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Flooded Wallkill properties in limbo

August 25th, 2015 No comments

For years properties on Viola Street in the hamlet of Wallkill have struggled with flooding due to drainage issues, but after the 1-2 punch of hurricanes in 2011, two homes are down for the count and one is struggling to stay on its feet. Read more…

Montgomery police: kidnap report false

August 25th, 2015 1 comment

A woman’s claim that an unidentified man followed her and her son in the Village of Montgomery with the intent of kidnapping them was unfounded, police say; however, they are not pressing any charges against the woman. Read more…

Valley Central sets tax levy

August 19th, 2015 No comments

The Valley Central Board of Education held a very short meeting on Monday in which the tax levy and warrant were set, and the swap of two principals between elementary schools was confirmed. Read more…

Walden Police to offer ID card service

August 19th, 2015 No comments

The Walden Village Board announced Tuesday, Aug. 11 that their police station will soon be printing identification cards for employees and children. State Sen. William Larkin, R-Cornwall, has awarded Walden a $5,000 grant to provide for the machinery that will produce the identification cards. The board passed a motion at their regular meeting to accept the funding. Read more…

Daycare center approved in Montgomery

August 12th, 2015 Comments off

The Town of Montgomery Planning Board has approved a new daycare center at the Brick Reformed Church on Route 17K. Read more…

Town looking for someone to chair Farm Preservation Board

August 12th, 2015 Comments off

While there seems to be an overabundance of presidential candidates, the Town of Montgomery is having a hard time finding someone to take the leadership of one of their boards. Read more…

The once and future Maybrook

August 5th, 2015 Comments off

In the not too distant past, the Village of Maybrook was a bustling community with a thriving Main Street and a busy railroad. Now Main Street is all but forgotten, with only long-term residents remembering the days when it was home to a pharmacy, hotel, pizzeria, department store and even a meat market. Read more…

Gardiner Democrats pick 2015 slate

August 5th, 2015 Comments off

More than a hundred registered voters from Gardiner’s Democratic Party cast their ballots for the party’s November 2015 election hopefuls Thursday, July 30 at the Gardiner Democratic Nominating Caucus. Democratic nominees were selected for the positions of: town supervisor, Town Board member 1, Town Board member 2, town justice and highway supervisor. Read more…

Valley Central picks interim supt.

July 28th, 2015 Comments off

The Valley Central Board of Education announces that John Xanthis has been selected to serve as Interim Superintendent of Schools. He will begin on Aug. 3. Read more…

Maybrook hears Heard Avenue concerns

July 28th, 2015 Comments off

“It only takes seconds for a tragic accident to happen,” said Melissa Walsh. Walsh approached the Maybrook Village Board on Monday for help addressing an ongoing issue on her street, Heard Avenue. She explained that residents living on the street have been dealing with a constant flood of ATVs, motorcycles and other recreation vehicles tearing up and down the dead-end street from a property on Homestead Avenue. Read more…

Lawsuit settlement rankles residents

July 22nd, 2015 Comments off

The Pine Bush Board of Education’s July 14 meeting was tense as worried residents asked the board for answers on how a recent $4.48 million lawsuit settlement will affect their taxes. And during the public portion of the meeting, one of the plaintiffs tearfully explained her reasons for pursuing justice. Read more…

Father fights on in Brazilian custody case

July 22nd, 2015 Comments off

It’s been a 12-year-long custody battle, one that Russell Gulamerian hopes will end with his son coming home to the United States to attend Crispell Middle School in September. Read more…

Domino effect

July 15th, 2015 Comments off

“You don’t realize what you have until you don’t have it anymore,” said Maybrook Mayor Dennis Leahy. Read more…

Montgomery looks to make new traffic light permanent

July 15th, 2015 Comments off

Motorists may have noticed a new traffic light in Montgomery over the past few weeks — and if the town’s efforts are successful, it may be here to stay. Read more…

Who pays the premium?

July 7th, 2015 Comments off

Parties on both sides of the apparently settled Pine Bush School District lawsuit are waiting for a judge’s final approval of the settlement – but in the meantime, the school district plans to sue the insurance company that has refused to pay the district’s claim. Read more…