September 17th, 2014


Friends in need

True to the small-town values that surround it, the Walden Savings Bank is lending a helping hand to a local family who lost all of their belongings in a fire that also destroyed their home. Full article

Newburgh casino hopes remain high

Acting Town of Newburgh Supervisor Gil Piaquadio came away from this past week’s public casino presentations in Albany hopeful — very hopeful, in fact. Full article

Economic opportunity

The stated mission of the Hamlet of Marlboro Economic Development Committee is to “identify opportunities to improve the economic base [of the hamlet]… Full article

Vikings win again in overtime

Valley Central’s football team was on their knees, and they were a snap away from winning their annual Battle of the Valley with Wallkill as the Panthers faced a fourth down and 17 yards to go to tie the game in overtime Full article

Goldbacks win epic overtime battle

It was over, and Aaron Forbes didn’t have to say much about what had happened at Academy Field Saturday – because he made it happen.Read full article.

Highland goes to the house, beats Saugerties, 42-0

Highland, a class B school, defeated Saugerties, a class A school, 42-0, in a game in which Highland only seemed to go forward and rarely took a backward step at Saugerties on a wet Saturday afternoon.Read full article.

Kites soar over the Hudson

Soaring, swirling, kites of all kinds will bob and weave as they dance in the wind at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site during Kites Over the Hudson, on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2 to 4 p.m.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Friends in need
• Casino plans pitched in Albany

Mid Hudson Times

• Newburgh casino hopes remain high
• Town budget calls for 5.8% bump

Southern Ulster Times

• Economic opportunity
• Highland Library unveils new floor plan


• Vikings win again in overtime
• Goldbacks win epic overtime battle
• Highland goes to the house, beats Saugerties, 42-0

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