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Walden’s leaders honored

The tenth annual Walden Leadership Day awards ceremony was held in front of a packed Bradley Assembly Room on Thursday night. Taylor Esposito received the Ronald I. Jacobowitz Youth of the Year …
Suit aims to block Amazon warehouse
Barbara Lerner, a property owner in the Town of Montgomery, is attempting to stop plans for an Amazon warehouse along Route 747 by suing the developer, the Town of Montgomery and the town’s …
Walden man wins big on ‘Wheel’ Tommy Romeo of Walden won big during the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ episode that aired Thursday. He took home a 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI. His cash and prizes totaled $47,185, including the new …
New police station radio system proposed
At the Walden Village Board meeting last Tuesday night, Police Chief Jeffry Holmes proposed a new radio frequency band to be used by the department. The proposed band is the 700 MHz Band. This …
Maybrook adds bilingual police officer The City of Newburgh’s loss is Maybrook’s gain. Gustavo Pareus had been hired by the City of Newburgh Police Dept., but was cut during a recent round of layoffs there. He hadn’t …

Gillibrand announces support for families struggling with substance use

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced the Family Support Services for Addiction Act last Friday on a visit to Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Center for Recovery. The bipartisan …

Newburgh resident running for Orange County Court Judge

Hyun Chin Kim has always been an inquisitive person. “I think everybody loved to say when I was younger that I was very opinionated and liked to argue.” Eventually she developed an …

Junior League sponsors human trafficking awareness program

On Friday, January 10, the Junior League of Orange County (JLOC) sponsored a Human Trafficking Awareness program at the Goshen Public Library. “Human Trafficking is frightening and it can be an …

Gunshot fire forces diner evacuation

Gunshot fire next to Maybrook’s Main Line Diner & Pizza Company forced people to evacuate the restaurant on Thursday night. Units of the Village of Maybrook Police Department, assisted initially by the Town of Montgomery Police Department, responded just before 6 p.m. to the area of 934 Homestead Avenue in the Village of Maybrook for a call of a suicidal subject.

New administration

The Town of Montgomery’s Town Board members were sworn in at a packed ceremony on New Year’s Eve. Veteran Town Justice Frederick Gorss was the first to be sworn in. He has been the …

Wishing for a Silent Night

“This isn’t a personal vendetta. It’s not about business. This is not about charity. This is, unfortunately, about one man’s financial gain and he’s hoodwinking …

Walden man to spin on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Tommy Romeo of Walden will appear on “Wheel of Fortune” this Thursday on ABC 7 at 7:30 p.m. Romeo is a professional poker player and a substitute teacher with a bachelor’s degree …

New town board discusses moratorium

The new Montgomery Town Board showed at the reorganization meeting last Thursday that they are eager to make change. After constant feedback from the community, the town board set a special work …

Wallkill Library events

Wallkill Library presents a soup cook-off A Soup-er Bowl Cook-off will be held at the Wallkill Public Library on Monday, Jan. 20, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Town Hall Community Room.Do you have a …

Gardiner Library events

Songwriting circles at Gardiner LibraryThe bi-monthly event Songwriter Circles by the Hudson Valley Music Collective (HVMC) will take place at the Gardiner Library on Wednesday January 15 from 6:30 …

VOW to host art class

Looking for something creative to do while meeting with new, friendly faces? Vision of Wallkill has an exciting schedule of varied art classes for 2020 planned. Starting Saturday, January 25, Liam …

Rotary to host pancake breakfast.

The Wallkill east Rotary will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, January 26, 8 a.m. - noon at the Town of Crawford Copmmunity Center, 115 Route 302, Pine Bush.

Hitting the right notes

Imagine being four years old and sitting in the audience of the Broadway production of, “Beauty and the Beast.” The imagery and scenery. The dancing. The singing! It all sounds fairly …

Understanding pediatric basics

Pediatricians provide care for children from the time they are born until age 18, and the relationship with your pediatrician will grow as your child grows. We take care of children when they are …

Sparkle & shine winners announced

The lights and spirits were bright in Wallkill as the businesses and residents decorated with lights, wreaths, trees, deer and many other decorations for the annual Sparkle & Shine decorating …

Retired Health Commissioner honored by Independent Living

Retired Orange County Health Commissioner Chris Ashmean was honored at Independent Living’s 18th Annual Chris Ashman Wellness & Recovery Conference themed “Breaking the Cycles of …

Neuhaus to be honored as Chamber’s Person of the Year

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus will be recognized as the Orange County Chamber of Commerce’s Person of the Year at its Snow Ball 2020 event on Saturday, January 25 at Anthony’s …
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Arts and Entertainment

The Art of Fugue in Montgomery concert

The Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series presents the Argus String Quartet on Sunday, January 19 at 3 p.m. The Argus Quartet is dedicated to celebrating the artistic landscape of our time by …
‘Totally Dedicated’ at Dorsky Museum The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz announces “Totally Dedicated: Leonard Contino, 1940-2016,” a new exhibition focused on the art practice of Contino, a self-taught …
WRS to host annual meeting This January, the Wallkill River School of Art celebrates another successful year of artistic excellence and growth with their annual members exhibit. This exhibit highlights and celebrates the …