Tag: Orange County

PHOTOS: Snow Day in Port Jervis

Today is International Women’s Day. My drive to take photos of mother nature today was thus uncompromising. Enjoy! snowman spotted on Fowler (not mine)

Correcting the Record: Hatchet-hurling Location Correction

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Yes you read the tile correctly. Viking Hatchet Hurling, Inc. is coming to the city of Port Jervis. At least it hopes to make Jersey Avenue its home. The proposed B.Y.O.B. event venue is planning to make the former Port Jervis Marketplace its home. The vacant

Audit Right There!: Debriefing of the Small Town Journalist

You’ll notice that this isn’t marked under news but blog. I almost didn’t write this article at all. In fact, today was almost my last day in the career track of journalism. After this post, I’m switching focuses. I’ll still attend meetings and write about anything that intrigues me, correct

Port: The City Still Wearing the Derby

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — On a chilly Monday evening, as cold wind found scarce passage through the council chamber’s windows, the meeting began. The building’s heating, whether being either not up-to-date or simply with a thermostat in the wrong person’s office, did little to make it any better. Kristin Trovei, one

Mirrors for Mayors: The Press, Opinion, and Freelance Writers

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Less than a week after his hopeful State of the City Address for a Port Jervis “that still needs nurturing to succeed,” Mayor Kelly Decker has, as many in the city would characterize, came out of his face. Monday, in a letter-made-public-rebuttal on his Facebook Page,

Power in Numbers: Second Port Common Council Meeting

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Of words disyllabic and greater used in repetition at the Monday, Jan. 22, Common Council meeting,  petition was the word on the mouths of many. The meeting started off to a great start with a reflection on the last meeting when the first local law of

Growing Community: Lindner’s Vision for Fourth Ward Vacant Lot

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Monday evening, former 2017 Fourth Ward candidate and activist Jill Lindner delivered her results to the Common Council and the public regarding a petition that she had started earlier this month. The petition, signed by 52 people, began after news broke that the firehouse property at

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