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featuredimage Sentencing Handed Down in Jared Plante Murder Case

On August 18, 2014, Jacquelle James, 21, of Newburgh, was sentenced to twenty-two years to Life in State Prison upon ...

featuredimage Haz Mat Incident at Germantown Boat Launch

On August 17th at approximately 4:50pm, Troopers from SP Livingston were dispatched by Columbia County 911 to assist the Germantown ...

featuredimage Astor to offer Developmental Screenings for Children at Dutchess Fair

Evaluating children’s social and emotional development is as important to their overall health as yearly medical and dental checkups. This ...

featuredimage Maloney Accepting Applications for U.S. Military Service Academy Nominations

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his office is accepting applications for students from the Hudson Valley to seek a ...

featuredimage Ulster County Residents Urged to Participate in 2014 Senior Survey

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that the Ulster County Office of the Aging (OFA) is launching the 2014 Senior ...

featuredimage Man missing from Dover adult home

State Police from the Dover Plains barracks are attempting to locate Frank Williams, Age 52, 5’8” Tall, and 185 lbs. Williams ...

featuredimage State Police investigate alleged attack in the Town of Lewisboro

On August 13, 2014 at approximately 11:30 p.m., uniformed members of the New York State Police Somers barracks responded to ...

featuredimage City of Newburgh Police Make Arrest in Citizens Bank Robbery

On Friday, August 15, City of Newburgh Police Detectives filed Robbery charges on 27-year-old City of Kingston resident Steffon Williams ...

featuredimage Sex Offense Background Checks Allowed For New Volunteer Firefighters

Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mount Hope) announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Senate Bill 1885-C sponsored by Senator ...

featuredimage Ulster County Unveils Medication Collection Boxes

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein together with Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum, Commissioner of Health and Mental Health Dr. ...

featuredimage SUNY Orange to Offer Problem Gambling Certification Program

SUNY Orange and its Department of Continuing and Professional Education have received approval from the New York State Office of ...

Community Happenings

Ulster County Celebrates Live Laugh and Learn Day

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein recognized another successful “Live, Laugh and Learn” day of workshops with over 150 seniors participating this year.  This was the 17th annual Live, Laugh and Learn, hosted by the Ulster County Office of the Aging and comprised a day full of workshops and exercise put together to promote the health […]

Community Calendar

Miracle Treat Day at Middletown Dairy Queen August 14

The Dairy Queen Grill & Chill will be participating in Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14, 2014.  The Dairy Queen brand has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for 30 years.  To date, $100 million has been raised in support of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals all across North America. All donations from the […]


Anthony Wilson Guitar Quartet in Woodstock August 30

Maverick Concerts announces a concert by the Anthony Wilson Guitar Quartet on Saturday, August 30, at 8 pm at the Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Road, Woodstock. The concert is the last in this season’s Jazz at the Maverick series. About the Music The featured work on the program will be Mr. Wilson’s “Seasons: A […]

Business News

Upcoming Ulster Chamber Events Through September 24

Upcoming Events August 15 Ulster Leadership Development Institute Application deadline for 2014-2015 class. Contact Ingrid Kulick at 338-5100 Ext. 106 or www.UlsterChamber.org Sponsor: M&T Bank Supporting Sponsor: Mohonk Mountain House August 15 Deadline for Nominations Business Recognition Awards Contact the Chamber at 338-5100 or www.UlsterChamber.org for a Nomination Form & information August 20 Membership Mixer […]

In Your Town

Dutchess Tourism 30th Anniversary Celebration at Dutchess Stadium

August 27th Dutchess Tourism teams up with Amtrak for a 30th Anniversary Celebration, as the Hudson Valley Renegades take on the Aberdeen IronBirds!  Enjoy America’s pastime with a BBQ dinner from your seats in the picnic area. Plus, everyone has the chance to win a pair of Roundtrip Amtrak Train Tickets, which are good for […]


Claudia Jacobs – Staging Tip: Make your bed

That lived in look, especially in the bedroom, is not going to get your home sold. The way you live in your home is not the way to stage and sell a home. For the listing photos, make your bed. For showings, make your bed. This applies to every bed in your home. Now I […]

Current Events

Next Valley View Meeting August 19

A meeting of the directors of the Orange Valley View Development Corporation (the “corporation”) will be conducted on Tuesday, August 19 at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange County Emergency Services Center, 22 Wells Farm Road, Goshen, New York, at Classroom Number 2, at which time the corporation will consider any matters brought before the corporation […]

General Interest

Hollow Road in Clinton Reopened to Traffic

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro has announced Hollow Road (CR 14) in the Town of Clinton has been re-opened to traffic between Route 9G and N. Quaker Lane (CR 16).     The roadway was closed July 31st as the result of a culvert collapse. Dutchess County Department of Public Works highway and bridge staff were […]

Police Briefs

New Windsor Man Accused of Stealing $24K in Unemployment Benefits

The New York State Police announce the arrest of  Jamal Salisbury, age 36, of New Windsor, New York. Salisbury was charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a Class “D” Felony and Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st Degree, a Class “E” Felony. Investigation by the New York State Police in conjunction with […]


CSEA Announces Endorsement of Serino for Senate

This week, the state’s leading union, CSEA Local 1000, announced its endorsement of Dutchess County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park). The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), which is made up of over 300,000 workers across the state, said the decision is based on Serino’s proven record of honesty as […]


Marc Molinaro Will See You at the Fair

The Dutchess County Fair has always been my favorite week of the year.  An annual tradition enjoyed by thousands of families from Dutchess County and beyond,  I am excited for next week’s kick off of the 169th annual Dutchess County Fair – celebrating the traditions of our community with agricultural exhibits, livestock shows, horticultural displays, […]