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Marlborough plans to establish pier policies

At last week’s Marlborough Town Board meeting, Councilman Howard Baker said the town has been speaking with ship lines that are seeking to dock at the new Milton pier. “They are very …

Benjamin A. Bragg is laid to rest

On September 13 the Town of Lloyd lost one of the pillars of the community when Ben Bragg Jr. passed away at the age of 72. Bragg was born on June 11, 1949 in Poughkeepsie, the son of Benjamin …

Ulster will receive up to $7.9 million from opioid settlement

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced that Ulster County will receive a maximum of $7,895,750 as part of a statewide settlement agreement between Ulster County, Johnson & Johnson, and other …

Council considers ban on off-road vehicles

Calling them a nuisance to city residents and visitors alike, the Newburgh City Council has drafted a resolution that would ban off-road vehicles from public roads and public property as well as …

Rte. 300 traffic a danger to nearby homeowners

For Cindy Torres-Bender living along a state highway is a tragedy waiting to happen. “The traffic is constant,” Torres-Bender said. “People never do the speed limit.” In …
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Plattekill Day honors Citizen of the Year

This year retired town clerk Barbara Dawes was named the 2021 Citizen of the Year at the Plattekill Day celebration this past Saturday. Esther Coppola chairs a committee that accepts the names of …

Town honors Victor T. Rendano

On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, this day will be known in the Town of Newburgh as Dr. Victor T. Redano Day and 21 Hudson Valley Professional Plaza will be forever known as the Rendano Building. Town …

Newburgh Community Photo Project begins a new chapter

On a sunny, hot Saturday afternoon, the Newburgh Community Photo Project (NCPP) began hanging banners in Delano-Hitch Park in preparation for their unveiling of their project “Truth Be Told: …

Newburgh Chamber Music returns with Jay & Molly

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, one of the most celebrated duos on the American acoustic music scene, bring their unique brand of fiddling and storytelling to Newburgh on Sept. 26. The concert, presented …

Safe Harbors welcomes the Black Renaissance Festival

Safe Harbors of the Hudson is pleased to present our Black Renaissance Festival Visual Arts Exhibition as part of the 2nd annual Black Renaissance Festival, an exhibition of visual and performing …
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TOM Planning Board seeks input on warehouse project

“I’m sure there will be a lot of interested people and comments,” said Montgomery Planning Board Chairman Fred Reichle. The planning board reaffirmed its lead agency status …

Shawangunk residents sound off on cannabis

The Town of Shawangunk Board let it be known that it wanted town residents to sound off on the issue of whether to allow cannabis dispensaries and lounges within its borders as early as next …

Walden Diner closes its doors

After 22 years of serving up good food and great memories, the owners of the Walden Diner closed the eatery on Sept. 12. The owners announced on the diner’s Facebook page that it is time to …

Maybrook remembers Sept. 11

On Sept. 11, the twentieth anniversary of the attacks on the U.S., the Village of Maybrook gathered to remember firefighters, police officers and civilians who perished. The village also …

Progress being made in Gardiner comp plan

The Town of Gardiner remains on schedule to adopt an updated Comprehensive Plan following a two-hour special meeting with consultant David Church on Sept. 17. During the two-hour morning meeting …
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Domanie Ragni holds the end of the ribbon at the opening of the Pine Bush Paranormal Museum.

Crawford director of community services stepping down

Domanie Ragni is leaving her position as the community services director for the Town of Crawford after leading the department for a …

Three wounded in shooting incident

On Friday morning at approximately 2:40 a.m.,. City of Newburgh Police were alerted by Shotspotter to gunshots being fired in the area …
A 21 Gun Salute was done by the American Legion Post 193.

Lloyd commemorates 20th anniversary of the attacks

On Saturday the Highland Hose Company hosted a 20th Anniversary ceremony to honor those who were lost in the terrorist attacks on that …

Drag strip appeal dismissed

Last week the Plattekill Zoning Board of Appeals [ZBA] dismissed Ken Rodriguez’s appeal of a determination made by the town’s Code …
Mike Anagnostakis, from State Sen. James Skoufis’ office, presented the Marlborough Town Board with a Certificate of Recognition for their support of the pier project. Pictured (l. – r.)  Allan Koenig, Scott Corcoran, Anagnostakis, Howard Baker and Supervisor Al Lanzetta. Councilman Ed Molinelli was unable to attend the ceremony.

Ceremony opens South Pier at Milton Landing

The southern pier at the Milton Landing Park was officially opened last Friday afternoon in a well attended ribbon cutting ceremony …
Pictured from left to right: Jacqui Burke, Eric Norberg, Julie Kelsall-Dempsey, Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson, Nancy Hammond, and Fran Brooks.

Jacobson announces $10K in funding for Highland Public Library

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104), last week, joined Highland Public Library Director Julie Kelsall-Dempsey and Library …