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featuredimage Orange County Officials Focus on Ebola Preparedness

Orange County officials hosted an informational session with hospitals, public health clinics, first-responders, and other local stakeholders to further coordinate ...

featuredimage Dutchess County Among Top in State with Improved Bond Rating

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro recently announced that Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has assigned Dutchess County government an AA+ ...

featuredimage Dutchess County Law Enforcement Warn of Continued Phone Scams

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department has received several complaints, similar to ones received by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office ...

featuredimage Deerpark Cuts Ribbon on Senior Center and Highway Garage

Town and county officials were on hand early Friday afternoon for the official grand opening of the new Deerpark Senior ...

featuredimage ELANT Receives Workforce Diversity Award

Elant recently received a regional award from the Orange and Sullivan Counties Employment Alliance Network (OSCEAN) for its contributions to ...

featuredimage Woodstock Man Charged With Armed Robbery in Ulster County

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report the arrest of a Woodstock man following an investigation into the armed ...

featuredimage Estranged Boyfriend Arrested in Connection With Abduction Investigation

A Bloomingburg man was arrested in connection with an abduction investigation that was said to have occurred early Monday morning. The ...

featuredimage Police Make Additional Arrests in Credit Union Robbery

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

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 ...

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

Indian Point Sirens in Orange County to Be Tested on October 30

Orange County Commissioner of Emergency Services Walter Koury and Deputy Commissioner Craig Cherry today advised residents that a full-volume test of the Indian Point Energy Center siren system will be conducted between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 30 throughout the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) around Indian Point, including the sirens in […]


Get a dose of humor and hospitality with ‘Greater Tuna’ at the Mount

According to the Perry Como song, “The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas.” Mount Saint Mary College will capture that Texas spirit with bright stars of its own in the comedy “Greater Tuna,” hitting the college’s theater on November 6, 7 and 8. The performances, one per night, […]

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

5K Run Benefits Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus partnered with the Orange Library Association (OLA) as well as local officials to host the “Run the Runway 5K” event, held at the Orange County Airport on Sunday, October 26. The event was co-sponsored by the Orange Library Association and Orange County and highlights OLA’s countywide, 17-library reading project, OrangeREADS. […]


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

MLS Director Addresses Dutchess County Bar Association

Recently, the Dutchess County Bar Association held its membership luncheon at the Poughkeepsie Grand in Poughkeepsie. Their keynote speaker was Santo (Sandy) Tambone, Executive Officer of Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service LLC (MHMLS). Mr. Tambone spoke to the change in the mission of the multiple listing service (MLS), current market conditions within the Dutchess County real […]

General Interest

Writing Workshop at SUNY New Paltz November 15

SATURDAY WRITING WORKSHOP For Students and their Families November 15th at SUNY NEW PALTZ Join HVWP’s community of writers! A morning program that provides young writers and their caregivers time and creative inspiration to write and share their work (if they wish) in a supportive workshop setting. Adults are invited to attend an hour-long workshop […]

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 […]


Business Council Endorses Serino For Senate

This week The Business Council became the latest pro-jobs group to endorse Dutchess County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I- Hyde Park). As part of their endorsement, The Business Council cited Serino’s commitment to reducing the tax burden, creating good paying jobs, and her small business background as reason for their […]


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 […]