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Republicans pick slate for Lloyd town races

Republicans pick slate for Lloyd town races

Candidates may be lining up to run in a presidential election that’s still over a year away, but locally, parties are just gearing up the campaign machinery for this November. Lloyd Republicans held their caucus on Monday in St. Augustine’s Church school and picked who they wanted to represent the party in town races for...
Neighbors share their concerns about Trailview Place development in Highland

Neighbors share their concerns about Trailview Place development in Highland

The town of Lloyd has a plan for the hamlet of Highland: that’s where most of the people should live, so that’s where most of the commercial and residential development should be. Increasing density in that core area should result in a community that has a more robust economy, more opportunities for work and play...
Apple cooler and crop destroyed in Clintondale fire

Apple cooler and crop destroyed in Clintondale fire

An early morning fire, fanned by frigid winds, brought fire fighters from three counties out in an attempt to save the A. Zimmerman Orchards cooler last Saturday. Freezing temperatures and propane tanks in the facility ultimately made that task impossible, and both the building and millions-of-dollars worth of stored apples and equipment were considered a total...
Town of Lloyd supervisor Paul Hansut is looking forward to new challenges in 2015

Town of Lloyd supervisor Paul Hansut is looking forward to new challenges in 2015

As he prepares to close the books on his third year as Town of Lloyd supervisor, Paul Hansut says that the focus for 2015 will be on upgrading town infrastructure and encouraging business to revitalize Lloyd and the hamlet of Highland. Lloyd’s Economic Development Committee (EDC), under chair Charles Glasner, is currently preparing a document...
Lloyd Town Board approves Hudson Valley Wine Village FEIS

Lloyd Town Board approves Hudson Valley Wine Village FEIS

Developers for the Hudson Valley Wine Village project in the Town of Lloyd can check off one more box on their “to do” list toward getting construction started on the proposed $273 million multi-use development. At the recent Lloyd Town Board meeting on July 16, council members unanimously passed a resolution to approve the Final...
Highland Public Library trustees propose site to build new library

Highland Public Library trustees propose site to build new library

The Highland Public Library Board of Trustees held a community forum on Thursday, June 5 at Lloyd Town Hall to announce their intention to pursue the purchase of 7 Elton Place, a 2.3 acre lot of empty land currently owned by St. Augustine’s Parish, in order to build a new, modern library on the site....
Spring Fest 2014 in Highland (with photo gallery)

Spring Fest 2014 in Highland (with photo gallery)

Photos by Lauren Thomas   The Town of Lloyd’s third annual Spring Fest in the hamlet of Highland on Saturday, May 17 couldn’t have been planned for a more perfect day weather-wise if they’d ordered it up from Central Casting. After torrential downpours the day before, Saturday dawned brightly, clearing the way for the family...
Highland Landing Park; gondola project still in the works

Highland Landing Park; gondola project still in the works

The bundle of pilings that fell over recently on the side of the dock at Bob Shepard Highland Landing Park in Highland has yet to be brought upright, but that won’t affect the park’s opening in late spring or early summer, said Matt Smith, president of the Highland Landing Park Association that manages and develops...
Lloyd Town Board discusses Greater Walkway Region signs

Lloyd Town Board discusses Greater Walkway Region signs

Discussion was held at the recent Lloyd Town Board meeting about the ongoing project to bring Greater Walkway Region signage to Highland and Poughkeepsie. The signs are intended to “brand” the region as a travel destination and encourage Walkway Over the Hudson visitors to spend tourist dollars in the surrounding communities once they’ve visited the...
Lloyd Town Board reorganizes at its Jan. 8 meeting

Lloyd Town Board reorganizes at its Jan. 8 meeting

The Lloyd Town Board held its reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Town Hall. It was the first meeting with new board member Michael Horodyski. Councilman Jeffrey Paladino was named deputy supervisor at no additional remuneration. Kate Jonietz, full-time confidential secretary to the supervisor, was appointed budget officer at no additional remuneration. The board...
Plans to boost the local economy by welcoming Walkway Over the Hudson visitors

Plans to boost the local economy by welcoming Walkway Over the Hudson visitors

“When Walkway Over the Hudson opened in 2009, we knew that it would attract a lot of people, but we had no idea how wildly successful it would be,” says Jeffrey Anzevino, director of land use advocacy for Scenic Hudson. “But at the time, everyone was focused on converting the abandoned bridge into a park,...
Michael Horodyski is appointed to the Lloyd Town Board

Michael Horodyski is appointed to the Lloyd Town Board

At the Lloyd Town Board’s last meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 18, the resignation of councilmember Herbert Litts, effective Dec. 31, was accepted. Former Town of Lloyd councilmember Michael Horodyski was appointed as his replacement, effective Jan. 1. It’s a bit of turnabout, in some sense, because when Horodyski resigned from the Lloyd...