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  • Marlboro rallies for support

    The Marlboro Community Concerns [MCC] organization has recently made their concerns known to the Board of Education in a new, but very American way, by organizing peaceful rallies just before the meetings begin. They will do so again on Thursday night at 6:30 pm. just outside the elementary school cafeteria entrance for a “Trim the […]

  • Castellani outlines budget plan

    Carrying signs and placards, dozens of concerned community members of the Marlboro Central School District marched from the Marlboro Elementary School’s cafeteria to the gymnasium for Thursday night’s meeting of the school board. During the short walk down the crowded hallway, one parent asked of another: “Are we supposed to chant or something?”

  • Police officer’s gun fired in Highland High School

    On March 5 at 1:38 pm, SRO Sean McCutheon’s weapon was discharged in a hallway of the Highland High School. The district released a statement on their website, indicating that the SRO program is on hold pending further investigation.

  • Two charged in Hess Station robbery

    On March 3, at 3:22 pm, the State Police at Highland, responded to the Hess Gas Station on St-299 in the Town of Lloyd for the report of a robbery at that location. Witnesses at the scene reported a male in his late 20s had entered the store and demanded cash from the cashier.

  • New Plattekill supervisor sworn in

    In just a few words, the torch of leadership was passed to Councilman Joe Croce who was sworn in last week as the new Plattekill town supervisor following the death of Bruce Loertscher.

  • Union talks with Marlboro schools fall apart

    Negotiations between representatives of the Marlboro Teachers Association [MFA] and the school district fell apart last Friday night after marathon discussions failed to produce an agreement acceptable to both sides.

  • Cancer claims Plattekill supervisor

    Republican Plattekill Supervisor Bruce Loertscher passed away on February 12 at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer. Prior to his election as supervisor in 2006, Loertscher served 4 years on the Town Board and earlier was a member of the Planning Board. His public service […]

  • Marlboro approves closing two elementary schools

    Members of the Marlboro Board of Education appeared to take no pleasure in what they all knew they had to do at last week’s school board meeting; each voted in favor of closing the Milton and Middle Hope elementary schools, effective June 30, 2013.

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