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LOCAL

Karmen Smallwood

Karmen Smallwood Has Been Living Her Passion

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE - It’s a scene that brings tears to Karmen Smallwood’s eyes simply reflecting upon it: Local youth, sitting side-by-side with...
Five Poughkeepsie community leaders were chosen to be honored at last Saturday’s Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Champions Walk project. Denacca Johnson, her son, Daion, Perinnella “Penny” Lewis, Barbara Jeter-Jackson, Wesley J. Lee, Sharon Arrington, widow of Theodore “Tree” Arrington, and Jackie Ingram.

Circle of Champions Walk Honors Local Leaders

By Miranda Reale POUGHKEEPSIE - A new gateway in the city of Poughkeepsie was set into motion last Saturday when city organizations broke ground on...

BUSINESS

The City of Newburgh, the Newburgh Free Library, the Small Business Development Center (“SBDC”), and the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the graduation of the Spring, 2022 Small Business Bootcamp.

Small Business Bootcamp Graduation Ceremony

NEWBURGH - On June 16, 2022, the City of Newburgh, the Newburgh Free Library, the Small Business Development Center (“SBDC”), and the Orange County...
Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) celebrated 10 years and 2,000 veterans honored with a gala event on Saturday.

Honor Flight Celebrates 10 Years, 2,000 Veterans

CHESTER - Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) celebrated 10 years and 2,000 veterans honored with a gala event on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at...

HEALTH

Goldie Byrd, Dr. Carl V. Hill and Dozene Guishard.

Dementia’s Impact On Communities of Color Explored

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2022 Facts & Figures Report, Black Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s or another dementia as their...
Last Wednesday, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announced an agreement to maintain 20 inpatient mental health beds, which will be located in the soon-to-open expanded HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary’s Avenue in Kingston, NY.

WMCHealth Announces Mental Health Services

KINGSTON – Last Wednesday, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announced an agreement to maintain 20 inpatient...

POLITICAL

Vice President Kamala Harris observed the 195th anniversary of the The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) last Wednesday during a discussion with NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.

Kamala Harris Talks With Black Press Publishers

By Miranda Reale WASHINGTON, D.C.– The first Black-owned newspaper in the United States was founded on March 16, 1827 by Samuel E. Cornish and John...
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Isaiah White Jr., a student at Presidential Park Elementary School in Middletown, at the Youth Bureau's County Executive Awards on Thursday, June 9 at SUNY Orange. White was recognized with the Youth Bureau's Spirit of Success award.

County Executive Youth Awards Marks Milestone

GOSHEN - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus on Thursday, June 9 attended the Orange County Youth Bureau’s annual presentation of the County...

NATIONAL

Ben Jealous

Supreme Court Wasn’t Always a Civil Rights Threat

By Ben Jealous The U.S. Supreme Court wasn’t always a threat to civil rights. Almost 70 years ago, the Court issued its ruling in Brown v....
Glenn Mollette

How to Better Protect Our Children From Shooters

Dr. Glenn Mollette Most federal career politicians end up very wealthy. They make good salaries. They have great health insurance and very nice retirement packages....
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