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Revitalizing Newburgh: The Report Back on Economic Development

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciaravino spoke to a large group of Newburgh residents at Mount Saint Mary College on Sunday, July 20, as part of the Newburgh Community Conversation series. Ciaravino’s topic was “Newburgh: A Report Back on Economic Development.”  The event was hosted and sponsored by the Mount in the newly renovated Dominican Center, […]



Rooftime Volleyball Tournament to Raise Funds for Dutchess Homeless

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

The 22nd Annual Rooftime Volleyball Tournament is expected to bring out over 300 local sports enthusiasts and raise over $10,000 for the homeless in Dutchess County.  The tournament, a local tradition for over two decades, will take place this weekend, July 19 and 20th, at Beacon Memorial Park. All funds raised from the tournament support […]



Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Jared Plante Murder Case

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Jacquelle James, 21, of Newburgh, pleaded guilty late Monday afternoon to Murder in the Second Degree, in connection with the January 6, 2014, slaying of a man that he and another had robbed outside of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. James pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement under which he will be sentenced […]



Historic Newburgh Courthouse Bell Installed in Kaplan Hall

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

SUNY Orange officially unveiled the display location for the historic Newburgh Courthouse Bell on Monday during a brief, informal installation ceremony in the Grand Street Lobby of Kaplan Hall on the College’s Newburgh campus. The bell, forged in 1842 and weighing more than 500 pounds, resided in the steeple of the Newburgh Courthouse for more […]



Police Find Missing Cornwall Man’s Car, Search Continues

Jul 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Police found the car of a missing Cornwall man in a parking area off route 6 in Harriman State Park on Thursday. Cornwall Town Police and State Police are currently investigating the disappearance of 62 year old Raymond Locascio of Cornwall. Locascia was last seen leaving his home Tuesday afternoon approxiametly 2:30PM to travel to […]



Heroin and cocaine Recovered in City of Newburgh Drug Bust

Jul 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On July 10, 2014 at 5:30am the City of Newburgh Police Narcotics Unit executed a “No Knock” search warrant at 487 Broadway 2nd floor rear apartment. The warrant was obtained based upon the investigation into sales of narcotics from that location. Located inside the apartment were 941 decks of heroin that totaled 23.5 grams, 59 […]



Ribbon Cutting for Hudson Valley Honor Flight July 10

Jul 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Hudson Valley Honor Flight will be held this Thursday July 10th at 12:00PM.  The event will take place at the Chamber headquarters located at 1 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. “We are proud that Hudson Valley Honor Flight is a member of our Chamber, and we encourage local World […]



Port Jervis Man Pleads Guilty in Gun Shop Burglary and Murder Conspiracy

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On Monday, July 7, 2014, Scott Corr, 46, of Port Jervis, pled guilty before County Court Judge Nicholas De Rosa in connection with the burglary of a Port Jervis sporting goods store, and his later conspiracy to kill a witness who was expected testify against him about that burglary. Corr pled guilty to Criminal Possession […]



Poughkeepise Police Seek Assistance in 4th of July Armed Robbery

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On July 4, 2014 at about 10:25 pm, The Town of Poughkeepsie Police received a call from Vassar Brothers Hospital to report that a subject arrived at the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained from an armed robbery in the Arlington area. The victim reports on this date at about 9:45 pm, he was […]



Maloney Announces New Bill to Reform Veterans Employment Program

Jul 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

At Continental Organics, a service disabled veteran-owned small business, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that he would be introducing new bipartisan legislation, the Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act, to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program, the key employment-oriented program to help assist, train and find suitable jobs […]