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Medline attempts to move forward

Larry Wolinsky, attorney with Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP and Bonnie Von Olsen, who is part of the design team for the site plan of the proposed Medline Industries Inc. warehouse in the Town of …
Fire districts propose changes for Shawangunk
Two possible changes to fire protection in Shawangunk could result in significant impacts to residents, according to town officials. “I’m on the fence, I really am,” said …
Two businesses honored in Black History celebration Two Walden area African-American business owners were recognized for their contributions to the community at a special service at Greater Love Deliverance Center Church Sunday morning. The …
Crawford continues Farmhood Field hearing
The Town of Crawford February Board Meeting included an extension of the January public hearing allowing comment regarding the proposed introductory local law, “Farm Related Zoning …
Audit pronounces Walden fit
During last Tuesday’s Walden Village Board meeting, RBT CPAs, LLP gave an audit presentation, which revealed both highlights and lowlights for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2019. The purpose …

Wallkill considers second foreign language

At Thursday’s Wallkill Central School District Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Kevin Castle announced that $69,000 is currently being proposed in the governor’s …

New Pine Bush Chamber president sets goals for 2020

Brenda Otto has been President of the Pine Bush Area Chamber of Commerce for the past three months or so, as well as an area business owner for more than 30 years, a former Board member, and a member …

Town IDA approves Project Sailfish PILOT

Project Sailfish, an Amazon warehouse measuring approximately one million square feet at the intersection of routes 17K and 747, was granted a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement at the Town …

Feller named Town of Montgomery Deputy Supervisor

Shortly after the Montgomery Town Board was sworn into office, Town Supervisor Brian Maher named Councilman Ronald Feller his deputy supervisor. His appointment became official at the town …

Town Board approves escrow agreements for Amazon

During a special meeting on Friday, the Montgomery Town Board approved a Storm Water and Site Improvement Inspection Escrow Agreement with Bluewater Industrial Partners LLC, the developers of the …

Repair Café Pine Bush set to open

Those with appliances such as broken chairs and busted computers can head on down to the grand opening event for Repair Café Pine Bush on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at Crawford …

Lot line change approved for Farmhood Fields

Farmhood Fields, a proposed farm-to-table living community on Crans Mill Road in Pine Bush, had a lot line change approved and presented a site plan for a bed and breakfast at the Town of Crawford …

Cornerstone and Hudson Valley Community Services announce merger

Cornerstone Family Health Care and Hudson Valley Community Services announced their intent to merge in a press conference last Wednesday morning. “The Hudson Valley Community Services Board …

Wallkill Library events

7 Bona Ventura Avenue, Wallkill, 895-3707 Textile Tuesday Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 3: p.m. The Wallkill Public Library Quilter’s Group meets every Tuesday next door at the Town Hall community …
No Greater Love: a passion play for the Lenten Season
No Greater Love, a vibrant musical drama that celebrates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be performed in the sanctuary of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 17 High St., …
Gardiner has several vacancies
The Town of Gardiner has vacancies on the following boards and committees; Assessment Review Board, Environmental Conservation Commission and Parks & Recreation Committee. Interested parties …
Montgomery Police Department uses app to crack down on crime
The Town of Montgomery Police Department has joined the Neighbors Ring Camera Community. Effective immediately, the Town of Montgomery has the ability to connect with the community in incidents that …
Two newcomers to oppose John Ramos for Walden Village Trustee
Walden Village Trustee John Ramos is up for re-election this year and will be opposed on the ballot by newcomers Cheryl Baker and Willie Carley. Voting will take place on Wednesday, March 18 from 8 …

Art master class postponed to March 6

The art master class The Shape of Things ~ Drawing and Mark-Making, by Heidi Lanino has been postponed from February 21 to Friday, March 6. The session starts at 12 noon. The class meets in the …

Maloney’s Valentines for Veterans program is in its sixth year

On Friday, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) delivered a record 7,800 Valentine’s Day cards to Hudson Valley veterans at the Castle Point VA Medical Center in Wappingers Falls. This marks the …

Newburgh supports increasing Orange County sales tax

An 0.25 percent increase in the Orange County sales tax received support from the Newburgh City Council at Monday’s city council meeting. The resolution was introduced at last Thursday’s …

Honor flight’s Kimler picked for national board

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is pleased to announce that current board Chairman Frank Kimler, a Tax and Accounting Manager with Nugent & Haeussler, P.C. of Montgomery, has been elected to serve on …

Orange County awarded funds to support Census Count

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the County’s Planning Department are pleased to announce the availability of New York State grant funds to support ongoing efforts to ensure an …
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Maybrook approves sewer rate increase

The Maybrook Village Board held a public hearing and set a public hearing at its recent meeting; the public hearing concerned a sewer tax rate increase and the coming hearing will be for the latest …
Plastic bag ban takes effect March 1
Starting March 1, the Bag Waste Reduction Law will take effect, banning all plastic carryout bags (other than an exempt bag) from distribution by anyone required to collect New York State sales tax. …
Portraits of man’s best friend As March approaches, The Wallkill River School is preparing for a month filled with furry friends! There will be a very special benefit exhibit titled “Paws” which will feature …