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Texting Option Added to NY Sheriff Crime Victim Notification System

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Ulster County Sheriff Paul J. VanBlarcum announces the launch of an enhancement to the New York Sheriffs’ Victim Hotline (VINE) that will enable crime victims to receive a text message notification in the event of any change in the custody status of an offender incarcerated in a county correctional facility in New York State or […]



Transportation Council to Approve Funds For Dutchess County Communities

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council (PDCTC) has announced that the Transportation Council will meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Locust Grove Estate (Reese Gallery Room), 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The Council is expected to approve new bylaws that update voting membership based on data from the […]



Gold MarCom Award Earned for Orange County Driver Safety Posters

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler’s driver safety public service announcements were recently honored with a prestigious Gold Award from MarCom, an international competition that recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The District Attorney’s Office was also awarded an Honorable Mention by MarCom for its heroin prevention public service announcements, which […]



Branches of Humanity Adopt a Family Holiday Program Needs Your Help

Nov 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Branches of Humanity is calling all businesses, clubs, organizations and individuals in the Hudson Valley to lend a hand this Holiday season. Below is a list of families they have taken on for their Holiday adopt a family program. They need your help to bring some Holiday Cheer to these local families in need, by […]



With You Lockets to Host Trunk Show December 6 in Rhinebeck

Nov 18th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Local jewelry business With You, a collection of modern vintage lockets that allows you to carry your most cherished relationships and memories with you, is hosting a trunk show at Dorrer Jewelers on December 6. WHAT: With You Lockets Trunk Show at Dorrer Jewelers during Sinterklaas. About: With You, a collection of modern vintage lockets […]



Foster Grandparent Program Seeking Volunteers

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Foster Grandparent Program of Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc. is expanding its outreach efforts and is interested in attracting additional volunteers. This program provides valuable assistance to children with special and exceptional needs in an academic setting.  The Foster Grandparent volunteers serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to young people throughout the six counties […]



Project HOPE 2014 Celebrating 5 years in Mid Hudson Valley

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 3pm – 8pm, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iota Alpha Omega Chapter, in conjunction with the National Honor Society at Beacon High School, will participate in Project H.O.P.E. (Help Other People Excel) ~ Operation H.E.A.R.T. (Helping to Empower Area Residents Together), in its 5th year. On this day, numerous volunteers […]



5K Run Benefits Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus partnered with the Orange Library Association (OLA) as well as local officials to host the “Run the Runway 5K” event, held at the Orange County Airport on Sunday, October 26. The event was co-sponsored by the Orange Library Association and Orange County and highlights OLA’s countywide, 17-library reading project, OrangeREADS. […]



November 2014 Events at Beekman Library

Oct 18th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

EVENTS IN NOVEMBER AT BEEKMAN LIBRARY Secrets Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to Know Saturday, November 8 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Free. Registration required. Have you just come into some money or have some money to invest? This lively, fact-packed seminar is a must for those who want to learn from a consumer advocate, […]



Pulaski Day in the City of Poughkeepsie Oct 12

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

There will be a Pulaski Day celebration in the City of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, October 12, 2014 beginning at noon. The celebration includes a parade that begins at the Italian Center (227 Mill St.) and goes through Mansion St., N. Bridge St., Main St., N. Clover St., Mt. Carmel Pl., Delafield St., Hoffman St., Bain […]