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13th Annual Celebration Honors Black History
By Liz GaschlerPOUGHKEEPSIE - The riveting soprano tones of opera music filled the room of St. John’s Lutheran Church in a celebration of Black History Month on Saturday.The thirteenth annual celebration, hosted by Nubian Directions II – a non-profit technology resource center for youth – was inspired by the classical music innovators of the 19th century. An awe-inspiring historical performance, Dear Lizzie, Selika and...
Mount Saint Mary Blue Knights Battle Past Albertus Magnus
Mount Saint Mary Blue Knights  Battle Past Albertus Magnus

WAPPINGERS FALLS – The Mount Saint Mary College Baseball team scored its first win of the season with a 4-3 triumph over Albertus Magnus on...

Second-Half Spurt Lifts Lehigh Past Black Knights
Second-Half Spurt Lifts Lehigh Past Black Knights

BETHLEHEM, PA. – The Army West Point men’s basketball team dropped an 83-69 decision at Lehigh here Saturday night. It was a slim...

Women’s Basketball Advances to SUNYAC Final
Women’s Basketball Advances to SUNYAC Final

By Colleen GonzalezGENESEO – For the second-consecutive year, the No. 2 seed State University of New York at New Paltz women’s basketball...

Marist Red Foxes Are Defeated at Siena 80-64
Marist Red Foxes Are Defeated at Siena 80-64

ALBANY - The Marist men’s basketball team suffered an 80-64 loss to Siena in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game in its regular-season...

NP Hawks Blanked at Johns Hopkins 6-0
NP Hawks Blanked at Johns Hopkins 6-0

By Ryan NovitskyBALTIMORE, MD – The State University of New York at New Paltz baseball team dropped a 6-0 decision at Johns Hopkins University...

MSMC Blue Knights Upset By Sage in Semifinals
MSMC Blue Knights Upset By Sage in Semifinals

NEWBURGH – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Basketball team was eliminated from the Skyline Conference Championship on Thursday night...

 
Health
Every Tooth Counts Campaign Receives Donation »  Every Tooth Counts Campaign...

NEWBURGH - Continuing the momentum from the 2016 Pillars of the Community Awards Gala, Ronnee and...

Community Wears Red to Combat Heart Disease »  Community Wears Red to Combat...

NEWBURGH - Though it may have looked like an early Valentine’s Day celebration, the Mount...

Women’s Heart Attack Symptoms are Different »  Women’s Heart Attack Symptoms are...

We’ve all seen the movie scenes where a man gasps, clutches his chest and falls to the...

Cornerstone Family Healthcare Welcomes Providers »  Cornerstone Family Healthcare...

NEWBURGH - Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s rapidly expanding footprint has increased the need...

»  American Heart Association Warns...

The American Heart Association says that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health...

»  Partnership to Improve Access to...

BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP announced that, with support from Baxter International Inc., it is...

Domestic Violence Conference to be Held »  Domestic Violence Conference to be...

STONE RIDGE - SUNY Ulster will host the 4th Annual Domestic Violence Information Forum October 27,...

Business
Norwegian Air Will Service Four Cities From Stewart Airport »  Norwegian Air Will Service Four Cities From...

NEW WINDSOR – When Norwegian Air starts its European flights from Stewart Airport this...

Enterprise Gives Back to the H.V. Community »  Enterprise Gives Back to the H.V. Community

NEWBURGH - Employees of Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Hudson Valley region recently worked with...

US AG Urged to Investigate Awarded Subsidies »  US AG Urged to Investigate Awarded Subsidies

NEWBURGH - Governor Cuomo’s practice of doling out state grants and tax breaks to political...

Wells Fargo is Sued For Alleged Discriminatory Lending Practices »  Wells Fargo is Sued For Alleged...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Wells Fargo & Co. illegally denied qualified applicants, including a...

»  Meals on Wheels NY State Announces...

NEWBURGH - Meals on Wheels New York State (MOWNYS)is pleased to announce the appointment of their...

The NBCSL Calls For Debt Collection Reform »  The NBCSL Calls For Debt Collection Reform

By Charlene CrowellWhen many consumers think of billion-dollar industries, banks and Wall Street...

»  Meals on Wheels NYS Announces Leadership...

NEWBURGH - Meals on Wheels New York State (MOWNYS)is pleased to announce the appointment of their...

MTA to Reimburse Ferry Parking Lot Lease Costs »  MTA to Reimburse Ferry Parking Lot Lease...

NEW YORK – The full Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board recently approved the...

»  Home Depot Kicks Off Its 2017 Retool Your...

ATLANTA, GA - Continuing its commitment to our nation’s accredited Historically Black...

»  NYS Tax Department Provides Simple Filing...

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today announced important tax tips to follow...

 
Local
»  Poughkeepsie Coalition Celebrates Black...
Poughkeepsie Coalition Celebrates Black...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Black history is celebrated in many ways throughout the month of February. For...

»  19 Sacred Sites Grants Awarded Throughout NYS
19 Sacred Sites Grants Awarded Throughout NYS

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 19 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $260,000 awarded...

»  Luncheon Honors Achievements of Black...
Luncheon Honors Achievements of Black...

NEWBURGH - The Second Annual Black Pioneers of Newburgh was held at the Newburgh Free Library last...

»  Funds Committed to Expand Boys & Girls...
Funds Committed to Expand Boys & Girls...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Dutchess County, through its Agency Partner Grant program, has awarded the Boys &...

»  Neighborhood Club Honors Community Citizens
Neighborhood Club Honors Community Citizens

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Poughkeepsie Neighborhood Club, Inc. hosted its 99th annual Lincoln Douglass...

»  RCC Black Achievement Awards Ceremony is Held
RCC Black Achievement Awards Ceremony is Held

RAMAPO - On February 7 and February 8, recognition ceremonies for local students were held at...

»  Veterans Honored With Valentines Day Cards
Veterans Honored With Valentines Day Cards

MIDDLETOWN - Head Start students answered Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s call to...

Political
»  NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions’...

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was confirmed as the nation’s 84th US Attorney...

Debate Explodes Over Coretta Scott King Letter »  Debate Explodes Over Coretta Scott King...

By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor The United States Senate debate over...

Service Academy Nominations are Announced »  Service Academy Nominations are Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services...

City of Poughkeepsie is Protecting its Bus Service »  City of Poughkeepsie is Protecting its Bus...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Mayor Rob Rolison recently said that the City of Poughkeepsie saw a steady decline...

“The Obama Years: The Power Of Words” »  “The Obama Years: The Power Of Words”

NEW YORK - Over eight years, President Obama delivered more than 3,500 speeches and statements...

Stewart-Cousins Hosts Westchester Resistance Rally »  Stewart-Cousins Hosts Westchester Resistance...

WHITE PLAINS – Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins partnered with a diverse coalition of community...

»  NAACP Formally Opposes Puzder, Price...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The NAACP released the following statement regarding the nominations of Andrew...

Steve Neuhaus Signs Tobacco 21 Legislation »  Steve Neuhaus Signs Tobacco 21 Legislation

GOSHEN - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus signed legislation on Friday to enact a law that...

 
 


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