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James Street residents in Rosendale enjoy nature’s roadblock

The intense hurricane which swept through New York during the weekend of August 28th left many areas devastated. But for residents of James Street in Rosendale, the collapse of their road into the Rondout Creek has helped ease ongoing traffic issues. James Street has been closed to thru traffic since Hurricane Irene’s aftermath, due to […]

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 creek reaches highest point since flood control project began

Hurricane Irene swelled the Rondout Creek in Rosendale to levels unseen in this town, since the terrible floods of August and October of 1955. Waters rose swiftly Sunday to within a few feet of the Rt. 32 bridge, with Fann’s shopping plaza completely deluged. Resident Jesse Debberman joked, “Dollar General, you ain’t worth nothing now,” […]