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Montgomery Village adopts spending plan

At their meeting last Tuesday, the Montgomery Village Board unanimously adopted the village’s budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The fiscal year runs from June 1, 2021-May 31, …
Carley named Walden deputy mayor At last Tuesday’s Walden Village Board meeting, Mayor John Ramos introduced Willie Carley as the new deputy mayor. As deputy mayor, Carley will run village board meetings if Ramos is unable to …
A life saved Last Monday, the Amrhein family presented the Walden Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the Walden Fire Department with checks for $5,000 in homage to their efforts in saving their daughter from …
Schmitt launches congressional campaign Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R, C, I, LBT, SAM-New Windsor) joined by family, friends, constituents and community leaders last Tuesday announced his campaign for New York State’s 18th …
Gardiner updating Comprehensive Plan
The Town of Gardiner is moving forward in its quest to update its Comprehensive Plan, which hasn’t been modified in over 15 years. The Town Board, serving as the project team, unanimously …
Local News

Blue Star Mothers collect goods for deployed troops

On Friday, April 9, members of the Blue Star Mothers of America Hudson Valley NY15 gathered at Montgomery Town Hall for a donation drive to support deployed troops. This was done, as April 9 is New …

Walden Savings announces ‘digital transformation’

Walden Savings Bank announced plans to transform its Scott’s Corners branch location in Montgomery with the latest in banking technology. Plans include a renovated lobby equipped with expanded …

Anagnostakis to face primary challenge

Patricia Maher, sister of Montgomery Town Supervisor Brian Maher, will challenge incumbent Mike Anagnostakis in the Orange County Legislator, District 17 Republican Primary. This is the former …

Maybrook receives good news from Comptroller

On Friday, March 19, Maybrook Mayor Dennis Leahy received an email from the New York State Comptroller’s Office informing him that their review of the 2020 Annual Update Document for Maybrook …

Karinchak family finally headed back to the ballpark

For nearly 25 straight years, Suzan and Steve Karinchak have been watching their kids play baseball. Whether it was at local Little League fields, Valley Central, college or a big-league ballpark, it …
Briefs

QuickChek eyed for Scott’s Corners

At Monday’s Town of Montgomery Planning Board meeting, two new businesses were proposed: a Quickchek gas station and convenience store and Dunkin’ Donuts. The gas station and …

Maybrook to hold hearing to pierce tax cap

Going from a tentative 4.2 percent increase down to a 3.5 percent increase, the Maybrook 2021-2022 village budget is almost a done deal. Although a public hearing Monday saw no public comments, the …

Cows to gather on Wallkill Library Lawn

Vision of Wallkill is calling all VOW’S COWS to the Library Lawn on Saturday April 17 at 11 a.m. The herd will be introduced to our community and while they are gathered, we will take a group …

Hamlet of Wallkill to host town-wide yard sale

Come one, come all to the Hamlet of Wallkill for the Town-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, April 24. Beginning at 9 a.m., the community will take part in its spring clean-up through its bi-annual yard …
Briefs

Gardiner Library presents a virtual teen writing workshop

The Gardiner Library hosts a virtual Teen Creative Writing Workshop on Monday April 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. The club will meet the 2nd Monday of the month. Contact Carolyn at cthorenz@rcls.org for …

Parkinson’s 101: what you and your family should know

The Gardiner Library will host a virtual basic overview of Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday April 10 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. presented by Dr. Katherine Amodeo and sponsored by the …

Gardiner Library virtual class: finding ease in neck and shoulders

The Gardiner Library will host a virtual class series entitled Finding Ease in the Neck and Shoulders on Monday April 12 and April 19 from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Each class costs $8. Pre-register by 3 …

Registration open for Gardiner summer rec camp

Registration for the Town of Gardiner Summer Recreation Camp is now open. The camp will run from Monday, July 5 to Friday, Aug. 13. During that time frame, camp will take place Monday-Friday from …
Sports

Wizards outlast Bushmen, 28-16

  Pine Bush emphatically answered each of Washingtonville’s first two score last Friday night. Eventually, though, the Wizards explosive running game proved to be too much for the …

PB field hockey team savors playing time

  Courtney Palmer was worried, having already missed so much due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She had missed her lacrosse season last spring and her prom, and she was concerned about losing her …

Battle of unbeatens ends in 1-1 tie

  The Valley Central girls’ soccer team came back in a big way last week, as they battled the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders to a 1-1 double-overtime tie on Thursday afternoon.The …