February 25th, 2015

Winter takes its toll

Any driver in the Hudson Valley knows that salt eats cars. What they might fail to realize, though, is that this year’s winter has devoured salt with the same liberal zeal that it’s used to inundate the region with snow for most of the month of February. Full article

Opposition growing to Pilgrim Pipeline

Opponents of the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline project are taking their fight to the public. The pipeline, which would traverse five counties in New York State and five counties in New Jersey, has the potential to environmentally cripple fragile areas along its 178-mile path. It needs to be stopped, they say. Full article

Fundraiser held for Highland food pantry

On Feb. 17 a pancake/sausage fundraiser was held to benefit the food pantry at St. Augustine School. The event took place on Shrove Tuesday, which is on the eve of Ash Wednesday when Lent begins and is observed by Christians. Full article

Vikings edge Warwick 47-46

It was senior night at Valley Central Wednesday, Feb. 18, and Isaiah Boissard, who helped guide the boys’ basketball team toward a high seed in the upcoming sectional tournament this season, was honored prior to facing Warwick. Full article

Goldback boys clinch playoff berth

After a season that started down and seemed to keep going in that direction, Newburgh’s boys’ basketball team started to pick it up in mid-season before qualifying Friday for the sectional tournament last week.Read full article.

Lady Dukes cruise past New Paltz

Marlboro’s girls’ basketball team led by a point, up 17-16, after the first quarter Friday at home against New Paltz. But after outscoring New Paltz by eight points in the second quarter, leading 38-29 at the half, Marlboro’s defense took over in the second half…Read full article.

Take an armchair tour of the Galapagos

The Historical Society of Shawangunk and Gardiner presents “Galapagos: The Enchanted Islands,” at Shawangunk Town Hall on March 4. The educational event provides an “armchair trip” to the Galapagos Islands with nature photographer Bill Fiero.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Winter takes its toll
• Shawangunk land swap

Mid Hudson Times

• Opposition growing to Pilgrim Pipeline
• Council OKs bargain command center

Southern Ulster Times

• Fundraiser held for Highland food pantry
• County critical of Lloyd zoning proposals


• Vikings edge Warwick 47-46
• Goldback boys clinch playoff berth with win over Pine Bush
• Lady Dukes cruise past New Paltz

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