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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 […]

Foam and Wash Collects $26,000 for St Judes

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Foam & Wash Car Wash, Mobil Mart, Laundromat and Oil Change Plus are happy to announce that they have exceeded their 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fundraiser goal. Todd Baright, president of Foam & Wash, said, “Finding Cures, Saving Lives is the mission and the associates of Foam & Wash really gave their best […]

Writing Workshop at SUNY New Paltz November 15

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

SATURDAY WRITING WORKSHOP For Students and their Families November 15th at SUNY NEW PALTZ Join HVWP’s community of writers! A morning program that provides young writers and their caregivers time and creative inspiration to write and share their work (if they wish) in a supportive workshop setting. Adults are invited to attend an hour-long workshop […]

MSMC Kicks Off Annual Spirit Week

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

Mount Saint Mary College kicked off its annual Spirit of the Mount Week with a Powder Puff football game on Sunday, October 19. The Mount celebration continues throughout the week, and includes a “coin war,” wherein students raise money for the college’s annual Thanksgiving food drive; the Mount Olympics competition; and a free, public talk […]

City of Newburgh Fire Hydrant Flushing

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The City of Newburgh Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the City beginning on Sunday, October 12, 2014 and continuing through to completion. This process will take two to three weeks to finish. Residents can call the Water Department at 565-3356 to check flushing locations or for more information. Customers may notice a […]

Sauer Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule And Under Budget

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

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that Sauer Bridge also known as PVI Bridge (Glasco Turnpike), a critical thoroughfare over the Esopus Creek in Saugerties that connects 9W to Mount Marion, has been reconstructed and is now open for all motorists to safely travel. “I am pleased to announce that the PVI Bridge is now […]

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 […]