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BUSINESS

Second Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

By Liz Gaschler POUGHKEEPSIE - The Northern Dutchess National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held their second annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the...

Black Wealth 2020: Economic Justice Movement Pt .1

By Hazel Trice Edney According to the following statistics, the economic condition of America’s Black community is in dire straits: A recent study by Harvard University...

POLITICAL

Newburgh Officials Excited About Redevelopment

NEWBURGH – City Councilwoman Karen Mejia said she is “pumped up” about a proposal by Alembic Community Development to breathe new life into the...

Obama’s Policies Still Drive Economic Growth

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor In May of 2017, the Black unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 17 years: 7.5 percent. Then, in...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Smokie Norful to Release his First Book

NASHVILLE, TN – When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece...

Taking a Closer Look at the Film “Detroit”

By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic “Detroit” tells a story of racial injustice and police brutality, based on fact, which is easy enough to believe...

HEALTH

SLCH’s NICU Holds 20th Annual Celebration

NEWBURGH – More than 200 guests including former patients, families and dedicated staff attended St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital’s (SLCH) Elaine Kaplan Neonatal Intensive Care...
Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus

O.C. Health Department Awarded $580,500 Grant

GOSHEN - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Health Commissioner Dr. Eli Avila , M.D., J.D., M.P.H., FCLM, DABLM have announced that the...
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