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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 […]



City of Newburgh Recreation Department Is Looking For Volunteer Coaches

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

City of Newburgh Recreation Department Is Looking For Volunteer Coaches Coaches are needed for the following youth sports activities: Fall Outdoor Soccer (Co-Ed) 9/12/14  – 11/1/14 Divisions:  3-5yrs. (Kinder), 6-8yrs, (Jr. Pee Wee), 9-10 (Pee Wee), 11-12 (Biddy) Location:  Delano Hitch Field Practices:  Friday Nights– 8 pm Games: Saturday Afternoons noon– 4 p.m. Night School […]



Martellaro is New SUNY Orange Band Conductor

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Longtime Highland High School band director Joseph Martellaro has been named the new conductor of the SUNY Orange Symphonic Band, the College has announced. Martellaro, who recently retired following 27 years at Highland High School, will now direct a SUNY Orange band that is comprised of students and community members. He brings a diverse and […]



Orange AHRC receives Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation

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

Christopher Fortune, executive director, has announced that Orange AHRC has been awarded the four-year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL – The Council on Quality and Leadership. This award confirms that the organization shares CQL’s vision for person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services. When Orange AHRC partnered with […]



Ulster Chamber Offers Spring Trip to Spain

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

The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is planning a vacation getaway to Spain April 18-28, 2015.  The trip is available at a Great Group Rate Price of just $3,499 per person, double occupancy (with early booking) and is open to members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce as well as the general […]



Hollow Road in Clinton Reopened to Traffic

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro has announced Hollow Road (CR 14) in the Town of Clinton has been re-opened to traffic between Route 9G and N. Quaker Lane (CR 16).     The roadway was closed July 31st as the result of a culvert collapse. Dutchess County Department of Public Works highway and bridge staff were […]



Horizon Family Medical Provider Authorized to Perform Bus and Truck Driver Exams

Aug 10th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Andrea J. Attardo, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Horizon Family Medical Group’s Chester office, recently became a member of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME.) She achieved this distinction through study and the passing of the NRCME examination. She can now   perform physical exams of interstate bus and truck drivers according to the […]



Funding Now Available for Arts and Cultural Activities

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

This is a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), and is designed to support community-based arts activities in an effort to make quality arts programming available to all Dutchess, Orange and Ulster County residents, as well as to support local cultural expression. There are three distinct grant programs: PROJECT […]



Block the Lead Party in Newburgh August 1

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

On Friday August 1, 2014 the Lead Safe Newburgh Coalition  and the City of Newburgh will sponsor a “Block the Lead Party” at Audrey Carey Park (corner of Liberty and Farrington Streets)   from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center will have their mobile van on site and conduct free […]



Middletown Police Warn of Recent Phone Scam

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The City of Middletown Police Department wishes to advise of a phone scam which has been reported twice in the past week. In each case, a caller advised that they were working for a collection agency contracted by Orange and Rockland Utilities. The caller advised the answering parties that there was a past due amount […]