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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 […]



Wassaic Project Announces 2014 Summer Festival Film Selections

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

The Wassaic Project, an artist-run multidisciplinary arts organization in its seventh year, is proud to announce its 2014 film festival selections, which highlights the best contemporary emerging filmmakers in international and American independent cinema.  New to the festival this year is a first of its kind partnership with Short of the Week as well as […]



August Regents Exams in Newburgh

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

The 2014 August Regents Examinations and RCTs are scheduled for Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus, 201 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh, West Wing, using the Roe Street entrance. Students taking the Physical Setting/Earth Science Regents must also take the Earth Science Lab Practicum between July 28 and […]



Horizon Family Medical Provider on Federal Registry

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

Victoria Rheaume, a Family Nurse Practitioner in Horizon Family Medical Group’s Florida office, has successfully completed the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners examination, and is listed on the Registry. Victoria can administer physical exams of commercial motor vehicle drivers according to new federal guidelines. She will make important medical certification decisions that will reduce […]



ORMC Foundation’s Board of Trustees Announces New Members

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation welcomes three new members to its Board of Trustees: Michael J. Flynn, J. Miguel Rodrigues and Catherine B. Suehnholz. Michael J. Flynn is Vice President of Commercial Banking at M&T Bank. Mr. Flynn joined the Middle Market Commercial Lending Group in 2001, after four years in the Bank’s Retail […]



Warrior Hike July 13 in Pawling

Jul 5th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

You’re invited to join community members, elected officials, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Boy and Girl Scouts of America, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and others to welcome the 2014 Warrior Hikers as they pass through Dutchess County along the Appalachian Trail. SUNDAY, JULY 13 3:00 PM NATIVE LANDSCAPES 991 […]



Dutchess County Tourism Launches Five New My Day in Dutchess Videos

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

Dutchess County Tourism is excited to announce the release of five new professionally made promotional videos. These videos can be viewed on Dutchess Tourism’s YouTube channel at  and feature a My Day in Dutchess testimonial, each celebrating a specific aspect of tourism: arts, family, outdoors, culinary, and history. Each themed video is about 3 minutes […]



Maloney’s Dam Safety Act Becomes Law

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18)’s Dam Safety Act was signed into law this week as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The Dam Safety Act, which is Maloney’s third bill to be signed into law, provides communities with the support they need to ensure dams have the highest safety standards. WRRDA […]



Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Lung Cancer Support Group

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

Orange Regional Medical Center will begin offering a lung cancer support group on June 26. The group will meet the fourth Thursday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Conference Room, 707 East Main Street, in Middletown. This support group is for patients, their friends and families […]