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Mount lecture examines ‘Senior Talks’ in the classroom

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Mount Saint Mary College education professors Matthew Hollibush and David Gallagher will present “Ideas Worth Spreading: An Examination of the Use of TED Talks to Engage Students in Multi-Modal Literacies,” on February 19 at 4 p.m. in the college’s Dominican Center on campus, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. Hollibush and Gallagher will share aspects of the […]



Naturalization Ceremony Held February 6 in Dutchess County

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Dutchess County Clerk Bradford H. Kendall hosted a US Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, February 6 at 1:30 pm in the Dutchess County Courthouse, located at 10 Market Street in Poughkeepsie. 48 individuals representing 25 nations received the Naturalization Oath from Clerk Kendall. US Representative Sean Patrick Maloney delivered the keynote address. The Honorable Christine Sproat,  […]



Orange Regional Medical Center Hosts Car Seat Misuses Demonstration

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Orange Regional Medical Center’s Trauma and Injury Prevention Program recently hosted a Car Seat Misuses demonstration to promote car seat safety. Hospital staff and visitors who wished to participate were asked to spot the misuses displayed in two car seat demonstrations set up incorrectly, in comparison to one car seat demonstration set up the correct […]



Too Chicken to Plunge Event for Special Olympics NY

Jan 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Union Tavern of 51st Market Street, in Poughkeepsie, is hosting its first annual “Too Chicken to Plunge” party in support of the Fishkill chapter of Special Olympics Polar Plunge on January 23, 2015. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., is an opportunity for those who are “too chicken” to plunge […]



Hudson Valley Garden Association Winter Lecture Series Jan 17

Jan 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Hudson Valley Garden Association kicks off their third annual Winter Lecture Series on Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at Marasco Community Center in New Windsor, NY. Required pre-registration can be completed online at www.hvga.org. Dreaming, Scheming & Theming with Color in the Garden 11am-12pm –  Learn how to create your own showstopping garden bursting with color […]



Public hearing about Orange County Government Center Dec 29

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

On Monday, December 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Orange County Executive (40 Matthews Street, Goshen), there will be a public hearing about the local law authorizing the sale or lease of the Orange County Government Center. The hearing will be an opportunity for those who support architect Gene Kaufman’s plan—to […]



Lalor Announces Salute to Law Enforcement Day

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – East Fishkill) is organizing a Salute to Law Enforcement Day to recognize local law enforcement officers for their service. The event is planned for early January 2015. “Every day the dedicated efforts of our police officers keep our communities safe,” said Lalor. “They protect our homes, our schools, and […]



Neuhaus Announces Hill-Hold Museum Holiday Opening

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and county Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Richard L. Rose, in cooperation with the Friends of Hill-Hold and Brick House Museums, announced that Hill-Hold Museum will host its annual holiday opening on the weekends of December 13 and 14 and December 20 and 21. Saturday hours are 3 […]



Holiday Gift Drive For Valley View Residents

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Orange County Democratic Women launched a holiday gift drive for residents of the county owned nursing home and rehabilitation center, Valley View.  OCDW will be collecting small gifts for residents for the next 3 weeks.  The cutoff date to donate a gift is December  10.  Members of the OCDW committee  will bring the donated […]



Holiday Art & Craft Show December 6 at the Grail in Cornwall

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Cornwall Grail Center invites the public to its 5th Annual Holiday Art & Craft Show to be held on Saturday, December 6 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Grail’s Phoenix House, 119 Duncan Avenue, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Visitors will find a wide array of fine crafts, including jewelry, scarves, pottery, calligraphy and imported […]