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Community Safety Meet Up in Poughkeepsie June 25

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Hudson River Housing’s Middle Main Initiative is focusing their next Community Meet-Up on the topic of safety in the City of Poughkeepsie. All are welcome to share concerns and solutions with residents, business owners, law enforcement, and other community leaders on June 25th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Public Safety Facility, 505 Main St. […]



Child Passenger Safety Week

Sep 20th, 2011 | By | Category: General Interest

The New York State Police along with Burlington Coat Factory urges parents and caregivers to have their children’s car seats checked on “National Seat Check Saturday”, September 24, 2011. Parents are reminded to check the owners manual to their car seat along with their vehicle if available. “The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic […]



City of Port Jervis Boil Water Order Lifted

Sep 15th, 2011 | By | Category: General Interest

CITY OF PORT JERVIS BOIL WATER ORDER LIFTED The “Boil Water Order” issued by the City Water Department has been lifted for all of their customers. The turbidities have returned to recommended levels outlined by the New York State Department of Health for potable drinking water. Customers are no longer required to rapid boil water […]



Free Storage For Hurricane Irene Victims

Sep 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Free Storage for those affected by Hurricane Irene! Fort Knox Self Storage located in Matamoras, PA; Montague, NJ; Monroe, NY; Port Jervis, NY&  Middletown, NY are all excepting flood victims’ belongings in our storage facilities. Operations manager Coleen Hodgins said, “We are your neighbors, our homes were affected as well but the stores are safe&  […]



Seniors Learn Self Defense Against Mail Phone and Online Scams

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Seniors Learn Self Defense Against Mail, Phone and Online Scams at Event Sponsored by Hinchey, Orange County Executive Diana and Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan      In an effort to help safeguard Orange County residents from fraud and scams, Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today sponsored a free public forum at the Mulberry House […]



Schumer Pushes For Lyme Disease Legislation

Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Events

SCHUMER: AT THE HEIGHT OF TICK SEASON, LYME DISEASE, NEW TICK- BORNE ILLNESS SPREADING QUICKLY IN ULSTER COUNTY – SENATOR PUSHES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT GROWING CASES OF EMERGING ILLNESSES Ulster County Has Now Surpassed Dutchess For The Most Cases Of Lyme Disease; Cases Of Emerging Illness Babesiosis Also On The Rise Legislation Would Boost Research […]



Orange County to Sponsor Free Public Forum on Mail Phone and Internet Scams

Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Orange County to Sponsor Free Public Forum on Protecting Residents from Mail, Phone, & Online Scams Congressman Will Bring Together Representatives from the Federal Trade Commission & Orange County Department of Consumer Affairs to Help the Public Learn Ways to Protect Themselves from Fraud Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Mulberry House […]



Applications for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program are now Available Online

Aug 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

As part of his ongoing effort to ensure emergency responders in New York have the equipment and gear they need, Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today announced that application materials for the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program are now available online and that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin accepting electronic […]



Port Jervis 5th Annual National Night Out Against Crime

Jul 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Calendar

5th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday August 2nd, 2011 6pm-9pm Located at Riverside Park:  Corner of King and Fourth Streets in the City of Port Jervis The Port Jervis Area National Night Out Against Crime Committee is pleased to announce that we are holding our 5th annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, […]



Orange County Asks Residents to Take Precautions During Heat Wave

Jul 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Events

County Executive Edward A. Diana and Commissioner of Health Dr. Jean M. Hudson advise residents to take precautions during the region’s forecasted heat wave, scheduled to last at least through the weekend, as hot and humid weather can cause serious illness and death. “I urge residents to stay cool and safe in an air conditioned […]