September 30th, 2014


Crawford seeks new ideas

Shopping local and supporting small businesses is an idea that has become encouraged in the Hudson Valley, almost to the point of pushing trendy. While stocking the fridge with farm stand veggies and gifting local crafts on Christmas may be the ideal, it’s simply not always the case and small businesses are feeling the effects. Full article

Council OKs Lake Street bridge rental

The Newburgh City Council Monday night committed $81,000 for a six-month fix of the unsafe Lake Street bridge. Local business owners that have been cut off from customers since failure of the Route 32/Metal Arch Culvert Bridge fear they could not survive the winter under current conditions. Full article

Excavation questioned in Lloyd

At several Lloyd Town Board meetings Councilman Mike Guerriero questioned why developer Dave Weinberg, of the Mountainside Woods residential project, was digging deep holes and removing a significant amount of dirt from town property and using it to construct a large storm water retention pond that will service his project. Full article

Lesson learned: Vikings must hold onto the ball

Valley Central’s football team will open its league schedule this week against Minisink, and Middletown gave the Vikings a lesson Friday about what they need to do if they want to have any chance of making the playoffs this season. Full article

Lady Goldbacks blank Pine Bush

The sun found its spots on the Gidney Avenue field where Newburgh’s girls’ soccer team plays it games, and the Lady Goldbacks were able to find a place in the net when they beat Pine Bush Wednesday, Sept. 17.Read full article.

Cornwall stifles Dukes 20-7

Cornwall junior quarterback Jason Bailey continued his early-season hot streak as he bombarded Marlboro through the air for 284 yards with three touchdowns in an impressive 20-7 road win on Friday night.Read full article.

Celebrated Pine Bush illustrator honored

“As kids, my sister and I never knew when we were going to open the paper and see ourselves,” Jeff Syverson joked, leaning on the kitchen counter of his childhood home in Pine Bush.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Crawford seeks new ideas
• Is Walden too ‘apartment heavy?’

Mid Hudson Times

• Council OKs Lake Street bridge rental
• New Windsor poised for sewer system overhaul

Southern Ulster Times

• Excavation questioned in Lloyd
• Marlboro wants answers on investigation


• Lesson learned: Vikings must hold onto the ball
• Lady Goldbacks blank Pine Bush
• Cornwall stifles Dukes 20-7

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