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New Little League Field for Rosendale, at Creek Locks Parcel

The Rosendale town board unanimously decided to allow the Rondout Valley Little League use of municipal property on Creek Locks Road for a new sports complex. The current location at A.J. Snyder Field in Lawrenceville has been frequently washed out by flooding of the Rondout Creek. Over a hundred little league supporters came out to […]

Rondout Valley Little League, devastated by floods, seeks new ballfield

The little league baseball field in Rosendale, located in the flood plain of Rondout Creek, has been washed away once again by the latest round of rain storms. The A.J. Snyder field in Lawrenceville, off Rt. 213 near Cottekill Road, was deluged with huge swells in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Mario Restivo, Tillson resident […]

Rosendale town board meeting July 13th, 2011

The Rosendale town board and planning board will be submitting comments regarding the Williams Lake Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), administered by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The matter revolves around a large hotel off Binnewater Road, which developers propose to demolish and rebuild. A public hearing was held on June 6th at SUNY […]

Subterranean distillery seeks zoning variance in Rosendale

Rosendale may soon be getting solar-powered whiskey. The zoning board of appeals (ZBA) recently heard an applicant petitioning to operate a proposed distillery, located at a former underground cement mine on Hickory Bush Road. Matt Igoe appeared at the May 17th ZBA hearing on behalf of the New York & Rosendale Distillery Co. “They need […]

Rosendale town board mulls Williams Lake DEIS response

The Rosendale town council made a 30-minute discussion at the June 8th regular meeting, deliberating local municipal response to Williams Lake. A voluminous Site Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) application is pending approval before the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). “We’re not going to have final comments that are a consensus of the entire town […]

Brother, can you spare a mountain?

They couldn’t bring McDonough to the mountain — but maybe they can bring the mountain to McDonough. Rosendale has no surplus funds to buy Joppenburg mountain, town supervisor Patrick McDonough revealed at the June 1st town board meeting. The disclosure comes in the wake of several controversial meetings in April and May, which drew a […]

Rosendale Car Show Canceled due to rain.

Last Sunday’s car show in Rosendale was rained out. The 7th annual Rosendale Street Rods fundraiser got washed away on May 15th, and will not be rescheduled until next year due to conflicts with numerous other car shows. The event benefits the town’s youth program, organized by an informal club of car enthusiasts established in […]

Notes & briefs from April 13th, 2011 town board mtg.

One-click infrastructure Rosendale has joined the internet age by purchasing highway department equipment through Online Auctions International. A 1998 Chevy 3500 Dump Truck was located for $4650, which is about a thousand dollars cheaper than what highway superintendent Carl Hornbeck could find through conventional channels. ”Most state, county, school district, and local municipalities use it […]

Rosendale couple seeks variance for pet chickens

Homeowners Nathan & Naja Kraus appeared in February before the Rosendale zoning board of appeals, during a public hearing held for their application towards a variance. At issue were six chickens which they keep as household pets. Naja is highly allergic and cannot keep traditional cats or dogs inside the residence. “We have signatures from […]