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Monroe, New York is located in Orange County. Zip codes in Monroe, NY include 10949, and 10950. The median home price in Monroe is $315,000 which is roughly $160/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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19 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Seven competing for vacant 98th Assembly District seat

An unusually crowded field of seven candidates will square off in primaries next week for a vacant Assembly seat that represents a broad swath of Orange County and a chunk of the populous Town of Ramapo in neighboring Rockland.

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19 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Officials say work pending at several lots

Vacation-sated commuters will return to Orange County's park-and-ride network in force this week and find nothing has changed in their absence.

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19 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Students stock up on supplies

Erin Storch glanced at the pink school supply list in her hand and then scanned the Walmart aisle for the accordion-style expandable folder that her daughter's teacher requested.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Ex-Washingtonville mayor Hudson sues Times Herald-Record

Former Washingtonville mayor Kevin Hudson has sued the Times Herald-Record for $30 million, claiming the newspaper's "horrendous acts of defamation and libel" in an August 2013 article were "knowing, deliberate, malicious and wonton [sic] and demonstrated a reckless disregard for rights."

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Times Herald-Record

Two Orange County firms will pay to settle wage cases

Two Orange County companies have agreed to pay restitution, interest and penalties after the state Department of Labor determined they failed to pay prevailing wages to workers on a Village of Greenwood Lake project.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chronicle Newspaper

Harriman family calls on gaming commission to stop Woodbury casino

Their donation of the land preserved the mountain landscape and protected much of it from development.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News12.com

Arson investigators probe house fire on Seven Springs in Monroe

Officials say it could take weeks to determine exactly what sparked the fire at a Seven Springs Road home along the border of Monroe and the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel.

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Times Herald-Record

KJ will lead review of scaled-back annexation

A new petition to shift 164 acres of Monroe into Kiryas Joel is moving forward without another disagreement over which municipality will lead the environmental review.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

News12.com

Ruptured gas line fuels massive fire in Monroe

Fire officials say fire broke out at 85 Seven Springs Road around 12:45 p.m. today.

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Times Herald-Record

NEWSWATCH: Angry Monroe residents voice opposition to town board vote

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - angry Town of Monroe residents voice opposition to a Town Board vote to grant Kiryas Joel lead agency status for the environmental review of a land annexation proposal; a Bloomingburg man faces felony charges for a shots fired incident at Twin Lakes Community trailer park and ladies showcase their talent during ... (more)

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Times Herald-Record

Caesars to partner with local food, beverage vendors for casino development

Caesars Entertainment said Tuesday it has signed agreements with 348 local food and beverage vendors to use their products at the casino resort it hopes to build in Woodbury, if granted a state license.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

This Week in Orange County 8-20-14

Orange County has been named by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of the top 20 places to visit in the world, and for good reason - the picturesque Hudson Valley offers scenic beauty as well as a wealth of arts and culture opportunities for the whole family.

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Chronicle Newspaper

KJ sues over casino and sewer

The Village of Kiryas Joel has filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court charging that the Village of South Blooming Grove gave guarantees in June to Penn National and The Cordish Companies for sewage capacity for the proposed casino in South Blooming Grove, which the village had no control or power over, according to court documents.

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Times Herald-Record

Property owners file new Kiryas Joel annexation request

A group of Monroe property owners have filed a new petition to annex land into Kiryas Joel, carving out 164 of the 507 acres they had included in an earlier annexation petition that has been stalled in Albany.

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Chronicle Newspaper

Town of Chester Police

Charles D. Cox, 26, of Stamford, Conn., was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Police: Newburgh women iced electronics from Target store in Monroe

Two Newburgh women have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics from the Target store in Monroe, state police said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

News12.com

Informational meeting between Monroe, Kirays Joel canceled

A dialogue that Monroe residents wish to occur has yet to happen, as leaders of Kiryas Joel remain quiet about a petition filed in January to double the size of the rapidly expanding Hasidic village.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Joint Monroe-Kiryas Joel meeting called off

Plans for an unusual joint meeting of Monroe Town Board members and Kiryas Joel representatives on Thursday have collapsed, with confusing and conflicting accounts about whether any agreement had ever been reached to hold the session.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Peekskill man charged in attempted tryst with teen girl in Highland Falls

State police at Monroe arrested a Peekskill man who allegedly was communicating with a 15-year-old Highland Falls girl with whom he hoped to have sexual relations.

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Chronicle Newspaper

Town of Chester Police

A 17-year-old male from Monroe was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

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