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Dutchess County 2014 Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Let us take you away to another time and place! The air is crisp and the night is clear. A smell of gingerbread comes wafting by from the bakery nearby. Perhaps a little snow starts to fall, as the carolers sing familiar tunes, and then all at once the lights come on, and the beautiful […]



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 […]



Ulster Chamber October 2014 Events

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

October 8 Business Card Exchange 9:00 – 10:30 Courtyard By Marriott 500 Frank Sottile Blvd. Kingston, NY Sponsor: Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union No charge for members to attend. Reservations required. Call the Chamber office at 338-5100 or register online at www.UlsterChamber.org October 14 FREE Informational Meeting Spain Travel Trip 6:00 pm Courtyard By Marriott […]



Orange County Drug Indictments Up over 100% in 2014

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler released statistics on the number of felony narcotics cases filed in Orange County Court in the first seven months of this year, as compared to filings in the corresponding period of 2013. Those statistics reflect a dramatic increase in the number of drug felonies filed in 2014. The […]



No Increase for SUNY Ulster Tuition

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

The preliminary 2014-2015 SUNY Ulster budget included an increase to student tuition totaling $241,538.  Unfortunately, the only option presented to avoid this by the Legislative Chairman and his Vice Chairman was a dramatic increase in county taxpayer spending through a sharp escalation in the County’s contribution. “It is disappointing and unfortunate that the current Legislative […]



City of Newburgh 2014 Gun Buy Back Program Kicks Off June 14

Jun 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

City, county and state officials announced the kickoff of the 2014 Gun Buyback Program, which will be held at the Cathedral at the House of Refuge, 131 Broadway in the City of Newburgh on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. The program, which will reward participants with gift certificates from ShopRite and Price […]



Maloney Announces 2014 Service Academy Appointments

Jun 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that 13 students from the Hudson Valley accepted offers of appointment to one of the nation’s service academies.  Rep. Maloney has the ability to nominate students to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the […]



Women’s History Month March 2014

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

I sometimes find it hard to believe that American women earned the right to vote less than 100 years ago with the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920. It may seem as if we have come such a very long way in those ensuing 94 years – there is no denying that women have […]



Leadership Dutchess Class of 2014 Home Run Helicopter Drop April 23

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Leadership Dutchess 25th anniversary class of The Chamber Foundation, Inc. is presenting a Home Run Helicopter Drop at the Hudson Valley Baseball Classic!  This event will support the mission of The Chamber Foundation which is to provide educational opportunities for youth and the workforce, to build and strengthen personal and business capacity, develop leadership […]



Mount Saint Mary College Students Provide Tax Aid

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

With Tax Day looming, Mount Saint Mary College accounting students are providing free tax preparation for local middle- and low-income families. The assistance program is a partnership between AARP TaxAide Foundation and the Mid-Hudson CASH Coalition. The students serve their community in donated space at Newburgh Ministry, Newburgh Free Library, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union […]