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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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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE – SAVE THE DATES

Jul 24th, 2017 | By

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE – SAVE THE DATES The public hearing dates and times for the proposed separation of Kiryas Joel from Monroe are: Tuesday, August 15th, 6:30 pm at the Central Valley Elementary School auditorium, 45 Route 32, Central Valley NY Wednesday, August 16th, 6:30 pm at Bais Rachel Paradise Hall, 5 Israel Zupnik Drive,

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Editorial: New town solves lingering problems

Jul 23rd, 2017 | By

The plan to create a new town by combining the Village of Kiryas Joel, a 164-acre expansion that has already been approved and an additional 56 acres is now on its way to the next step, consideration by the county Legislature and the voters in the Town of Monroe. The agreement also includes an agreement

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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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July 17, 2017 Town Board Meeting Synopsis

Jul 18th, 2017 | By

It has been a long time since I’ve written a synopsis after a Town Board meeting. There are two reasons for this: 1. Since we’ve elected Mike McGinn and Tony Cardone, I feel like we’re in good hands and the Town Board no longer needs policing. 2. I just get too upset and frustrated with

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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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* Stand Up Hudson Valley Episode 12 – Annexation

Feb 19th, 2015 | By

Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for “Stand Up Hudson Valley” on Feb 19 at 7:30 pm.  In this podcast, your hosts will discuss the lawsuit filed by the KJPE against petitioners and municipalities involved in the Monroe/Blooming Grove annexation. Also on the agenda; Town of Monroe filing for lead agency in the Blooming

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