The state Department of Environmental Conservation is once again taking public comment on its draft permit for the planned Valley Energy Center. The DEC approved the draft permit for Competitive Power Ventures’ proposed 650-megawatt natural gas power plant on July 10, 2012. However, it needs to be re-noticed because the source of nitrogen oxide emission [...]
Middletown Police “DARE Day,” which was scheduled for Saturday, May 11 but canceled due to the rainy weather, has been rescheduled for Sept. 21. It will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Thrall Park. For further information, people can contact Police Officer Jacqueline Welch at 845-346-4013 or email@example.com.
The Town of Wallkill is slated to borrow money for both a new parks buildings at Circleville Park and on a new salt barn at the Highway Department property at Thursday night’s town board meeting. They’re taking out bonds of $1.032 million at the park for a main building and another $408,000 for a building [...]
The public hearing on Middletown’s proposed 2013-2014 school budget will be held at 6:30 p.m. tonight, at the Board of Education office on Wisner Avenue. The school board meeting will be held right after. Here’s a story on the budget I wrote after it passed: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130409/NEWS/304090316&cid=sitesearch There’s a lot more budget info on the school [...]
MIDDLETOWN — A federal court has taken the City of Middletown’s side in a suit challenging a law that would phase out multifamily housing in much of the city, the second federal court ruling this week upholding city laws regulating landlords. The ruling Wednesday morning came fast — lawyers for both sides just made oral [...]
A law that adds up to 15 days in jail as a possible sentence for bicycling on the sidewalk just barely passed Middletown’s Common Council Tuesday night. The Council split 5-4, with aldermen Joe Masi, Kate Ramkissoon, Joel Sierra and Ashok Sabnis voting no. When the change was first proposed in January, its supporters said [...]
The Middletown Teachers Association is holding its annual meet the school board candidates night on Tuesday. John Williams, Andrew Warren, Rose Tobiassen, Louisa Caldwell-Simmons and Victor Melendez are running for three seats, currently held by Warren, Tobiassen and Evelyn Isseks. It will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Monhagen Middle School Library.
Come September, students at the Maple Hill and William Carter elementary schools will start their day at 8:30 a.m., while those at Presidential Park and Truman Moon will start at 9:10 a.m. This will be a change of start times for Presidential Park and Maple Hill, but not for Carter or Truman Moon. What will [...]
Two companies are expressing interest in the vacant former TD Bank building on South Street. The Ruby Group, which is based in Goshen, said they might want to buy the city-owned building; the Pike Company, which is based in Rochester, said they would buy the building for $500,000, renovate it and lease it back to [...]
A law named after a Middletown woman who was struck and killed by an unlicensed driver last year passed the state Senate Monday. “Teresita’s Law” would make it a Class E felony, punishable by up to four years in prison, when someone whose license is suspended at all causes someone’s death while driving. It is [...]