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Ulster marks Memorial Day

Ulster marks Memorial Day

A large caravan of motorcycles, uniformed officers, US veterans, family members and residents made its way from Tech City in the Town of Ulster down Route 32 to the Ulster County Veterans’ Cemetery in New Paltz in honor of Memorial Day yesterday.

Saugerties couple reopen their restaurant for takeout after being trapped in Pakistan due to Covid 19

Saugerties couple reopen their restaurant for takeout after being trapped in Pakistan due to Covid 19

When Tahir Aziz and Rubina Mirza boarded a March 25 flight with three of their five children for a family wedding to their home country of Pakistan, they fully intended to return after the event to their restaurant, Bina’s Cafe on Partition Street in Saugerties. But it wasn’t easy. Restrictions on commercial flights leaving the country due to the outbreak of the pandemic extended their stay for nearly two months.

Gardiner cancels summer rec program

Gardiner cancels summer rec program

In a press release town officials said that “We know how much parents and kids alike have grown to depend on the six-week program for entertainment, arts, learning activities and summer fun,” town officials said in a press release. “Our hearts go out to the kids who look forward to spending time with their friends and counselors at camp every year and will be unable to enjoy memories from a 2020 recreation program.”