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An Open Christmas Letter to the Monroe Town Board

An Open Christmas Letter to the Monroe Town Board As we approach that time of the year, enjoy our Open Christmas Letter to the Monroe Town Board. 

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Town Board Meeting: Teamsters, zoning, and who is the Supervisor?

Christmas Letter

Town Board Meeting: Teamsters, zoning, and who is the Supervisor? Monday night’s Monroe Town Board meeting was a whirlwind of activity, including further discussion of zoning, unionizing town employees as Teamsters, and a debate over just who is the Monroe Supervisor… Continue Reading

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Monroe Election Endorsements for November 3rd.

Endorsements

Monroe Election Endorsements for November 3rd. In the Town of Monroe elections, this site announces the following endorsements:

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“Dan Burke” and “reason” in the same sentence?

Christmas Letter

“Dan Burke” and “reason” in the same sentence? Once again, it’s election time in Monroe, and among the Democratic candidates largely backed by the Kiryas Joel bloc vote is Councilman Dan Burke, a man now touting himself as “the voice… Continue Reading

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McWatters Waffles on Monroe Council Bid

Dennis McWatters

McWatters Waffles on Monroe Council Bid It seems a while since our last commentary (see our 6/2/15 ICYMI column), but it’s not been due to a lack of topic matter. Anyone who attended the Public Comment session for the Kiryas Joel… Continue Reading

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ICYMI Month in Review for Monroe (May)

#ICYMI: Month in Review

ICYMI Month in Review for Monroe (May) In case you missed it (ICYMI), and apparently a few did, a lot happened during the past month in Monroe. Let’s recap the madcap happenings that even we couldn’t even believe in this… Continue Reading

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Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 1

Election 2016

Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 1 It was announced and confirmed on December 11th that the long contended race for New York’s 98th State Assembly District — a race pitting Democrat Elisa Tutini against Republican Karl Brabenec —… Continue Reading

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2014 Elections: It’s lights out for Nan Hayworth

Monroe elections

2014 Elections: It’s lights out for Nan Hayworth The 2014 Election Cycle was interesting in watching the number of candidates who “hedged their bets” by catering to the voting blocs controlled by the Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel. The biggest… Continue Reading

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Know Your Town Board, Monroe, NY

Dan Burke

Know Your Town Board, Monroe, NY: It’s been a well-documented fact via this website that the Town Board of Monroe, led by Supervisor Harley Doles, will stop at nothing to distort the truth and manipulate the uninformed in order to… Continue Reading

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The Orange County Board of Elections tapes.

Election 2016

The Orange County Board of Elections tapes. “It’s more THEIR civil rights than YOURS…” Over the past several weeks, the confusion over the stance of the Orange County Board of Elections (OCBOE) and its appointed commissioners has reached a frenzied crescendo.… Continue Reading