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Work in progress

August 27th, 2014 No comments

Matthew Smith, manager of the Bob Shepard Highland Landing Park, updated the Town Board on a host of recent improvements at the park, which is an ongoing work in progress. Read more…

Felicello resigns after arrest

August 27th, 2014 No comments

On the heel of news of his recent arrest on a charge of grand larceny, Marlboro physical education teacher Frank Felicello tendered his resignation to the Marlboro school board, stating in a letter that it was for the purpose of retirement. The board unanimously accepted Felicello’s resignation, effective Aug. 21, 2014. This ends his teaching career that began in September 1970. Read more…

Marlboro teacher arrested again

August 20th, 2014 No comments

The New York State Police in Highland reported the arrest of Frank Felicello, 61, of Marlborough, on a charge of criminal possession of stolen property 3rd. Felicello was charged after an investigation into a grand larceny that took place in the Town of Marlborough in September 2013. Read more…

Marlborough set to adopt zoning changes

August 20th, 2014 No comments

Last week the Marlborough Town Board held a public hearing on new zoning proposals for the Route 9W corridor. They then approved a Negative Declaration on the changes, meaning they believe there will be no significant impact on the environment from the changes; however, the board held off actually adopting the changes due to a required statutory waiting period. Supervisor Stephen Osborn said he expects the board to adopt the changes at their next meeting on Aug. 25. Read more…

Boyfriend charged in toddler’s death

August 13th, 2014 Comments off

Last Thursday New York State Police arrested Kenneth Stahli, 26, of Milton and charged him with 2nd degree murder in connection with the death of 2-year-old Mason DeCosmo, the son of his girlfriend Katlin Wolfert. The charge cites Stahli with depraved indifference, known as disregard for human life. Read more…

The high cost of waste

August 13th, 2014 Comments off

Bill Steele’s 1992 song “Garbage” asks a key question: “What will we do when there’s no place left to put all the garbage?” The lyric highlights what is a growing problem facing not only Ulster County, but the entire planet — how do we handle all of our waste? Read more…

New halls of justice

August 6th, 2014 Comments off

The Marlborough Police and Justice Departments can’t wait to move into their new home at the former Milton Elementary School. Police Chief Gerald Cocozza said renovations are nearly complete but they are waiting for Time Warner to install a new land-line phone system that is scheduled for August 7th. Read more…

Appeal filed in Marlboro coach case

August 6th, 2014 Comments off

Attorney Michael Sussman has filed an appeal in the case against Marlboro Varsity Football Coach Richard Ward, Marlboro School Superintendent Ray Castellani and the Marlboro School District that was dismissed in April by the Hon. Thomas J. McAvoy in New York District Court for the Northern District. Read more…

Highland school board studies $15 million bond proposal

July 29th, 2014 Comments off

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. The committee, consisting of volunteers from the community, was formed by the board in March to review the capital project proposal that was defeated by voters in December. Read more…

Open government

July 29th, 2014 Comments off

Executive Director Robert J. Freeman of the Committee on Open Government Tuesday answered questions about open meeting laws for Town of Marlborough residents, government members, and school board members in the cafeteria of Marlboro Elementary. Read more…

Lloyd Board honors three at town meeting

July 22nd, 2014 Comments off

During a Town Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Police Chief Daniel Waage and Town Supervisor Paul Hansut honored three Lloyd heroes for their life-saving endeavors. Read more…

Marlboro school board fills vacancies

July 22nd, 2014 Comments off

On Thursday evening, the Marlboro school board met in the cafeteria of Marlboro Elementary where they discussed a number of issues including staff changes for this fall. Read more…

Highland Farmers Market seeks expansion

July 15th, 2014 Comments off

The annual and seasonal Highland Farmers Market, located on Route 299, started the season by welcoming new vendors. Organizer Lori Boli, of Luigi’s Oils who donates use of their land to support the market, works closely with Kate Jonietz of the Town of Lloyd to make the market a success each year. Luigi’s Oils reached out to the Town of Lloyd to create a market that would benefit their small business and other local business owners and farmers. Read more…

Marlborough deals with zoning changes

July 15th, 2014 Comments off

In a public hearing held just before the regularly scheduled Marlborough Town Board meeting Monday night, residents voiced their opinions concerning new zoning changes that could take effect as early as Aug. 11. The hearing also disclosed the need for passage of an amendment to proposed Local Law 1 of 2014, because a piece of property from the new addition to the residential district along Western Avenue was accidentally excluded because of a clerical error. This amendment was passed at the regular Town Board meeting immediately following the public hearing. Read more…

Lawsuit against Marlborough moves forward

July 8th, 2014 Comments off

Last December a lawsuit was filed by Joseph DiBlanca of Autos by Joseph of Milton against several defendants: the Town of Marlborough, its police and building departments, Police Chief Gerald Cocozza, Sgt. Justin Pascale, Police Officer Frederick Eberhard, Thomas Corcoran as well as Absolutely Automotive Inc., Absolutely Auto Body Inc. and Town Line Auto Center. Read more…