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What to do when the lights go out in Walden?

The Village of Walden is taking a proactive stance in attempting to get its street lights repaired by the New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) company. With dozens of lights out in the village in …
Hot chocolate for Veterans Tyler Galligan, 10, of Walden along with the rest of his family, sold hot chocolate to benefit the Walden Veterans of Foreign Wars on Sunday. Recently, the Walden VFW was broken into and all of …
Montgomery commemorates Pearl Harbor Day Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was held at Powell’s Landing Pavilion in the Village of Montgomery on Saturday morning. People gathered to commemorate the day of infamy. Veterans of Pearl …
State: Shawangunk overcharging on sewer rates
A report issued on Nov. 22 by the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli contends that the Town of Shawangunk charged sewer district users higher rates than was necessary. According to …
Walden celebrates Christmas in the Square The Village of Walden Recreation and Parks Department kicked off the holiday season with Christmas festivities at Municipal Square on Thursday night. The Foxhill Community began the festivities …

Holiday open house draws visitors

SUNY Orange’s 25th annual Holiday Open will conclude this weekend with self-guided tours of Morrison Hall from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15. Nearly 500 visitors enjoyed …

A beautiful evening in the country

The Walker Valley Ladies Auxiliary tree lighting ceremony, Sunday evening at the fire house featured the Walker Valley Marching Band performing a beautiful selection of Christmas carols inspiring …

Tractor Parade ushers in the holiday season

The Pine Bush Country Christmas Tractor Parade was held this past Saturday on a sunny, and seasonably crisp day. More than 50 tractors participated as well as a few unique vehicles including the …

Tree lighting has Shawangunk aglow

As the sun set on the town of Shawangunk on Sunday, the chill air was warmed with cheerful voices raised in song and the enthusiastic beats of a marching band. People of all ages were crowded …

Water main break in the Village of Montgomery

A water main break occurred in the Village of Montgomery at approximately 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

Project Sailfish approved

After months and months of meetings and countless hours of planning, Project Sailfish was approved at the Town of Montgomery Planning Board meeting last Monday. The approval brings a large …

The last walkout

On Friday, November 29, Sergeant James (Jimmy) Johnson was honored with his final walk-out from the Town of Crawford Police Department. Despite being held the day after Thanksgiving, a popular …

Neuhaus announces the re-opening of Dwaar Kill Bridge

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Commissioner of Public Works Erik Denega have announced that the Dwaar Kill Bridge, located along the border of the Towns of Montgomery and Crawford, has …

Gardiner Library Events

How to survive the holidays with a hearing lossThe Hearing Loss Group at the Gardiner Library will meet Thursday December 12 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This month’s topic is: How to Survive …

Around the Valley

Maybrook Wind Ensemble presents its sixth annual Holiday ConcertThe Maybrook Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s sixth annual holiday concert on Friday, December 13, will be conducted by Roy Coates, Sr, …

Water main break in the Village of Montgomery

A water main break occurred in the Village of Montgomery at approximately 3 p.m. last Wednesday. According to Ralph Nelson, superintendent of public works for the Village of Montgomery, the break …

Town of Montgomery IDA approves 90 percent tax exemption on Project Sailfish

The Town of Montgomery Industrial Development Agency announced a 90 percent tax exemption on Project Sailfish, the new Amazon distribution center coming to town. This exemption will be in effect for …

Montgomery Village, Medline announce benefit agreement

The Village of Montgomery Preservation Committee and Medline announced last Wednesday an official Community Benefits Commitment agreement to fund community projects, volunteer organizations and local …

Ulster County DA race heads for court

The saying, ‘it ain’t over till it’s over’ is an apt summation of the current status of the race for Ulster County District Attorney. On election night the tally was three votes apart with …

Personnel changes at Pine Bush schools

The Pine Bush Central School District announced a number of personnel changes at the Board of Education meeting last Tuesday night. Highlighting this matter was the appointment to tenure for …

Reminders of yesterday

From about the late 1880’s milk was sold in glass bottles and beginning in the early 1920’s those bottles were made with the dairy farm information right in the glass. Bottles were often …

Support Our Heroes seeks your help

Luz Mercado was scared when her son, Luis, went to serve as a Marine in Iraq in 2004. Still, she was determined to support him, so she proceeded to send him care packages. “I cried all the …

Junior League recognizes the Rising Stars of 2019

Twenty individuals who either live, work or volunteer in Orange County were honored at the 13th Annual “Orange County’s Rising Stars,” event at Anthony’s Pier 9 in Newburgh, an event hosted …
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Holiday concert includes ‘Messiah’

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will perform its third annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 14 at 4 pm at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh. The …
One man’s version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ The Wallkill Reformed Church is pleased to present... A Christmas Carol – a live storytelling experience featuring Jonathan Kruk, master storyteller on Friday, December 13 at 7 p.m. Born an …
Historical Society presents Candlelight Tour Visitors to Newburgh’s Historic District are awed by its architecture and its views of the Hudson River. For the past three decades, supporters from all over have joined the Newburgh Historical …