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Hard feelings linger over pending church closure

Emotions are running high in Maybrook, where the local Catholic Church is due to close in less than two months That was evident last week, when it was learned that the Village of Maybrook Department …

Walden, town seek to break bridge stalemate

The Town of Montgomery doesn’t want to pay for Hill Street Bridge, and Village of Walden Board Trustees aren’t happy about it. On November 3, Town of Montgomery board members discussed …

DeWitt considers running for Shawangunk supervisor

When longtime Town of Shawangunk Supervisor John Valk makes the expected announcement early next year that he’ll be retiring at the end of his two-year term, Deputy Supervisor Adrian …
Local News
The spirit of the holiday season is coming alive in the Hudson Valley, and one of the most popular holiday traditions for local residents is Eggbert and his winter wonderland at Devitt’s …
The Valley Central School District will begin 2023 with a new superintendent leading the district. During the Monday, November 14, 2022, Board of Education Meeting, board members unanimously …
Briefs
Louis Grasso, a veterinarian from Pine Bush, is one of 27 people named in a federal indictment accused of orchestrating the manufacturing, distributing and receiving of contaminated and misbranded …
At the Village of Walden board of trustees meeting last week, conversation arose about tighter senior housing enforcements. Trustee Becky Pearson confronted the board about their 55 and older rule …
Jason Hepper, 33, of Walden was arrested on November 20 by the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department for his role in damage to the Wallkill Central School District’s Administrative Offices …
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Back in July, Empanada Nirvana owner Nelson Pantoja and business partner/manager Addie Torres had the idea to start a free food fridge in Walden. Months later, concerns have risen. The idea of the …
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus has announced that ten municipalities and one developer have been approved to receive more than $2 million through the 2023 Community Development Block Grant …
Town of Montgomery Supervisor Brian Maher is headed to Albany. Maher, a former aide to Republican State Senator William Larkin, defeated Democrat Matthew Mackey last Tuesday to capture the 101st …
A proposed 169-watt megawatt energy storage project was proposed months back to be placed in the Town of Montgomery. The conversation continues. At a Montgomery Industrial Development Board (IDA) …
Sports
It was one of the best girls’ soccer seasons in recent memory with two local teams vying for the top spot in the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association. But when the dust …
The Colt Athletic Hall of Fame celebrated 10 years of recognizing athletic excellence on Saturday, Nov. 12, when it inducted the Class of 2022 during a morning ceremony at Stony Ford Golf Course in …
The final event of the New York State championship girls’ swim meet was the best for the Pine Bush Bushmen on Saturday at the Webster Aquatic Center. The Bushmen’s team of Mackenzie …
Freshman middle hitter Riley Schoonmaker (Montgomery) was named the 2022 Commonwealth Coast Conference Rookie of the Year, while two of her teammates – senior middle hitter Riley Waggoner (Simi …