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Montgomery again considers ambulance district

The Montgomery Town Board held a special meeting Thursday to discuss the creation of an ambulance district. Michael McNamee, of the Town’s Advisory Task Force regarding ambulance services, …
Judicial seats up for grabs Both the Orange County Court Judge and Family Court Judge positions are up for re-election this season. County Court Judge Robert Freehill is retiring at the end of 2020, which opens his seat for …
Maybrook reviews Galaxy project
“It’s a nice culmination of eight years work trying to get moving on something here in Maybrook.” Maybrook Deputy Mayor Robert Pritchard was obviously pleased at Galaxy …
Crawford honors volunteers Dozens of volunteers were recognized and thanked at the October Crawford Town Board meeting for the actions they took to assist senior citizens in the Crawford community during the Covid-19 shut down …
Montgomery farmer to remove crops in Benedict Park The Town of Montgomery has instructed a contractor to terminate soil disturbance work and get grass to grow back after he was found to have planted soybean crops in the town’s Benedict Farm …

American Patriot Council rallies in Montgomery

The American Patriot Council (APC) held a rally Saturday at Benedict Farm Park in the Town of Montgomery. This group is a movement dedicated to restoring and sustaining a constitutional government in …

PB superintendent placed on medical leave

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Pine Bush Board of Education approved a leave of absence for Superintendent of Schools Tim Mains, commencing Oct. 14. Board member Ross Tompkins confirmed that Mains’ …

Halloween activities in full swing during pandemic

Even COVID-19 could not stop Halloween traditions in many local communities. The Town of Montgomery Police Benevolent Association and the Town of Montgomery Community Response Team will host a …

Wallkill MS student tests positive for COVID-19

Wallkill Central School District Superintendent of Schools Kevin Castle announced Monday that a student at John G. Borden Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Due to many privacy laws, the …

Skoufis, Brescia square off in 39th Senate District debate

Differences over state spending, public health and personal demeanor highlighted the debate of 39th senate district candidates last week State Senator James Skoufis (D/WFP/SAM) and challenger L. …
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Wallkill Halloween happenings

Wallkill Lions Club to hold drive-through HalloweenThe Wallkill Lions Club will hand out treats to children in a drive-through event Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Popp Memorial Park, …

Maybrook to host drive-through Halloween party

Trick or treat hours in Maybrook are the usual 6 - 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 31. Residents should leave their porch/outside light on if they are participating. Last year, the Maybrook Kiwanis hosted a Trunk …

Gardiner Library news

Library hosts presentation on college admissions and financial aidThe Gardiner Library will host “College Planning and Financial Aid” with Elizabeth Levine virtually via Zoom on Thursday …

Brescia lawsuit delayed until after election

A New York Southern District Court Judge has granted another extension in the civil rights lawsuit against Village of Montgomery Mayor L. Stephen Brescia, a candidate in next month’s election …

American Patriot Council rally moved to Benedict Park in Montgomery

A planned rally by the American Patriot Council,  apparently planned for the same time and location of the first day of early voting in the Village of Montgomery, has been moved to a new …

Orange County Health Department warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at AT&T store in Middletown

The Orange County Health Department is advising residents that if they worked at or visited the AT&T store, located at 330 Route 211 East in Middletown, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, …

Three injured in school bus accident

   On October 21,  at approximately 8:21am there was a School Bus Accident on Route 207 in the Town of New Windsor. New Windsor Police responded and found that a Commercial Tree …

Preservations committee hosts placemaking tour

The Village Preservation Committee hosted a placemaking tour on Saturday. The group walked through the villages of Maybrook, Walden and Montgomery to get a grasp on what improvements can be …
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Safe Harbors presents a Black Renaissance Festival

Safe Harbors of the Hudson, a local organization who aims to transform lives and build communities through housing and the arts, is hosting its first annual Black Renaissance Festival on Saturday, …

Hudson Valley Philharmonic Conductor dies in California

Randall Craig Fleischer who has led the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra since 1992, died suddenly at his California home on Friday evening. He was 62 "He was much loved by all who knew him …

Libraries respond to COVID-19

While all libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System have closed the doors to their facilities in response to the public health crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), most through the end of the month, all are still actively serving their communities thanks to well-developed digital collections and innovative approaches to delivering programs and services online and in non-traditional ways.