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No decision on Sailfish change

The Montgomery town board made no decision at their regarding regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 5 on the proposed zone change for Project Sailfish after Montgomery residents urged the board not to …
VC eyes another bond referendum
While Valley Central’s proposed $22.7 million bond referendum was defeated by taxpayers in an Aug. 20 vote by an extremely tight 30-vote margin, the district is not giving up just yet on …
Repair Café coming to Montgomery What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a sweater with moth holes? Toss it? No way! Volunteers at the Wallkill River School of Art are organizing the first Repair Cafe in Montgomery on Sept. …
Shawangunk to invest in security cameras for town parks
The Town of Shawangunk has a long-term plan to revitalize Garrison Park, and the first step is the installation of security cameras that overlook the public space. With the park’s basketball …
Walden United Methodist Church breaks ground for new building The Walden United Methodist Church broke ground on a new church building on Sept. 7 after years of hard work and planning. Phil Bell, Managing Partner of Brigs Builders, said the …

Bloomingburg soldier retires from active military duty

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent retirement of members of the New York Army National Guard. Major Christopher Culpepper from …

Turn the Towns Teal campaign spreads cancer awareness

This September (National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month), teal ribbons adorn trees in towns and villages across Orange County. Spearheading the local effort are volunteers with the Corinne Feller …

OB&T Montgomery branch gets a facelift

The Montgomery branch of Orange Bank and Trust received a face lift this month after undergoing renovations to better facilitate private and business banking. Tim McCausland, Managing Director of …

Pine Bush School District releases statement on busing update

This summer, Pine Bush schools engaged in a complete rerouting of our entire transportation system. Using new software, considered an industry standard, we reworked our approximately 100 bus routes …

Johanna Yaun to chair Semiquincentennial Commission

Orange County Historian Johanna Porr Yaun has been named chair of the Orange County Semiquincentennial Commission and is accepting applications to fill a dozen positions within the group. Orange …
Orange County Senior Games to get underway next week
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced on Friday that the Orange County Senior Games will celebrate its 36th year with a variety of competitions, contests, museum tours and social …
General Montgomery Day a success The community came together for a day of fun, friends and entertainment at General Montgomery Day last Saturday. Attendees were graced with a blue sky and perfect weather. Families, teenagers, …

New Windsor Community Day 2019

The Times Community Newspapers of the Hudson Valley presents the official guide to the New Windsor Community Day event on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The booklet is full of vendor locations, stories …

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Maybrook Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform Sept. 13The Maybrook Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be performing as part of the Maybrook Days celebration, on Friday, September 13. Under the direction of …
Montgomery village board grants extensions for two unsafe buildings
The Montgomery village board has granted the property owners of two unsafe buildings extensions for building assessments. Village of Montgomery Mayor Stephen Brescia granted the property owner at …
Vision of Wallkill beautifies hamlet Vision of Wallkill (VOW), a community revitalization group, placed murals depicting whimsical bovines and the hamlet’s history in vacant spaces in preparation for Weekend of Wallkill. VOW …
Ryan to visit Gardiner
The public is invited to join Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan for a Town Hall meeting at the Gardiner Town Hall on Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. You will have the opportunity to ask questions …
Around the Valley Maybrook welcomes two Eagle ScoutsThe Village of Maybrook wishes to congratulate Patrick Maguire and Kevin Tuohy who became the 74th and 75th Eagle Scouts from the Maybrook Troop 236 Scout Program. …

Gardiner Day will be full of family, friends and fun!

The 30th Annual Gardiner Day is Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at three locations throughout Gardiner: Majestic Park, In the Hamlet, and Outside Town Hall. Admission is …

General Montgomery Day Run/Walk is Sept. 7

On Saturday, September 7th, the 29th Annual General Montgomery Day 8k Run/walk will be held as the kickoff event for the daylong festivities of General Montgomery Day in the village of Montgomery. …

FDNY Deputy Chief Jay Jonas will be keynote speaker at Orange County’s September 11th Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced that decorated New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Deputy Chief Jay Jonas will be the keynote speaker at the County’s September 11th Patriot …

State probe

New York State Senator James Skoufis announced the launch of an investigation into Medline’s efforts to secure tax breaks at a press conference on Tuesday morning. The investigation will be …

Farmer’s Market commemorates Woodstock

The Pine Bush Farmer’s Market had a groovy visitor on Aug. 24 when the sunshine bus pulled up to commemorate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary. With its furnished interior full of colorful …
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Arts and Entertainment

Tonalism on view at Dorksy Museum

Tonalism has long been considered a conservative late 19th-century approach to painting, often discussed as the antithesis to Impressionism. Recent publications have begun to reconsider Tonalism as …
World premiere opens 25th season The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will open its 25th concert season on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh. The …
Three short films about the Hudson On September 16, the Downing Film Center will screen three short films, directed by local filmmaker Jon Bowermaster, about environmental risks to the Hudson River Valley, the birthplace of the …