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League debate canceled in Rosendale

A candidates debate, proposed by the League of Women Voters for Rosendale, has been called off due to scheduling conflicts. The Shawangunk Journal offered to sponsor the event. All three Republican town council candidates expressed their regrets that a previous commitment makes them unable to participate in a debate with their opponents on Friday evening, […]

Interview: Richard “F-Stop” Minissali for Rosendale town council

Incumbent Democrat Richard “F-Stop” Minissali is seeking re-election for a second term in office on the Rosendale town council. The James Street resident, age 62, moved here 16 years ago from Kerhonksen. He grew up in Syracuse, NY. “This is clearly a one-issue race,” remarked F-Stop, “but the issue is Rosendale — not Williams Lake.” […]

Interview: Alex Ferguson for Rosendale town council

Rosendale’s newest candidate, Alex Ferguson, age 33, is vying for a seat on the town council, as part of the Democratic slate. The Tillson Estates resident moved to Rosendale with his wife four and a half years ago from Los Angeles, Calif. They are expecting a baby. “I was born in Utah, lived there until […]

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 […]

Metzger sweeps Democratic caucus in Rosendale

Nearly four hundred Democrats turned out at the Rosendale recreation center Monday night, to take part in town Democratic Caucus. Jen Metzger beat out challenger Jeanne Walsh by a margin of 260 to 135. The parking lot was filled to capacity, as voters and spectators alike milled about outside the building, waiting several hours for […]