this weekend

If you have ever wanted to visit a working artist’s studio you will have the chance to do so this weekend in Milton and Marlborough. An Open Studio Tour is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday …

PFD auxiliary to host monthly pancake breakfast

Mark your calendars for the monthly breakfast of the Plattekill Fire Department auxiliary. They are held the second Sunday of the month. The next breakfast will be held Sunday, June 9, 7 a.m. to …

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan files papers to run for Congress

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan (D-Gardiner) has filed a notice of substitution to be the new Democratic candidate for Congress in NY-19. Ryan is seeking to replace Rep Antonio Delgado …

Modena man sentenced for child pornography

A Modena man has been sentenced in Albany federal court to over 10 years in prison for possessing, distributing, receiving and transporting child pornography. Anthony Hadden, 29, pled guilty …