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Wallkill budget, proposition easily passed

    The Wallkill School District’s $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were easily approved by district voters Tuesday.      The budget for …
Pine Bush voters approve $128.76 million budget Pine Bush Central School District voters approved the $128,759,335 budget for the 2022-2023 school year with 70.23 percent of voters supporting the district’s plan. This budget included a …
SEVERE WEATHER ALERT SEVERE WEATHER ALERTRelease Date: May 16, 2022*SEVERE WEATHER ALERT*The National Weather Service is predicting strong storms today most likely after 4PM. Storms are predicted to have damaging winds, …
Social media blamed for fighting at Pine Bush A disruptive social media presence is seen as public enemy number one after two days of fighting at Pine Bush High School. Two incidents – one on Wednesday and a second on Thursday - that …
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Walden re-hires a former treasurer

One month after accepting the resignation of Elizabeth Skinner as Walden Village Treasurer, the village board appointed her immediate predecessor to the position. Kelly A. Kelly resigned as …
Four seek Pine Bush School Board seats In the Pine Bush Central School District, four seats are available for the 2022-2023 Board of Education election. The three highest grossing candidates will receive regular three-year term seats and …
Three seek Valley Central seats The Valley Central School District Board of Education Election will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in conjunction with the 2022-2023 Budget Vote. There are three seats available this year which …
VC’s $116m budget on ballot
Valley Central School District taxpayers will have their voices heard at the polls on Tuesday, May 17 during the 2022-2023 Budget Vote and Election. With a proposed budget totaling $116,600,000 up …
Briefs

Duck Derby set for Saturday

The inaugural Duck Derby in Wallkill will be held Saturday, May 14 at 3 p.m. on the Wallkill River, hosted by Vision of Wallkill and Wallkill High School’s Senior Celebration Committee. Yellow …

Upcoming  Maybrook events

Spring is bringing events to the Village of Maybrook, from a pasta dinner to a spring concert and more. The Maybrook Symphonic Wind Ensemble will host its annual spring concert 7:30 p.m., Thurs., …

Gardiner Library hosts Sashkito Stitching workshop

Gardiner Library hosts Sashiko Stitching with Denise Aumick on Saturday May 14, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sashiko is a popular type of traditional Japanese embroidery. Adults and ages 12+ will hand …
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Pine Bush budget shows 2.28% increase

The Pine Bush Central School District’s 2022-2023 Budget Vote and Election will be held on Tuesday, May 17. According to Assistant Superintendent for Business Michael Pacella, the 2022-2023 …

Comp plan adopted by Gardiner

The Town of Gardiner’s long delayed Comprehensive Plan was unanimously adopted by the Gardiner Town Board at its May 3 meeting. The board voted 5-0 to approve the new Comprehensive Plan …

Five seek three Wallkill School Board seats

This year’s Board of Education for the Wallkill Central School District has three open seats with five candidates running. This year’s candidates are Joseph LoCicero [incumbent], Dustin …

$82 million budget, $44 million capital project on Wallkill ballot

Residents of the Wallkill Central School District will go to the polls on May 17 to vote on an $82 million school budget, and a $44 million capital improvement project, in addition to choosing three …
Sports

Viking girls crush Pine Bush

The Valley Central softball team started hitting immediately and didn’t stop as they torched neighboring Pine Bush, 14-2, on Thursday afternoon at Valley Central High School. Lauren Serrao …

VC tops Pine Bush on senior night

The Valley Central boys’ lacrosse team got off to a fast start, building an early lead, and then held off a third-quarter push to beat the Pine Bush Bushmen, 14-7, on Thursday night at Valley …

Panthers beat Saugerties

Chase Hermance got the win on the mound, striking out nine in 5 innings. He also scored two runs as the Panthers beat Saugerties, 12-5 on Thursday night. Bryce DeGroat threw two innings, striking …

Wallkill boys top Highland in lacrosse

Whether it was catching touchdown passes from Mat Shea during the fall football season or scoring goals for Wallkill’s boys’ lacrosse team, Ty Crowley is a hard guy to cover on the …