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Orange County Announces Stay in School SMART Program

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and District Attorney David M. Hoovler, along with representatives from a number of Orange County school districts, announced the launch of the Orange County SMART Program, Strategic Methods Aimed at Reducing Truancy, a referral-based program designed to assist school districts, parents, and children in dealing with issues of chronic truancy. […]



USCIS Expanding Biometric Services in the Hudson Valley

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

One month after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) opened their doors at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Senator Bill Larkin announced USCIS will be expanding services to include biometric fingerprinting, required during the naturalization process. Previously, USCIS was only offering case status inquiries, and general immigration information […]



Sentencing Handed Down in Jared Plante Murder Case

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On August 18, 2014, Jacquelle James, 21, of Newburgh, was sentenced to twenty-two years to Life in State Prison upon his plea of guilty to Murder in the Second Degree, in connection with the January 6, 2014 slaying of a man that he and another had robbed outside of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh.   […]



Haz Mat Incident at Germantown Boat Launch

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On August 17th at approximately 4:50pm, Troopers from SP Livingston were dispatched by Columbia County 911 to assist the Germantown Fire Department with a reported oil spill located in the area of the Germantown Boat Launch. Additional responding agencies that assisted included the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Livingston Fire Department, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia […]



Astor to offer Developmental Screenings for Children at Dutchess Fair

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Evaluating children’s social and emotional development is as important to their overall health as yearly medical and dental checkups. This is why Astor Services for Children & Families will offer free screenings for children and teens at the 2014 Dutchess County Fair. Astor Early Recognition Specialist, Brenda Tracy-Maietta, will conduct the screenings at Astor’s booth […]



Maloney Accepting Applications for U.S. Military Service Academy Nominations

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced his office is accepting applications for students from the Hudson Valley to seek a United States Service Academy nomination from his office. Rep. Maloney has the ability to nominate students to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy […]



Ulster County Residents Urged to Participate in 2014 Senior Survey

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that the Ulster County Office of the Aging (OFA) is launching the 2014 Senior Survey.  It is an informational survey that includes questions about housing, transportation, nutrition, care-giving and insurance information and is designed to identify unmet areas of need or areas requiring expansion of services. “Ulster County is […]



Man missing from Dover adult home

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

State Police from the Dover Plains barracks are attempting to locate Frank Williams, Age 52, 5’8” Tall, and 185 lbs. Williams left Crystal House, located at 97 Mill Street in the Town of Dover on August 8, 2014 around 9:00 a.m. and is in need of medication. He was last seen wearing a blue and […]



State Police investigate alleged attack in the Town of Lewisboro

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On August 13, 2014 at approximately 11:30 p.m., uniformed members of the New York State Police Somers barracks responded to the area of Bouton Street and Gilbert Street for a reported assault. Investigation revealed that the female victim was walking a dog when she stated that she was grabbed from behind and assaulted.  The suspect […]



City of Newburgh Police Make Arrest in Citizens Bank Robbery

Aug 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On Friday, August 15, City of Newburgh Police Detectives filed Robbery charges on 27-year-old City of Kingston resident Steffon Williams for his role in a robbery that occurred at a bank on Broadway in the City of Newburgh. The robbery occurred Tuesday morning at approximately 11:00 AM at the Citizens Bank located at 456 Broadway. […]