November 21st, 2014

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Maher is moving on

In 2009, the Village of Walden welcomed the fresh face of 23-year-old Brian Maher as their newly-elected mayor. Having grown up in the village, he had a vision for his hometown that involved giving it a better image. Six years, several completed projects and “a total infrastructure overhaul” later, Maher has decided to vacate his seat, announcing that he will not run for his fourth term as mayor. Full article

Council chips away at budget

Give the Newburgh City Council credit. They’re determined to get a budget that they — and their constituents — can live with. But they’re running out of time. As of today, a mere five days remain before the constitutional deadline to pass the 2015 budget. But it seems you can relax if you were worried about reports of a huge tax increase. Full article

Marlboro discusses grant options

The Marlboro Economic Development Committee has been focusing on commercial development, job creation, business promotion and expansion, along with consideration of recreational, traffic and beautification issues in and around the hamlet of Marlboro. Full article

Panthers gear up for competitive campaign

Wallkill’s wrestling team starts its third season under Coach Jeff Cuilty, and after a strong showing in the sectional tournament earlier this year, the Panthers are getting ready for hopefully another competitive campaign. Full article

Goldbacks ready for semifinal

Bill Bianco, head football coach at Newburgh Free Academy, was in the stands at Dietz Stadium in Kingston watching the state AA quarterfinal game between Shenendehowa and John Jay, from East Fishkill, Saturday, Nov. 15, and he left with ideas how to play the winner this week.Read full article.

Dukes rally past Lourdes, seek revenge

When a football team is on the ropes in a big playoff game, it’s always critical to have a quarterback who’s cool under pressure. And Marlboro senior QB Ray Pacella certainly proved his championship mettle in a 38-21 comeback win for the Dukes over Our Lady of Lourdes in a State Class B quarterfinal last Friday at Kingston’s Dietz Stadium.Read full article.

‘Rent’ performed at SUNY New Paltz

The Department of Theatre Arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz proudly presents Jonathan Larson’s award-winning musical, “Rent,” from Nov. 20-22 at 8 p.m., and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in McKenna Theatre located on the New Paltz campus. The musical is directed by Jack Wade, chair and professor in the Department of Theatre Arts.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Maher is moving on
• Town tweaks budget

Mid Hudson Times

• Council chips away at budget
• New Windsor tax levy increases by 3.1 %

Southern Ulster Times

• Marlboro discusses grant options
• Plattekill lowers tax levy

Sports

• Panthers gear up for competitive campaign
• Goldbacks ready to battle Shenendehowa in state semifinal
• Dukes rally past Lourdes, seek revenge

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