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LOCAL

Pictured from left to right: Councilmembers Chris Petsas, Evan Menist, and Natasha Cherry; Mayor Rob Rolison; Assemblymember Jacobson; Councilmembers Sarah Salem and Sarah Brannen; and County Legislator Randall Johnson.

Officials Announce $125k for Sidewalk Repairs

POUGHKEEPSIE - Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) recently announced $125,000 to fund sidewalk repairs in the City of Poughkeepsie. Jacobson made the announcement at City...
Kyle Ellis, a farmer at Rock Steady Farm in Poughkeepsie, shows off some of the beautiful, colorful bounty produced at the cooperative worker location.

Co-op Hudson Valley: Priceless Opportunities

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE - How do we build wealth in our communities more equitably? How can we distribute profits in a business in...

BUSINESS

Haifa Bint-Kadi

Yonkers Public Library Hires Haifa Bint-Kadi as Curator

YONKERS - Yonkers Public Library is pleased to congratulate and welcome Haifa Bint-Kadi as the Riverfront Art Gallery Curator. “YPL is thrilled to bring Haifa...
Save the date for Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster’s 15th annual Golf for Charity Outing.

Catholic Charities Golf for Charity Outing is Set

GOSHEN – Save the date for Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster’s 15th annual Golf for Charity Outing. This great day of golfing...

HEALTH

James Skoufis

Blood Drives Curb Statewide Blood Shortage

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) partnered with the Red Cross and the New York Blood Center to host simultaneous blood drives in northern and...
Pat Ryan

Ryan Advocates For Mental Health Services

KINGSTON - Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced Friday that the petition he launched on Wednesday, demanding that New York State deny any application(s)...

POLITICAL

Will Dutchess Downsize its Legislature?

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Dutchess County Legislature was split along party lines last Monday night when considering reducing the number of legislators. The Republican-sponsored bill...
Jonathan Jacobson

New Polling Sites Bill Has Been Signed Into Law

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson’s (D-104) bill (A2168) regarding polling sites was signed into law by Governor Cuomo. It was sponsored in the Senate by Senator...

NATIONAL

Derrick Johnson

NAACP Statement on Voting Rights Meeting

On July 8, 2021 Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, released the following statement after his meeting with President Biden and Vice...
NAACP

NAACP Convention Focuses on Diverse Future Agenda

BALTIMORE, M.D. - The NAACP will host its 112th national convention from July 6 to July 14, 2021. For two weeks the nation’s most...
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