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featuredimage 2 Newburgh Teens Arrested After Armed Robbery Attempt

On Wednesday October 1, at 8:34am City of Newburgh Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that had ...

featuredimage Federal Investment Will Serve 225 Homeless Children and Families in Orange County

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that HONORehg, Inc., a not-for-profit, will receive a ...

featuredimage New Residence Hall Breaks Ground at Mercy College

Kirchhoff-Consigli Construction Management (KCCM) of Pleasant Valley, along with architect Noelker and Hull Associates, Inc., broke ground for a new ...

featuredimage NYS Attorney General Announces Two More Years of Foreclosure Prevention

Speaking before a crowd of 150 at Monday's housing summit, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a two-year, ...

featuredimage 10 ear Old Olympic Hopeful Becomes Youngest to Complete Orange County Triathlon

10-Year-Old Olympic hopeful Paris Liston of Newburgh made history today as the youngest competitor ever in the Orange County Triathlon!! Newburgh, ...

featuredimage More Federal Resources Coming to Combat Heroin Epidemic in the Hudson Valley

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18)  joined local law enforcement to announce additional critical federal resources to Dutchess and Putnam Counties ...

featuredimage Washingtonville Schools Hire Mount Graduate Students as Permanent Substitutes

Nine Mount Saint Mary College graduate students are engaging in hands-on learning as permanent substitutes at the Washingtonville Central School ...

featuredimage Ulster County Sheriff Investigates Hit and Run Auto Accident in Hurley

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report a Personal Injury Automobile Accident on Lucas Avenue in the area of ...

featuredimage SUNY Orange Foundation Announces Two New Board Members

The SUNY Orange Foundation recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, adding Kathleen Webber, most recently director ...

featuredimage Newburgh Man Arrested in Connection With Middletown Stabbing and Robbery

The City of Middletown Police Department has arrested a Newburgh resident in relation to the stabbing incident which occurred on ...

featuredimage Police Investigate Stabbing in Middletown

On Saturday September 27, 2014 at approximately 5:30am, a 22 year old male subject was stabbed four times while walking ...

Community Happenings

Arts Mid-Hudson Dutchess Art Awards

This is the 28th year that Arts Mid-Hudson, formerly known as the Dutchess County Arts Council, has celebrated significant achievements in the Dutchess County artscene.  2014′s celebration is especially meaningful as Arts Mid-Hudson marks 50 years of serving Dutchess County.  This year 9 awardees will receive an art award from Dutchess County Executive, Marcus J. […]

Community Calendar

Dutchess County Tax Foreclosure Auction October 8

The Dutchess County Department of Finance will hold the 2014 Real Property Tax Foreclosure Real Estate Auction on Wednesday, October 8 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.   Approximately 150 properties with delinquencies from unpaid taxes levied in 2011 will be auctioned in order to return the properties to the tax rolls. The list of available properties […]


ZZ Top Postpones Tour and UPAC Show

Following an accident involving Dusty Hill, the band’s bass-guitarist, who took a fall on his tour bus and injured his hip, the band’s fall tour dates have been postponed. The ZZ Top show at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) in Kingston originally scheduled for Sunday, October 19 has been rescheduled for  Friday March 13th, […]

Business News

Ulster Chamber October 2014 Events

October 8 Business Card Exchange 9:00 – 10:30 Courtyard By Marriott 500 Frank Sottile Blvd. Kingston, NY Sponsor: Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union No charge for members to attend. Reservations required. Call the Chamber office at 338-5100 or register online at www.UlsterChamber.org October 14 FREE Informational Meeting Spain Travel Trip 6:00 pm Courtyard By Marriott […]

In Your Town

Catskill Mountain Railroad’s Fall Foliage Tours

With the start of the Fall season, don’t miss your opportunity to view the spectacular colors of Ulster County foliage. A train ride on the Catskill Mountain Railroad is an excellent way to experience the beauty of autumn in the Catskills and see sights you just can’t get from a car. Ride the Fall Foliage […]


Claudia Jacobs – Home Office Lighting Tips

When it comes to lighting a home office, it’s important to create a comfortable environment that is free of harsh contrasts and distracting glare. Your physical comfort has a lot to do with the lighting in your office. If you don’t feel good in a space, you won’t work as productively. Lighting can have a big […]

Current Events

Orange County Awarded Grant to Aid Countywide Narcotics Task Force

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on September 30, 2014, that the state budget for fiscal year 2014-15 contains an appropriation of $25,000 to be awarded to the District Attorney’s Office and Orange County under the federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. The grant is earmarked for the purchase of equipment “to […]

General Interest

Sauer Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule And Under Budget

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that Sauer Bridge also known as PVI Bridge (Glasco Turnpike), a critical thoroughfare over the Esopus Creek in Saugerties that connects 9W to Mount Marion, has been reconstructed and is now open for all motorists to safely travel. “I am pleased to announce that the PVI Bridge is now […]

Police Briefs

Kingston Woman Jailed After Stabbing Ex-Boyfriend

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriffs Office report the arrest of Diandra P Schleede age 29 of Kingston New York. Schleede was charged with two counts of assault in the second degree a class D felony, two counts of menacing in the second degree a class A misdemeanor, one count of criminal possession of a […]


Unshackle NY Endorses Serino For Senate

Last week, County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park) was one of only 10 state Senate candidates to receive the endorsement of Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate is a non-partisan, pro-taxpayer, pro-business advocacy organization devoted to protecting taxpayers and businesses in the Hudson Valley. In giving their endorsement, Brian Sampson, the […]


Letter to the Editor: Newburgh DMV

Letter to the Editor I am issuing an appeal to the four legislators who represent the Town and City of Newburgh in the Orange County Legislature (Leigh Benton, James Kulisek, Curlie Dillard and Mike Anagnostakis) and to County Executive Steve Neuhaus to please resist all efforts to close the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices […]