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$20 million for Newburgh projects

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his community project selections. Adding essential community project funding to difficult, must-pass spending bills will help put an end to Washington …

Proposed School budget shows 2% increase

Taxpayers in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District will be asked to approve a proposed budget in excess of $293 million next week. That represents an increase of $5,775,084 or 2.01 percent. …

Fucheck seeks a return to the school board

Her nine-year, three-term tenure on the Newburgh Board of Education ended in 2014, but Dawn Fucheck says she is ready to return. “I am seeking to return to the board currently to give back …

High Point rising

Work continues at the former First Methodist Church of Newburgh, to convert it to a community hub known as HighPoint in partnership with LYNC, a Black, female-led nonprofit that leads job training, …

Three seek re-election in Highland

On May 18th Highland residents will vote on a $47,133,657 budget for the 2021-22 school year and on three incumbent candidates running unopposed for three year terms on the school board. Mike …

Marlboro to see more State Aid and Universal Pre- K

State Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and Assemblyman Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) held a joint press conference at the Marlboro Elementary School on Monday to formally announce increases in …

Mayfest comes to the Rail Trail

To kick-off this year’s Mayfest at the Hudson Valley Rail trail, NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey [D-46] held a press conference last Saturday to present $120,000 in state funding to the Friends of …

Police donate $1,250 to American Legion

At last week’s American Legion meeting, Lloyd Police Chief James Janso presented Legion Commander Michael Schloemer with a check for $1,250, the result of a recent wristband fundraising effort …

Three seek two open seats on PB school board

An incumbent and two challengers are running for two open seats on the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education. Their names will be on the May 18 ballot, the same day residents will vote …

Four new faces vie for two seats on the VC BOE

Four newcomers are running for two open seats on the Valley Central School District (VCSD) Board of Education. Their names will appear on the May 18 ballot, the same day residents will vote on a …
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Galleria at Crystal Run partners with county to host vaccination clinic

In an effort to make vaccines more accessible to the community, Galleria at Crystal Run is partnering with Orange County to provide a FREE pop-up Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic this weekend. …

Renee Y. Green seeks school board seat

A three-year district resident, Renee Y. Greene seeks to provide a safe school environment for teachers and staff in her quest to land one of three open seats on the Board of Education. …

Walden employees state their case for raises

At last Tuesday’s Walden Village Board meeting, Walden Treasurer Kelly A. Kelly read a letter addressed to the village board, which outlined several village employees’ grievances with …

VC proposed budget features a 3.48 % increase

On Tuesday, May 18, residents will vote on the Valley Central School District’s Proposed 2021-2022 Budget, which features a 3.48 percent budget to budget increase. The proposed budget …

Road improvements planned for Shawangunk

“Apple and Blossom will be, God willing, fixed this year,” said Highway Superintendent Joseph LoCicero. Residents of Apple Lane and Blossom Lane welcomed the good news at the …
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Volunteers plant 300 trees and shrubs in Gardiner

Even the rain could not stop volunteers from planting 300 trees and shrubs on Saturday in Gardiner along the Wallkill River. This was …
Members of the Montgomery Town Board pose with the Valley Central High School girls varsity soccer team at their meeting on May 6. The team was honored for winning the Section IX title for the first time in the history of the program.

TOM honors coach and girls’ soccer team

At the Montgomery Town Board meeting on May 6, Jonathan Walsh, coach of the Valley Central High School girls varsity soccer team, was …
Front row: Adeline McIver and Cadee Eckert. Back row: Emma Weiss, Gisella Terralavoro, Ariana Estela.

Scout project benefits Walden Humane Society

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if teen girls had a place to learn organizational skills, leadership qualities, and time management, …

Gardiner approves short-term rentals law

At its May 4 meeting, the Town Board of Gardiner voted in favor of a stop-gap law for short term rentals while the panel continues to …
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus speaks at the 2021 Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Friday, May 7 at the Orange County Courthouse.

Orange County hosts Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus attended the 2021 Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Friday, May 7 at the …
Thomas Frisbie, Donna Crowley, Kris Psilopoulos, Michael Rose, Thomas Nafey, Damon Alberts

Six candidates vie for three positions on Wallkill BOE

The Wallkill Central School District (WCSD) Board of Education election features six candidates vying for three positions. Incumbents …