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Solar energy system proposed in Shawangunk

Magruder Solar, LLC will present a new application for a proposed large scale solar energy system at the Town of Shawangunk Planning Board meeting on Thursday, March 2. The project would be located …
Vistamor at Montgomery project re-emerges During the public comment session at the Montgomery Town Board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 18, residents urged the Montgomery Town Board to postpone voting on an amendment to their 2006 agreement with …
PB predicts two percent increase At the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9, Michael Pacella, assistant superintendent for business, presented next year’s rollover budget, which is a …
Walden’s Scout Cabin gets an upgrade Michael Bliss, Walden Recreation and Parks recreation coordinator, confirmed last week that the updates to the Walden Scout Cabin’s main meeting room have been completed. The cabin is located …
Missing man located
Local first responders were put to the test Sunday to locate a 39-year-old intellectually-disabled Shawangunk man. The initial call was dispatched to the Town of Shawangunk Police Department a …
Local News

Nursing students distribute vaccines in Newburgh

SUNY Orange Nursing 2 students have been gaining valuable experience in recent months, volunteering at several area hospitals as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has begun, and Friday provided yet …

DA announces rebound program

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Thursday, February 25, 2021, announced the launch of the Orange County District Attorney’s Rebound Program, a program designed to assist …

Practicing what she preaches

Angela Terralavoro is the quintessential working parent, A guidance counselor at Wallkill Senior High School, she’s also a member of the Valley Central Parent Teacher Student Association …

A green Gardiner

The Town of Gardiner residents were invited to a public meeting Saturday afternoon to learn more about their participation in the community-wide community choice aggregation program. The Feb. 20 …

Honor Flights suspended through June, 2021

The national Honor Flight Board of Directors has recently decided to suspend all flights for all Honor Flight hubs nationwide through June 30, 2021. Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a 501c3 …
Briefs

Read-a-thon participant raises large sum for youth programming

The Gardiner Library honors 11-year-old Miles Eyler for his efforts in their winter Read-a-Thon raising $1,000 to be put towards youth programming.  According to library director, Nicole Lane, …

Wallkill Woman’s Club to host town assessor

The Wallkill Woman’s Club will have its next meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. For the health and safety of everyone please remember masks and social distancing are …

Hudson Valley Gives is May 19

With nonprofits unable to host traditional revenue-gathering events like galas and walks due to social distancing, never before has online fundraising been more important. The Community Foundation is …

SUNY Orange to host virtual presentation on ‘Confronting Racism’

Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange) and SUNY Buffalo State College announce they will jointly host a free 60-minute virtual lecture on “Confronting Racism in America” by noted …

Dionne Boissard is TOM Citizen of the Month

“She’s always been there for her community,” said Town of Montgomery Supervisor Brian Maher, adding that she is always the “first in line to raise her hand and say, ‘How …

Ice skating available at Verkeerderkill Park

Ice skating is now available at Verkeerderkill Park in the Town of Shawangunk. The rink will be open throughout the day and will close at 9 p.m. Hockey is not permitted, as a way to enforce social …

Annexation hearting postponed til March 8

A public hearing originally scheduled for Feb. 22 on the Village of Maybrook’s annexation of the Galaxy Limited property along the former railroad line has been postponed to March 8. The …

Orange County compiles Police Reform Panel

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Police Reform and Reinvention Advisory Panel will take public comments on its draft plan at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10. The public is welcome to …

Pizza box stickers to carry powerful message

Tri-County Community Partnership Inc. (TCCP) is a local non-profit whose mission is to educate the community regarding the effects of alcohol, marijuana, and drug use, especially among youth. For …
Arts and Entertainment

Paper Bag Players present a virtual show on Jan. 31

For all you longtime and soon-to-be fans, the Paper Bag Players have created a new, lively show full of imagination and inspiration. Since they can’t come to us live onstage indoors, they have …

American Voices through Art and Poetry

During this academic year while the galleries on both SUNY Orange campuses are closed, Cultural Affairs invited the college community and the community-at-large an opportunity to express their …

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, …