Wallkill Valley Times Nov. 28 2018 - Page 2

2 Wallkill Valley Times, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 IN THIS ISSUE Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Classifieds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Crossword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Letters to the Editor. . . . . . . . . . 8 Maybrook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Montgomery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Obituaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Pine Bush. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Police Blotter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Service Directory. . . . . . . . . . . 35 Sports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Walden.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Wallkill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 PUBLIC AGENDA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Village of Montgomery Planning Board, 7:30 p.m. Village Hall, 133 Clinton Street. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 Walden Village Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m. Village Hall, 1 Municipal Square. Town of Shawangunk Planning Board, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 14 Central Ave., Wallkill. Gardiner Town Board. 7 p.m. Town Hall, Route 44-55, Gardiner Montgomery Village Board, 7:30 p.m. Village Hall, 133 Clinton Street. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 Montgomery Town Board, 7 p.m. Town Government Center, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery. Shawangunk Town Board, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 14 Central Ave., Wallkill Most Precious Blood Pastor reassigned By LAURA FITZGERALD lfitz@tcnewspapers.com Fr. Joseph Fallon of Most Precious Blood in Walden is being transferred to St. Gregory’s Barbarigo’s in Garnerville, NY, effective Dec. 1. Fallon has served Most Precious Blood Parish in Walden since August 2007. He had previously served as parochial vicar of Immaculate Conception, Tuckahoe, 2002-2007 and St. Joseph’s, Middletown, 1996-2002. The Suffern native was ordained in 1996 by John Cardinal O’Connor at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Fallon said he came to the priesthood in his 20s after realizing God was calling him to a life of service. “Over time I came to realize that God was calling me to serve in his church,” Fallon said. Fallon said the people of Walden are kind and devoted to their faith. “People have a strong and deep faith with Jesus Christ and are kind and charitable to each other and to strangers,” Fr. Joseph Fallon Fallon said. Fallon said that while he will miss the people in Walden’s parish, part of the priesthood is to move were God is calling his priests. He hopes to leave a legacy of Walden clergy, community celebrate Thanksgiving HOW TO REACH US OFFICE: 300 Stony Brook Court Newburgh, NY 12550 PHONE: 845-561-0170, FAX: 845-561-3967 Emails may be directed to the following : ADVERTISING advertising@tcnewspapers.com CALENDAR SUBMISSIONS calendar@tcnewspapers.com TO REACH THE EDITOR editor@tcnewspapers.com FOR THE SPORTS DEPARTMENT sports@tcnewspapers.com PUBLIC NOTICES legals@tcnewspapers.com WEBSITE www.timescommunitypapers.com The Wallkill Valley Times, (USPS 699-490) is a weekly newspaper published every Wednesday at Newburgh, N.Y. 12550, with offices at 300 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. Single copy: $1 at newsstand. By mail in Orange, Ulster or Sullivan Counties: $40 annually, $44 out of county. Periodicals permit at Newburgh, N.Y. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Wallkill Valley Times, 300 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550 faith and charitable devotion. “I hope to leave behind a strengthen faith in the reality of Jesus Christ and the Eucharist and devotion to the blessed mother and a sense of charity and forgiveness,” Fallon said. Fallon said he is excited to come to know a new community of people and continue spreading God’s word. Fr. William Muhm will be taking Fallon’s place. Born in Billings, MT, Muhm received his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and served in the Navy for four years before he began his studies for the priesthood. He was ordained in 1995. Muhm has been a chaplain for the U.S. Navy since 1998. He was parochial vicar of Holy Family, Staten Island, 1996-1998 and St. Ann, Ossining, 1996-1996. The Most Precious Blood Parish was established in 1893 by Fr. Charles Meredith. He arrived on July 1—the Feast of the Most Precious Blood—giving the parish its name. The Walden clergy hosted the annual Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service last Tuesday at Tsechen Kunchab Ling. Clockwise from lower left: the music team of St. Francis, Montgomery and St.Andrews performed; the Upper School Children of Fox Hill sang tradition- al songs; Nava Fried Herzon of Congregation Beth Hill offered a traditional Hebrew song; Rev. James O’Connell of the First Reformed Church sang All Good Things from Godspell; Pastor Scharlise Dorsey of the United Methodist Church conducted a Bidding Prayer of Thanksgiving.