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R.E.A.L. Skills Celebrates Annual Rosa Parks Benefit
By Amanda Moody POUGHKEEPSIE - The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel was filled with excitement on Friday, February 13th as R.E.A.L. Skills Network celebrated their Second Annual Rosa Parks Benefit. The night brought together community leaders, students, and honored dignitaries alike to celebrate the life and spirit of Rosa Parks. "Poughkeepsie is a diverse community," explained Poet Gold. "If you look around the room tonight, the diversity of the...
Blue Knights Clinch Skyline Tournament Berth
Blue Knights Clinch Skyline Tournament Berth

By David Spiegel TROY – Thanks to a loss by St. Joseph’s College (L.I.) at the hands of Farmingdale State College on Tuesday, the...

Army Black Knights Come Back to Top Colgate, 48-47
Army Black Knights Come Back to Top Colgate, 48-47

WEST POINT - Junior Kelsey Minato made a three-pointer with 1:15 remaining in the second half to break a 45-45 tie before the Black Knights held on...

Knights Dropped by Sage at the Buzzer
Knights Dropped by Sage at the Buzzer

By David Spiegel NEWBURGH – Marcus Patterson put back an offensive rebound as the final tenths of a second came off the clock, making the...

Sowah Joins 1,000-Point Club as Hawks Win
Sowah Joins 1,000-Point Club as Hawks Win

By Brian Savard NEW PALTZ – Senior guard/forward Taylor Sowah became the 19th men’s basketball student-athlete to score 1,000 career...

Hawks Conclude Regular Season With 68-46 Win
Hawks Conclude Regular Season With 68-46 Win

By Ryan Novitsky NEW PALTZ – Junior guard/forward Colleen Ames scored a game-high 16 points off the bench to lead the State University of...

Marist Red Foxes Hang Tough With Iona
Marist Red Foxes Hang Tough With Iona

POUHGKEEPSIE - The Marist men’s basketball team fought hard, but fell 72-68 to Iona in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game Friday...

 
Health
Heart Month at Orange Regional Medical Center »  Heart Month at Orange Regional...

MIDDLETOWN - In recognition of American Heart Month, Orange Regional Medical Center’s Peter...

GHVFHC to Host Inaugural Golf & Tennis Tourney »  GHVFHC to Host Inaugural Golf...

NEWBURGH - On Monday, May 11, 2015, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center (GHVFHC) will...

»  Ways to Keep Clutter from...

SOUTHBURY, CT – Have you ever heard the expression “too much of a good thing?”...

HIV Was the First Disease to Fight for it’s Civil Rights »  HIV Was the First Disease to Fight...

HIV changed everything. Doctors were no longer infallible, patients had a right to understand and...

Helpful Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling this Season »  Helpful Tips for Safe Snow...

A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed that shoveling snow...

Car Seat Misuses Demonstration Event is Held »  Car Seat Misuses Demonstration...

MIDDLETOWN - Orange Regional Medical Center’s Trauma and Injury Prevention Program recently...

Health Quest Shares Helpful Ways to Prevent Frostbite »  Health Quest Shares Helpful Ways...

LAGRANGEVILLE - With temperatures throughout the Hudson Valley expected to dip into the teens...

Business
Jansen Retires From Walden Savings Bank »  Jansen Retires From Walden Savings Bank

MONTGOMERY- Richard L. Jansen has retired from the Board of Directors of Walden Savings Bank....

»  $13M Committed to My Brother’s Keeper...

WASHINGTON - In a large-scale announcement of corporate support for President Obama’s My...

»  11 Fatal Errors Not to Make in Your Job...

You have experience and skill in your field (not to mention commitment, drive, and great...

»  Local Bank’s Staff & Customers Donate to...

MONTGOMERY - In December, Walden Savings Bank collected and donated 684 lbs. of non-perishables to...

Local Woman Launches Natural Skin Care Line »  Local Woman Launches Natural Skin Care Line

Jill Riley’s love of travel, culture and her pursuit of a healthy lifestyle converged while...

Coca-Cola & Steve Harvey Form a Partnership »  Coca-Cola & Steve Harvey Form a...

ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American...

Ramos Joins Full Service Local Advertising Firm »  Ramos Joins Full Service Local Advertising...

CAMPBELL HALL - BBG&G Advertising, Inc. continues its expansion in the Hudson Valley with...

Verizon Foundation Awards $20K to Safe Homes »  Verizon Foundation Awards $20K to Safe Homes

NEWBURGH - The Verizon Foundation awarded $20,000 to Safe Homes of Orange County to help prevent...

How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half in 2015 »  How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half in 2015

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - "If shoppers learn some simple strategies, they can cut their grocery bill in...

»  Caritas Award Honorees Have Been Chosen

GOSHEN - Dr. Dean Scher, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange...

 
Local
»  BHC Celebrates “A Legacy of Faith As We Walk...
BHC Celebrates “A Legacy of Faith As We Walk...

NEWBURGH - The Black History Committee of the Hudson Valley celebrated its Annual Inspirational...

»  Celebrating Black History Month with Wellness
Celebrating Black History Month with Wellness

By Amanda Moody POUGHKEEPSIE - On Friday, February 21 New Hope Community Center in...

»  Fourth Annual Go Red for Women Zumba Event
Fourth Annual Go Red for Women Zumba Event

NEWBURGH – On Sunday, February 15th, several of the top Zumba instructors in the Hudson...

»  Three-Day Birthday Celebration Was A Success
Three-Day Birthday Celebration Was A Success

NEWBURGH - Comments from visitors, volunteers, and staff at Washington’s Headquarters State...

»  NRC Attend the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
NRC Attend the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

PELHAM MANOR - On February 14, 2015, the Newburgh Rowing Club ("NRC") spent Valentine’s Day...

»  17th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Tuition...
17th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Tuition...

NEW WINDSOR - Featuring a small, elite group of World War II combat veterans, the Maj. Gen. Irene...

»  First NY Black Woman to Become a CPA Dies
First NY Black Woman to Become a CPA Dies

NEW YORK - Services for Bernadine Gines, the first black woman to earn the title of Certified...

Political
Young African American Girls Are Being Left Behind »  Young African American Girls Are Being Left...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke at a briefing held by the NAACP...

This Week in Orange County 2-25-15 »  This Week in Orange County 2-25-15

This week bids were received and opened for a professional consultant to assist the county in the...

2015 Service Academy Nominations Announced »  2015 Service Academy Nominations Announced

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

President Obama on National Teen Dating  Violence Awareness »  President Obama on National Teen Dating ...

A proclamation by the President of the United States of America: In a Nation invested in the...

25 Years After Mandela’s Release from Prison »  25 Years After Mandela’s Release from Prison

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of Financial Services...

Maloney’s Rail Legislation Includes Key Provisions »  Maloney’s Rail Legislation Includes Key...

WASHINGTON, DC– The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed two key...

More than $787M in Federal Funding Announced »  More than $787M in Federal Funding Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced a...

Rachel Wilson Meets with Youth Services Agencies »  Rachel Wilson Meets with Youth Services...

This week Orange County Youth Bureau Director Rachel Wilson met with the many agencies helping to...

 
 


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