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Residents voice concerns at tense meeting with Medline representatives

Montgomery residents expressed numerous concerns over impacts to their quality of life in a tense meeting with the Montgomery village board and Medline Industries, Inc. representatives on June …
Banned from speaking at public meeting, residents are fighting back
Montgomery town residents are fighting back after some of them were prohibited from speaking at the public meeting with the Montgomery Village board and Medline representatives on June 4. During …
Relay for Life raises $100,000 With the crash of drums, a hoard of participants in grey and purple t-shirts took their first step in the Pine Bush Relay for Life. Cheers erupted as the Walker Valley Marching Band led the smiling …
Walden waiting on sidewalks; mulls Climate Smart
The Village of Walden is playing the waiting game with the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) as the municipality is standing by for the agency to give the go-ahead for the …
Bullville Deacon to be ordained June 15 at Cathedral A Bullville man is among the 14 Catholic men who will be ordained as deacons by Cardinal Timothy Dolan in a mass on Saturday, June 15, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Deacon Michael McCabe, 55, …

BHT-Montgomery withdraws application for auto sales lot

BHT-Montgomery, an auto sales lot proposed in the Town of Montgomery, has removed its application from the planning board. In a letter to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), project attorney John …

Orange County develops Wallkill River trail

The Orange County Water Authority recently created a Wallkill River Trail, which raises awareness of the recreational aspects of the river by mapping and improving public access points on the …

Susan Cockburn ordered to leave Montgomery meeting

Village of Montgomery Police attempt to escort former Town of Montgomery Supervisor Susan Cockburn from a Village of Montgomery meeting on Tuesday.

Heavenly voices gather

This past Sunday, heavenly voices filled the little sanctuary of the Wallkill Reformed Church as singers from area congregatations performed a concert to commemorate the church’s 150th …

Another warehouse project

A proposed warehouse complex near the intersection of Bracken Road and NYS Route 17K has prompted concerns from residents of Lake Vue Drive. Located on the southwest side of the intersection of …
Montgomery appoints new Highway Superintendent
Todd Page is the new Town of Montgomery Superintendent of Highways and Farr Engineering is the new interim building inspector. Page will take over for Charlie Woznick, who is retiring, on May 31. …
New bookstore opens in Pine Bush Broadleaf Books owner Alex Jakubowski ran his hand over books nestled on the shelves, pulling out his favorite titles. The Bird Artist by Howard Norman. Classic titles from J.R.R Tolkien. The Night …
Pine Bush considers cell tower at Circleville
The Pine Bush Central School District is considering installing a cell phone tower at Circleville Middle School (CVMS) to improve poor reception inside three buildings in the …

Spring Home and Garden 2019

Spring is here!  Get helpful tips on gardening, lawncare, pest control, home security and more, as well as local business and deals.

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Gardiner Library to host Goddess Art Presentation

Gardiner Library hosts a slide presentation by Hana Maritz entitled “In the Footsteps of the Goddess, a Journey through Patriarchy to a New Human Consciousness” on Saturday June 15 from 1 …
Shawangunk Church hosts kids clothing and toy swap
The Reformed Church of Shawangunk will be hosting its first Kids Clothing and Toy Swap on Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 am to 12 noon. They are taking donations of gently used baby and kids …
Family Fishing Day is June 15
Southern Catskill Anglers are inviting you to fish on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a chair, fishing equipment (if you have one), and a camera. You WILL catch a fish! We have …
Gardiner Library presents Slow Jam
The Gardiner Library will once again offer Slow Jam on Sunday June 16 from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. All musicians and acoustic instruments are welcome. The Slow Jam allows those new to playing an acoustic …
Community rock painting planned in Pine Bush
Come to the Pine Bush Area Library Community Center on Tuesday, June 20, at 1 p.m., for an afternoon of Creative and Colorful Inspirational Rock Painting.

Tri-County Community Partnership to hold Paddle Run

The Tri-County Community Partnership (TCCP) will hold its second annual Brock Haney and Ethan Beck Memorial Paddle Run on June 8. The 5.1-mile paddle run will begin at Thomas Bull Memorial Park …

Walden has talent

Walden Elementary School students strutted their stuff recently for a packed crowd in the Walden Elementary School talent show. With 15 acts in the show, students played instruments, sang, recited …

Warmer and higher: climate change’s impact on our rivers

Water is an essential part of our community. Over 100,000 residents use the Hudson River estuary as a source of drinking water. It is the backbone of many Hudson Valley towns and cities. While …

Walden’s sidewalk work postponed

The Ulster Avenue sidewalk project that was scheduled to begin this spring in the Village of Walden has temporarily been postponed due to a mundane bureaucratic slip-up, as the state lost the …

Split vote on PB capital plan

The Pine Bush Central School District is grappling with the implications of a split vote on the two-part capital improvement plan. The May 21 budget vote included a vote on the $53.975 million …
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Water Lantern Festival coming to Montgomery

Orange County Tourism will host the 2019 Water Lantern Festival at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery on Saturday, June 15 at 4 p.m., in partnership with I LOVE NY and Noble Fun …
Mark Makers to open at Ann Street Gallery Safe Harbor’s Ann Street Gallery presents Mark Makers. Opening reception is Saturday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. Mark Makers is a group exhibition that examines the practice of drawing as an …
For the love of Johann Sebastian Three hundred sixty—nine years after his death, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach lives on in the hearts and voices of the Hudson Valley Society for Music. This year marks the 20th Bach …