A comprehensive assessment of the proposed annexation of 507 acres of privately owned land into the Village of Kiryas Joel has been completed by companies hired by Orange County in conjunction with its planning department.
The City of Middletown currently accepts sewage sludge from sludge haulers for its wastewater treatment plant and in the process earns hundreds of thousands of dollars. The anaerobic microorganisms in the plant produce methane gas, which is used to produce some electricity to heat the facility.
On the heels of US Senator Charles Schumer’s announcement that he will push for construction of a new cross-Hudson rail tunnel from Secaucus to Penn Station, he said Wednesday that he would lobby for a “Secaucus Loop.”
The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court has ruled that the Orange County Legislature was wrong when it voted by a simple majority to create a local development corporation to sell the county’s Valley View nursing home.
As Kiryas Joel village officials and their consultant review written comments on the draft generic environmental impact statement concerning the proposed annexation of Monroe Town land into the village, they said the vast majority support the annexation.