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LOCAL

Poughkeepsie High School senior, Elijah Johnson, recently leaned that he earned a full Quest Bridge Scholarship to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the fall. The Honor-AP student Johnson ranks high in his 2022 class, while being involved with both academic clubs and athletic teams at school as well as holding a part-time job, managing to find priceless, treasured balance at the same time. Also, a member of the Upward Bound Program at Marist College, Johnson is the first person in its 55 year existence to be accepted to MIT.

Johnson Earns Prestigious Scholarship to MIT

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE - Elijah Johnson recalls it with compassion, empathy and humility. It was an emotional, very personal moment when he realized...
A structure, built by Jacob Wynkoop, a black carpenter, which was saved from demolition, will now become the New Paltz Black History Museum and Cultural Center in the Ann Oliver House on 5 Broadhead Avenue in the Village of New Paltz.

New Paltz to Create Black History Museum

NEW PALTZ – A structure, built by Jacob Wynkoop, a black carpenter, which was saved from demolition, will now become the New Paltz Black...

BUSINESS

New York State Attorney General Letitia James. Hudson Valley Press File/CHUCK STEWART, JR.

AG Letitia James Fights to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James on January 14, 2022, led a bipartisan coalition of 48 attorneys general from around the...
Among the 42 retirees recently recognized for their service to SUNY Orange were a group of employees who worked at the College for more than 30 years. Among those in the “Over 30 Club” were, from left, Mark Strunsky, arts and communications professor; Steve Winter, business professor; Peter Cutty academic advisor; Lori Charitable, human resources; Stacey Smith, student services; Barbara Fiorello, business professor; and Art Ramos, information technology services.

SUNY Orange Annual Luncheon Celebrates Retirees

MIDDLETOWN - SUNY Orange closed out its Fall semester in celebratory fashion with a Dec. 9 luncheon that recognized 42 College employees who retired...

HEALTH

New COVID-19 Testing Site at SUNY New Paltz

NEW PALTZ - County Executive Pat Ryan announced that New York State will open a state run COVID-19 community testing site on the campus...
Sara Van Leuven with her baby boy Timothy Michael Dolan, Jr.

HealthAlliance Hospital First Baby Born in 2022

KINGSTON - Congratulations to Sara Van Leuven and Timothy Michael Dolan, Sr. of Lake Katrine, NY on the delivery of the first baby of...

POLITICAL

Colin J. Schmitt

Orange County Dems Call For Transparency

GOSHEN - Orange County Democratic Chairman Brett A. Broge and Orange County Young Democrats President Zak Constantine released the following statement calling for further...
James Skoufis

James Skoufis Touts $2.1M to Rehab Six Properties

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) touted a combined $2.1 million awarded through the state’s Legacy Cities initiative to rehabilitate six properties in Newburgh’s Lander...

NATIONAL

Ben Jealous

Biden: Diverse Judges and Federal Court Diversity

By Ben Jealous One of the most important reasons to vote Donald Trump out of the White House was to stop him from packing our...
When Army Lt. Caron Nazario, who was dressed in his military gear at the time of the incident, said he was afraid, body-cam footage revealed that one of the officers responded, “Yeah, you should be.”

AG Files Lawsuit Against Town After Traffic Stop

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a lawsuit against the town of Windsor where police violently...
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