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  1. 97th Annual Lincoln Douglass Luncheon to be Held in PoughkeepsieRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Hudson Valley Press

    The Poughkeepsie Neighborhood Club, Inc. will sponsor the 97th Annual Lincoln Douglass Luncheon, Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 12 noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. The Lincoln Douglass Luncheon is an annual Black History program held in February, which pays tribute to people who have made a difference in the lives of people in the Hudson Valley.

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  2. HRHCare Hosts Annual Three Kings CelebrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Hudson Valley Press

    Hudson River HealthCare , a Nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley, held their annual Three Kings Day celebration in Beacon last Sunday. The free event, supported by the NY State Council on the Arts, the Dutchess County Arts Council's Folk Arts Program and Hudson Health Plan, included traditional celebratory practices from multiple Latin American and Caribbean countries.

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  3. Mount Nurse Practitioner Students Help With Memory Loss ScreeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Hudson Valley Press

    Linda Ruta, graduate coordinator for nursing at Mount Saint Mary College, and six family nurse practitioner students lent their skills to a free memory loss screening at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. The screening, taking place on National Memory Day, was a joint effort of the Mount, the Armory, and The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss.

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  4. MSMC Awards Nursing Pins to 34 StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Hudson Valley Press

    Fr. Matthew Newcomb, acting director of Campus Ministry, gave an invocation and blessed the pins, which were presented to the graduates by chosen family members and friends. The Mount Saint Mary College nursing pin displays the college seal, with the motto, "doce me veritatem," which translates as "teach me the truth."

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  5. Astor Appoints Raimo as New Chair of the BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Hudson Valley Press

    James M. Raimo Sr. was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Astor Services for Children & Families, a nonprofit organization that provides behavioral and educational services to more than 6,000 at-risk children and their families in 33 locations in the Mid-Hudson Valley and the Bronx. Raimo is Vice President for Facilities & Operations at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y., and has extensive governance experience, having served on the boards of several community-based organizations, including Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County.

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  6. New School to Help Students With Special NeedsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Hudson Valley Press

    Abilities First has received funding approval from the New York State Education Department to begin renovations of an available property in LaGrange, for its new state-of-the-art school for those with developmental disabilities. The current school program has been located in Poughkeepsie for the past 35 years.

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  7. Poughkeepsie South Rotary Club Donates $5,000Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Rebuilding Together Dutchess County recently recognized a $5,000 donation from the Poughkeepsie South Rotary Club at their November 24th weekly meeting. Peter Albenda accepted a plaque, presented by Rebuilding Together's Executive Director Christina Boryk, on behalf of he and Eric Krakower, co-presidents of the local Rotary Club.

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  8. Project H.O.P.E. Addresses Hunger in Our AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    On Thursday and Friday, November 13th & 14th, 2014, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Iota Alpha Omega Chapter , in conjunction with the National Honor Society Chapter at Beacon High School, participated in our 5th Annual Project H.O.P.E. - Operation H.E.A.R.T. . Project H.O.P.E. is an annual, community service endeavor in which we give H.O.P.E. to the communities we serve.

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  9. Newburgh Prep Announces New AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    William Gunther - Mr. Gunther teaches science at Newburgh Prep. He is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and is certified to teach grades seven through 12. Prior to joining Newburgh Prep's staff, Mr. Gunther taught Living Environment at Spackenkill High School in Poughkeepsie and a Living Environment summer school program at Mount Pleasant Cottage School UFSD in Pleasantville.

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  10. Congressman Gibson Endorses Fellow Army OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Sakima Green-Brown, a Poughkeepsie native, in her run for the 104th Assembly District has been endorsed by Congressman Chris Gibson . Like Gibson, Green-Brown has served the country in the U.S. Military and now wishes to serve her local community.

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  11. Senior Prom Crowns Duke & DuchessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Almost 500 senior citizens packed the dance floor earlier today at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging's 19th annual "Dutchess County Senior Prom" at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. The Prom featured a 1960s theme and live music from the Bob Martinson Band, lunch, dancing, as well as prizes and cakes donated by local businesses.

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  12. Gillibrand And Maloney Tour Rebuilt HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney were joined Monday by New York State Senator Terry Gipson, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro, and Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik for a tour of a newly renovated, energy-efficient house at 206 Winnikee Avenue, which was rebuilt by students in the Poughkeepsie YouthBuild Program. Senator Gillibrand spoke to the students before the tour and called for continued federal support for vital job training programs like YouthBuild.

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  13. Surprise Birthday Party Celebration for Mrs Simmons at ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Diane Morgan Simmons of Beacon, New York, a long time resident of the community. Celebrated a surprise birthday on October 4th at "Shadows" in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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  14. Arts Mid-Hudson Hosts Grand Opening EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Arts Mid-Hudson has a new home at 696 Dutchess Turnpike in the Town of Poughkeepsie. The organization hosted a grand opening of its new headquarters on Sept.

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  15. Drug Addiction & Prevention Awareness ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    It's an issue that can no longer be overlooked. It's not just happening in Dutchess County, but nationwide.

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  16. Exhibition "Two Worlds In My Heart" Now OpenRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    The work of Poughkeepsie-based photographer Jorge Abel Santos is on view in the exhibition, Two Worlds in My Heart, at the James W. Palmer Gallery in Main Building. The show opened with an artist's reception on Tuesday, September 23. The gallery will be on display through October 18. This exhibition is free and open to the public.

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  17. New 9/11 Memorial Park to be Created in PoughkeepsieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Poughkeepsie's new 9/11 Memorial park was set for 4pm, September 11, 2014 on the lawn at 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The Kiwanis Club of Poughkeepsie has secured two beams from the World Trade Center which will be installed in the park.

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  18. Vassar Student to Study in Shanghai, ChinaRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    By Debbie Swartz POUGHKEEPSIE - Four members of Vassar's Class of 2014 will be continuing their education, with the help of a scholarship to study at Chinese universities.

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  19. Jazz Festival Displays the Power of MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Ray Watkins, a local musician, was the Master of Ceremonies for the Pavilion segment of the Jazz in the Valley event that was held at Waryas Park on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront.

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  20. Walkway Waterfront Elevator Opens to the PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    NYS Senator Terry Gipson, City of Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik, Chair of NYS Council of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Lucy R. Waletzky, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Walkway Board Chair Sally Mazzarella, Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart, Commissioner of NYS Parks Rose Harvey, President and CEO of CH ... (more)

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