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Planning board chairman steps down

March 4th, 2014 No comments

“I can say in all honesty I enjoyed 99.5 percent of it. That other half a percent I’m not going to talk about,” said Henry DeVries, drawing laughter from a large crowd at the Crawford Town Hall. Read more…

Maybrook looks for snow parking solutions

March 4th, 2014 No comments

Like many local municipalities, the village of Maybrook is coping with the snow and hoping for spring. At their meeting last week, the village board discussed ongoing problems with parking in municipal lots during and after snowstorms. Read more…

Montgomery Village police chief resigns

February 26th, 2014 No comments

After more than 18 months at the helm, Village of Montgomery Police Chief John DiMilia has resigned his post. The Village Board formally accepted his resignation at their meeting last week, explaining that DiMilia and his family had moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire. Read more…

Bounced from the ballot

February 26th, 2014 No comments

With just a few weeks until the village election, Drew Uszenski was surprised this weekend to receive a letter from the Orange County Board of Elections advising him that his name had been removed from the ballot. It was the first inkling he had that there was a problem. Read more…

Walden home destroyed in blaze

February 19th, 2014 No comments

An elderly man escaped a dangerous blaze last week that destroyed his Walden home and claimed the life of his dog. Read more…

Montgomery town officials at odds over truck terminals

February 19th, 2014 No comments

“We believe that the sole reason for this major policy change is the result of one property owner’s desire to advance his own business interests,” said Montgomery Planning Board Chairman Fred Reichle. Read more…

Weathering the winter

February 12th, 2014 No comments

As the long winter months seem to stretch even longer, the initial excitement over the arrival of snowflakes seems to have died away. For those forced to combat the invasion, spring can’t come soon enough. Read more…

New Montgomery Water District to serve large users

February 12th, 2014 No comments

“I support this as a landowner and if you want to take sewer down there, I’ll take that too,” said Brendan Darrow, president and CEO of Storm King Group on Neelytown Road in Montgomery. Read more…

Pine Bush: No comment on lawsuit

February 5th, 2014 No comments

The Pine Bush School District Board of Education’s Jan. 28 meeting agenda included an executive session to discuss pending litigation and discussion that could lead to the hiring of an individual or firm. Though directly questioned regarding a lawsuit by an individual during the public participation portion of the meeting, Superintendent Joan Carbone stated the board had no comment about the matter at this time. The district retained the services of Hogan Lovells a few months ago regarding anti-Semitic/harassment lawsuits. Read more…

Walden race underway

February 5th, 2014 No comments

Even as a fresh blanket of snow falls over the village, elections in Walden are heating things up with six individuals vying for three village trustee positions. Read more…

Debate continues over Walden’s famous fire horn

January 29th, 2014 1 comment

For some, the fire horn in Walden is an integral part of the village, while others are startled or annoyed by its strident voice. Many more are somewhere in between, having learned to tune it out much like the snoring of a spouse. Read more…

Pine Bush tackles intolerance

January 29th, 2014 1 comment

When Joan Carbone first took her position as superintendent of the Pine Bush Central School District less than a year ago, an action plan was put in place that include parent workshops such as “Keeping Pine Bush Bully Free.” Read more…

A call to Albany

January 22nd, 2014 No comments

A mention of Pine Bush by Governor Andrew Cuomo during his recent State of the State Address is not sitting well with the locals. Read more…

Millions awarded for local projects

January 22nd, 2014 No comments

Millions in federal funds are on their way to the Hudson Valley after multiple communities, including Walden, Wallkill and Crawford, were awarded grants through the Transportation Enhancement Program last week. Read more…

Walden Board contemplates change

January 15th, 2014 No comments

The Walden village board is considering local laws that would change zoning, create a village curfew for youngsters and enact stricter measures against absentee landlords. Read more…