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Community Meeting on Distressed Property Feb 18 in City of Newburgh

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Distressed Property: A Progress Report and Perspective on Newburgh Property Initiatives February 18th, 2015 A Community Meeting has been scheduled by organizations in the City of Newburgh working on distressed property issues. There will be updates on bridge closings and repairs, zoning and streamlining, Land Bank and passive house and energy efficient buildings. The program, […]



Kidz Bop Tour at Bethel Woods July 18

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Entertainment

KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, is bringing the “Make Some Noise” tour to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts! The KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in this energetic and interactive live show.  The “Make Some Noise” tour is the ultimate family concert […]



Irish Music Concert at the Port Jervis Free Library March 3

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: In Your Town

To celebrate all things Irish, the Port Jervis Free Library will present a concert by The Parting Glass Band on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. The concert features traditional and contemporary Irish music performed by Al Gessner on button accordion, flute, and vocals; Patti Gessner on tin whistle, vocals, and […]



Mount Saint Mary’s CDI presents Lenten lecture series

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: General Interest

Mount Saint Mary College’s Catholic and Dominican Institute will host a trio of talks to help the faithful get ready for the Lenten season. “Preparing for a Good Lenten Season” will take place on February 17 at 7 p.m.; “Dominican Spirituality in the Lenten Season” will be explored on February 18 at 6 p.m.; and […]



Mount lecture examines ‘Senior Talks’ in the classroom

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Mount Saint Mary College education professors Matthew Hollibush and David Gallagher will present “Ideas Worth Spreading: An Examination of the Use of TED Talks to Engage Students in Multi-Modal Literacies,” on February 19 at 4 p.m. in the college’s Dominican Center on campus, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. Hollibush and Gallagher will share aspects of the […]



Orange County Men Receive 12-Year Prison Sentences For Home Invasion Robbery

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Keith Hall, 45, of Cornwall and Robert Dieckman, 37, of Newburgh, were each sentenced to 12 years in prison for a home invasion robbery they committed in the Town of Newburgh. On November 26, 2013, Hall and Dieckman entered a home in the Town of Newburgh […]



Drunk Driver Indicted For Murder in Fatal Middletown Hit and Run

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Fredy Quizhpe, 24, of Middletown, has been indicted by an Orange County grand jury in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that he committed in the City of Middletown. The indictment charges Quizhpe with 38 counts, the most serious of which is Murder in the Second Degree. […]



Man Charged with Robbery of Goshen Quick Chek and Three Attempted Robberies

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on February 6, 2015, Anthony Werner, 44, of the Village of Florida, was arraigned in Orange County Court on an indictment charging him with several crimes, including Robbery in the Second Degree, Attempted Robbery in the Second Degree, Menacing in the Second Degree, and Tampering with […]



Ulster County Horse Owner Sentenced in Animal Cruelty Case

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Connie Dirago, 59, of Plattekill, Ulster County, was sentenced in Hamptonburgh Town Court before Town Justice Richard Golden, after her guilty plea to five counts of animal cruelty arising from her neglect of more than thirty horses on a property that she had been renting. The court sentenced Darigo to three years of probation; ordered […]



Maloney Introduces Rail Safety Legislation to Prevent Grade Crossing Accidents

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Following this weeks horrific Metro-North accident, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) introduced the Rail Crossings Safety Improvement Act, to help improve safety at grade crossings. H.R. 705 will reauthorize the Rail Line Relocation & Improvement Capital Grant Program (RLR) at $100 million a year for the next four years. “This horrific accident hits close to […]