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Black History at West Point Recognized
By Michelle EberhartWEST POINT - The entire Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point gathered together in Washington Hall to commemorate the life of Henry O. Flipper, the first African-American graduate of West Point, during the Flipper Dinner.This year the guest speakers were Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, and 2010 USMA graduate, Army Ranger and Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive tackle, Alejandro...
Marist Red Foxes Battle But Fall to Siena
Marist Red Foxes Battle But Fall to Siena

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Marist men’s basketball team fell by a score of 84-77, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference home contest against the...

SUNY New Paltz Hawks Fall to No. 18 Ranked SUNY Geneseo Knights, 56-39
SUNY New Paltz Hawks Fall to No. 18 Ranked SUNY Geneseo Knights, 56-39

By Colleen GonzalezNEW PALTZ – Despite strong defensive pressure, the State University of New York at New Paltz women’s basketball team...

Blue Knights Score Road Win Against Farmingdale State
Blue Knights Score Road Win Against Farmingdale State

FARMINGDALE – Sophomore Elizabeth Limonta came off the bench to lead three players in double-figures as the Mount Saint Mary College...

Niagara Comes Back to Defeat Marist Women
Niagara Comes Back to Defeat Marist Women

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Marist women’s basketball team fell in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference home contest against Niagara on Sunday afternoon...

Buzzer-Beater Lifts Vassar Over Clarkson, 78-76
Buzzer-Beater Lifts Vassar Over Clarkson, 78-76

POTSDAM — Mason Dyslin tipped in the buzzer-beating shot for the Vassar College men’s basketball team (6-17, 2-12 Liberty) to escape with...

New Paltz Drops 82-57 Decision to Geneseo
New Paltz Drops 82-57 Decision to Geneseo

By Ryan NovitskyNEW PALTZ – The men’s basketball team at the State University of New York at New Paltz dropped an 82-57 decision to...

 
Health
Cornerstone Family Healthcare Welcomes Providers »  Cornerstone Family Healthcare...

NEWBURGH - Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s rapidly expanding footprint has increased the need...

»  American Heart Association Warns...

The American Heart Association says that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health...

»  Partnership to Improve Access to...

BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP announced that, with support from Baxter International Inc., it is...

Domestic Violence Conference to be Held »  Domestic Violence Conference to be...

STONE RIDGE - SUNY Ulster will host the 4th Annual Domestic Violence Information Forum October 27,...

»  Sharon Hospital to Join Health...

SHARON, CT — Sharon Hospital’s patients will have access to expanded services when it...

RECAP Incorporates Acupuncture into Recovery »  RECAP Incorporates Acupuncture...

MIDDLETOWN – Last month RECAP’s TRUST Center staff began incorporating acupuncture into...

Take Care of Your Eyes and Continue Looking Forward to the Future »  Take Care of Your Eyes and...

Aging is a process that brings about many opportunities and changes, from major transformations...

Business
The NBCSL Calls For Debt Collection Reform »  The NBCSL Calls For Debt Collection Reform

By Charlene CrowellWhen many consumers think of billion-dollar industries, banks and Wall Street...

»  Meals on Wheels NYS Announces Leadership...

NEWBURGH - Meals on Wheels New York State (MOWNYS)is pleased to announce the appointment of their...

MTA to Reimburse Ferry Parking Lot Lease Costs »  MTA to Reimburse Ferry Parking Lot Lease...

NEW YORK – The full Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board recently approved the...

»  Home Depot Kicks Off Its 2017 Retool Your...

ATLANTA, GA - Continuing its commitment to our nation’s accredited Historically Black...

»  NYS Tax Department Provides Simple Filing...

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today announced important tax tips to follow...

»  Entergy to Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant...

OSSINING - New York State and Entergy have reached an agreement for the shutdown of the two aging...

NFHA Accuses Fannie Mae of Racial Discrimination »  NFHA Accuses Fannie Mae of Racial...

WASHINGTON, DC - Recently, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and 20 local fair housing...

Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation Awards Four Grants »  Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation Awards...

The Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation recently had the pleasure of awarding grants to four (4)...

»  Ameriprise Financial to Settle...

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – One of the nation’s leading financial planning companies...

Walden Savings Bank Supports Food Bank »  Walden Savings Bank Supports Food Bank

MONTGOMERY - Walden Savings Bank employees recently delivered a whopping 1,191 pounds of...

 
Local
»  Sixth Annual Zumba Go Red for Women is Held
Sixth Annual Zumba Go Red for Women is Held

NEW WINDSOR - Forty-four million women in the United States are affected by cardiovascular disease...

»  Black Pioneers of Newburgh to be Held Feb. 18

NEWBURGH - The Second Annual Black Pioneers of Newburgh will be held at the Newburgh Free Library...

»  19th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Tuition...
19th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Tuition...

NEW WINDSOR - The Maj. Gen. Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen hosted its 19th...

»  “Hidden Figures” Private Screening Fundraiser
“Hidden Figures” Private Screening Fundraiser

POUGHKEEPSIE - On Friday, January 13, 2017, the Mid-Hudson Ivy Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with...

»  Black History Art Show Exhibit Returns to...
Black History Art Show Exhibit Returns to...

BEACON - Whether it was art, music or poetry, the Howland Cultural Center appeared to have all...

»  Hundreds Gather to Protest Trump Travel Ban
Hundreds Gather to Protest Trump Travel Ban

POUGHKEEPSIE – Hundreds of protesters gathered late Wednesday afternoon in Poughkeepsie to...

»  Winning TAKE 5 Tickets Were Sold in Dover...

The New York Lottery announced two top prize winning tickets were sold in Dutchess County for the...

Political
»  NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions’...

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was confirmed as the nation’s 84th US Attorney...

Debate Explodes Over Coretta Scott King Letter »  Debate Explodes Over Coretta Scott King...

By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor The United States Senate debate over...

Service Academy Nominations are Announced »  Service Academy Nominations are Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services...

City of Poughkeepsie is Protecting its Bus Service »  City of Poughkeepsie is Protecting its Bus...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Mayor Rob Rolison recently said that the City of Poughkeepsie saw a steady decline...

“The Obama Years: The Power Of Words” »  “The Obama Years: The Power Of Words”

NEW YORK - Over eight years, President Obama delivered more than 3,500 speeches and statements...

Stewart-Cousins Hosts Westchester Resistance Rally »  Stewart-Cousins Hosts Westchester Resistance...

WHITE PLAINS – Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins partnered with a diverse coalition of community...

»  NAACP Formally Opposes Puzder, Price...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The NAACP released the following statement regarding the nominations of Andrew...

Steve Neuhaus Signs Tobacco 21 Legislation »  Steve Neuhaus Signs Tobacco 21 Legislation

GOSHEN - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus signed legislation on Friday to enact a law that...

 
 


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