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This past weekend the Highland Drama Club presented Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic musical “Cinderella.” Jenna Merced performed in the lead role as Cinderella and Kamrin Doyle as … more
In an event filled with vibrant performances, delicious food and diverse community, Daughters of Sarah hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 24 at the First … more
After a public hearing at its February 26 meeting, the Marlborough Town Board approved new town laws regulating cannabis businesses and imposing deadlines for the completion of development … more
Last week the Lloyd Town Board was criticized for proposed changes to the Short Term Rental [STR] law that has been under consideration for more than a month. Supervisor Dave Plavchak explained … more
  In 2020 Dan and Jacqui Ferrari Heavens purchased their own little slice of heaven when they bought the former Glorie Farm that for decades was lovingly cared for by Doug and MaryEllen … more
The Ulster County Housing Action Fund, approved last August by the Ulster County Legislature, will open its first application window on March 11 and will accept applications until May 10, 2024, at 3 … more
The Marlboro ridgeline continues to dominate the Town Board agenda – but with a new twist. At its meeting and public hearing on Monday, February 12, the Marlborough Town Board announced that a … more
Last week Highland’s Business Administrator, Lindsay Eidel, gave a presentation to the school board on State Aid and Revenues for a projected $53.9 million budget for the 2024-25 school … more
The Marlboro School District recognized the Scholastic Student Art Awards at last week’s school board meeting. Superintendent Michael Rydell began by pointing out that, “in our … more
Recently a ‘Leo Lions Club’ was established at the Marlboro High School with support from Superintendent Michael Rydell, Principal Ryan Lawler, the school Administration, School Board … more
On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Gardiner Town Board voted to establish a committee to study and submit comments regarding the proposed Modena trucking terminal and warehouse in Plattekill. The committee … more
Last week the Marlboro School Administration and Board of Education began their first of many discussions on the budget for the 2024-25 school year.   Rydell said the budget for the … more
SUNY Orange announces that a total of 645 students in grades 6-12 attending Orange County high schools will receive 2024 Sojourner Truth Awards on Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. in the Physical Education … more
The Plattekill Town Board is expected to vote on a proposed local law that would ban all motor vehicle racing in the town at its February 21 meeting, according to Town Supervisor Dean DePew Sr. … more
Marlboro School Board member Faith Nannini kicked off a lengthy discussion about the swim program in the district by suggesting that the board take a new look, “at the high school and the … more
Last week Lloyd Supervisor Dave Plavchak addressed criticism that was recently posted on Facebook about work being done on his property that is part of the Tillson/Toc intersection project. His home … more
  Marlboro Superintendent Michael Rydell highlighted several actual and proposed courses and sports activities for next year in a slide presentation to the school board at their last … more
  Peter Bellizzi, President of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail Association, recently told the Lloyd Town Board that his group has erected a quartet of new signs that tell the history of … more
The war in Ukraine reaches its two-year mark on February 24. What is the state of the situation? Besides the obvious –burned and bombed buildings, ravished lands, extremely damaged … more
The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will perform a special concert on Saturday, February 18 at 4 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh. Four distinguished … more
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