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Writing Workshop at SUNY New Paltz November 15

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

SATURDAY WRITING WORKSHOP For Students and their Families November 15th at SUNY NEW PALTZ Join HVWP’s community of writers! A morning program that provides young writers and their caregivers time and creative inspiration to write and share their work (if they wish) in a supportive workshop setting. Adults are invited to attend an hour-long workshop […]

MSMC Kicks Off Annual Spirit Week

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

Mount Saint Mary College kicked off its annual Spirit of the Mount Week with a Powder Puff football game on Sunday, October 19. The Mount celebration continues throughout the week, and includes a “coin war,” wherein students raise money for the college’s annual Thanksgiving food drive; the Mount Olympics competition; and a free, public talk […]

City of Newburgh Fire Hydrant Flushing

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The City of Newburgh Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the City beginning on Sunday, October 12, 2014 and continuing through to completion. This process will take two to three weeks to finish. Residents can call the Water Department at 565-3356 to check flushing locations or for more information. Customers may notice a […]

Sauer Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule And Under Budget

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

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that Sauer Bridge also known as PVI Bridge (Glasco Turnpike), a critical thoroughfare over the Esopus Creek in Saugerties that connects 9W to Mount Marion, has been reconstructed and is now open for all motorists to safely travel. “I am pleased to announce that the PVI Bridge is now […]

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event

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

The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency will hold the next Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at the Rhinebeck Town Highway Department, 119 Rhinecliff Road in the Town of Rhinebeck.  A complete list of accepted material is included below.   Pre-registration is required and there […]

Village of Liberty Police Department Welcome Three Officers

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

The Village of Liberty Police Department welcomes three new officers to its ranks, hired to replace vacancies in the department by officers who had retired and left for other departments.  One officer had left to due a permanent injury sustained while being assaulted on duty and was granted disability retirement, one officer left for a […]

Barrett leads successful roundtable event

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) moderated a roundtable this Tuesday, Sept. 16th on how the state can better meet the needs of and improve services for women throughout their lifetime. Assemblymember Didi Barrett, as chair of the Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizens Programs, led the discussion, which was co-hosted by the Assembly Committee […]

Arts Mid-Hudson Opens New Headquarters Offices in Poughkeepsie

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Arts Mid-Hudson has a new home at 696 Dutchess Turnpike in the Town of Poughkeepsie. The organization hosted a grand opening of its new headquarters on Sept. 16 with a ribbon cutting with more than 80 artists, supporters, organization members and community leaders participating. The new location provides gallery space for local artists to exhibit […]

ALDI Set to Reopen Newburgh Store

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 1, ALDI, will once again offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer reopens its Newburgh store, located at 13 Route 17K. With higher ceilings and environmentally friendly building materials – such as recycled materials and energy-saving refrigeration and light bulbs – the store will offer customers a […]

Harvest Happenings in the Hudson Valley

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Fall is tiptoeing into the Hudson Valley. The apples and corn grow sweeter by the day and plump pumpkins are brightening the fields. It’s the season when villages throughout the countryside celebrate harvest festivals. The New York Renaissance Faire still pulses with weekend merriment and the mountains surrounding the Bear Mountain Oktoberfest begin to echo […]