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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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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 an investigation into the county IDA and the Orange County …

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 Schwerberg, 44, both of Montgomery, pled guilty in Orange County Court …

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 meeting Monday night, the village board tabled approval of a …

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 intriguing atmosphere complete with abstract sculptures and paintings. …

Cherry Top burglarized

Town of Newburgh Police are in search of the man who broke into the Cherry Top Ice Cream Stand on Route 32, Plattekill,  early Sunday morning. The burglary is believed to have occurred at …
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Jacobson Polling bill passed

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson’s (D-104) bill (A2168) regarding polling sites was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill requires the Board of Elections to post a notice at …

County Clerk welcomes Blauweiss Media’s ‘Historic Kingston’ book preview and mini-exhibit

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to announce that on Saturday, July 17, Stephen Blauweiss of Blauweiss Media will present “The Story of Historic Kingston” book preview and …

Storm leads to outages throughout the region

A powerful storm moved through Ulster, Dutchess and Orange Counties on Tuesday afternoon bringing rain and powerful wind gusts that knocked out power to thousands, especially in the towns of Hyde …

New COVID-19 variant discovered in Ulster

As the COVID-19 state of emergency is being lifted throughout the region, one new case of the variant has emerged in Ulster County. “Today we were notified by New York State that a …
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Hinchey to host Community Chat at Hudson Ale Works

Senator Michelle Hinchey will host a community conversation on Sunday July 11 at 12 noon at Hudson Ale Works, 17 Milton Ave., Highland. Constituents are invited to come and ask questions, share …

Ulster, CSEA agree to 5-year contract

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan and the Ulster County Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Tuesday today a tentative five-year contract agreement. CSEA is the County’s largest labor …

DMV mobile units to return

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is happy to announce that the Mobile Unit of the Department of Motor Vehicles will resume service Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the New Paltz Community Center and …

Marlboro Pre-K deadline is July 2

Recently the Marlboro School District received $270,060 that will fund 42, full-time Pre-K students for the 2021-22 school year.To be eligible a child must be 4 years old on or before December 1, …

Neuhaus touts local farmers markets

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus reminds residents that many of the County’s outdoor summer farmers markets are now open weekly for the growing season and most will remain open through …

Highland Library to close Clintondale branch

The Highland Public Library announced Tuesday that it would close its Clintondale branch at 302 Crescent Avenue. “It is with much sadness that we announce the closing of our Clintondale …
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Korean vets highway

The Assembly and Senate approved legislation authored by Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) to ceremonially designate State Route 28 the Ulster County Korean War Veterans’ …

Ulster County offices re-open to public on June 1

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan has announced that starting on Tuesday, June 1, all Ulster County Offices will be open to the general public. Residents entering County buildings will be required …

Lloyd Legion to host Memorial Day Service

Members of the Lloyd American Legion Post in Highland decided not to have the Annual Memorial Day Parade this year. After much discussion, the Legion Members decided that to protect the safety of …