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Tag Archives: Ron Parenti

Rosendale Rocks the River, once again.

A decent crowd showed up in late June for Rosendale Rocks the River — the 4th annual summer gig on Ron Parente’s creekside property. Nine bands performed on June 25th, including the Sweet Clementines, Peter Morrison Band, and Pitchfork Militia. Tucked away behind the town building department, the hidden site is accessed via Parente’s setback […]

The ZBA’s underground adventure in Rosendale

The zoning board of appeals went on a site visit last week, which took them to the darkest depths of Rosendale — the mysterious Whiteport mine. In a town world-famous for its celebrated underground spaces, this particular dungeon remains unknown to many local residents. As reported previously, applicant Matt Igoe came before the ZBA on […]

Rosendale Street Festival Gears Up for 2011 Season

Rosendale’s Main Street is preparing for the next Summer event featuring music, food, shopping and fun. The nonprofit Rosendale Street Festival, Inc. gave its preliminary report to the town board at the May 4th workshop meeting, presenting a draft of the new site plan, and discussing several issues. Festival volunteer Bill Liggin related to officials […]

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 […]

New ZBA chairperson to be chosen for Rosendale

Rosendale will be appointing a new chairperson to the Zoning Board of Appeals — the first change to that position in nearly four decades. The matter came up at the Feb. 15th ZBA meeting last week. January’s meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. ZBA member Ron Parenti presided over the meeting, explaining the current […]