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Trump taps Walden native as Chief Naval Officer

A Walden native has been nominated by President Trump to serve as Chief Naval Officer.Admiral William F Moran, 60, will have a fleet of 355 warships at his disposal if confirmed by the senate. …
‘A little too high’ Several residents voiced concern about the nine percent tax increase in Maybrook’s 2019-20 budget at a public hearing on April 8. “I think nine percent is just a little too …
Crawford Small Business and Tourism Center opens The Crawford Small Business and Tourism Center, which will promote tourism and serve as a resource for area small businesses, had its grand opening last Thursday. “The Small Business & …
Maybrook’s Easter Egg hunt draws a crowd You couldn’t ask for a more picturesque early-spring day than what we got for the annual Village of Maybrook Easter Egg Hunt at the Senior Center in Maybrook Sunday. With just a few milky …
Three in running for Supervisor The Town of Montgomery Supervisor race is heating up as three politicians announce their candidacy: former Walden mayor Brian Maher (R), Maybrook mayor Dennis Leahy (D) and incumbent Rodney Winchell …

Walden Easter egg hunt

Despite overcast skies, the children of Walden turned out in full force, Saturday morning, to Olley Park, for the annual visit of the Easter Bunny. Prize winners in Saturday’s Easter egg …

Gardiner to fix its roads

The Gardiner Highway Department will repave six town roads this year. The highway department will repave Amani Drive, Denniston Road, Burnt Meadows Road, Deyo Drive, Majestic Woods Drive and …

Summer camp for sale

A 40-acre summer camp in Pine Bush has recently been put on the market in a sealed bid auction. Located at 450 Walker Valley Road, the property includes a 10,000-square-foot dining hall and …

Paddles in the water: Wallkill Alliance measure the health of the river

The volunteers of the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance are putting paddles in the water through its river monitors, a program that improves the health of Wallkill by searching for potential …

Village of Montgomery approves 1.8 percent tax increase

Village of Montgomery taxpayers will see a minimal increase of 1.8 percent in their tax rate for the 2019-20 budget. The tax rate increased from $15.48 per $1,000 home valuation to $15.76 this …
Town of Montgomery buys trailer for highway garage
The Montgomery town board approved an office trailer for highway department employees to use after a report from Anderson Design Group concluded the highway garage was structurally unsafe. The …
Montgomery town board approves bids for town hall roof replacement The Montgomery town board approved bids for a roof replacement on town hall at the meeting on April 4. The board approved a bid from Anko General Contracting for $424,500 for the replacement of …
Pine Bush Board President apologizes for comment
Lloyd Greer, Jr., Pine Bush board president, apologized for his remark during a discussion on the addition of seventh grade Spanish. During a 2019-20 budget presentation, Greer and board vice …

Summer camp for sale

A 40-acre summer camp in Pine Bush has recently been put on the market in a sealed bid auction. Located at 450 Walker Valley Road, the property includes a 10,000-square-foot dining hall and …
Yoga Nida class
The Gardiner Library hosts Yoga Nidra classes with Wendy Blair on Saturday April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday April 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. These Community Rest Circles are free of …
Library hosts longevity workshop
The Gardiner Library will host a Longevity Workshop with Sarah Choi on Saturday April 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. This free event encourages community members to rethink their conceptions of health, …
Gardiner pole barn to be renovated
The Paul M. Mele Community and Recreation Center (pole barn) in Majestic Park will become a multi-use space open to the public. The pole barn is currently used for a six-week Gardiner summer …
Shawangunk Board to discuss findings of survey
The Shawangunk Town Board will be holding a meeting/hearing on April 25, at 7 p.m. , to discuss the results of the two open house meetings which were held to obtain public comments with regard to the …

Threat at Circleville Middle School deemed not credible

Authorities debunked rumors of a potential violent event at Circleville Middle School that circulated on social media last Thursday. Upon further investigation, the Pine Bush school administrators …

Wallkill School budget offers 1.9 percent increase

When lawmakers in Albany reached a deal on the state budget at the end of March, school districts across the state received their final state aid numbers for the 2019-2020 school year. With those …

Orange County DMV encourages lifesaving donations during April’s Donate Life Month

Orange County Clerk Annie Rabbitt announced that the County’s Department of Motor Vehicles is teaming up with LiveOnNY during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State …

Wallkill beautification efforts moving forward

When the new bridge over the Wallkill River opened last year with an expansive sidewalk for pedestrians to walk along the span, a small three-quarter acre parcel of land was left undeveloped next to …

Small Business & Tourism Center set to open in Crawford

Town Supervisor Charles Carnes and Board Members are very pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Town’s new ‘Small Business & Tourism Center. An open house event will take …
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Jazz at Atlas presents Sun of Goldfinger

Returning to the Hudson Valley after their memorable closing set for the 2015 Beacon Jazz Festival, alto saxophonist Tim Berne, electric guitarist David Torn and drummer Ches Smith flatten any …
The Living River, and How’s the Water? The Living River, and How’s the Water? - paired presentations about the Hudson River by George Jackman and Sebastian Pillitteri of Riverkeeper, are scheduled to be presented at SUNY …
Folk guild presents Stuart Kabak The Rock Tavern Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, will be featuring on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Open mic performances will be …