Category Archives: Hudson Valley

  • Is New York One of the Most Educated States in the Country?

    We may debate back and forth over the direction our state is going. And while that may be a whole separate discussion, do New Yorkers have access to the best schooling to make maybe those opportunities a reality? Just how adequate is the education system in New York state?…

  • Westchester police association condemns Memphis police officers murder of Tyre Nichols

    YONKERS – The Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester County, representing all 4,000-plus sworn officers in the county, is “horrified” by the actions of the five Memphis police officers responsible for the murder of Tyre Nichols, said Det. Keith Olson, president of the Westchester organization. He said the “utter lack…

  • Orangetown considers bringing farmers market back to Pearl River

    PEARL RIVER – The Town of Orangetown is looking into bringing a farmers’ market to downtown Pearl River this spring. “Being aware of the last failed attempt at one, we engaged the manager of another (successful) local farmers market to assist us,” said Town Supervisor Teresa Kenny. She said…

  • State audit critical of Orange-Ulster BOCES IT controls

    GOSHEN – Orange-Ulster BOCES officials did not establish adequate internal controls over nonstudent network user accounts to help prevent unauthorized use, access or loss, according to the findings of a state comptroller’s office audit. The study also found sensitive information technology control weaknesses that were communicated confidentially to officials.…

  • Safe Harbors of the Hudson receives grant from National Endowment for the Arts

    NEWBURGH – The National Endowment for the Arts has granted Safe Harbors of the Hudson in Newburgh a $20,000 grant in support of its Ann Street Gallery’s BIPOC Emerging Artist Fellowship. NEA Chairwoman Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD, said pro0jects such as this “strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable…

  • City of Kingston launches ARPA small business grant program

    KINGSTON – The City of Kingston has launched the ARPA Small Business Grant Program, which is made possible with funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. The city has allocated $1 million of its $17.3 million ARPA award to aid local businesses in the city in responding to…

  • Massachusetts man arrested in Greene County for drug possession

    HUNTER – A South Easton, Massachusetts man has been arrested by State Police in the Town of Hunter following investigation into a vehicle crash. At about 2:45 a.m. on January 24, troopers found a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder in a ditch with the back end partially in the road on…

  • Police make arrest in Nyack shooting

    NYACK – A 61-year-old Nyack man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of another man inside the 100 Nyack Plaza apartments on Friday evening. Orangetown Police charged Eddie Sanchez with armed assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned and remanded to the…

  • Long missing fire department trumpet brought home to Port Jervis

    PORT JERVIS – It remains a mystery how a sterling silver trumpet crafted for Port Jervis Engine Co. No. 2 in 1857, the company’s founding year, wound up in Massachusetts. In fact, current members were unaware of its existence until it was found on eBay. It is now back…

  • Beloved Hudson Valley Venue Nominated As Best Music Museum

    Imagine if you were able to travel back in time to the 1969 Woodstock Festival and visit a museum filled with historic music memorabilia? This is possible in Sullivan County. Bethel Woods Center For The Arts Brings So Much To The Community Bethel Woods is known for being the…