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NYLCV Endorses Didi Barrett For Assembly

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has announced its endorsement of Didi Barrett for New York’s Assembly District 106. Completing her first term, Didi Barrett is widely seen as an up-and-coming environmental leader in the Assembly. One of […]



Gap to Expand Operations in Dutchess County With 1,200 New Jobs

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Gap Inc., a specialty retailer recognized around the globe, is expanding its distribution center in Fishkill, Dutchess County, and will create up to 1,200 new jobs over the next five years. Gap Inc. considered other locations across the United States for its expansion project, but ultimately chose to invest and grow in New York State. […]



3 Newburgh Men Found Guilty For 2010 Murder of Jeffrey Henry

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RAYMOND CHRISTIAN, GLENN THOMAS, and TYRELL WHITAKER were found guilty last Friday in Manhattan federal court of the December 15, 2010, murder of Jeffrey Henry. Jeffrey Henry was killed when the defendants attempted an armed robbery of individuals selling crack […]



Wall Street Jazz Festival in Kingston August 30

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Entertainment

For the eleventh consecutive year, on a glorious end-of-summer night, the intersection of Wall and North Front Streets in Kingston will become “The Jazz Corner of Upstate New York.” Once again, in an evening of music that should not be missed, the Wall Street Jazz Festival presents an array of some of today’s finest jazz […]



Techxpo,Career Center and Education Hub Added to Orange Chamber Expo

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual EXPO trade show will feature a number of new attractions in addition to more than 175 exhibitors. EXPO will be held on Wednesday, September 10 from 12:00-7:00 p.m. at Anthony’s Pier 9, New Windsor. TechXpo at EXPO, sponsored by DocuWare, will showcase Chamber businesses who will display […]



Orange AHRC receives Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Christopher Fortune, executive director, has announced that Orange AHRC has been awarded the four-year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL – The Council on Quality and Leadership. This award confirms that the organization shares CQL’s vision for person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services. When Orange AHRC partnered with […]



Funds Received to Strengthen Route 211 Bridge Over Wallkill River

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

After heavy flooding hit the Hudson Valley, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced a $13.7 federal investment to strengthen the Route 211 bridge over the Wallkill River in Montgomery. This investment through the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will invest in the Route 211 […]



Ulster County Crime Victims Program Receives $1 Million Grant

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) has been awarded a New York State grant of $1,118,366.25 for the period October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017.  Ulster County’s CVAP is scheduled to receive $367,829.85 for 2014-2015; $374,640.05 for 2015-2016; and $375,896.35 for 2016-2017 subject to County legislative action.  CVAP serves victims of crime, […]



Vanderbilt Garden 30th Anniversary Formal Garden Tours September 9

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

In 2014 the Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association is celebrating their 30th Anniversary of their founding and the beginning of the restoration of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. On Sunday September 21, the Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer free tours of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National […]



YMCA Bike It Youth Cycling Program

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County has announced its fall 2014 youth cycling program, “Bike It!” for kids aged 10-14.  Beginning on Saturday September 13th, the program operates from 9am to noon and will continue through November 8.  Each session includes instruction in bicycle safety and maintenance, as well as a bike ride. “We […]