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  • Barge proposal on hold Read more >

    Barge proposal on hold

    Last week the U. S. Coast Guard [USCG] suspended their proposal to increase the number of barge anchorage areas in the Hudson River from two to ten, between Yonkers and Kingston, a stretch of 70 miles. These new locations would add 43 berths for oil tankers that are typically 195 ft. long by 35 ft. […]

  • EPA seeks clarity in Hudson cleanup Read more >

    EPA seeks clarity in Hudson cleanup

    In a public meeting held on June 28, the Environmental Protection Agency discussed its second five-year review of cleanup efforts on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The meeting, held in the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, was well attended, with many attendees having to stand through the presentation and Q&A portions of the event.

  • Lloyd seeks hotel licensing for sex offenders Read more >

    Lloyd seeks hotel licensing for sex offenders

    The Lloyd Town Board is considering adding a new chapter to their town code that will require each owner of a hotel or motel in town to obtain a special license if they house registered sex offenders. A public hearing on this law has been set for July 19 at 7 pm at the Town […]

  • Thruway bridge to close next week Read more >

    Thruway bridge to close next week

    The bridge carrying State Route 32 over the Thruway in Plattekill will be closed from July 6 to December 21, during which time the New York State Thruway Authority will replace the overpass. The town board said the bridge is the original overpass built when the state was constructing the thruway in the 1950s.

  • Sue Sullivan enters race for Faso’s seat Read more >

    Sue Sullivan enters race for Faso’s seat

    Democrats across New York and the Hudson Valley are gearing up in advance of the 2018 elections. One such Democrat is Sue Sullivan, a former Saugerties resident who has lived in Plattekill since 1992. Sullivan is planning to run against Rep. John Faso in 2018 for his seat as representative of the 19th congressional district.

  • Marlborough resident celebrates 99th birthday Read more >

    Marlborough resident celebrates 99th birthday

    Mary Ann Baxter, of Marlborough, was born on June 2, 1918 in Stattsburg, NY. Woodrow Wilson was in the White House and WW I continued unabated until November 11, when an Armistice was signed that ended the Great War. The war cost the lives of 53,513 in battle, 63,195 in other deaths, mostly from disease, […]

  • Highland Superintendent set to retire in September Read more >

    Highland Superintendent set to retire in September

    Deborah Haab, superintendent of the Highland Central School District, has announced her retirement. The Highland Board of Education will accept her letter of resignation at an upcoming public meeting. She will remain at the helm of the District until September 8, 2017.

  • A soldier’s homecoming Read more >

    A soldier’s homecoming

    When Christina Fanitzi was 12 years old her parents took her to see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of a vacation in Washington D. C. In a recent interview, she recalled that she was so moved by the ceremony that her mother […]

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