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Lawsuit announced against Brescia

Civil rights attorney Michael Sussman announced a lawsuit will be filed against Village of Montgomery Mayor Stephen Brescia for violating the first amendment rights of residents who were prohibited …
Montgomery council candidates to square off The race for town council is heating up with six candidates for the two seats up for election. Dan Dempsey will retire when his term expires at the end of this year and Republican Mark Hoyt will run …
Gardiner contemplates community choice aggregation
The Gardiner town board is contemplating a proposed local law which would launch a community choice aggregation program. Town board member Franco Carucci introduced the proposal. Under the …
Residents voice concerns at tense meeting with Medline representatives Montgomery residents expressed numerous concerns over impacts to their quality of life in a tense meeting with the Montgomery village board and Medline Industries, Inc. representatives on June …
Banned from speaking at public meeting, residents are fighting back
Montgomery town residents are fighting back after some of them were prohibited from speaking at the public meeting with the Montgomery Village board and Medline representatives on June 4. During …

One dead in Montgomery house fire

Michael O’Malley, 43, was killed in a structure fire in the Town of Montgomery on Father’s Day morning. The Town of Montgomery Police responded to a structure fire at 282 Browns Road …

Town police officer injured

On Saturday June 15, a Town of Montgomery Police Officer was involved in an on-duty auto accident. Police Officer Gina Kehoe while on duty in a marked patrol vehicle was struck on the …

Gardiner town board extends tourism moratorium

The Gardiner town board extended a six-month moratorium on the processing of approvals for new applications for tourism-related facilities. The moratorium, which would have ended June 13, will be …

Montgomery to host Salute to Veterans picnic

The Village of Montgomery will host its first Rolling Thunder village event at its 20th annual salute to veterans picnic. The Rolling Thunder ride will begin in Carmel, New York at the Gold Star …

Gardiner approves smart growth committee

The Gardiner town board authorized the development of an ad hoc smart growth committee on June 11 to capitalize on tourist traffic through the town. Ralph Erenzo, co-founder and ambassador of …
Most Precious Blood graduates 10 With a toss of their caps, 10 Most Precious Blood graduates took a step into adulthood after graduating from eighth grade. Daniel Conklin, Holly Hennessey, Sergio Lupian, Mackenzie Matikiewicz, …
Montgomery Town Board grants permission for demolition The Montgomery town board granted the Bruderhof community permission to demolish the Milliken Farmhouse at a meeting on June 6, overriding the Town of Montgomery Historic Preservation …
Pollinators threatened by climate change Beekeeper Richard Sullivan pried the gate guarding the Orange County Arboretum’s two bee hives open, snow and ice crunching against the wood. Resembling stacked wooden boxes, the bees were …

Spring Home and Garden 2019

Spring is here!  Get helpful tips on gardening, lawncare, pest control, home security and more, as well as local business and deals.

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Hudson Highlands Nature Museum to offer Nature Photography Program

On Sunday, June, 23 at 10 a.m., join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall for a brand new Weekend Nature Program …
Bake for the Lake is Saturday
Friends of Tillson Lake invite all bakers, baked-goods lovers, and Save Tillson Lake supporters to come to their fundraising event on Saturday, June 22, 5 to 8 p.m. at Stone Wave, 2694 Route 44-55, …
Gardiner Library to host presentation on Peruvian textiles
Gardiner Library hosts a presentation by Rosa Madalengoitia on Wednesday June 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. Peru has a history of intricate and elaborate textiles dating back to 600 B.C. Learn about the …
Yoga and music for children age 3-6
The Gardiner Library offers Harmony (Yoga & Music) for children three to six years this summer Fridays July 12 to August 2 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The cost is $60 for a four week session. …
Pets Alive rescues 23 animals
On Sunday, June 9, twenty-three farm animals got a new lease on life. With the help of law enforcement, Pets Alive rescued the animals from horrendous living conditions. They were emaciated, …

Bullville Deacon to be ordained June 15 at Cathedral

A Bullville man is among the 14 Catholic men who will be ordained as deacons by Cardinal Timothy Dolan in a mass on Saturday, June 15, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Deacon Michael McCabe, 55, …

Shawangunk negotiating SRO deal with school district

Heading into the 2018-2019 school year, the Wallkill Central School District expanded its School Resource Officer (SRO) and School Patrol Officer (SPO) programs to ensure that all five district …

CVMS teacher Stacey Szymczak teaches from the heart

Circleville Middle School teacher Stacey Szymczak is many things to many people.To her students, she is caring, understanding, loving. She gives great hugs. She sees students as more than a grade and …

BHT-Montgomery withdraws application for auto sales lot

BHT-Montgomery, an auto sales lot proposed in the Town of Montgomery, has removed its application from the planning board. In a letter to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), project attorney John …

Orange County develops Wallkill River trail

The Orange County Water Authority recently created a Wallkill River Trail, which raises awareness of the recreational aspects of the river by mapping and improving public access points on the …
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‘Madness in Vegetables’ at Dorsky

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is pleased to announce the opening of the 2019 installment of its Hudson Valley Artists exhibition series, featuring work by 17 regional …
GNSO presents ‘The Traveler & The Titan’ The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will present “The Traveler & The Titan” on Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in …
Water Lantern Festival coming to Montgomery Orange County Tourism will host the 2019 Water Lantern Festival at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery on Saturday, June 15 at 4 p.m., in partnership with I LOVE NY and Noble Fun …