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UNFI expansion at impasse

“I’m thankful that nothing serious has happened out there, but it’s only a matter of time,” said Town of Montgomery Planning Board Chairman Fred Reichle. Reichle spoke last …
Wallkill firehouse nears completion Three years after voters in the Wallkill Fire District gave their long-anticipated approval, the new Wallkill Fire House is about to become a reality. Construction on the $7.1 million facility is …
Eastern US on alert for a thumping from another major winter storm AccuWeather forecasters are putting a large segment of the eastern United States on notice for another major winter storm expected to hit in the days ahead. The wintry weather will be the result …
Support grows for TOM ambulance district Facing a decision on whether or not to opt in for a town-wide ambulance district to serve the Town of Montgomery, Walden trustees heard some impassioned pleas of support last week. A new ambulance …
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Walden to offer Covid boosters

The Village of Walden, in conjunction with the County of Orange will have a pod for Covid-19 vaccination boosters,  (Moderna & Pfizer) 2pm-7pm Tuesday, Jan. 25 on the 3rd floor of the …
Gardiner delays adoption of short-term rental law Following an impassioned plea by Gardiner Town Clerk Michelle Mosher that her office wouldn’t be able to process short-term rental applications during the busy tax collection season, the Town …
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Wallkill Woman’s Club to meet

The Wallkill Woman’s Club would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2022. They will have their first meeting of the new year  on Tuesday, January 25 at 7 p.m. at the Town …

Gardiner Library news

Learn conversational ItalianGardiner Library hosts Italian Conversational Zoom Classes starting Wednesday January 19, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. This weekly class is designed for people who have some knowledge …

Wireless service eyes Maybrook cellular tower

With one eye on improved cellular service in the village, and another on potential revenue, Maybrook Village officials are entertaining a proposal for a new cellular tower in downtown …
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Flowflex COVID-19 rapid test kits distributed recalled by manufacturer

Orange County’s Department of General Services has announced that the Flowflex SARS-COV-2 antigen rapid test kits (self-testing) that the County distributed on Thursday, January 13th in the …

Montgomery looks for design guidelines

With several development projects on the horizon, and with an eye towards aesthetics, the Village of Montgomery is searching for some guidance. “We have design guides for historic districts, …

Pine Bush begins search for new superintendent

The Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education began the Tuesday, January 4, Board Meeting by paying respects to beloved Superintendent of Schools Tim O. Mains who passed away unexpectedly …

Valk lists priorities for Shawangunk

It looks like it’s going to be a busy year in the Town of Shawangunk in 2022. At least that’s the way it sounds based on the wish list of Supervisor John Valk for the next 12 months. …
Sports

Wallkill girls thrash Highland

A.J. Higby wasn’t happy with how his Wallkill girls’ basketball team played against Pine Bush in a game the Panthers won by three points. Ten days later, the Panthers took advantage of …

COVID absences impact Vikings’ season

The Valley Central boys’ basketball team reached the lowest point of their season when they lost to the Pine Bush Bushmen on Jan. 11. They didn’t get a win two days later, but they put …

VC’s gymnastics program thriving in infancy

Kristen Kresge came to Valley Central almost four years ago as a physical education and mental health teacher and she was talking to then-athletic director Bill Miller about coaching, and she asked …

Pine Bush swimmers top Valley Central

Charles Hufcut won two events, leading the Pine Bush boys’ swimming and diving team to a 114-62 victory over the Valley Central Vikings on Jan. 11. Hufcut won the 200-yard freestyle with a …