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Legislators Jeff Berkman, Michael Paduch, and Thomas Pahucki

and Middletown Fire Chief Kevin Dugan at the

Middletown's Fireman's Parade

Legislator Jeff Berkman and Mary McPhillips

Jonathan Chase, Legislator Chair Roxanne Donnery, and Legislator

Jeff Berkman

Legislator Jeff Berkman congratulating elected Mayor

Joseph DeStefano. Alderman-at-Large elect Miguel Rodrigues,
right, applauds. November 4, 2009

Legislator Jeff Berkman 2nd from the left, and Legislator Tom Pahucki 4th from the left. July28, 2009

Patricia& Tom from Cornell Cooperative Extension, Legislator Tom

Pahucki, Jeff Berkman, Elinor Brodsky, and County Executive Ed Diana

 

Jeff at Spring Clean Fest sponsored by Emergency Housing

Group, Inc. on June 3, 2009


 

 

News

What's Jeff Berkman doing for you? Read all about it in the links below.

If you have an issue you'd like Jeff Berkman to look at for you, let him know. Contact the office by fax, at (845) 343-9158,
or e-mail us at vote@jeffberkman.com

 

October 27, 2009

Midhudsonnews.com

Orange County Opens New Solid Waste Transfer Station

October 26, 2009

Orangecountygov.com

Orange Opens New Transfer Station In New Hampton

October 24, 2009

midhudsonnews.com

Latino Democrats endorse Orange County candidates

September 1, 2009

Times Herald Record

Orange County legislator spearheads effort to condemn bomber's release

 

June 19, 2009

Times Herald Record

Orange County Legislature panel urges suit over KJ pipeline

 

June 14, 2009

Times Herald Record

Kiryas Joel's water use at issue once again

June 13, 2009

Midhudsonnews.com

Orange Conservative endorsements announced

May 10, 2009

Times Herald-Record

No Money for ACORN

April 18, 2009

Times Herald-Record

State AG's office to hold forum on tenants', landlords' rights Monday

April 8, 2009

Times Herald-Record

Goshen's O'Dwyer might take on Diana

April 2, 2009

Times Herald-Record

Middletown shelter set for $2.66M in improvements

March 29, 2009

midhudsonnews.com

Berkman calls for more transparency in capital committee; Diana calls that “cheap theatrics”

March 3, 2009

Times Herald-Record

Orange County schools resent proposed MTA tax

March 3, 2009

midhudsonnews.com

Proposed MTA payroll tax would cost Orange County school districts $2.2 million

February 20, 2009

Times Herald-Record

Orange County Legislature freezes pay for elected officials

February 9, 2009

Times Herald-Record

Israel 'had no other choice' with Gaza, rally speaker says

December 8, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Celebrate Israel's 60th

December 6, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Berkman picked to lead county Dems

November 20, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Dems now majority in Orange County

November 11, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Barbara Bedell:  Orange County's 325th anniversary celebrated

September 13, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Makeover Plan for Bus Station

August 23-24, 2008

midhudsonnews.com

Orange County considers hotel room tax

August 13, 2008

midhudsonnews.com

Empire state college moves to other side of county

Middletown parks gain gets county funding

July 26, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Building purchase plan delayed by lawmakers

May 10, 2008

Times Herald-Record

WTBQ to Interview father of Terror victim

April 9, 2008

midhudsonnews.com

Local lawmakers ask Empire State College not to move local office

March 26, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Open space program on hold

February 27, 2008

midhudsonnews.com

Orange lawmaker continues effort to keep Empire State College in Middletown

January 26, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Lahey names new Legislature committee chairmen

January 16, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Orange County legislator floats idea for new park in Town of Wallkill

 

January 21, 2008

Times Herald-Record

CHEERS

January 18, 2008

Times Herald-Record

Middletown's Paramount to get grant to get movie projector


December 17, 2007

midhudsonnews.com

Two Orange lawmakers want full environmental review of new college campus,

November 10, 2007

Times Herald-Record

Brawl over Park Bucks

November 9, 2007

Times Herald-Record

Feds reject plan for vets facility


4-H Flyers, a club in Middletown recently visited Legislator Jeff Berkman in the Legislative Chambers at the Government Center in Goshen
Times Herald Record

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Statement by Jeffrey Berkman before the New York State Assembly Hearing of September 27,2007

Times Herald-Record
September 27,2007

Can we ease the property tax bite

Liberty Partnership Program letter from
GORDON L. DEAN , Principal of
TWIN TOWERS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Rosa Boyd's Letter to the Editor in the Times Herald-Record of April 18, 2006 "need to reconsider"


August 31, 2007
see The Cornwall Local to see Jeff Berkman's participation in the " Mouth of the Moodna Creek"

August 28, 2007
Times Herald Record

VA still owes vets an answer

May 8, 2007

Times Herald-Record

Middletown Empire State College campus closing?

