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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 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 […]

Rosendale town board holds August meeting

The Rosendale town board held its last meeting for the summer season on August tenth. Only one meeting was held each month during July and August. The regular schedule returns September 7th at the workshop meeting, followed by a regular meeting one week later, on Wed. the 14th. Town supervisor Patrick McDonough also announced town […]

Rosendale Street Festival, July 23-24, 2011

It’s been thirty-three years since Rosendale held its first festival in 1978. While the event hasn’t happened consistently every year, it’s lately been becoming an annual summer mainstay. This week, tens of thousands will throng Main Street in Rosendale to celebrate two days of free music and festivities. Vendors will line the avenue, while 74 […]

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 […]

Rosendale Water District needs expensive tank repairs

Rosendale’s water & sewer commissioner has alerted the town board about expensive repairs pending at a district storage tank. The fix will cost rate payers roughly half a million dollars. And, if the work is not completed quickly, regulatory agencies may shut the unit down — forcing a full tank swap priced at upwards of […]

High priced lawyers for red tape in Rosendale

Rosendale’s town board took flack from residents over expensive revisions to the new sign ordinance. A public hearing over legal changes was held over to June 8th from last month. “It’s a good question, and I can get an exact number for you,” said town supervisor Patrick McDonough, when quizzed. “I bet there was a […]

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 […]