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LOCAL

Keith Way, a firefighter with the Plattekill Fire Department, poses for a photo with Plattekill Elementary School students during the school’s Health and Safety Fair, which took place on October 5, during National Fire Prevention Week.

Plattekill School Celebrates Fire Prevention Week

PLATTEKILL - Sirens blaring and lights flashing, a caravan of emergency vehicles arrived in style at Plattekill Elementary School on October 5. The visitors...
City of Newburgh Police Commissioner Jose A. Gomerez announced on Friday, October 8, Leticia Bravo was charged with Murder in the Second Degree in connection with the starvation death of a seven-year-old boy, Peter Cuacuas. HUDSON VALLEY PRESS/ Chuck Stewart, Jr.

Police Announce Charges in Child Starvation Killing

NEWBURGH - Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and City of Newburgh Police Commissioner Jose A. Gomerez announced that on Friday, October 8,...

BUSINESS

Rockland County Executive Ed Day, Executive Director of the Rockland County Drainage Agency Vince Altieri, County Legislator Phil Soskin and Town of Ramapo Supervisor Michael Specht broke ground on the $1.5 million Lake Suzanne Dam Upgrade project.

Lake Suzanne Dam Upgrade Project Groundbreaking

NEW CITY - Rockland County Executive Ed Day, Executive Director of the Rockland County Drainage Agency Vince Altieri, County Legislator Phil Soskin and Town...
Lisa Silverstone, Executive Director of Safe Harbors of the Hudson receives a check from Rhinebeck Bank President and CEO Michael J. Quinn during the grand opening of the Newburgh branch on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. HUDSON VALLEY PRESS/ Chuck Stewart, Jr.

$10k Check in Support of Safe Harbors Green

NEWBURGH - At their Newburgh branch opening on September 29, 2021, Rhinebeck Bank President & CEO, Michael Quinn, presented Lisa Silverstone, Executive Director of...

HEALTH

Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey, Deputy Orange County Executive Harry Porr, New York Attorney General Letitia James, Cornerstone Family Healthcare President & CEO Linda Muller, Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson.

Attorney General James Delivers Up to $7.6 Million to Orange County

NEWBURGH - New York Attorney General Letitia James Tuesday continued her statewide ‘HealNY’ tour of New York state with a stop in Orange County,...

Cholesterol Drives Alzheimer’s Plaque Formation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, new research indicates. Scientists from...

POLITICAL

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) met with Greene County Sheriff Peter Kusminsky, Undersheriff Adam Brainard, Captain Tracey Quinn, and Lieutenant Michael Overbaugh. The Congressman and law enforcement officials discussed how they are engaging with the community, legislative issues, and the need for additional staff and support.

Delgado Meets With Greene County Sheriff

GREENE COUNTY - On October 7, 2021, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) met with Greene County Sheriff Peter Kusminsky, Undersheriff Adam Brainard, Captain Tracey...
Fran Fox-Pizzonia

Pressure Mounts Over Sexual Harassment Violation

By Fran Fox-Pizzonia On October 8, 2021 the public learned two important facts through an article released by the Mid-Hudson News. First, it revealed that...

NATIONAL

Glenn Mollette

Afghanistan Became an Unending Nightmare

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Afghanistan is an unending nightmare that will never go away. We got Osama Bin Laden. We wanted to avenge the heinous deaths...
The United Nations estimated that 40 percent of Haiti’s 12 million residents need emergency aid, but flash flooding and landslides have many relief workers fearing illness and disease. Photo: Red Cross

Desperation and Despair in Haiti as Relief Efforts Stall

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Desperation has accompanied despair in Haiti following the deadly earthquake that claimed more than 2,100 lives and...
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