Village of Kiryas Joel

Hudson Valley News
3:00 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Forum On KJ Annexation Proposal Draws Large Crowd

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The Orange County executive held a public forum last night as part of the county’s parallel review of the controversial annexation proposal from the Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel. The forum drew several hundred residents and elected officials.

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Hudson Valley News
3:16 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Orange County Officials To Host Public Forum On Annexation Proposal

Orange County officials are holding their own review of a controversial annexation proposal from the Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel. And there’s a public forum Thursday night.

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Hudson Valley News
7:42 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

NYS Assemblyman Introduces Integrity In Government Act

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A New York state assemblyman introduced legislation today to dissolve the Committee on Open Government and replace it with a commission that has enforcement powers. He says the bill was prompted by the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel’s alleged closed government tactics.

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Hudson Valley News
1:51 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Elected Officials Criticize KJ For Holding Session During Storm

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A public comment session on the Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel’s controversial annexation proposal was held Tuesday evening — despite calls from some elected officials and area residents to postpone the session because of inclement weather. A village spokesman is defending the decision to press forward.

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Hudson Valley News
4:06 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Kiryas Joel To Hold Public Comment Session Tuesday Night

There is a public comment session scheduled for Tuesday evening in a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village concerning the proposed annexation of more than 500 acres of land to the village.

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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

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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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