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Poughkeepsie Police Arrest 2 Suspects in January Robbery

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department arrested two suspects on robbery charges relating to an incident that occurred on January 8, 2014 at the Stewarts Shop located at 6 Manchester Circle. On January 8, 2014 at approx. 9:00pm a suspect entered the Stewarts Shop, went up to a cashier at the register and demanded money […]

City of Newburgh Welcomes 7 New Firefighters

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The City of Newburgh welcomed seven new firefighters on Friday, April 4. Pictured (l-r) Interim City Manager James Slaughter, Capt. Joe Locicero, Kevin Byrnes, Christopher Donovan, Dante Defiore, Raymond Griffin, Max Carrero,  Johnathan Irwin, Stephen Hawkins, and Assistant Chief Terry Ahlers. The new firefighters are currently attending the 14-week City of Newburgh Fire Academy at […]

City of Newburgh Codes Violation Abatement Program Gets Results

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

With the launch of a new Code Violations Abatement program, property owners are taking note- the City means business when it comes to enforcement. Word has gotten out that after a 21 day notice period either the owner of a trash-filled property cleans it up, or the City will do it for them, and send […]

ManaFoods of NY Reaffirms Interest in Mid-Hudson Correctional Property

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

In a recent letter to the Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation, ManaFoods of New York, previously known as Valley Fresh Direct, reaffirmed its interest in pursuing property at the former Mid-Hudson Correctional Facility site in Warwick for the establishment of an agricultural education and exchange project. “Now that the Warwick Valley LDC has closed on […]

Lack of Emergency Savings Could Lead to Higher Home Foreclosures Says Hudson River Housing

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Hudson River Housing is encouraging consumers in Dutchess County to come in to its offices at the NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center in Poughkeepsie for a personal financial review following a new national survey that found that nearly one-out-of-three adults or more than 70 million people around the county have no emergency savings. “Emergency savings are an […]

Dutchess County Releases 2013 Rental Housing Survey

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development has released its annual 2013 Rental Housing Survey .    The report focuses on four rental categories:  Market Rate Apartment Complexes (20+ units), Tax Credit Apartment Complexes, Other Market Rate Apartments (1-19 units), formerly “Multi-Family Units,” and Subsidized Housing. This year’s report has been updated to make the […]

Mount Students Donate School Supplies to Love a Classroom Drive

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Pre-service teachers from Mount Saint Mary College donated rulers, paper, pencils, and more to Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor, N.Y. The supplies were collected through the “Love a Classroom” drive, hosted by the Mount’s Sigma Tau Chapter 451 of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education. Sigma Tau Chapter 451 recently earned […]

Orange County Forms Casino Task Force

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia today in announcing the formation of a Task Force on Gaming and Economic Development. The task force would study the potential impacts of casino development on Orange County, including effects on transportation-infrastructure capacity. New York State plans to award four casino licenses in […]

Ulster Man Fires at Neighbors Barricades Himself Against Police

Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Gardiner man on multiple charges after the man fired several rounds from a rifle at nearby residents and then barricaded himself inside his residence. Deputies and the New York State Police responded at approximately 9 PM to a complaint of shots fired in the area […]

Goshen Teen Dies in Wednesday Night Crash

Apr 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

An 18 year old Goshen High School senior was killed in a one car crash Wednesday night. Town of Goshen police were called to the scene of the accident on Gate Schoolhouse Road Wednesday night at about 10:30 PM. The victim has been identified as Lance Golubinski, 18, of Goshen. According to police, Golubinski was […]