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featuredimage Struck Deer Lands on Oncoming Vehicle

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriffs Office report a personal injury automobile accident on State Route 209 in the Town ...

featuredimage Ulster’s September $5.5m Spending Driven By Unique Expenses

The September ULSTER COUNTY SPENDING TRACKER highlights several unique expenses reflected in the auditing of over $5.5 million worth of ...

featuredimage 3 Middletown Teens Arrested in Connection With Rash of BB Gun Shootings

Three suspects have been arrested in relationship to a series of criminal mischief incidents which occurred in the City of ...

featuredimage Miles of Hope and Marist Enter into Reduced Tuition Agreement

The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation and Marist College announced a partnership to offer reduced tuition for all non-discounted ...

featuredimage Annual Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Available Through December in Ulster

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that the annual open enrollment period to change Medicare health or prescription drug coverage ...

featuredimage 2 Die in Early Morning Crash in Montgomery

Village of Montgomery police report that two people were killed early Tuesday when their car and a bread delivery truck ...

featuredimage 32 Charged in Orange County Wide Narcotics Sweep

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Sheriff Carl DuBois, City of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Ferrara, City ...

featuredimage Liberty Police Arrest 5 during sex offender registration operation

On Wednesday October 1st, 2014 and Thursday October 2nd, 2014 the Village of Liberty Police Department conducted a sex offender ...

featuredimage 2013 Year End Financial Report Shows Dutchess County Finances Stable

The Dutchess County Government has submitted its 2013 year end audited financial report to the New York State Comptroller as ...

featuredimage 2 Maryland men Arrested For Hyde Park Bank Robbery

On October 8, 2014, at approximately 8:39 am the Town of Hyde Park Police Department, the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office ...

featuredimage Ulster County 2014 Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinics

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that the Ulster County Department of Health (UCDOH) will hold its annual flu and ...

Community Happenings

Help NFA Crew Raise Funds For 2015 Season

The Newburgh Free Academy High School Varsity Crew Team received wonderful news on September 9, 2014 when the Newburgh Enlarged City Board of Education passed a resolution to allow the team to be in existence and compete in this upcoming 2015 spring season provided the team raises enough money to fund themselves.  Friends of Newburgh […]

Community Calendar

SUNY Orange to Host Admissions Open House on Newburgh Campus Oct. 18

SUNY Orange will showcase its Newburgh campus, academic programs and student support services from 9 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, Oct. 18 during its annual Fall Admissions Open House in the OCTC Great Room of Kaplan Hall, located at the intersection of Grand and First streets. High school students, adults looking to return to the classroom […]


NOSFERATU with LIVE Theatre Organ at UPAC Oct 24

Silent Horror Film Classic Kicks-Off 7th Season of UPAC’s FRIDAY FILM SERIES Plus the return of the Theater Organ to UPAC! (just for a night…) Vampires GET IN FREE! The Bardavon will kick-off UPAC’s 7th season of classic films on the big screen with the 1922 horror classic silent vampire film NOSFERATU – Symphony of […]

Business News

Joanne Deyo Joins Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp Board

Joanne Deyo, Vice President of Facilities for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has joined the board of directors for the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC). Regeneron, based in Tarrytown, N.Y., is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets three products in […]

In Your Town

November 2014 Events at Beekman Library

EVENTS IN NOVEMBER AT BEEKMAN LIBRARY Secrets Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to Know Saturday, November 8 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Free. Registration required. Have you just come into some money or have some money to invest? This lively, fact-packed seminar is a must for those who want to learn from a consumer advocate, […]


Sending cards to our troops through Project CARD ONE

For the last few years I had the privilege to spread the word about a special project that sends greeting cards to our troops. Michelle Wvhs, organizer of Project CARD ONE, says, “All of my card angels have been receiving cards throughout the past year. Their beautiful words of hope, strength and gratitude mean the […]

Current Events

Town of Pawling 2015 Budget Released

Town of Pawling Supervisor David Kelly released his 2015 tentative budget with a tax increase of 1.497%.  The budget includes proposals for new computer equipment, 3 full-time positions, and enhanced recreation programs for the town residents. “I have presented a budget that accounts for skyrocketing fuel and energy costs yet stays below the tax cap […]

General Interest

MSMC Kicks Off Annual Spirit Week

Mount Saint Mary College kicked off its annual Spirit of the Mount Week with a Powder Puff football game on Sunday, October 19. The Mount celebration continues throughout the week, and includes a “coin war,” wherein students raise money for the college’s annual Thanksgiving food drive; the Mount Olympics competition; and a free, public talk […]

Police Briefs

Ulster County Man Charged With Assaulting a Sheriff’s Deputy

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of Thomas Kennedy Jr., 19 years old, of Kerhonkson, NY. Kennedy was charged with the Felony of Assault in the Second Degree, as well as the Misdemeanors of Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree and the Violation of Harassment in the Second […]


New York State Governor and Lt Governor Endorse Gipson and Tkaczyk

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor nominee Kathy Hochul endorsed Terry Gipson and Cecilia Tkaczyk for State Senate. The endorsement was made as part of today’s Women’s Equality Express bus tour throughout the Hudson Valley to promote the Women’s Equality Agenda. Governor Cuomo said of Gipson, “As Senator, Terry Gipson has demonstrated a clear […]


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 […]