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Paul Hansut is laid to rest

Last Friday a funeral mass was held to honor the life of former Lloyd Supervisor Paul Hansut, 57, who passed away on July 17th at his home with his family by his side. The Mass was held at the …

Drag strip appeal pushed to August 12

At last week’s public hearing the Plattekill Zoning Board was scheduled to respond to Kenneth Rodriguez’s appeal of a determination made by the town’s Code Enforcement Officer, …

Plattekill considers a towing law

The Town of Plattekill is considering a new law that will establish a fair and uniform procedure for the towing of vehicles within the town. At the board’s July 21 meeting, Supervisor Joseph …

Stewarts and storage projects moving before the planning board

Recent actions taken by the Lloyd Planning and Zoning Boards shows just how projects move forward in the pipeline. The Stewart’s Shops has proposed a new 3,850 sq/ft store on the corner of …

Unique barbershop opens in Highland

Vincenzo Caci has wedded his love of all things reptilian with his considerable skills as a barber to open Caci Barber Shop and Reptilium at 3743 Rte. 9W in Highland. Caci, now 34, stared cutting …
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Guided by faith, Mount grad leaves his mark

Every year a new batch of college students strive to find a job or get accepted into graduate school. Freshly-minted Mount Saint Mary College alumni Nick Tucker of Walden, Nook that challenge in …

NYAG brings anti-gun violence campaign to Newburgh

New York State Attorney General Letitia James took to the streets of Newburgh last Thursday afternoon in her search for answers on how to combat gun violence in the community and rebound from …

New service between Stewart and Florida to begin in October

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines Tuesday announced its plans to begin service at New York Stewart International Airport (SWF) with nonstop flights to three Florida destinations: Miami, Orlando and …

Salvation Army welcomes new captains

Salvation Army Captains Kelly and Jonathan Ross join the Salvation Army of Newburgh chapter following their six year tenure at the Salvation Army in Port Jervis. During their tenure in Port …

Santiago is New Windsor’s new deputy supervisor

New Windsor Town Supervisor George Meyers announced the appointment of Council Member Sylvia Santiago as the new deputy supervisor on Wednesday, July 7, during the Town of New Windsor’s monthly …
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Local officials seek help to keep killer behind bars

Local officials, family friends and countless Montgomery residents gathered Sunday to remember Danny Meyer with a candlelit vigil at the playground dedicated to him in the Village of Maybrook. …

Montgomery plans pose a problem

During the public comment session at Monday’s Town of Montgomery Planning Board meeting, residents expressed frustration that projects before the planning board are in conflict with the …

Palinkas-Greer to challenge Lopez for legislative seat

Kelly Palinkas Greer (D/Working Families/Gunk Freedom) will challenge Incumbent Craig Lopez (R/C/Open Government) for Ulster County Legislator District 14 in the general election on Nov. 2.

Shawangunk board fields requests

Highway Superintendent Joseph LoCicero and Police Chief Gerald Marlatt asked the Town of Shawangunk Board to consider requests they say will improve their departments at the board’s July 15 …

Maybrook police will not inquire into immigration status

The Maybrook Police Department has recently adopted a new general order, entitled ‘Disclosure of Status Information’. The purpose of this directive is to establish the police …
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A rendering of The Anita Louise Vandermark Community Center.

Walden moving forward with ‘Anita’ Center

The Walden Village Board accepted the community center bid to LP Builders at their meeting last Tuesday. The $905,000 bid amount will …

OC Legislature to investigate County IDA

The Orange County Legislature unanimously adopted a resolution at their special meeting last Wednesday that authorizes them to conduct …

Montgomery couple pleads guilty in drug-trafficking case

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on July 26, 2021, Marius Schwerberg, 66, and his wife, Nancy …

Maybrook tables action on cannabis dispensaries

There will be no cannabis dispensaries or on-site consumption establishments in Maybrook — at least not for a while. At an in-person …
Empanada Nirvana owner Nelson Pantoja (left) poses for a photograph with Business Council of Greater Montgomery Executive Director Randi Picarello (center) and Town of Crawford Councilwoman Kelly Eskew (right) at the restaurant’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday.

Empanada Nirvana welcomed to Walden

In addition to 24 different kinds of empanadas, Empanada Nirvana, a new restaurant in the Village of Walden, offers customers an …
(From Left to Right) Mike Griffin, Executive Director, County Executives of America, NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy, Joseph F. Rice, an attorney with Motley Rice, and Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus in Maryland last week.

Neuhaus: Opioid settlement can help fight epidemic

Earlier this week, the State announced a $1.1 billion settlement with large opioid distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., …