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Army veteran, Seargent John Wambi Cook of California, was one of 33 recipients honored for their prestigious Purple Heart, as part of the National Purple Heart Day festivities that were celebrated at the City of Newburgh’s Armory Unity Center last Wednesday night.

National Purple Heart Day Celebrates 33 Veterans

By Jennifer L. Warren NEWBURGH - Illuminated, fulfilled, and most of all, validated. Those were the words Army Veteran Sergeant Jon Wamb Cook of California used...
Two of the pivotal players in helping make last Tuesday's National Night Out in the City of Poughkeepsie a memorable experience for many community members were Lieutenant MClauson of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department as well as President of the PLA and Ashley Ranieri, also of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.

Poughkeepsie Community Enjoys National Night Out

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE - The sound of thunder might have shortened last Tuesday’s National Night Out event in the City of Poughkeepsie, but...


Jordan Scruggs

Jordan Scruggs Named Director of New Start For Women Program

STONE RIDGE - SUNY Ulster announces Jordan Scruggs as the first director for its recently developed New Start for Women program. Scruggs, who has...
Hudson Valley Seed provided garden learning for students at Newburgh elementary schools with the help of their funding from the Make a Difference Grant in 2018.

Foundation Announces Make a Difference Grants

Applications are now available for grants from the Make a Difference Fund which was established by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Board...


Thomas P DiNapoli

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Oversight is Needed

ALBANY - The state Department of Health (DOH) needs to improve its monitoring of New York’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program on the local level...
Sue Serino

Serino Urges Vigilance in Wake Of Powassan Death

HYDE PARK - Senator Sue Serino recently urging residents to be vigilant in checking themselves for ticks following the untimely passingof an Ulster County...


The Beacon City Council is on record opposing the rebuilding of the Danskammer electric generating plant in the Town of Newburgh.

Beacon Council Opposes Rebuilding of Danskammer

BEACON – The Beacon City Council is on record opposing the rebuilding of the Danskammer electric generating plant in the Town of Newburgh. The vote...

Middletown Post Office to Receive New Name

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently announced that legislation they introduced to rename a...



NAACP Statement on Mississippi ICE Raids

BALTIMORE, MD - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America’s foremost civil rights organization, and the Mississippi State Conference of...
Charlene Crowell

Another 100m Consumers at Risk From Breach

A second major disclosure of major consumer data breach was announced on July 29 by Capital One Bank. That same day, the FBI arrested...
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