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Joe Kinsley testing the kayak launch with Tracy Wallis, ADA-compliance coordinator for Independent Living Inc.

Montgomery completes installation for accessible kayak launch

The Town of Montgomery’s Benedict Farm Park received a huge upgrade last Friday, May 17: a brand-new, ADA-compliant kayak launch and dock along Wallkill River, equipped with everything needed …

Petition: keep our school in Walden

"We the undersigned request full disclosure and accountability by the Valley Central School Board and Administration regarding the status and future of the Walden Elementary School.” The …

Residents and Rotarians sweep Montgomery’s streets

Volunteers from the Town of Montgomery and the Walden Rotary Club gathered at the town hall on Saturday, May 18, and prepared for their grimiest challenge yet: the town’s annual clean sweep. …
Across the United States, many citizens take up careers that put themselves in danger’s way to protect others, sometimes at the cost of their lives. These occupations range from firefighters …
The Crawford board, as a continuation to its February 22 meeting, discussed several policy updates last Thursday, May 16, notably a public hearing for dumpsters and a law that addressed vaping in …
The Town of Crawford has been eyeing the NY Forward Grant for the past couple of years, watching from the shadows as other municipalities compete for the funding. This year, after assembling its own …
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus reminds residents that along with warmer weather and longer days, farmer’s market season is here. The rich bounty of our region’s plentiful …
The Mindy Ross Gallery is alive with Spring colors. After viewing the artworks, one wants to go outdoors and be inspired as artist Susan Miiller has been in this recent series of themed artworks. …
Stories you may have missed
Wallkill alum and Plattekill native Dustin Colombo will be competing with his team from Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University in a competition in the Mojave Desert from May 31 to June 1 at the …
Garnet Health, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, is pleased to announce the launch of the new FreshRx Produce Prescription Program, offered to qualified community …
Voters in area school districts gave an overwhelming thumbs up on Tuesday to local schools districts, as spending plans were passed by wide margins. Pine Bush Pine Bush Central School …
The Wallkill Central School District’s 2024-2025 Budget of $89.5 million passed on Tuesday, May 21 following the polling period. District Assistant Superintendent for Support Services Brian …
Sports
The Wallkill Panthers won two relays during the boys’ meet and one in the girls’ meet as the boys finished second and the girls took fourth at the Mid Hudson Athletic League track and …
The Pine Bush Bushmen continued to dominate the girls’ field events when Madison Williams won two events and Ella Galloway won the pole vault, leading the Bushmen to a third-place finish at the …
The Pine Bush Bushmen’s difficulties against the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks continued in last week’s regular-season finale. The Bushmen struggled defensively, falling 7-2 in …
Vikings earn third seed in Class AA baseball tourney The Valley Central Vikings rode a six-run fourth inning to a 9-2 win over the Warwick Wildcats on May 13 at Valley Central High School in …