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featuredimage State Police Investigate Armed Robbery of Wappingers Stewart’s Shop

On September 14, 2014 at approximately 11:20 p.m., New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks responded to a Dutchess ...

featuredimage Ulster County Fugitive Arrested in Oregon for 2010 Bank Robbery

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report the arrest in Eugene, Oregon of the most wanted person on this ...

NY Senate Debate October 14 in Dutchess

The Dutchess Golf Club, Poughkeepsie, New York will be the setting for this year’s candidate’s debate hosted by the Dutchess ...

featuredimage Warwick LDC Announces Sale of 36 Acres at Mid-Orange Correctional Facility

Robert E. Krahulik, Esq., President of the Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation (WVLDC), has announced the sale of 36 acres ...

featuredimage Congressmen Gibson, Maloney announce passage of Lyme bill

Congressmen Chris Gibson (NY-19) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a major victory in the fight against Lyme disease. The House ...

featuredimage Dutchess Heritage Lecture Series Continues September 18th

The second presentation of the 2014 Dutchess Heritage Speaker Series will reveal the story of the Palatines, Dutchess County’s earliest ...

featuredimage Truckers Get 10 Year Sentence for Hauling Heroin

Enrique Becerra Mendoza, 38, and Joaquin Ramos Hernandez, 34, both of Fresno, California, were each sentenced to 10 years in ...

featuredimage 2 Orange County Commissioners Set to Retire

Orange County Department of Finance Commissioner Joel Kleiman and Department of Public Works (DPW) Commissioner Charles Lee, P.E., announced today ...

featuredimage Man Escapes Police and Jumps into Delaware River

On Monday September 8, 2014 at approximately 2:30p.m. officers from the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department conducted a traffic stop ...

featuredimage Eastern Pike Police Investigate Car/Pedestrian Accident

On Monday September 9, 2014 at approximately 3:45p.m. officers from the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department were dispatched to the ...

featuredimage Ulster County Receives Additional Funding For Stop DWI Program

the Ulster County Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated (STOP-DWI) has been awarded a New York State grant ...

Community Happenings

Kingston to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

For the second time in a row, and to kick off the celebrations of the Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latino Committee of Kingston and the Center for Creative Education are inviting EVERYONE to the Mexican and Central America Independence Day Festival. WHEN: Sunday, September 14th, from 11 am to 8 pm. WHERE: Broadway Avenue, in […]

Community Calendar

Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

Orange Regional Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings during the week of September 23 at its Community Health Education Center located at 110 Crystal Run Road in Middletown. Registration is required. To schedule an exam, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762) by September 12.  Appointments are limited and will […]


15 New Shows On Sale For the Bardavon and UPAC

The Bardavon is pleased to announce that 15 new events went on sale to Bardavon members on Tuesday, September 9 at 11am and to the general public on Thursday, Sept 11 at 11am, joining over 50 shows already on sale at its two theaters: Bardavon 1869 Opera House in Poughkeepsie, and the Ulster Performing Arts […]

Business News

6 Week Small Business Seminar Series in Dutchess

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with SCORE and the New York State Small Business Development Center, is offering a unique opportunity to those wanting to start a new business or grow an existing one.  During the six-week Small Business Institute seminar series kicking off on Thursday, October 2, participants will learn […]

In Your Town

Sugar Loaf Announces New Professional Training Academy

The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Academy will celebrate each student’s creative expression: providing a fun, engaging environment to explore theatre, develop self-confidence, and collaborate with others. Our nurturing staff of Professional Theatre Artists and Special Guest Instructors from the Broadway community will offer classes for students 4-18 years of age in the foundations of – […]


Women in Construction 9 & Wine Benefit

On Tuesday, September 30thThe Hudson Valley Builders & Remodelers Association will be hosting a nine hole golf outing, wine tasting and reception featuring the music of local musician, Dan Brother with a portion of the proceeds to benefit The Corinne Feller Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness. Past, present and prospective members as […]

Current Events

Youth Soccer Association Requires Concussion Awareness Test

All Coaches and Refs in the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association Must Now Pass a Concussion Awareness Test Was this summer’s World Cup in Brazil the best World Cup ever? Not if you are concerned about player safety. There were three instances where players with possible concussions returned to the field before they were […]

General Interest

ALDI Set to Reopen Newburgh Store

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 1, ALDI, will once again offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer reopens its Newburgh store, located at 13 Route 17K. With higher ceilings and environmentally friendly building materials – such as recycled materials and energy-saving refrigeration and light bulbs – the store will offer customers a […]

Police Briefs

Greene County Man Charged With Raping 12 Year Old

The New York State Police at Catskill announce the arrest of Jordan L. Rapan, age 21, after he engaged in a sexual relationship with a 12 year old female. The investigation revealed that Rapan had multiple sexual encounters with the child. He was charged with Rape in the first degree, a class B felony, two […]


National Federation of Independent Business endorsed Sakima Green-Brown

New York’s leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Business, has endorsed Sakima Green-Brown for election in the 104th Assembly district. “Sakima is the right candidate for small business in this race,” said NFIB/New York State Director Mike Durant. “As a small business owner, Sakima knows firsthand the problems small employers face in […]


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, […]