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Washington Terrace in Newburgh to Close For Repairs

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Washington Terrace will be closed to through traffic between Lake Street (Route 32) and Little Britain Road (Route 207) from Monday, April 21 through Wednesday, April 23.  This section of Washington Terrace will be closed for the purpose of constructing new sewer and water service connections. Only local traffic will be permitted along this section […]



School Bus Driver of the Year Award to be Presented in Dutchess County

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 1:00pm, the Dutchess County Traffic Safety Board in partnership with the Mid Hudson Transportation Supervisors’ Association will present the 13th Annual School Bus Driver of the Year Award.   The award presentation will take place at the Roy C. Ketcham High School located at 99 Myers Corners Road in Wappinger. […]



Catholic Charities Selects Work of Local Artist as Honoree Award

Mar 29th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Dr. Dean Scher, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County, is proud to announce that the photographic work of Goshen resident Rayanne Rysinger will be presented to the 2014 Caritas Award honorees at the annual Celebration of Charity award dinner on April 3. Each year, Catholic Charities selects the work of a […]



Bonacic Announces That Joanne’s Law Passes New York State Senate

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that the New York Senate passed his legislation, Senate Bill 2042, which would increase safety in the workplace.  This bill enacts “Joanne’s Law”  which was created in response to a terrible tragedy from 2005 where an employee of a company who had been […]



12th Annual East Hudson Youth Soccer League Coaches Convention March 22

Mar 21st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The 12th Annual East Hudson Youth Soccer League Coaches Convention will be held this Saturday, March 22 from noon to 5 pm at Arlington High School in LaGrangeville. The two main clinicians are Jeff Tipping, formerly the National Soccer Coaching Association of America (NSCAA) Director of Coaching and now the President of Jeff Tipping Enterprises, […]



Mount Professor to Examine Jewish-Catholic Relations

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Sr. Margaret “Peggy” Murphy, OP, a professor of religious studies at Mount Saint Mary College, will discuss “The Effect of the Holocaust on Jewish-Catholic Relations” March 31 at 10 a.m. at the Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd., Newburgh. The fee is $15. In this powerful presentation, Sr. Murphy will discuss post […]



Orange Regional Medical Center Presents New Art Exhibit

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

Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce a new commissioned children’s mural and companion exhibit, The Colorful Art of Nestor Madalengoitia, featuring vibrant paintings by the Hudson Valley portrait and mural artist, Nestor Madalengoita. Orange Regional commissioned Madalengoitia to paint a mural for a family waiting room on the first floor of the hospital. […]



Sauer Bridge Temporarily Closed in Saugerties

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Ulster County Department of Public Works Commissioner David Sheeley has announced that the Sauer Bridge (Glasco Turnpike) across the Esopus Creek in Saugerties has been closed to all traffic.  Following the latest rounds of severe weather, as a matter of public safety the County Engineer has determined that the bridge will remain closed until repairs […]



Mental Health Association of Orange County Receives Agency Hands Grant

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Allstate Insurance Company presents Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc., with a Agency Hands in the Community Grant Jiri Ireifej, Agent of Allstate Insurance Company located at 287 Route 32 in Central Valley New York presented Mental Health Association in Orange County with a check for $1,000.  This grant was provided by Allstate Foundation […]



Millbrook Artists Landscapes Interpreted Exhibit

Feb 19th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Millbrook painter Daniel F. Gliubizzi and photographer Ann D. Wilkinson will exhibit their work on Feb. 22 – 23 from 12 – 5pm at the Stanford Grange #808, 6043 Route 82, Stanfordville, NY. Creative Crossings, the community-based arts group dedicated to all aspects of art, will host the two-weekend Exhibition and an Artist Reception on […]