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22 hrs ago |

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

23 hrs ago | 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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Courier Standard

Fort Plain Village Board opts into FEMA/NYS buyout program

On Tuesday evening, numerous flood affected residents, and one woman from Dolgeville handling the affairs of deceased 34 Abbott St. property owner Ethel Healey, approached the village board, questioning whether they would opt into a state property buyout program.


Related Topix: Fort Plain, NY, Dolgeville, NY, Ulster County, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Tri-county July jobless rates dip to lowest since 2008

July's unemployment rates in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties were the lowest for that month since 2008, according to the state Department of Labor.


Related Topix: 9

Grub Street

Doctor Who's Cast Reacts to New York's Newest Doctor Who-Themed Cafe

Brilliant Scottish actor Peter Capaldi is about to make his debut as the 12th incarnation of the namesake title character in the very long-running British show Doctor Who , which has its season premiere this weekend.


Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, Beacon, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

O'Brien among Senate candidates to appear on Women's Equality Partya

O'Brien among Senate candidates to appear on Women's Equality Party line Check out this story on Nine Democrats running for state Senate will file petition signatures to run on the Women's Equality Party line, including Rochester-area Sen. Ted O'Brien.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Yonkers, NY, Irondequoit, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

New York students improve in math, hold in English

Most New York elementary and middle school students are still not on track to graduate ready for college, new test results showed Thursday, but education leaders saw progress in gains in math across all races and economic levels.


Related Topix: New York, Education Etc., Recreational Vehicle, Marathon

Chronicle Newspaper

Goshen man running for Congress

Within minutes, he walks up to a woman to ask that she sign his petition drive. He needs 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot.


Related Topix: Goshen, NY, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Nan Hayworth, Orange County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Vigil to protest police violence at 7 tonight in Kingston, Poughkeepsie

As part of a national moment of silence, local community leaders and several organizations invite the public to gather at 6:30 tonight in front of Kingston City Hall at 420 Broadway in Kingston and at Dutchess County Jail, 150 Hamilton St. in Poughkeepsie, for a silent vigil to honor the victims and survivors of racist brutality by police.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Kingston, NY

Times Herald-Record

Decosmo dad: Complaints were ignored

The father of Milton toddler Mason Decosmo said Wednesday that his son's beating death could have been avoided if a caseworker at the Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services had taken his complaints about his son's injuries seriously.


Times Herald-Record

Ken Hall: Fried dough embellishes county fair memories

It's county fair season, which means that as I finish my fried dough and wait for the band to start I'll be reminded once again how little these events have changed over the years.


Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, Ulster County, NY, Rhinebeck, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Labor union to protest PILOT in New Paltz

The town board has attracted the attention and support of the state Civil Service Employees Association in its legal battle with the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency.


Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, Ulster County, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014


The Great Swamp Offers Local Oasis with Tropical Feel

A hidden gem nestled just minutes from New York City, The Great Swamp sounds like a place you might not want to visit, but it's beautiful part of the Hudson Valley that you're really going to want to check out.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Deadline Aug. 15 to register for primary votingDeadline Aug. 15 to...

Deadline Aug. 15 to register for primary voting Voters not enrolled in a party can't vote in that party's primary Check out this story on The deadline to register to vote in the Sept.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Putnam County, NY