January 28th, 2015

VC voters to decide on $19.8 million project

With Valley Central’s newest capital project vote days away, the district opened its doors to the public on Thursday to allow people to ask questions, voice concern, and even get a tour of the high school’s crumbling locker rooms. Despite scant turnout, the public forum’s attendees peppered officials with thoughtful inquiry that yielded a spectrum of answers. Full article

The big disconnect

There are approximately 600 vacant and abandoned properties in the City of Newburgh. About 200 are privately-owned. Another 200 are owned by the city. The remaining properties are so-called “zombies.” Full article

Fundraiser helps farm family

After learning that Clintondale apple farmers Martin and Georgette Zimmerman lost their cold storage and packing facility in a recent devastating fire, residents in the area opened their hearts and wallets at a fundraiser that was held for them on Saturday night at Primos Bar & Grill in Clintondale. Full article

Vikings retain composure in win at Pine Bush

Steve DiStefano had never seen anything like that. The Pine Bush boys’ basketball coach has been coaching “a long time” and he had never seen three intentional fouls called against any of his team’s in the game’s final 62 seconds. Full article

Struggling Goldbacks fall to Wizards

If students at Newburgh Free Academy and local residents are confused about the meaning of futility, those in attendance Thursday, Jan. 22, saw it in motion with the boys’ basketball team and within themselves by game’s end.Read full article.

Huskies trounce Millbrook in Class B game

Less than a week after stopping rival Marlboro during their second and final meeting of the season, Highland’s boys’ basketball team played a home game against Millbrook, Tuesday, Jan. 20.Read full article.

Marvelous Moths at the Nature Museum

On Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum announces the grand opening of: “Marvelous Moths” a new exhibit at the Museum’s Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson.Read full article.



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Wallkill Valley Times

• VC voters to decide on $19.8 million project
• Walden collects on an old loan

Mid Hudson Times

• The big disconnect
• Taylor seeks City Biomass update

Southern Ulster Times

• Fundraiser helps farm family
• Plattekill approves resolution against pipeline

Sports

• Vikings retain composure in win at Pine Bush
• Struggling Goldbacks fall to Wizards
• Huskies trounce Millbrook in Class B game

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