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Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

Bogdanski to lead Campaign for the Common Good

Debbie Bogdanski, general manager of the Hudson Valley division of Frontier Communications, has been selected to lead a core group of volunteer businesses and community leaders from companies and nonprofits in the United Way's 2014 Campaign for the Common Good.


Sunday | Gloversville Leader-Herald


Cheri Murray, the daughter of William and Carol Murray of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Anthony Reppenhagen II, the son of Anthony and Charlene Reppenhagen of Gloversville, at 4 p.m. Aug. 9. The maid of honor was Breanna Smith of Gloversville, daughter of the bride. The matron of honor was Cindy Belknap of Johnstown.


Related Topix: Gloversville, NY, Wedding, Johnstown, NY, Staatsburg, NY

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Metambesen is one of those fine old Native American place names; as we read in the American Historical Register for 1896: About 1680 Colonel Peter Schuyler purchased from the Indians a tract of land lying over against Magdalen island , and in 1688 obtained therefor, from Governor Thomas Dongan, a patent, in which the boundaries are thus defined.



Historical group hosting program on wartime spying

Benedict Arnold , Nathan Hale and espionage in the Hudson Valley during the Revolutionary War are topics planned for a program hosted by a group preserving the history of an 18th-century military site. The Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot are sponsoring Sunday afternoon's two-hour program, "Traitors and Spies: An American Revolutionary War Experience," being held at the Hyatt House Fishkill in Dutchess County.


Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Greenwich Daily Voice

Fairfield County Homebuyers Invited To Bid On Amenia Farm Home

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions announced an absolute auction at 11 a.m. on Saturday Sept.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Amenia, NY, Westchester County, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cuomo, Hochul victorious in Democratic primary

Cuomo, Hochul victorious in Democratic primary Gov. Andrew Cuomo warded off a primary challenge Tuesday from a liberal-leaning law professor. Check out this story on Gov. Andrew Cuomo warded off a primary challenge Tuesday from a liberal-leaning law professor, with early returns showing the incumbent garnering about 60 percent of the vote.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Howie Hawkins

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Yorktown Daily Voice

Yorktown Police Charge Man With Using Phony $100 Bill

Kahlee D. McMillon, a 29-year-old man from the Bronx, was arrested by Yorktown police on charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument when he allegedly used a counterfeit $100 bill.


Related Topix: Shrub Oak, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Any way you look at it, it's been a summer like no other.

Hot days. Cool nights. The rain that fell often arrived late, after dark, and left early the next morning.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Philadelphia, NY, Port Jervis, NY

The Bennington Banner

Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund - even if she's convicted.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY

Sat Aug 30, 2014


War dog memorial aims to honor 'forgotten heroes'

When David Anderson's dream to build a war dog memorial was repeatedly shut down by local officials, the Vietnam War era veteran nearly gave up on the idea.


Related Topix: Broadalbin, NY, Greece, NY, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Fishkill, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Lawsuit Seeks 7 New York Properties Allegedly Purchased Using...

This event stems from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.


Related Topix: Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New Jersey Herald

NY prosecutor links properties to human smuggling

A New York prosecutor wants to seize seven properties in Dutchess County, saying they were bought by a man believed to have played a key role in a human smuggling ring.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

It's Time To Pick Apples In Westchester & Dutchess County

Apple picking season is once again upon us! Here is my annual list of apple orchards in Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess County.


Related Topix: Salem, NY, North Salem, NY, Granite Springs, NY, Springs, NY

The Campbell Reporter

Gap to expand New York distribution center

Gap plans to expand its distribution center in the Hudson Valley, adding up to 1,200 jobs over the next five years while investing $96 million into upgrading the facility.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fishkill, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Yorktown Daily Voice

Carmel Man Arrested On Bench Warrant In Yorktown

Yorktown police arrested a Carmel man on Thursday, Aug. 21, on charges of failing to appear in court for a previous arrest, officials said.


Related Topix: Carmel, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Culinary Institute of America getting its own brewery

Governor Andrew Cuomo's office recently announced he had signed a bill that allows creation of a microbrewery on the campus of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, Dutchess County.


Related Topix: Culinary Institute of America, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Folk, Assembly, Columbia County, NY

Christian Science Monitor

How the Rev. Al Sharpton became today's most influential civil rights leader

To both the surprise and chagrin of many, the Rev. Al Sharpton , organizer of the major protest march and rally to be held in New York City Saturday, has been emerging as the most prominent civil rights leader of the Obama era, if not the past ten years.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, George Bush, Crown Heights, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Boston man charged with stealing New York vehicle

Authorities say they've charged a Massachusetts man with stealing a $23,000 utility vehicle from a Hudson Valley business after claiming to be a member of a Boston-area emergency services unit.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess Needs Volunteers

Volunteers will come together with Habitat Volunteers on October 25th to repair and refurbish over 40 homes in the north side of Poughkeepsie.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Hudson Valley Press

New York Law Journal Chooses 2014 Rising Stars

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley congratulates Staff Attorney/Elder Law Unit, Kyle Aisling Steller, J.D./MBA, on being selected by the New York Law Journal as one of its forty two 2014 Rising Stars.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, New York, Long Term Care, Health