Wednesday Sep 10
Early morning fire destroys Walden home
Firefighters were called shortly after 2am to a blaze at 319 Beamer Road. Walden Fire Chief Jody Doherty says the two-story house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.
Polls open until 9 p.m. across New York state for primary
George Wortham helps voter Phyllis Reicher as she sends her ballot through a scanner to record her vote at Nottingham High School. and Crystal Paolelli at a polling place at Nottingham High School in Syracuse on Tuesday.
New York Daily News
Sept. 8: West Indian Parade, Zephyr Teachout and sexuality
College Point: When parades are held in Manhattan - for St. Patrick's Day, National Puerto Rican Day, Dominican Day, African-American Day, Columbus Day, Hispanic Day, Pulaski Day, etc. - there's an absolute zero-tolerance policy when it comes to violations of the law, and these parades must end by 6 p.m. Why are these same restrictions and enforcement not applied to the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn? At a press conference, the mayor said: "There were, by the statistics I saw, actually a couple of shootings less this year than last year, so that's a good sign.
Walden voters nix firehouse upgrade
Voters in the Walden Fire District rejected an expansion and renovation project for the main firehouse on Old Orange Avenue by a ratio of slightly more than 6 to 1 Tuesday evening.
Firehouse renovation vote set in Walden
Voters in the Walden Fire District will be asked Tuesday to approve an expansion and renovation of the main firehouse on Old Orange Avenue.
Court rules in favor of Cornwall resident in home assessment case
A Cornwall homeowner who challenged the assessment on her home does not have to allow the town assessor inside her house to conduct an appraisal inspection, a state court has ruled.
Goshen couple seeks justice for their maimed dog
Brian Shade and Victoria Brancoveanu filed a criminal complaint against landscaper Jay Testa of Walden, who police say ran over the couple's 11 2-year-old boxer, Daisy, while doing yard work May 19. Daisy's front left paw was severed at the wrist.
Middletown man killed in two-car crash on Route 211
An 80-year-old Middletown man was killed in a two-car crash on Route 211 in the Town of Wallkill late Wednesday morning.
Town of Chester Police
Charles D. Cox, 26, of Stamford, Conn., was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
Donations needed for crematorium repairs
An anonymous donor is matching every donation dollar up to $2,500 the Humane Society of Walden receives toward the repair of its crematorium.