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James Street residents in Rosendale enjoy nature’s roadblock

The intense hurricane which swept through New York during the weekend of August 28th left many areas devastated. But for residents of James Street in Rosendale, the collapse of their road into the Rondout Creek has helped ease ongoing traffic issues. James Street has been closed to thru traffic since Hurricane Irene’s aftermath, due to […]

Rosendale bolsters town emergency preparedness plan

Rosendale town officials scrutinized their emergency response efficiency at the Sept. 7th workshop meeting, in the wake of last week’s devastating rain storms. The discussion took place near the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks in Manhattan. “I would like to recognize all the victims including all the emergency personnel who lost their lives […]

Walsh, Rosendale supervisor candidate, makes comeback at Republican caucus

Planning board member Jeanne Walsh, who lost the Democratic Caucus nomination for Rosendale town supervisor to Jen Metzger on August 8th, became the uncontested Republican candidate at the GOP caucus on August 17th. Less than a hundred Republicans attended. The development threw a spin upon Rosendale town politics, sending ripples of controversy and debate throughout […]

New home slated for Rosendale’s salt pile

Rosendale’s popular highway superintendent Carl Hornbeck took the podium at the June 1st town board meeting, to pitch officials with his new salt shed proposal. Hornbeck had just sat through an hour of bombshell revelations over budgetary shortfalls and fiscal wrangling. “I’m afraid to talk now,” he quipped. Compared to Rosendale’s Joppenberg Mountain controversy, Hornbeck’s […]