Skip to content

Tag Archives: Robert Anderberg

Rosendale Trestle wins matching funds grant

“Track the Trestle,” a grassroots effort by Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) & Open Space Institute (OSI) to refurbish Rosendale’s landmark Rondout Creek crossing, finished its first round of fundraising on June 30th. Roughly $50K was collected — half from matching funds. “The $25K is being matched by an anonymous donor, and this is one […]

Rosendale town board votes to buy Joppenberg Mountain for $85,000

Rosendale’s local government decided to go forward with the controversial purchase of Joppenberg Mountain for $85,000. The vote came at a contentious meeting last week on April 13th, where council members disagreed along party lines: three Democrats in favor, against two Republicans opposed. The night was marked by occasional outbursts, eventually leading to the ejection […]

Big turnout for Joppenberg hearing

The Rosendale Recreation Center was filled to capacity on April 6th, for the public hearing on Rosendale’s proposed purchase of Joppenberg Mountain. The 495-foot peak looms over the downtown business district as a local landmark, sitting upon 117 acres of undeveloped forest and waste, wrapping around the north side of Main Street from the trestle […]