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Pete Seeger Classic Translated into Hip Hop

Jan 9th, 2015 | By | Category: General Interest

Hip Hop artist Decora, formerly of the ReadNex Poetry Squad, has released a new single from his yet to be released solo debut album – and it’s a tribute to the late Pete Seeger.  “Flowers” maintains in spoken word the classic chorus “Where have the flowers gone” – in recent performances the crowd echoes this […]



Investigation Leads to Arrest in Storage Facility Burglary

Jan 5th, 2015 | By | Category: General Interest

On October 13, 2014 State Police at Liberty responded to a report of a burglary at the Capital Self Storage located on Route 52 in the Town of Liberty.  Several units had been broken into and personal property had been removed.  An investigation led to the arrest of Jose Davilla, age 34 of Warwick on […]



Pedestrian Struck by a Car in Esopus While Walking Dog

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

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report a Car / Pedestrian accident that occurred on Route 213 in the Town of Esopus. On December 26, 2014 at 9:19 am the Ulster County 911 Center reported a Car / Pedestrian accident on State Route 213 near VanWagnen Lane in St. Remy, Town of Esopus. An […]



Mount offers free FAFSA Workshop

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

Mount Saint Mary College is offering a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop for high school students and their families on Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the college. This free event is open to the general public, and is not just for Mount-bound students. Filing the FAFSA […]



Bilingual Family Medicine Doctor Joins Orange Regional Medical Group

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Orange Regional Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jennifer K. Vazquez-Bryan, M.D., a bilingual Family Medicine physician, has joined the Department of Primary Care and will play an important role in further establishing this practice. In addition to her strong medical credentials, Dr. Vazquez-Bryan, who is fluent in Spanish, will be an asset to […]



Mount to hold admissions events for high school seniors December 6

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

High School seniors interested in earning a bachelor’s degree can receive an instant admissions decision from Mount Saint Mary College on December 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place at the college’s Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science and Technology Center., 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y. Undergraduate students can bring their official […]



Best casinos to visit when travelling the USA

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

In Las Vegas there are around 122 casinos (though it does depend on how you define them) and it is one of the top two casino cities in the world, the other being Macau in the People’s Republic of China. With so many casinos to choose from, everybody is going to have their favourites, but […]



East Hudson Youth Soccer League Honors Its Outstanding Volunteers

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

Founded 40 years ago as the West-Put Youth Soccer League, the East Hudson Youth Soccer League (EHYSL) has a long and proud history serving youth soccer players in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties with even a club from Pennsylvania recently getting in on all the fun. Last Saturday night, November 8 at […]



Kingston Attorney Named to New York’s Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers

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

The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Joseph E. O’Connor of the law firm Mainetti, Mainetti & O’Connor, P.C. in Kingston, New York has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in the state of New York, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for […]



State Police from LaGrange investigate pumpkin throwing incident

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

On October 31, 2014 at approximately 8:06 p.m., New York State Police from the LaGrange barracks responded to a Criminal Mischief complaint that occurred in the area of Velie Road and Skidmore Road, in the town of LaGrange. The victim reports while operating her 2011 Subaru Impreza on Velie Road, a subject on the Southern […]