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WCC pays tribute to Walden’s finest

The Walden Community paid tribute to our men in blue during National Police Week. Matthew Flanagan, Vice-President of WCC, presented 3 trays of cookies from Calculated Confections (one for each …
Pine Bush to honor war dead on Memorial Day The Pine Bush Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30 at 9 a.m. The Pine Bush Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary wants to thank everyone who came out and supported their Indoor Yard …
Scholarship council to host spring outdoor craft fair The Town of Montgomery is having a Bulk Drop Off on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at the Town Barn on River Road.  Permits are $20 cash only and can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s …
Duck Derby benefits Wallkill seniors and scholarships On a balmy Saturday afternoon, with the Wallkill River as the backdrop, the Duck Derby in Wallkill was getting underway at Popp Park. The derby was a culmination with months of preparation by …
School News

Walden Elementary honors Robert Casper

It only seemed fitting that Walden Elementary School presented Robert Casper with the Lifetime Achievement Award shortly after teacher appreciation week. The 2022 Walden Elementary PTO Lifetime …

Wallkill Senior HS hosts college fair

The Wallkill Senior High School Guidance office hosted a college fair on April 28, 2022, in the high school gymnasium.  Over 55 colleges, universities, trade schools and military were present. …

Derek Hickman Jr. to attend Sarah Lawrence

Derek is an outstanding senior student-athlete attending Pine Bush High School. Derek is currently and has remained a high honors student with a 4.0 GPA all while leading his varsity basketball and …

Walden Elementary honors Samuel Wright

When the curtains opened for the Walden Elementary School Drama Club’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr. on Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25, 2022, there was something …

April 28, 2022 College news

The following local residents have earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University Jersey City, NJ. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their …
Briefs

Gardiner weighs Community Preservation Plan

Jean McGrane, chair of the Gardiner Open Space Commission, and former Town Board member David Dukler, made a presentation to the board on the proposed Community Preservation Plan (CPP) at the …

Village of Montgomery approves water rate increase

Village of Montgomery residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills starting in June. Village officials say it’s long overdue. The village board held a public hearing last …

Montgomery renews Spectrum franchise agreement

Following a brief public hearing, the Montgomery Village Board, last week, renewed its cable television franchise agreement with Spectrum Northeast, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Charter …

Town still seeking a new seal

Nearly a year after issuing a call for ideas for a new town seal, the Town of Montgomery is ready to look for outside help. Town Supervisor Brian Maher said that a call for ideas had produced …

Morgan Duke Conservation Society adopts Route 52 Walden

Through the New York State Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway Program, Morgan Duke Conservation Society has adopted State Route 52 in Walden from in front of Dollar General to …
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