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On Saturday afternoon, a fire engulfed Walker Valley Auto and Truck Repair LLC, shutting it down until further notice. A spark from an electric welder set a truck ablaze. An employee attempted to … more
Sen. James Skoufis called for the dissolution of the Town of Montgomery Industrial Development Agency (IDA). This came after he saw Project Sailfish’s waiver request to use non-local labor for … more
Maybrook is getting ready to adopt a negative declaration of impact on developer Galaxy Limited’s Environmental Assessment Form (EAS) for property it wants to develop for warehouse use along … more
“[I’m] not sure the board can approve three potential warehouses, each with two bays,” said Richard Hoyt, attorney for the Town of Montgomery Planning Board. Last week the … more
Pine Bush Central School District Superintendent of Schools Tim Mains returned to work on Wednesday following a three-month medical leave of absence. Mains had been out since Oct. 14. On Oct. 6, … more
The Town of Shawangunk Democrats (TOSD) are interested in hearing from Shawangunk residents who are considering running for local office and who would like to be endorsed by the TOSD in November … more
The Pine Bush, Wallkill and Valley Central School Districts returned to hybrid in-person instruction this week. Pine BushAfter a nearly two-month pause, the Pine Bush Central School District … more
One day after Gardiner reported its first Covid-19 related death, the town board unanimously passed a resolution to protect its most vulnerable residents from potentially contracting the dangerous … more
On Monday, January 11, New York State moved into phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution. This means that in addition to healthcare workers from phase 1a, now individuals age 75 and older, … more
Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster’s 15th annual Celebration of Charity will pay tribute to the region’s essential workers. The non-profit agency is seeking nominations … more
The Orange County Partnership announced Thursday that the efforts by many business, economic development and political leaders in the region to expand Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties got a … more
Fifteen members, mostly Democrat, of the Ulster County Legislature issued a letter condemning recent events at the U.S. Capitol and urged Congressman Antonio Delgado and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand … more
The Orange County Health Department is advising residents that if they worked at or visited the Orange County Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), located at 12 King Street in Middletown on January … more
Members of the Montgomery community gathered at the Veterans Memorial Park in the Village of Montgomery on Friday morning to pay respects to those who died after supporters of President Donald Trump … more
At Thursday’s Shawangunk Town Board meeting, Chief of Police Gerald Marlatt announced that his department has been regularly fielding questions from the New York State on PAUSE hotline … more
Kateigh Jamieson’s response to a family that lost a home to a fire did not go unnoticed. Last week she was honored as the Town of Montgomery citizen of the month for January. Jamieson … more
At last Tuesday’s Montgomery Village Board meeting, Police Chief William Herlihy announced that his department is busy building its Executive Order 203 Committee. In response to growing … more
At Monday night’s Valley Central School District Board of Education meeting, Gess LeBlanc gave a presentation on the district’s efforts to promote social and racial equality. LeBlanc … more
After a lengthy discussion at last Tuesday’s meeting, the Walden Village Board decided to eliminate trustee liasonships. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Walden village trustees were assigned … more
The Town Board of Gardiner kicked off the new year and its first meeting of 2021 with a quick, painless agenda. “Enjoy it while you can,” Town Supervisor Marybeth Majestic joked Jan. … more
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