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TOM Planning Board seeks input on warehouse project

“I’m sure there will be a lot of interested people and comments,” said Montgomery Planning Board Chairman Fred Reichle. The planning board reaffirmed its lead agency status …
Shawangunk residents sound off on cannabis The Town of Shawangunk Board let it be known that it wanted town residents to sound off on the issue of whether to allow cannabis dispensaries and lounges within its borders as early as next …
Walden Diner closes its doors After 22 years of serving up good food and great memories, the owners of the Walden Diner closed the eatery on Sept. 12. The owners announced on the diner’s Facebook page that it is time to …
Maybrook remembers Sept. 11 On Sept. 11, the twentieth anniversary of the attacks on the U.S., the Village of Maybrook gathered to remember firefighters, police officers and civilians who perished. The village also …
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Progress being made in Gardiner comp plan

The Town of Gardiner remains on schedule to adopt an updated Comprehensive Plan following a two-hour special meeting with consultant David Church on Sept. 17. During the two-hour morning meeting …

Crawford director of community services stepping down

Domanie Ragni is leaving her position as the community services director for the Town of Crawford after leading the department for a decade. The Crawford Town Board accepted her resignation letter …

Walden commemorates 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Members of the Walden community gathered Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Following the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and Deputy Mayor …

Bus driver shortage forces cancellation of school in Pine Bush

The Pine Bush Central School District has faced some challenges with its busing at the onset of the new school year. It all started on Sept. 8 when there were a number of bus runs with no drivers. …
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Fire parade set for Saturday

The Village of Montgomery will host the annual parade of the Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association on Saturday. Line up is at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. step-off. The parade route begins …

First responders look for more volunteers

Seven First Responders Agencies will hold a joint open house on Sunday in the hopes of attracting new members. The agencies represent the emergency services for the towns of Shawangunk and …

Project to close portion of 17K from Bullville to Montgomery

NYS DOT has notified the Town of Crawford that as of October 4, a culvert replacement project on Route 17K between Bullville and Montgomery will begin. Route 17K will be closed from Route 302 in …
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Local residents among Orange County’s rising stars

Twenty-three individuals who either live, work or volunteer in Orange County have been selected as 2021 Orange County Rising Stars including 10 local honorees. “The independent selection …

Walden opts out of cannabis sales

The Walden Village Board voted unanimously to opt out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption establishments at their meeting last Tuesday. Mary Ellen Matise, a resident of the …

Village of Montgomery considers annexation request

The Montgomery Town and Village Boards held a joint public hearing last Tuesday, to consider an annexation request that village officials hope will ultimately make the entrance to the village more …

Big development proposed in Gardiner

A 130-unit Traditional Neighborhood Development called Fall Park received enthusiastic support from the Gardiner Town Board following a presentation by the project’s developers at the …
Sports

VC girls rebound to trip Beacon

The Valley Central girls’ soccer team had a rough run through its first run through the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Division II. Coming off two straight divisional …

Young Vikings take the field in OCYFL action

Jude Revella scored a touchdown, but the Valley Central Vikings were unable to hold off the Washingtonville Wizards on Sunday afternoon, losing a 20-6 Orange County Youth Football League Division 2 …

Young Pine Bush girls team showing some form

The Pine Bush girls’ soccer team is young with three eighth graders in their starting lineup. So, it wouldn’t have been unexpected if the Bushmen would have taken some lumps early on …