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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 […]



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 […]