April 23rd, 2014

Town meeting set for Walden landlord law

“Good intentions don’t always do good things,” said Susan Taylor, a landlord in the village of Walden.In recent weeks, landlords in the village have voiced objections and concerns about a proposed law that would revise an existing landlord registry law in the hopes of addressing an ongoing problem with absentee landlords. Full article

Court affirms Byrd murder conviction

The New York State Appellate Division has affirmed the conviction of Cory Byrd, 34, of Newburgh, in the Dec. 14, 2009, murder of 4-year-old Marc Bookal. Byrd was convicted by an Orange County jury of murder in the second degree and two counts of tampering with evidence. Full article

Cell tower confusion

Last week Al Lanzetta told the Marlborough Town Board that at the April 7 public hearing before the Planning Board on a proposed cell tower “AT&T seemed very confused about where the public land is.” He referred to provisions in the town code that require telecommunication companies to first consider locating on town owned/controlled lands before turning to private property. Full article.

Vikings have Easter feast at Marlboro

The Valley Central Vikings hadn’t played in more than a week and starting pitcher James Karinchak hadn’t pitched in 10 days, so it may have taken an inning or two to settle in. Full article

Goldbacks falter at Highland

After being shut out four days earlier by Saugerties, Newburgh’s scoring drought against Highland lasted until 5:52 left in the fourth quarter when Brendan Colson scored for Newburgh. Ben Steele added Newburgh’s second goal almost three minutes later.Read full article.

Lady Dukes rally past Highland, 4-3

Highland’s softball team knew how to control Marlboro from the plate and at the mound, but it was the fielding that made so much difference when the teams played Monday, April 14.Read full article.

Historical society hosts ‘Feast of the Arts’

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands will host its sixth biennial art auction, “The Feast of the Arts,” on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the City of Newburgh Heritage Center located at 123 Grand Street.Read full article.

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Wallkill Valley Times

• Town meeting set for Walden landlord law
• Project considered for Neelytown Water District

Mid Hudson Times

• Court affirms Byrd murder conviction
• Hudson Valley SPCA recovers after deadly fire

Southern Ulster Times

• Cell tower confusion
• Appeal filed in Marlboro coach’s case

Sports

• Vikings have Easter feast at Marlboro
• Goldbacks falter at Highland
• Lady Dukes rally past Highland, 4-3

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