9 hrs ago | Hudson Valley Press
Reverend Dr. Coleman Briggs has retired after 52 years of being the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church pastor.
13 hrs ago | Hudson Valley Press
More than 100 educators, students, and Community Foundations volunteers and staff attended the hors d'oeuvres and dessert reception at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.
17 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal
After two incumbents lost re-election last year for voting to legalize same-sex marriage, including Stephen Saland of Poughkeepsie, Senate Republicans appear concerned about backlash from conservatives if they support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's social agenda on abortion and public financing of campaigns.
21 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal
Dutchess County graduates with a General Educational Development diploma have the same bright future ahead of them that other graduates have, and their graduation ceremonies reflect their growth, officials involved with the program said.
A section of Vassar Road, in the vicinity of Spring Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie, will close Tuesday at 7 p.m., while crews work overnight to replace a pipe culvert, the Dutchess County Department of Public Works said.
According to a report released Monday, 10 of 19 high schools in the Poughkeepsie Journal readership area had an increase in the percentage of students who were freshmen in 2008 and graduated in four years.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. Marist Football season tickets are now available for the 2013 campaign.
The Poughkeepsie Journal wants your photos for a new website celebrating the mid-Hudson Valley's unique beauty -- and we'd like you to vote on the best images.
Featured in todays Record Newswatch - a Newburgh man faces murder charges for a fatal shooting in Poughkeepsie; the final graduation ceremony is held at the soon-to-be-closed Maybrook Elementary School and music icon Pete Seeger entertains concert-goers at Clearwaters Hudson River Revival event.
The annual Greek Festival is a celebration the public anticipates every year, and nothing can ruin the fun, organizers and members of the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church say.
Quickly removing graffiti or working with property owners to repair broken windows is important to prevent future acts of vandalism, city police say.
More than 175 guests were treated to a wine tasting and samplings of signature dishes from 20 local restaurants and businesses.
Echoes of gunfire still ring in the minds of neighbors near a City of Poughkeepsie crime scene that left two wounded and one dead.
Walking around I saw hundreds of cicadas on the trees. Since then, regardless of the rain and cooler temperatures, thousands of cicadas have gone through their metamorphosis.
State lawmakers are expected next week to restore $90 million in aid for services for the developmentally disabled after it was cut as part of the state budget in March.