Category Archives: News & Views

Karl Brabanek

Karl Brabanek waffles on Kiryas Joel Annexation.

Brabanek waffles on Kiryas Joel Annexation.

Karl BrabanekA recent writer to The Photo News (see original Letter to the Editor here) provides the following commentary on the candidates in New York’s 98th District State Assembly Race, and the outcome isn’t pretty for candidate Karl Brabanek.

I just listened to Karl Brabanek (Republican candidate for New York’s 98th State Assembly District) on his weekly WTBQ radio show address a listener question from Monroe on the KJ annexation, and his position should he be elected. Continue reading

Harley Doles

Harley Doles’ Surrender Deal to KJ

Now that more has information emerged about Harley Doles’ resolution to surrender Lead Agency status in the DEC Annexation deal with Kiryas Joel, a.k.a. “The Monday Surprise”, we now have much more of an understanding of the underhanded manner in which the Monroe Town Supervisor wants to systematically dismantle the town in order to hand it over lot-by-lot to developers for high density development. Continue reading

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