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Teen questioned in Crispell gun posting

The Crawford Police Department and Hudson Valley Crime Analysis Center announced Friday that they had located the person who posted the gun image to the Crispell Middle School listing on Google Maps. …
Shawangunk candidates gather
With the Nov. 5 general election right around the corner and the campaign season heating up, the Wallkill Woman’s Club held its first-ever candidate forum at Shawangunk Town Hall on Oct. 3, as …
Pine Bush welcomes new Mexican restaurant Sabroso (which means delicious) Mexican restaurant opened this past Labor Day at 72 Main Street in Pine Bush. The Pine Bush Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 10 to …
Town of Montgomery Community Day a success Residents Protecting Montgomery hosted the first ever Town of Montgomery Community Day on Saturday at Benedict Farm Park. Guests of all ages were treated to free food. The event offered …
Gardiner Town Board reviews law on campgrounds
“We have saved the best for last,” said Gardiner Town Supervisor Marybeth Majestic at last week’s town board meeting. The item on the agenda was a review of a draft law on …

Taste of Montgomery returns October 20

The Village of Montgomery will host the Taste of Montgomery event on Sunday. This occasion will feature a sampling of culinary delights, beer, cider and wine tastings, live music, a farmer’s …

Lecture on LGBTQ health issues

Doctors have an extensive background in medicine from which they usually specialize. When dealing with patients, they apply their overall education and experience individually. If they enter an …

Residents honored at Citizens Memorial Park

A grand opening for the Town of Wallkill Citizens Memorial Park was held on Sept. 21. The park honors citizens’ achievements, significant events and notable areas in the Town of Wallkill. …

Mount’s CMA Gallery presents ‘kuh-myoo-nih-kay-shun’

Mount Saint Mary College’s CMA Gallery recently kicked off its newest exhibition, “kuh-myoo-nih-kay-shun,” featuring the work of Hudson Valley artist Norm Magnusson. The gallery, …

Medline to withdraw IDA application

In a joint announcement Montgomery, Medline and the Town of Montgomery announced the company is withdrawing its application for the proposed Montgomery IDA Pilot agreement. In addition, Medline will …

Montgomery launches Historian of the Month

The Village of Montgomery is looking to preserve historical artifacts for years to come as it launches its new Historian of the Month initiative. At the Tuesday, October 1 Board of Trustees meeting, …

Shawangunk anticipates 1.53% tax increase

Shawangunk presented its tentative 2020 budget during its Town Board meeting on Thursday night, and the proposal would see the municipality stay within the state-mandated tax cap for the ninth …

Hearing date set for Farmhood Fields

The Crawford Zoning Board of Appeals held hearings for two properties on Wednesday evening. They tackled issues related to Farmhood Fields and two area variances on 161 County Route 17.The hearing on …

Gardiner Library presents Yoga Nidra

The Gardiner Library hosts a monthly Yoga Nidra class with Wendy Blair beginning on Sunday October 20 from 12 to 1 p.m.These Community Rest Circles will occur monthly on the third Sunday and ask for …

Wallkill to present Halloween Parade

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 26, the annual Halloween Parade. Children will lineup at 3 pm at Ostrander Elementary School. The Walker Valley Marching Band will lead the children and …

Maybrook Kiwanis to Host Trunk-or-Treat

Families in and around Maybrook are invited to attend the Maybrook Kiwanis Club’s Trunk-or-Treat event on Sunday, October 27 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Maybrook Senior Center, 11 Schipps Lane, …

Come to a family fishing day

Join the Southern Catskill Anglers for a Family Fishing Day, on Sunday, Oct, 20 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 133 Howell St. in Pine Bush. The cost is $5 per person, lunch included. Menu: hotdogs, …

Gardiner Library presents a slow jam

The Gardiner Library will once again offer Slow Jam on Sunday October 20 from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. All musicians and acoustic instruments are welcome. The Slow Jam allows those new to playing an …

Tensions explode over purchase of security cameras

“Nay.” The word was quiet and would have gone unremarked as the Montgomery Town Board made their routine motion to pay the monthly bills—had the town supervisor not exploded a …

Warrior Kids Challenge benefits Boys and Girls Club

On Saturday, September 28, AYO Fitness, Catskill Regional Medical Center, and Orange Regional Medical Center, with support from numerous sponsors including the Town of Wallkill, held their first …

Walden sidewalk work not likely done before winter

Ulster Avenue in Walden is bustling with construction work for the village’s sidewalk replacement project, but the current time frame for the road work could see portions of the project pushed …

Truck traffic an issue

Village of Montgomery officials and residents expressed concerns about the increasing traffic from commuter vehicles and trucks at the recent Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, October 1. With new …

The human face behind Bleu’s K9 Rescue Inc.

The doorbell rings, and suddenly barking comes from all around the house. A group of four dogs come tumbling to the door seeking an opportunity to drown the new visitor in heavy slobbery licks of …
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Arts and Entertainment

Hudson Highland Photo Workshop exhibit opens at Kaplan Hall

Orange County: A Celebration of Its Culture, Land, and People is the title of the exhibit in the Mindy Ross Gallery, Kaplan Hall October 18 – November 22. A beautiful and thought-filled …
Safe Harbors presents Newburgh’s first literary festival As the literary community continues to growin the City of Newburgh, Safe Harbors of the Hudson Ritz Theater wants to showcase the work of local writers in a major way. The organization is hosting …
duality at Unison Gallery duality is an exploration of unexplained experiences beyond the ordinary realm of human understanding; elements that have properties of being both mystical and physical. Carl Cox has been a …