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West side traffic an issue in Walden

May 30th, 2012 Comments off

“Every way you look at it, it’s not an easy situation,” said Mayor Brian Maher. The Walden Village Board has been discussing traffic in the area of South Montgomery Street for months. Read more…

Bus company responds to violation notice

May 30th, 2012 Comments off

“I’m concerned about the fact that this map is not showing a buffer and our code says there should be a buffer,” said Crawford Planning Board Chairperson Linda Zwart. Read more…

Who owns the McKinley Triangle?

May 30th, 2012 Comments off

Thousands pass it every day, but according to the county, it doesn’t exist. “Driving through the Village of Walden, the imposing statue of President William McKinley is unavoidable,” said Mary Ellen Matise, the village historian. Read more…

The $12 million dream

May 30th, 2012 Comments off

Members of Newburgh’s Business Community got of glimpse of what could be the future of the Ritz Theater last week, and an update on the fundraising effort intended to turn a dream into reality. Read more…

Town Board balks at back-out clause

May 30th, 2012 Comments off

An applicant seeking a zone change from B (Business) to R-2 (Residential) may be asking the Newburgh Town Board for more than it can grant – and the Town’s reluctance to grant the developer a very unique fallback position may end up killing the proposal. Read more…

Highland budget revote set for June 19

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In their first meeting after voters defeated the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 school year, the Highland Board of Education met on May 22 to consider next steps. Read more…

NYS Comptroller’s audit criticizes Lloyd

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Recently, New York State Office of the Comptroller released their completed 25 page audit on the Town of Lloyd entitled Internal Controls over Selected Financial Operations. Read more…

Highland riverfront park bids opened

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Matt Smith and a dedicated band of volunteers are working to develop the Bob Shepard Highland Landing Park. Together, they are pursuing the singular mission of turning a once private oil terminal into a public recreational park, right at the waters edge of the Hudson River. Read more…

Panthers crowned Class B lacrosse champions

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Friday, Brian Graham, who coaches Wallkill’s boys’ lacrosse team, said something he had never said before. “Section 9 champions, Class B. Yes,” he said. “That’s the first time I was able to say that.” Read more…

VC’s Cavalluzzo wins 800-meter run

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A week after she won the 3,000 and 1,500-meter relay race during the OCIAA outdoor track championships, Valley Central’s Holly Cavalluzzo won the 800-meter run during the Section 9 championships Thursday, May 24 in the Middletown. Read more…

Frontera wins Class A 3,000-meter race

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Newburgh’s Gianna Frontera won the 3,000-meter race during the Section 9, Class A outdoor track championships in Middletown, Thursday, May 24, and she ran alone as the field followed far behind. Read more…

Old Fashioned Day returns to Walker Valley

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If you find yourself longing for the “good ol’ days,” take a trip back in time with the annual Old Fashioned Day on Sunday, June 3 at the Walker Valley Firehouse. Read more…

Area school budgets easily pass

May 23rd, 2012 Comments off

The results are in and school budgets throughout the area passed with flying colors following community wide vote last Tuesday. Read more…

Fiery crash kills man on 17K

May 23rd, 2012 Comments off

Early last Tuesday morning, a fatal crash in the area of Route 17K and Bailey Road in Montgomery took one life and nearly claimed another. Read more…

Signs of trouble

May 23rd, 2012 Comments off

“It’s getting worse,” said Shawangunk Town Councilman Robert Miller. Like many communities in the area, Shawangunk has seen an invasion of the dreaded pole signs—advertising signs posted on telephone poles for businesses, most of which are not located in that community. Read more…