May 5, 2007

midhudsonnews.com

Middletown officials question Internet college's local office move


Montgomery supervisor courted as Larkin challenger
Times Herald-Record
May 11, 2007


Paper gives distorted, negative picture of Middletown
Times Herald-Record

April 30, 2007

By Marlinda Duncanson

April 20, 2007

midhudsonnews.com

Middletown officials address concerns to their representatives

April 9, 2007

midhudsonnews.com

Local lawmakers ask Empire State College not to move local office


Orange County Lawmakers knock exec's secrecy in Camp La Guardia deal
March 07, 2007

Times Herald-Record

January 24, 2007

Times Herald-Record

Will Horton become a vets center?

January 22, 2007

midhudsonnews.com

Berkman proposes hospital conversion as vets' center

November 30, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Lycian no longer center of program

November 21, 2006

Times Herald-Record

SUNY Orange drops plans for Gilman Institute

August 21, 2006

midhudsonnews.com

SUNY Orange to bring orchestra and music classes to Paramount Theatre

May 11, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Expand the options for SUNY Orange expansion


Rosa Boyd's Letter to the Editor in the Times Herald-Record of April 18, 2006 "need to reconsider"

April 18, 2006

Times Herald-Record

April 05, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Clear picture of SUNY emerging

March 24, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Should legislators get travel refunds?
Some in Orange take advantage, some pay own way

March 22, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Lawmakers cite campus plan concerns

March 13, 2006

midhudsonnews.com

Democrat appointed to head committee in GOP-led legislature

March 13, 2006

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street: 'Proud to be a Democrat'

March 03, 2006

Times Herald-Record

In the (Empire) Zone
Newburgh gets its breaks back; others lose out

November 30, 2005

Times Herald-Record
County summit report overlooks Kiryas Joel

August 29, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street

August 18, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Jewish community has hope for peace

August 10, 2005

Times Herald-Record

SUNY Orange ponders Newburgh's potential

July 26, 2005

Times Herald-Record

$51M boost for business

July 15, 2005

midhudsonnews.com

Orange County has a $43 million surplus in the bank

July 03, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Pride soars for new Eagle Scouts

June 06, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street

May 31, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street

May 27, 2005

midhudsonnews.com

Berkman won't run for mayor

May 26, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Edelstein gets vote to take on Diana

April 13, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Political infighting rises as candidates jockey for top seats

April 4, 2005midhudsonews.com

County lawmaker wants more info on proposed OCCC campus

February 25, 2005

midhudsonews.com

Orange County Legislature Democrats want county to have more input on casinos

June 28, 2004

midhudsonews.com

Orange lawmaker wants more input in casino debate

February 20, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Briefs

February 20, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Discount drug plan tangled in politics

