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New deli/bakery opens on Orange Avenue

Great news! The Orange Avenue Tres Leches Deli & Bakery has opened at 113 Orange Avenue, Walden. Stop in and welcome the Morocho family: Jonathan and Diego (brothers) and Walter and Rosa (Dad and …

Wallkill River School to host Plein Air Festival

Our Montgomery Free Library has some announcements. They are open with limitations in keeping with guidelines which means curb-side only. The hours are Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m..,  …

A special flag day program at Veterans Park

Kudos to members of the Walden Veterans Park Committee who were able to meet on Flag Day at Walden Veterans Park to video a special program for Walden’s Community Council Facebook page. Dave …

Music in the Grove to return in July

Congratulations to a very special Waldenite who is currently in the service of our great country. Calista Bond sends word that she just graduated from Valley Forge Military College with an Associates …
School News

Pine Bush Schools receives $20K grant for summer meal program

The Pine Bush Central School District has received a $20,000 grant for its free children’s summer meal program from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. This grant is to …

College news

Heather Roell of Walden has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the spring 2020 semester. Congratulations to the following local students who have been named …

Maloney announces 2020 Service Academy appointments

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) HAS announced that 12 Hudson Valley students have accepted offers of appointment at one of the United States’ Service Academies. Every year, Rep. …

Valley Central High School 2020 Awards

Editor’s Note: Continued list of Valley Central awards from the June 24th edition. The Bullville Fire Company Scholarship Awards: This year there are 6 awards at $200 each presented to: …

Pine Bush School 2020 Awards

Acton, James - Class of 2012 Alumni ScholarshipAdipietro, Antonia - Deacon Edward Czerwinski Memorial Scholarship, IIsidore and Ethel Wittenberg Memorial Scholarship, Eric Meier PBA Memorial …

Another skydiver falls to his death in Gardiner

On Sunday July 5 at approximately 5:40 p.m., state police responded to 55 Sand Hill Road in the Town of Gardiner for a skydiver with injuries subsequent to a hard landing. Investigation revealed …

Electric vehicle charging station opens in Gardiner

State Sen. Jen Metzger (D-42) joined local and county government, community and business leaders on Thursday to cut the ribbon for the Town of Gardiner’s new electric vehicle charging station, …

BLM signs reported stolen in Walker Valley

Signs proclaiming “Black Lives Matter” and “All Welcome Here” disappeared from their roadside perch in Walker Valley over the weekend. “We hung these signs on our …

Two accidents snarl traffic in Town of Wallkill

Two accidents Monday morning virtually across from one another on Route 17 near exit 119 in Circleville shut down the highway in both directions for some time. A tractor-trailer rolled over at the …

Castle discusses Wallkill’s plans for the fall

At the Wallkill Central School District Board of Education meeting last Wednesday, Superintendent of Schools Kevin Castle provided updates regarding the reopening of schools in September. …
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Obituaries

Robert J. Thompson

Robert J. Thompson, age 96 of Walden, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020 at home. The son of the late Alexander and Anna Travers Thompson, he was born on December 3, 1923 in New York City. …

Dorothy O. Sears

   Dorothy O. Sears of Montgomery, passed away on June 28, 2020.  She was 85.       Dorothy was born to Edgar R. and Ida May Suits Carpenter on November 15, …

Adele Frances Agazzi

Adele Frances Agazzi of Walden,  a longtime resident of the area, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Newburgh. She was 65.   The daughter of the late Nathan and MaryAnn Owens Weiner, …

Carolyn Anne Bender

Carolyn Anne Bender was born in Greenwich, Connecticut on April 7, 1944.  She passed away on June 27, 2020.   Carolyn achieved a multitude of accomplishments throughout her life. …