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Majestic change is coming

December 2nd, 2015 Comments off

Marybeth Majestic is ready to take the helm as Gardiner town supervisor, but don’t expect her to rule with an iron fist. Read more…

Marlboro athletes sign college letters of intent

November 25th, 2015 Comments off

As Thanksgiving nears, Marlboro is sending off a pair of athletes to play in college; they have excelled in their sports and brought accolades to the schools they represent. Read more…

Montgomery providing residents with bottled water

November 25th, 2015 Comments off

Village of Montgomery is giving some of its residents what they’ve craved since 2008: a clean drink of water. Read more…

Upgrades in store for Shawangunk

November 25th, 2015 Comments off

Improvements are on the horizon for Shawangunk with bridgework, an increased focus on code enforcement and a new committee with the Main Street grant in its sights. Read more…

Absentee vote tally gives Montgomery race to Hayes

November 18th, 2015 Comments off

After two weeks of uncertainty, the results are in: Town of Montgomery Supervisor Mike Hayes has been re-elected for another term, together with Councilmen Dan Dempsey and Mark Hoyt. Read more…

Unfinished business

November 18th, 2015 Comments off

Pine Bush School District administrators and teachers are responding to so-so state-test results with initiatives to both improve student performance and encourage fewer opt-outs, according to a presentation at the Board of Education’s regular meeting last Tuesday. Read more…

Angry Orchard opens the doors to its Walden cider house

November 11th, 2015 Comments off

Jokes about drinking at 10 a.m. flowed as easily as the apple cider last Friday, as local dignitaries gathered to toast the Town of Montgomery’s newest business and the Hudson Valley’s booming craft industry. Read more…

Absentee ballots to decide Montgomery election

November 11th, 2015 Comments off

It’s been a week since Election Day. With just 17 votes separating the candidates for town supervisor, all eyes are focused on the unopened absentee ballots received by the Orange County Board of Elections. Read more…

Montgomery race too close to call

November 4th, 2015 Comments off

Hayes leads by 17 votes with absentee ballots to count
In a race too close to call, as of 11:15 p.m. Tuesday night the candidates for town supervisor were separated by just 17 votes, according to unofficial election results from the Orange County Board of Elections. Read more…

Flagpole dedicated to patriot

November 4th, 2015 Comments off

After a sudden and unexpected passing earlier this year, longtime Maybrook VFW Quartermaster Fred Kratz didn’t wait long to have his presence once again felt by dozens of people; this time from beyond the grave. Read more…

Race for Montgomery Town Supervisor heats up

October 28th, 2015 Comments off

After four terms, Montgomery Town Supervisor Mike Hayes is once again seeking re-election, but this year he faces a challenger—Mayor Dennis Leahy of Maybrook. Read more…

Theme park coming?

October 28th, 2015 Comments off

After they were turned away by officials in the town of Haverstraw, LEGOLAND amusement park developers are now being courted by several communities in Orange County, including the towns of Wallkill and Montgomery and the village of Maybrook. Read more…

Montgomery to override tax cap

October 21st, 2015 Comments off

Montgomery Town Supervisor Mike Hayes has presented a proposed budget that calls for an override to the tax cap. Read more…

Town of Wallkill officials to get 12 % pay raise

October 21st, 2015 Comments off

“It just seemed wrong,” said Wallkill Town Councilman Ralph Carr. Read more…

Walden property has 15 violations

October 14th, 2015 Comments off

A small pack of agitated Walden residents took to last week’s Village Board meeting to denounce an unpleasant residence that has been a longtime nuisance of an otherwise charming corner of town. Read more…