Education

• Orange County Legislature approves Palm Tree referendum

Sep 8th, 2017 | By
Power to the people

By Chris McKenna – Times Herald-Record Posted Sep 7, 2017 at 10:31 PM Updated Sep 7, 2017 at 10:50 PM GOSHEN – A proposal to separate Kiryas Joel from Monroe by forming the Town of Palm Tree cleared its first and perhaps biggest hurdle on Thursday, when Orange County lawmakers voted 18-3 to allow a

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Monroe-Woodbury Board of Education Votes to Approve Boundary Change

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By

UPDATE! Tonight, the Monroe-Woodbury Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a boundary change that would expand the KJ School District to match those of the proposed town of Palm Tree. The resolution passed tonight would ensure the protection of M-W School district from the private school bloc vote should Kiryas Joel separation pass the

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Press Release from UM and PHV

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

Hello Friends, Please read this important press release from United Monroe and Preserve Hudson Valley. We will be presenting more details to you about this momentous opportunity for the people of Monroe to finally claim independence from the Kiryas Joel bloc vote. All Monroe voters will have an opportunity to cast their ballot in favor

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* Dr. Richard Hull Lecture on The Satmars

Apr 18th, 2015 | By

Dr. Richard Hull, the official municipal historian of the Town of Warwick, will give his 5th lecture onApril 21, 2015 at 7pm. – 9pm at S.U.N.Y., Orange, Middletown, NY. As in past lectures Dr. Hull plans to devote attention to the last 43 years of the ultra orthodox sect in Central Europe before their global diaspora

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* Kiryas Joel Annexation ‘There is hope’

Feb 13th, 2015 | By
United Monroe

Kiryas Joel Annexation Kiryas Joel Annexation ‘There is hope’. We in Monroe have a 507 acre annexation petition on the table. Kiryas Joel leaders are orchestrating the land grab of 507 mostly rural acres of Monroe land in order to change the zoning from rural to urban and then build thousands of high density apartment

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* Important Clarification

Jan 30th, 2015 | By

Important clarification: KJ winning lead agency does not mean KJ won the annexation. It simply means that the DEC gave them the lead role in the environmental review process for the original 507 acre annexation. We can challenge this annexation. We will need your support in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.



* United New York Ward Petition

Jan 21st, 2015 | By

NYS Central School Districts – Representative Voting Districts 01/19/2015 The Constitution of United States and the New York State Constitution contain several articles in each that protect the voting rights of every citizen. Both constitutions establish representative voting districts to ensure fair representation. For example, the U.S. House of Representatives consists for 435 members divided

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