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Paterson-born motocross racer Justin Barcia to compete in MetLife supercross race
Motocross racer Justin Barcia - born in Paterson and raised in Monroe, N.Y. - can't wait to come to MetLife Stadium on Saturday for his next Supercross event.
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Warwick residents become lottery millionaires
On Friday, April 18, Greenwood Lake resident Gerald Brewer and Village of Florida resident Barbara Marshall were among four winners handed ceremonial checks during an official photo opportunity at the New York Lottery host headquarters in Fishkill.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
KJ annexation oversight to be decided by May 2
State officials expect to decide by May 2 whether the Monroe Town Board or Kiryas Joel Village Board will oversee an impending environmental review to judge the potential impact of annexing 507 acres into Kiryas Joel from Monroe.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Criminal code case adjourned in Elmira
The criminal code case of two co-defendants was adjourned this week in Elmira City Court to 9 a.m. July 10 before Judge Steven Forrest.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
A Town Divided: What's the solution?
The Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel sits on just over a square mile, but its population has exploded to more than 20,000 people since it was founded in 1977.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Kiryas Joel land deal: A town divided
Nestled in southern Orange County is the picturesque suburban commuter town of Monroe, where working families live in homes with picket-fence lined yards.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Time travel with a trip to Museum Village
Imagine the most memorable class trip ever. The one that all the kids talked about on the bus ride home.
Kiryas Joel should not lead study to annex land, DEC told
The citizens group United Monroe is urging state officials to deny Kiryas Joel's request to lead the environmental study for a proposed 507-acre expansion of the village, charging that lax compliance with environmental regulations and a poor record on open government render Kiryas Joel unfit.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Town of Chester Police arrests
Mark A. Wagenhoffer, 54, of Monroe was charged with operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, a misdemeanor.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Chaos disrupts town of Monroe board meeting about Kiryas Joel land deal
A town board meeting in Monroe Monday night erupted in chaos over comments made about the controversial land deal involving Kiryas Joel.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Beverly A. Monroe
Graveside services for 78 year old Beverly A. Monroe, 236 Marsh Road, Norfolk, will be held at a later date in the Visitation Cemetery, Norfolk.
Troopers in Monroe charge Altamont woman with DWI
An upstate woman has been charged with felony DWI and a raft of misdemeanor charges by state police in Monroe.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
New bus for Monroe, Harriman
Short Line will offer express bus service from the park-and-rides in the villages of Monroe and Harriman for the first time, starting Monday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Body of missing Monroe woman found in woods in Blooming Grove
A Monroe woman who went missing on Dec. 7, 2013, was found dead Friday in Blooming Grove, said state police.
Not enough spaces at Central Valley park-and-ride
A lack of spaces at the Central Valley park-and-ride on Route 32 has sent so many carpoolers and bus riders into the lots of two adjacent strip malls that policies of zero-tolerance and towing have taken hold.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Monroe man waits a year to redeem million-dollar Powerball ticket
He knew he had a $1 million lottery ticket four days after the Powerball drawing more than a year ago.
Lottery ticket bought in Monroe is worth $3.5M
A Lotto ticket recently bought at the Country Convenience Food Store at 524 Lakes Road in Monroe was chosen for first prize in a drawing Saturday and is worth $3.5 million, state lottery officials announced Monday.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lawsuit settled over KJ gender separation in park
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced Monday it has settled a lawsuit with Kiryas Joel regarding gender separation in a village-owned park and the village's refusal to furnish public records the civil-liberties group requested.
Hasidic Park No Longer Allowed To Be Sex-Segregated
An allegedly gender-segregated park run by a Hasidic enclave in Orange County will now be subject to strict NYCLU and ACLU oversight, thanks to a lawsuit that was settled this week.
Support grows among parents for opting out
Toni Picone of Monroe helps Anthony Picone work on a fifth-grade test question. New York starts three days of English tests for students in grades 3-8 Tuesday.