Lloyd Government
Lloyd's events & beautification committee is not afraid of a challenge

Lloyd’s events & beautification committee is not afraid of a challenge

It’s the small attentions to detail that make the difference when it comes to encouraging civic pride and fostering a sense of community, says Kate Jonietz, chair of Lloyd’s events and beautification committee. Hanging flower baskets downtown and improving the gardens in front of the town hall “kind of inspires the local businesses to get...
Lloyd Town Board to reconsider PRD zoning

Lloyd Town Board to reconsider PRD zoning

The PRD, or planned residential development, zoning in the Town of Lloyd will be getting another look by Town Board members. While there were no concerns raised by the public when the law was first passed, it became an issue that reached political proportions when the Trail View development on Toc Drive was approved. While...
New signs in Highland tap into Walkway’s popularity

New signs in Highland tap into Walkway’s popularity

Officials from the Walkway Over the Hudson joined local dignitaries to unveil the first “discovery zone” sign in the hamlet of Highland on the morning of March 7. The signs are part of an effort called the Greater Walkway Experience, the goal of which is “to encourage Walkway State Park’s 500,000 annual visitors to venture...
Lloyd Town Board reorganizes

Lloyd Town Board reorganizes

The Lloyd Town Board held its reorganizational meeting on January 6 at 5 p.m., an hour later than the workshop meetings typically scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month. The time of those workshops was one of the areas where the new board’s fault lines showed, as now there are two Democrats sitting to...
Looking ahead to 2016 in Lloyd

Looking ahead to 2016 in Lloyd

Paul Hansut will be sworn in for his third term as Lloyd town supervisor on January 6, in a ceremony which will take place, as tradition dictates, at the firehouse. It was perhaps the most challenging election that Hansut has faced since he first ran for the position in 2011, with the difference in votes...
Two men face off to become Lloyd highway superintendent

Two men face off to become Lloyd highway superintendent

Voters in the Town of Lloyd will choose between incumbent Richard Klotz and Leonard Auchmoody for highway superintendent on Election Day, November 3. Here are their responses to questions from the New Paltz Times.   Richard Klotz What kind of experience do you have that qualifies you for the job of highway superintendent, or to...
Four candidates vie for two seats on the Lloyd Town Board

Four candidates vie for two seats on the Lloyd Town Board

Two Democrat and two Republican candidates have stepped up to the plate and are vying for two open seats on the Lloyd Town Board. Mike Guerriero has received the endorsement from the Democratic Party; Michael Horodyski is running with endorsements from the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform parties; Dave Plavchak has received the endorsement from...
The two candidates for town supervisor in Lloyd tell you all you need to know about who they are and what they stand for

The two candidates for town supervisor in Lloyd tell you all you need to know about who they are and what they stand for

Claire Winslow Why did you decide to run for office? Because I really care about Highland and the residents. I started attending some of the meetings downtown, at the request of one of my friends who said, “I think you should go.” Also, the land was sold around me, and I said to my business...
Lloyd Democrats select Claire Winslow, Mike Guerriero, Joseph Mazzetti, Eugene Rizzo and Richard Klotz

Lloyd Democrats select Claire Winslow, Mike Guerriero, Joseph Mazzetti, Eugene Rizzo and Richard Klotz

Caucusing cooperatively, members of the Democratic party in the Town of Lloyd selected their candidates without controversy, or the need for any but symbolic votes. All told, it was one of the friendliest caucuses one could attend, complete with chilled bottles of water to guard against the July heat wave, and homemade cupcakes and other...
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...