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Results of Bloomingburg election may be delayed
One thing just about everyone in this village torn by a 396-home Hasidic development agrees on is this: Tuesday's election will help determine the future of Bloomingburg - depending, of course, on an FBI investigation into alleged corruption surrounding that development.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
FBI Raids Controversial Orthodox Developer's Properties in Upstate N.Y.
FBI agents have descended on properties owned by Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm in the upstate New York village of Bloomingburg , according to eyewitness accounts and a report in the Time Herald-Record, a local newspaper.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Pine Bush School Board wants to split district into zones
Because many residents of this district that encompasses Bloomingburg fear that could happen, the Pine Bush Board of Education has asked Superintendent Joan Carbone to explore how board members could be elected to represent particular zones in the district, not the district as a whole - a move that apparently would mean changing state law.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
140 Bloomingburg voters challenged
Opponents of Shalom Lamm's 396 home development have challenged the registrations of about 140 Village of Bloomingburg voters with addresses in buildings Lamm owns.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Doubts, delays surround Bloomingburg archway project
Just a few years ago, a steel archway was supposed to rise over the bridge on Route 17M at the entrance to this eastern Sullivan County village.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
New claim: Bloomingburg voter fraud
It's the latest skirmish in the battle for Bloomingburg. Since January, more than 100 new voters with addresses in buildings owned by the developer of the controversial 396-home Hasidic development have registered to vote in the March election.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dear Reader: Crabby can cure winter blues
Not just the frigid temperatures that make 15 degrees seem hot - or the snow piled so high, the grass seems like a distant memory.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cops: Bloomingburg man assaulted his mother, girlfriend
A Bloomingburg man was charged with assaulting his mother and girlfriend Saturday, state police in Wurtsboro said.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Police: Bloomingburg man assaults mother, girlfriend
Matthew MacIsaac, 31, had fled into nearby woods by the time troopers responded to a domestic incident on Shawanga Lodge Road around 5:45 p.m., police said.
Hasidic Development Plans Spark Bitter Feud in Upstate N.Y. Town
One night in January, an Orthodox Jewish real estate developer brought a handgun to a planning board meeting in a small upstate New York town.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Family shocked over denied death benefits in mom's killing
Jennifer Panet's mother, Margaret Regalia, was found slain in her Bloomingburg home last month, and now Regalia's union says her life insurance policy only covers natural causes.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Developer Shalom Lamm offers $330,000 to buy church in Bloomingburg
The builder of the controversial 396-home Hasidic development may soon be adding a venerable old church to the many buildings he owns in this eastern Sullivan county village.
Mamakating supervisor seeks building moratorium, says it's not about developer Shalom Lamm
It may seem as if a proposed moratorium on large subdivisions in this eastern Sullivan County town was created with the controversial 396-home Hasidic development in mind.
Bloomingburg mayor wants petition for ouster dismissed
Mayor Mark Berentsen doesn't just deny the conflict of interest charges for his approvals of the 396-home Hasidic development that opponents say should remove him from office.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Newburgh woman accused of being part of check forging ring by Sullivan County cops
A Newburgh woman accused of being part of a Sullivan County check forging ring was arrested last week after an investigation by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Pine Bush district fights negative image linked to lawsuit
Following accusations of anti-Semitism in the Pine Bush School District, residents emphasized the community's positive aspects with events such as rallies, right.