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Valley Central picks interim supt.

July 28th, 2015 No comments

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 No comments

“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 No comments

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 No comments

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…

Gardiner Conservative Party picks its slate

July 7th, 2015 Comments off

The Town of Gardiner’s Conservative Party held its reorganization and nomination caucus for the Conservative candidates running in the Nov. 3, 2015 election on Tuesday, June 30. The town’s Conservative Party is hoping to introduce new faces to the local town and county governments. Read more…

Pine Bush, plaintiffs reach $4.48M settlement

July 1st, 2015 Comments off

The $350,000 set aside in next year’s Pine Bush School District budget for legal fees is a mere drop in the bucket compared with the reported $4.48 million that the district may need to pay in an apparent settlement of a years-long lawsuit over district personnel allegedly failing to act on five students’ claims of anti-Semitism in three schools in the north end of the district. Read more…

Corbett Road subdivision raises safety concerns

July 1st, 2015 Comments off

“It’s asking for trouble,” said Town of Montgomery Planning Board member William Kelly. Read more…

5-alarm blaze

June 24th, 2015 Comments off

The five-alarm fire that ripped through a landmark building Saturday in the Village of Walden has been deemed accidental, according to an official investigation. Read more…

Crawford to see road upgrades

June 24th, 2015 Comments off

The main arteries into the town of Crawford may soon be smooth sailing. Town Supervisor Charles Carnes stated Thursday that NYSDOT will soon be milling and paving the shoulders of Route 302, and potholes on Route 52 will also be addressed. Read more…

Wallkill fire commissioner ousted

June 17th, 2015 1 comment

“How in the hell did this go on for so many years? That’s tax dollars.” Read more…

Valley Central Superintendent resigns

June 17th, 2015 Comments off

The Valley Central School District Board of Education announces that Dr. Richard M. Hooley, Superintendent of Schools, has accepted a position as District Superintendent at Dutchess County BOCES. Read more…

Changing cast of candidates

June 10th, 2015 1 comment

The three-way race for Town of Montgomery supervisor has shrunk to two, with the withdrawal of former Walden Mayor Brian Maher. Read more…