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Prom gowns earn a second chance to shine for local students

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Mount Saint Mary College will soon offer high school students the opportunity to find the perfect, affordable prom dress. The college is one of several institutions participating in Prom Fest, a program that collects gently used dresses donated by the community, and redistributes them for $10 each to prom-bound high school students To donate a […]



3 Hawaiian Life Lessons We Could All Use

Feb 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Island Time is not the timetable for me, even though I hate waking up before 8 a.m. and I haven’t had a set schedule in over five years. Whale watching plans in Costa Rica a few years back were altered because the guys running the show were just so very blasé about it all. Aside […]



Orange County Protects Glenmere Reservoir

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Neuhaus signs law preserving 95 additional acres of water source’s property County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that Orange County has protected an additional 95 acres on the Glenmere Lake grounds in order to improve public water quality and preserve a delicate natural habitat. On February 5, at the county executive’s request, the […]



Newburgh Police Make Three Arrests After Attempted Armed Robbery

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The City of Newburgh Police made three arrests in connection with an armed attempted robbery that occurred on February 4,2015 at approximately 7:00 pm in the area of 335 Ann Street. The victim, a female resident of the City of Newburgh, was walking in the area when two juvenile suspects and 17 year old suspect […]



Sullivan County Woman Charged in Connection With January Burglary

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Police Briefs

On Thursday February 5th, 2015 the Village of Liberty Police arrested Angela Disanto,  22 of Grahamsville after an investigation in a residential burglary in the Village of Liberty. Police began investigating the incident when a homeowner reported a burglary to their residence on January 5th, 2015 with cash and checks stolen from the home. The […]



Hearts and Flowers in the Hudson Valley

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Orange County has romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day and beyond Love is in the air and romantics will be head over heels with Orange County’s variety of full service hotels, charming B&Bs, and fascinating destinations. Special packages are available throughout the year, but the ones that Cupid has devised are particularly unique! Treat your loved […]



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 […]