February 15, 2005

Times Herald-Record

New program to cut medicine costs, to be discussed by Orange lawmakers

February 14, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street

January 17, 2005

Times Herald-Record

Talk on the Street

January 8, 2005

Times Herald-Record
Lawmakers OK open-space grant plan

December 18, 2004

Times Herald-Record

Better cell-911 service to be funded by new fee

November 8, 2004

Times Herald-Record

Extra pay adds up over time

September 20, 2004

Times Herald-Record

Panel to discuss election reforms

September 13, 2004

Times Herald-Record

Lines in the Sand

September 4, 2004

Times Herald-Record

County lawmakers hike pay

September 3, 2004

Midhudsonnews.com

Possible Democratic mayoral candidate emerges

September 3, 2004

Midhudsonnews.com

Orange County 's elected officials get pay raises

August 3, 2004

Times Herald- Record
Send Casino profits here, Orange legislator says

July 16, 2004

Times Herald Record

'Chopper' star brings out fans at benefit

July 1, 2004

The River Reporter

Casino stirs Orange County interests

June 28, 2004

Midhudsonnews.com

Orange lawmaker wants more input in casino debate

June 25, 2004

Times Herald Record

No, no, most folks tell tribe on casino

June 23, 2004

Times Herald Record

Show Orange casino money, residents say

June 23, 2004

Times Herald Record

Heat's on Bohan over KJ remarks

April 16, 2004

Times Herald Record

Diana draws flak over plans for homeless veterans shelter

March 4, 2004
Times Herald Record
Lawmaker fights for city's water needs

February 28, 2004

Times Herald Record

Reporters Notebook

February 16, 2004

Midhudson News.com

Orange County legislator lobbies for faster action on parkland transfer

January 27, 2004

Times Herald Record

Psych center site of rally

December 08, 2003

Times Herald Record

Berkman goes global

November 28, 2003
The Irish Times
Diverse views of the Jewish diaspora

November 25, 2003

Times Herald-Record

SUNY Orange bent on getting stop sign

November 24, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Newsbriefs

September 16, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Orange to ask Albany for OK to raise sales tax

September 08, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Political Notebook

September 01, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Political Notebook

August 18, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Diana says government center renovations not excessive

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August 14, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Diana freezes hiring

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August 13, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Maple Hill Park snags stall expansion efforts

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July 26, 2003
Times Herald-Record
New parkland planned in the Middletown area

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July 26, 2003
Times Herald-Record
OC committee approves park expansion

July 14, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Farewell to Jake

July 10, 2003

Times Herald-Record

Assemblyman Gunther dies

June 6, 2003

Times Herald-Record

County takes a trial lap around Crestview Lake

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May 18, 2003
Times Herald-Record
New collection a must for Heller fans

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May 14, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Volunteer service lauded at Cooperative Extension

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May 12, 2003
Times Herald-Record
New sheriff reinvents office

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May 9, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Reporter's Notebook

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April 26, 2003
Times Herald-Record
News Brief

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March 4, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Sullivan Democrats book image maker

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February 20, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Orange overpaying 24 bosses, lawmakers say

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February 3, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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January 21, 2003
Times Herald-Record
United Democrats form big thorn in GOP's side

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January 13, 2003
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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December 10, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Officials ignored OC jail warnings

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December 04, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Convenience draws students to Rockland, away from Orange

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November 11, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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November 09, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Blind eye cast to Diana's vision

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November 05, 2002
Times Herald-Record
DeStefano backing Hinchey-led district

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October 29, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange County budget plan would raise taxes

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October 23, 2002
Times Herald-Record
News briefs

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October 18, 2002
Times Herald-Record

Legislature stage set for Lycian plan

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October 04, 2002
Times Herald-Record
County exec defends tax hike

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October 03, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Democrats criticize Indian Point evacuation plan

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October 03, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Will Orange be doomed by Sullivan's casinos?

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September 30, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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September 11, 2002
Orange County Legislature
Resolution: Read the text here.

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August 10,2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange wants a second Empire Zone

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August 22,2002
Times Herald-Record
News briefs

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August 09,2002
Times Herald-Record
Business tax breaks in Middletown going to vote

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August 03,2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange to vote soon on pursuing Lycian deal

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August 02,2002
Times Herald-Record
Diana pushes for new lower Broadway digs

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August 01,2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange County to debate plan to renovate Woolworth's site

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July 26,2002
Times Herald-Record
County seeks wider biz zone

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July 15, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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July 12, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Legislators, Diana spar over nuke plant

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July 07, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Wooing warehouses: Under a veil of secrecy, acounty wheels and deals

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July 07, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Mistakes almost lost County Business Zone

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July 06, 2002
Times Herald-Record
How Maurice Hinchey survived redistricting

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June 25, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Middletown wants in to Empire Zone

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June 12, 2002
Times Herald-Record
News Briefs

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June 12, 2002
Times Herald-Record
DeStefano backing Hinchey-led district

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June 6, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Middletown knows Gilman, would keep him

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May 11, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange's meningitis policy to stay as is

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May 09, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Port Jervis offers help as Sullivan casino-izes

