Monroe residents protest Kiryas Joel deal

Dozens of Monroe residents turned out to oppose

Dozens of Monroe residents turned out to oppose doubling the size of Kiryas Joel. (March 11, 2014 7:53 PM)

Monday night's town board meeting in Monroe had residents voicing their concerns over a proposal to annex 507 acres of land to the village of Kiryas Joel.

The annexation would double the size of the Hasidic community, but Monroe residents at the meeting say the ramifications would be devastating. Residents say they're concerned the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District would lose funding...

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