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Library has Winter Story Time kits available

Congratulations to Brian Maher and Becky Boone Maher on the birth of their daughter, Isla Elizabeth Maher on January 23. Daughter Mia Maher is looking forward to assisting Mom with baby care duties …
Need a ride to the polls on village election day? On Saturday March 6 at 12 noon there will be a dedication ceremony for the new Veteran’s Corner sign. It is located at the corner of Goodwill Rd. and Roosevelt Ave. in the Village of …
Village elections set for March 16 Kudos to the Scouts of Montgomery Brick Church Cub Pack 4030 for their special act of kindness performed on February 13. Their Cub Master, Art Fitzgerald sent word that Cub Pack 4030 displayed the …
Kindergarten registration is open for the 2020-2021 school year A snowy February has come to an end.  The year is already slipping by fast!I hope everyone is safe and warm.   Speaking of time slipping by - The Valley Central School District will …
School News

Elise Montenora accepted to YOLA National Institute

Elise Montenora, a junior and bass trombonist at VCHS, has been accepted to the prestigious YOLANational Institute (YNI). YOLA is the Youth Orchestra of the LA Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra in …

College news

SUNY Ulster releases its President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester.The full-time Fall 2020 President’s List, by area, includes: Bloomingburg:  Laina …

Gabi Miyoshi takes honors at Pageant

Orange County Dairy Princess Gabriella Miyoshi, 18, a resident of Maybrook and a freshman at Mount Saint Mary College, won several contests at this year’s American Dairy Association North …

Wallkill athlete collapses and dies after football practice

A 17-year-old Wallkill High School student died Monday evening after apparently collapsing during football practice. The announcement of the death of Miguel Lugo was made by Superintendent of …

Town IDA works with Valley Central to bring coding training to students

The Town of Montgomery IDA announced last week that AlbanyCanCode, a renowned technology training organization, has partnered with the Valley Central School District to develop a technology and …
Briefs

VOW’S COWS are MOO-ving around Wallkill

Elsie the Cow has been the beloved visual symbol of the Wallkill Hamlet and its colorful history. This memorable, happy cow of the Borden Dairy Company was voted one of the top ten most outstanding …

Pine Bush Lions host St. Patrick’s Day Blood Drive

The Pine Bush Lions Club, in conjunction with the New York Blood Center, will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day by hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, March 17 at the Pine Bush Fire House, 2405 …

St. Charles to host food distribution

Catholic Charities will host a pop-up, drive-through food pantry next Wednesday, March 10 at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 2212 Route 44-55, Gardiner. The distribution will take place between 11 …

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 …
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