Village of Kiryas Joel

Hudson Valley News
1:55 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

DEC Selects Kiryas Joel As Lead Agency In Annexation Request

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The New York state environmental commissioner has selected a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village to lead the review of a request annexing just over 500 acres of land in the Orange County town of Monroe. As WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports, the decision is controversial.

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Hudson Valley News
6:21 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

NYS DEC Designates Kiryas Joel Lead Agency Of Annexation Request

New York's Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner has chosen a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village to lead the review of a request for it to annex 500 acres of adjacent land.

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Hudson Valley News
1:13 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Kiryas Joel Files Suit To Halt A Second Proposed Casino

Less than two weeks after filing suit to halt a proposed casino project in one location, an Orange County village has filed a second lawsuit pertaining to another casino proposal in the county.

The Village of Kiryas Joel filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Woodbury town and village officials, Caesars Entertainment and partner Flaum Management and others, alleging failure to consider the environmental impact of a casino project. Paul Larrabee is spokesman for Kiryas Joel.

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Hudson Valley News
7:14 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Kiryas Joel Files Suit Over Proposed Casino In Woodbury

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Less than two weeks after filing suit to halt a proposed casino project in one location, an Orange County village has filed a second lawsuit pertaining to another casino proposal in the county.

The Village of Kiryas Joel filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Woodbury town and village officials, Caesars Entertainment and partner Flaum Management and others, alleging failure to consider the environmental impact of a casino project. Paul Larrabee is spokesman for Kiryas Joel, which is near the site of Ceasars’ proposed casino.

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Hudson Valley News
7:22 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Protestors Line Up Near Water Pipeline Construction Site

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About 50 protestors gathered this morning near a water pipeline construction site in New York’s Orange County. They say the pipeline should not be going in the ground without permits in place for a larger project.

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Hudson Valley News
5:30 am
Mon April 15, 2013

NY Assemblyman Arranges Bus to Take Protestors to Pipeline Site

A New York State Assemblyman says he arranged for bus transportation for those who want to join in opposing a controversial water pipeline construction project in Orange County. Construction resumes this morning, and is expected to cross a town line.

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