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May 08, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Catskill casino travel forecast: 'This could be a mess'

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May 01, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Legislature to change its policy about meningitis

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April 29, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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April 27, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Paramount: The little theater that could - and did

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March 26, 2002
Times Herald-Record

Meningitis policy unchanged

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March 23, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Meningitis policy questioned

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March 02, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Inmate psychiatrists will be monitored at Orange County Jail

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March 01, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange County re-examines meningitis protocol

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February 16, 2002
Times Herald-Record
News Briefs

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February 01, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Democrats raise issue of conflict

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January 25, 2002
Times Herald-Record
Orange County hopes for end of road on land payments for Woodbury bypass

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October 26, 2001
Times Herald-Record
Plan to Sell Buildings sweetens Middletown Land Deal

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October 21, 2001
Times Herald-Record
Newsbriefs-Asthma

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October 8, 2001
midhudsonnews.com
Berkman Endorsed by 2 Unions

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September 17, 2001
Times Herald-Record
Prayers for Victims, Freedom on Days of Awe

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August 28, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
County Wants to Expand Aid for Poor

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August 11, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Legislative Fur Flies over Park Money for Orange County

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August 8, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Legislator calls for Wider Investigation of Jail's Mental Health Unit

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August 1, 200
The Times Herald-Record
Legislator Requests Money to Fix Leaky Water Main

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July 27, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Democrats Suggest Montior for Bigger

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July 18, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Health Department Cracks Down on Nursing Home

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July 14, 2001
Midhudsonnews.com
Orange County sells Salesian Property to Village of Goshen

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July 09, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Sheriff has become Big Election Issue

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July 07, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
County Legislators are Skeptical of Sheriff's Association's Motives

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June 18, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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May 30, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Democratic Candidates

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May 8, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Maple Hill Park May Get Bigger

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May 2, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
AHRC Luncheon Focuses on Mental Retardation

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April 21, 2001
The Times Herald-Record
Thrall Expansion in Voters Hands

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April 20, 2001
The Sentinel
Local Veteran Calls for Free Burial At County Veterans Memorial Cemetery

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March 8, 2001
The Times Herald-Record:
Census figures reflect rise in Latino population locally

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March 6, 2001
The Times Herald-Record:
Lawmakers Improve Attendance in 2000

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February 16, 2001
The Times Herald-Record:
Psychiatric center closing plan opposed by workers

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January 12, 2001
Midhudsonnews.com:
Orange lawmaker gives pay hike back to community

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January, 2000
The Times Herald-Record
Political Notebook

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February 2000
The Times Herald-Record:
Legislator to bury dump rumors

The Times Herald-Record:
Temporary library service soon to end for hundreds in Wallkill

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April 2000
The Times Herald-Record:
Youth served at legislative forum.

The Times Herald-Record:
Retirement plan for county workers stays with Hartford

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May 2000
Berkman announces expanded bus service plan.

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June 2000
The Times Herald-Record:
Libraries to OC: Show us some money

The Times Herald-Record:
Voters get voice in library's direction

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August 2000
Berkman disputes O & R rate hike.

The Times Herald-Record:
Giving power to the people

Wallkill Valley Times
Berkman Seeks to Battle Utility Rates

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October 2000
Berkman announced his budget recommendation (FY2001), for the $5.8 Million tobacco settlement proceeds.

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November 2000
The Times Herald-Record: Lawmakers ask who's at fault for delays on $30M project

The Times Herald-Record: 2001 budget gets money tacked on

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December 2000
The Times Herald-Record
Viewpoints present ideas and hopes for Middletown's future

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Tuesday, December 19, 2000
Berkman calls for termination of consideration for landfills

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December, 2000
The Times Herald-Record:
Orange County dump-site nullification fails to pass muster

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January, 1999
The Times Herald-Record: Attendance rates

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August 1999
The Times Herald-Record:
Offices suggested for old psych site

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October 1999
Berkman calls for changes in Orange County Park system.

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October 1999
The Times Herald-Record:
Republicans rebuff plan to reduce county taxes

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November 1999
The Times Herald-Record:
County OKs $374M budget

The Times Herald-Record:
Deal set to fix drainage problem

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December 1999
The Times Herald-Record:
Library access turning into loud issue

     

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