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The Kingston Land Trust receives a $2,500 check from Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. Pictured (from left to right) Greg Shaheen, Conservation Coordinator, Kingston Land Trust; John Finch, Ulster Savings Bank EVP/COO; Julia Farr, Executive Director, Kingston Land Trust; and Ted Griese, Operations Manager, Kingston Land Trust.

Kingston Land Trust Awarded $2,500 Grant

KINGSTON - The Kingston Land Trust has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support their restoration process of...
La’Wana Harris. Photo:LinkedIn

The Ugly Truth About Diversity “Initiatives”

By  La’Wana Harris The big idea: Diversity and inclusion. We’ve been talking about it for decades. Today, high-profile headlines on corporate racial bias, widening pay...


Senator Jen Metzger and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic sponsor Freedom From Fossil Fuels Act. Legislation places moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure, requires state roadmap to fossil fuel-free economy.

Metzger Sponsors Freedom From Fossil Fuels Act

ALBANY - State Senator Jen Metzger (42nd District) has put forward a bill in the New York State Senate (S-5200), known as the Freedom...
New York State Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James.

New York Attorney General Targets EPA

POUGHKEEPSIE – State Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James told the Dutchess County Bar Association in Poughkeepsie Thursday night that her office is going after...


To commemorate Pete Seeger’s centennial and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater’s 50th anniversary this month, both houses of the NYS Legislature are adopting a resolution honoring their achievements. Photo: Associated Press

Resolution to Commemorate Pete Seeger and Clearwater

ALBANY - To commemorate Pete Seeger’s centennial and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater’s 50th anniversary this month, both houses of the New York State...
Singleton launched the acting careers of several young African Americans on his way to notoriety.

In Memoriam: John Singleton Dead at 51

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Famed African American movie producer John Singleton has died. Singleton, best known for the hit 1991 movie, Boyz N...


Marisa S Barbieri

Reporting Overdoses in Real Time and Saving Lives

By Jennifer L. Warren NEWBURGH - Saving lives. It’s the message at the epicenter of a real time technology notification system, titled PREDX, designed to report...
There are 400,000 Americans living with HIV who have fallen out of care or are unaware of their HIV status. Given the stigma these communities face discrimination.

Stigma of Being a Gay Man and Person of Color

By Paul Kawata I’ve had to learn how to survive society’s contradictions. Even though it shouldn’t matter, the color of my skin impacts people’s perception...
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