July 30th, 2014


Life on the farm

This winter was hard. But, local farmers say, the relatively mild, summer weather has been good for crops so far. “It’s up to Mother Nature,” said Rebecca King. Full article

‘There’s work to do’

“We’re looking to rebrand the district,” said Roberto Padilla. The new superintendent of schools of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District took time out to speak with the Mid Hudson Times this week about some of his goals and aspirations for the coming school year. Full article

Highland school board studies $15 million bond proposal

In a special meeting on July 22, the Highland Board of Education met with members of the Facilities Needs Review Committee to begin discussions on the committee’s recommendations for a capital project proposal. Full article

Montgomery girls lose in state tournament game

Montgomery went to Nanuet Friday, July 18 with its District 19, 9-10-year-old softball title and lost in the second game of the Section 4 tournament. Full article

Lady Goldbacks develop skills in summer league

The Lady Goldbacks varsity basketball team will finish their summer league season at SUNY Orange against Marlboro this week after playing two games a week during the month of July.Read full article.

Lloyd Huskies headed for state tournament

In the middle of July, the Lloyd Huskies senior American Legion team dropped a 3-1 decision to Ellenville that came down to unearned runs for both teams. The Huskies were below .500 and their league play record was even worse.Read full article.

A Beginning for the Hudson River School

In 1820, Irish artist William Guy Wall (1792–1864) embarked on a comprehensive sketching tour of the Hudson River Valley. Master printmaker John Hill (1770–1850) engraved Wall’s watercolors for The Hudson River Portfolio, which was published in New York City by Henry I. Megarey between 1821 and 1825.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Life on the farm
• Buffer zone

Mid Hudson Times

• ‘There’s work to do’
• Town seeks to do ‘the right thing’

Southern Ulster Times

• Highland school board studies $15 million bond proposal
• Open government


• Montgomery girls lose in state tournament game
• Lady Goldbacks develop skills in summer league
• Lloyd Huskies headed for state tournament

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