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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Absentee ballots not yet counted. Orange County Legislature; District 6; District 17; City of Newburgh Ward 1; Town of Gardiner Councilman.
Sexual assault protest An online petition has accused Pine Bush High School of repeatedly mishandling sexual assault cases. As of Monday evening, more than 7,700 people had signed the petition. The petition states that …
Support grows in Crawford for cannibis Crawford residents spoke in favor of allowing retail cannabis dispensaries in the town during a public hearing on June 17. The public hearing was in regards to an introductory local law that if …
TOM celebrates Juneteenth The Town of Montgomery held its first annual Juneteenth celebration on Saturday at Wooster Grove Park in the Village of Walden. Attendees were treated to musical performances, food, local black …
Gianna Van Vlack named Citizen of the Month Valley Central High School sophomore Gianna Van Vlack was named the Town of Montgomery’s Citizen of the Month at the town board meeting on June 3. Van Vlack received the award for her …
Local News

CSEA agreement for Town of Shawangunk DPW

The Town of Shawangunk unanimously approved a new three-year agreement with the Civil Service Employees Association unit that represents the town’s 10 highway department workers at its June 17 …

Three ex-IDA officials plead guilty

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced at a press conference on Monday, June 21, that three former officials of the Orange County …

East Coldenham students walk a mile

During the week of May 24, 2021, East Coldenham students participated in the 5th Annual Walk a Mile for Children’s Mental Health.  Organized by School Counselor Allie Riker, this event …

College news

Alec Sullivan of Rock Tavern was among 12 members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2021, along with graduates from East Stroudsburg University, King’s College, Penn State Scranton …

VC parents: no more masks!

At Monday’s Valley Central School District Board of Education meeting, parents and students voiced their objections to the district’s new directives regarding mask wearing. The New …
Briefs

World's Most Expensive Sneakers Will Order Your Pizza

(NewsUSA) - March Madness returns this year, after a pandemic-imposed hiatus in 2020. As a result, basketball fans, sneaker fans, pizza fans, and anyone else might be feeling a little extra …

BookTrib's BookBites: Kids Fun, Mystery, Life Lessons and Riveting Memoir

(NewsUSA) "Veronica Viggle and the Bubble Gum Machine: A Mad Scientist Story" by Louis Goldman A graphic novel for children (and adults) "with illustrations that jump off the …
Briefs

Neuhaus touts local farmers markets

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus reminds residents that many of the County’s outdoor summer farmers markets are now open weekly for the growing season and most will remain open through …

Wallkill Concert Series announced

The Rhythm-on-the-River Concert series in Hamlet of Wallkill is on the way. Come jam with your favorite local bands at Lion’s Pavilion at Popp Park starting on Thursday, July 22, 7 p.m. Bring …

Birding walks continue

Gardiner Library continues Birding Walks with Minnewaska Park Educator Nick Martin on Fridays from 8 to 9:30 a.m. through September. First come, first served, up to 15 people. Although bird-centered …

Read to Fletcher

The Gardiner Library will hold its Read With Dogs program in person on Thursday June 24 from 4 to 5 p.m. Beginning and struggling readers sign up for a 15 minute time slot to read to certified …
Sports

Pine Bush honors senior athletes

  The Pine Bush High School Athletic Dept. on Wednesday honored the school’s 19 senior athletes who plan to play collegiate sports in the fall. “This is a tremendous …

PB girls beaten in Class A Section 9 lacrosse final

  The Kingston Tigers scored early, and they scored often, building an early lead and rolled over the Pine Bush girls’ lacrosse team to win the Section 9 Class A championship with a …

Vikings fall to Warwick in Class B final

  The Valley Central boys’ lacrosse team avenged one of its regular-season losses during the Section 9 Class B but not a second as they fell, 18-6, to the top-seeded Warwick Wildcats on …