Columnists & Community

Marlboro Library hosts a holiday book sale

The Friends of the Library are holding a holiday book sale inside the library building from now until January 7! The Friends volunteers handpicked and bundled similar books that would make great …

Did your water bill get lost in the mail?

Residents who are in the November billing cycle may not have received their water bills yet, or received them later than anticipated. The Town of Lloyd is aware of their delayed status, is …

The Thanksgiving season is upon us

The holiday season is upon us and with Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I have been thinking about what this holiday is about. One of the earliest “Thanksgiving” celebrations was held in …

MES hosts a Veteran’s Day motorcade

Marlboro Elementary School students paid tribute to their local heroes by inviting former servicemen and women from throughout the community to take part in a Veterans Day Motorcade on November 10. …

Kick off the holiday season at the Walkway

Santa will arrive at the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park at the Ulster Welcome Center on Sunday, November 28. Bring your kids, your dogs—the whole family—for this fun photo …
School News

Marlboro celebrates Diversity Night

Marlboro High School’s Students Empowering Equality Club hosted its first-ever Diversity Night on November 17. Teachers, students, family members, and friends gathered in the High School …
Marlboro recognizes special elementary student At a recent Marlboro School Board meeting Marlboro Elementary School Principal Patricia Walsh took a few moments to recognize 5th grade student Zachary Dina. “Zachary is a very special young …
Highland honors their Leaders of the Pack for November Last week the Highland Administration and School Board honored their November students of the month, known as Leaders of the Pack. Elementary School Principal Matthew Darling and Asst. Principal …
Highland Elementary students go wild at traditional ‘Rumpus’ Kindergarten students from Highland Elementary School kept up a long-standing tradition this week, becoming real-life storytellers as they acted out the classic children’s book Where the Wild …
School News

Learning nursing skills

Students in the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center’s Nurse Assistant program recently worked on handwashing and nail care skills and range of motion exercises that are needed in a …

Dig Pink Event raises money to support local organizations

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and to help spread the word and raise awareness about the disease, the Highland Husky Varsity Volleyball team hosted their annual “Dig Pink” …

Ulster Schools releasing students early on November 4

Public schools in Ulster County will release students approximately 15 minutes early on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Students will be sent home early on this day as part of an annual drill that tests …

College news

Orla Clasby of New Paltz was named to Lewis University’s Dean’s List for the 2021 Spring Semester. Clasby is studying in the College of University at Lewis University.Congratulations to …

Plattekill ES celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Sirens blaring and lights flashing, a caravan of emergency vehicles arrived in style at Plattekill Elementary School on October 5. The visitors showed off their life-saving equipment and helped the …
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Fire Prevention Week at Highland Elementary

Members of the Highland Fire District visited Highland Elementary School this week, giving students an up-close look at the department’s fire trucks and showing off the various pieces of …

Ryan announces ‘Vax to School’ Partnership

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced that anyone between the ages of 12-17 who receives their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a participating POD will be eligible to enter a drawing for …

Matthew Darling named Principal of Highland Elementary School

Highland Elementary School’s new principal is no stranger to the Husky community. Matthew Darling, who has served as the building’s assistant principal since 2020, was promoted this past …

Enrollment open for BOCES Dental Assistant Program

Are you currently working in a dental or orthodontic office and need to meet New York State educational eligibility requirements for licensure? Then the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education …

Fifth-grade student learns to ‘Pay It Forward’

On the day of Marlboro Elementary School’s open house, fifth grader Zachary Dina paid it forward by personally handing out roses to the 150 member school faculty and staff. “It felt …