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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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• It has been an eventful summer

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By

It has been an eventful summer. United Monroe volunteers worked furiously over the last several months obtaining signatures, fundraising, planting lawn signs, campaigning, writing articles, creating a newspaper, all for the purpose of getting one of our very own, John Allegro, elected to the NYS Assembly. Thank you to each and every volunteer who worked

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* Rye Hill Corridor

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

Harley Doles has made several allegations about “land deals” and back room real estate transactions, none of which are true. The purpose of his emails, statements, and rants are to discredit members of United Monroe. At the last Town Board Meeting, a Doles proxy accused a board member of shady land dealings and self-interest in

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* In the News. Article in the Epoch Times:

Dec 7th, 2015 | By

United Monroe™ Hopes for More Transparency From Town Board Emily Convers says two new board members have changed the political landscape By Yvonne Marcotte, Epoch Times | December 2, 2015 MONROE—Resistance to the annexation of a portion of the Town of Monroe by the Village of Kiryas Joel continues unabated. The political action organization United

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*Public hearing on Annexation 6/10

Jun 5th, 2015 | By

As many of you know, next Wednesday is the public hearing on the 507 acre annexation. This is an opportunity to voice your objections to this illegal land grab, on the record. The purpose of the public hearing is to respond to the DGEIS (Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement) released by KJ’s Engineering firm. This

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*IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION!

May 30th, 2015 | By

IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! Assemblyman James Skoufis notified us that his annexation bill should get through the Rules and Ways and Means Committees next Tuesday. At that point, this bill and the NYS DEC bill will hit the assembly floor. We ask that you email Senator Larkin, asking that he help get both of these

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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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* KJ’s Draft Scoping Outline For Proposed 507-Acre Annexation

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By

Here is a copy of the Draft Scoping Outline 020615 for tonight’s Scoping Session in Kiryas Joel for those who wish to review it. identity and subsequent credit



* Why does United Monroe endorse candidates? 

Feb 26th, 2015 | By

Why does United Monroe endorse candidates? There are very, very good reasons. We are on the pulse of everything happening locally. We speak to all elected officials in our region. We eat, sleep and breathe Monroe and Orange County matters. We know who’s on board, we know who’s non-committal and we know who works for

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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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