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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 […]



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 […]