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On January 14th long-time newspaperman Craig McKinney passed away due to complications from a stroke. He was 79. McKinney (born Thomas Craig McKinney) was born in Hohokus, New Jersey on November … more
The Highland Hose Company knew they could not host a large gathering during the pandemic to honor their own as they have for many years, but instead scheduled a small gathering at the fire house last … more
Senator Mike Martucci (R, C, I – New Hampton) Saturday was sworn into his first term in the State Senate during a combined in-person and virtual ceremony that occurred in the auditorium of the … more
One day after Gardiner reported its first Covid-19 related death, the town board unanimously passed a resolution to protect its most vulnerable residents from potentially contracting the dangerous … more
Ulster County Comptroller, March Gallagher, has announced her bid for re-election. According to her financial filing this week, she has raised over $14,000 this filing period to fund her campaign and … more
State Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) and Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan last week visited the Kate Walton Field House at Kingston High School, which currently serves as the primary vaccine point … more
The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Conlan as Neil C. Trager Director of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz, effective Feb. 1,. Conlan succeeds Wayne Lempka, who … more
On Monday, January 11, New York State moved into phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution. This means that in addition to healthcare workers from phase 1a, now individuals age 75 and older, … more
Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster’s 15th annual Celebration of Charity will pay tribute to the region’s essential workers. The non-profit agency is seeking nominations … more
Fifteen members, mostly Democrat, of the Ulster County Legislature issued a letter condemning recent events at the U.S. Capitol and urged Congressman Antonio Delgado and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand … more
In a second installment on the proposed Danskammer gas powered plant in the Town of Newburgh, Scenic Hudson’s Environmental Advocacy Director Haley Carlock interviewed experts on the design of … more
Gov. Cuomo may have delivered his State of the State speech just hours before, but all ears were on Town of Marlborough Town Supervisor Al Lanzetta as he delivered his State of the Town address at … more
The well known America idiom ‘run it up the flagpole’ essentially means to float an idea and see what the reaction is or to try something out and see how it works. In the hamlet of … more
Marlboro School Superintendent Michael Brooks opened last week’s meeting on a positive note despite the recent actions that took place in the U.S. Capitol. “I think I can speak … more
In the early hours of December 9 vandals defaced a trailer used by the Marlborough Fire Department for hauling equipment. The trailer was parked in their parking lot and vandals spray painted the … more
The Milton Dog Park recently just got a bit more interesting for canines of all shapes and sizes with the help of two girl scouts Katie Greiner and Emersyn Lazar of troop 6-174. They added a few … more
Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) was sworn into his second term on January 6, the first day of the 2021 legislative session. Skoufis also announced that Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins … more
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan last week unveiled the Ulster County virtual COVID-19 Vaccination Resource Center. The webpage, which can be found at ulstercountyny.gov/vaccines, will serve as a … more
Senator Mike Martucci (R, C, I – New Hampton) released the following announcement regarding his committee assignments for the 2021 legislative session of the New York State Senate: “I … more
The first round of COVID-19 vaccines in Orange County were administered last Wednesday. More thsan 800 people received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in … more
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