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Montgomery focused on warehouse issues

“I’m surrounded by warehouses,” said Montgomery resident Tom Weber. “The trucking industry in this neck of the woods is getting horrendous and it’s going to get even …
Shawangunk Highway seeks 41% increase
The Shawangunk Town Board unveiled a tentative 2022 spending plan at its Oct. 7 meeting that included a request for a 41 percent increase in spending for the Highway Department from outgoing Highway …
Meet the Shawangunk candidates With the Nov. 2 general election right around the corner, the Wallkill Woman’s Club held a candidates’ forum on Oct. 12 at the Shawangunk Town Hall. A total of 12 candidates laid out …
Valley Central capital projects underway
The Valley Central School District Capital Project renovations are fully underway nearly two months into the 2021-2022 school year. In May, voters approved a Capital Project Bond to make upgrades and …
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Kenneth von Ronn Memorial 5k raises more than $45,000

“After he died, I just had to keep going. I just put my feet on the floor every morning and did what I had to do,” said Debbie von Ronn about her son at the 11th Annual Kenneth von Ronn …

SUNY Ulster to host domestic violence forum

SUNY Ulster, Ulster County Executive Patrick K. Ryan, and the Ulster County Inter-Agency Council on Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking will host “Hidden Truths and Youth” on …

New owners add new experiences at Juckas Stables

Riders on horses, in a field, on the property of Juckas Stables on Route 302 outside of Pine Bush has been a standard sight for decades. Seeing a tripod capturing a video of those horses, wranglers, …

College news

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 221 students who excelled academically in the Spring 2021 semester to the College’s Dean’s List.The students included:Samantha …
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Halloween Happenings in the Hamlet of Wallkill

Inviting all Wallkill families to celebrate Halloween in Wallkill on Saturday, October 30, as a part of the hamlet’s fall community event series. Starting at 12 p.m., children dressed in …

Wallkill Woman’s Club to meet

The Wallkill Woman’s Club will have its October meeting on Tuesday the 26 at 7 p.m. in the Shawangunk Town Hall Meeting Room. This month our guest speaker will be Violet Snow who has written a …

TikTok videos show school vandalism

The growing popularity of the TikTok social media platform has led to problems in Pine Bush. In response to complaints at a recent school board meeting about the sorry state of the bathroom in the …
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Walk to end Alzheimer's

The Hudson Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association held their first walk at Benedict Farm Park in Montgomery, though they have been holding walks for years, and at the start of the event …

Residents ask for input in selection of police chief

The Montgomery Town Board was called to task last week for what a number of residents called a lack of community involvement in the selection process of a new police chief and for a considering a …

Walden Townhouse project moving forward

A proposed Coldenham Road townhouse development, that has been on Walden’s radar for more than a decade, has inched closer to reality. At last week’s Walden Village Board meeting, the …

Amazon seeking local non-profit for historic home

“It’s probably 95 percent complete in terms of its restoration,” said Don Chase of the Bluewater Property Group, during a presentation to the Town of Montgomery Planning Board last …
Sports

Late score gives Panthers 7-0 win over VC

After the postgame handshakes, Brian Vegliando sprinted 50 yards with the spoils of the Wallkill football team’s victory held high over his head into the throng of jumping players. There was …

Wallkill girls edge New Paltz, 1-0

It’s been an up-and-down season for the Wallkill girls’ soccer team. However, the regular season ended on a high note as the Panthers avenged a previous loss to the New Paltz Huguenots …

VC girls fall to Newburgh, 6-1

The Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks continue to be a problem for the Valley Central girls’ soccer team.The Goldbacks became the first team to beat the Vikings twice this year, scoring two early …