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Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (May 6, 1937 – April 20, 2014) was an American middleweight boxer who was convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. Following his release, Carter became an advocate for the wrongly convicted. Despite the court’s decision to release Carter, his innocence is disputed by some. In 1966, police arrested both Carter and friend John Artis for a...
Mount Suffers Heartbreaker to Sage College
Mount Suffers Heartbreaker to Sage College

By David Spiegel TROY – The final two innings went back and forth, but the last laugh went to The Sage Colleges (17-10, 6-3 Skyline) in...

Marist Completes Series Sweep of Manhattan
Marist Completes Series Sweep of Manhattan

POUGHKEEPSIE – The Marist baseball team swept a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference home doubleheader against Manhattan on Saturday. In the...

Grann Throws Masterpiece in Victory Over Plattsburgh
Grann Throws Masterpiece in Victory Over Plattsburgh

By Robin Jonathan Deutsch PLATTSBURGH – Senior pitcher Andrew Grann pitched a complete-game gem, to become the school’s all-time...

Vassar Competes at Liberty League Championships
Vassar Competes at Liberty League Championships

ROCHESTER – The Vassar College men’s and women’s track squads headed to the Liberty League Championships Saturday afternoon, and...

Kelsey Minato Named to All-Met First Team
Kelsey Minato Named to All-Met First Team

NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association announced its annual Division I women’s basketball award winners on Monday. Army...

Mount Tallies Crucial Sweep of St. Joseph’s College (LI)
Mount Tallies Crucial Sweep of St. Joseph’s College (LI)

By David Spiegel NEWBURGH – The Mount Saint Mary College softball team (20-10, 10-2 Skyline) is now just two Skyline wins away from...

 
Health
Ulster Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart and Stroke Research »  Ulster Heart Walk Raises Funds for...

KINGSTON – Hundreds of Hudson Valley residents laced up their sneakers and walked to...

ORMC Pays Tribute to Board Certified Nurses »  ORMC Pays Tribute to Board...

MIDDLETOWN – Orange Regional Medical Center celebrated Certified Nurses Day on Wednesday,...

Fourth Anniversary of Affordable Care Act »  Fourth Anniversary of Affordable...

Since I signed the Affordable Care Act into law, the share of Americans with insurance is up, and...

ORMC Accepts Donation For Spagnoli Family Cancer Center »  ORMC Accepts Donation For Spagnoli...

MIDDLETOWN – Recently, the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation accepted a donation of...

»  County Health Department Issues...

GOSHEN – A measles case has been confirmed in a resident of Orange County. Since measles is...

165 Pints of Blood Donated at Mount Drive »  165 Pints of Blood Donated at...

NEWBURGH – Students, staff, and members of the local community gave the gift of life at a...

»  Ways Women Can Lower Risk of Heart...

Did you know that for the past 20 years, heart disease in the U.S. has killed more women annually...

Business
Paola Aguilar Joins Ulster Savings Bank’s Lending Team »  Paola Aguilar Joins Ulster Savings Bank’s...

GOSHEN - In response to Orange County’s growing mortgage needs, Ulster Savings Bank...

»  Free Tax Preparation Service Still Available

POUGHKEEPSIE – With less than a month left before the April 15 tax filing deadline, Hudson...

»  Working Hard to pass Women’s Equality Agenda

By Christine SadowskiExecutive DirectorYWCA Orange County I sometimes find it hard to believe...

Michael Gilfeather Named CEO of Orange County Trust Company »  Michael Gilfeather Named CEO of Orange...

MIDDLETOWN - Orange County Trust Company, one of the oldest community banks in the Hudson Valley,...

New Advisory Board Members »  New Advisory Board Members

GOSHEN – O.C. District Attorney Hoovler recently announced that the O.C. District...

Social Workers Join Crystal Run Healthcare »  Social Workers Join Crystal Run Healthcare

MIDDLETOWN - Crystal Run Healthcare announces the addition of two new social workers to the...

Local Leader Named Chairman of Greater Newburgh Partnership »  Local Leader Named Chairman of Greater...

NEWBURGH - David Potack, Vice President of Unitex (a local business and leader in the healthcare...

»  Bankruptcy Court Approves Medical Center

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, approved Westchester Medical...

»  Emergency Suspension Issued For Newburgh Bar

NEWBURGH – The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) issued an emergency suspension of the...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Emblemhealth »  A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With...

NEW YORK - After an investigation uncovered widespread violations of New York law requiring...

 
Local
»  Heritage Students Earn Honors at Science...
Heritage Students Earn Honors at  Science...

TROY - Recently, students from Heritage Middle School in Newburgh attended the Greater Capital...

»  Edward A. Diana ‘68 Scholarship Formed at...
Edward A. Diana ‘68 Scholarship Formed at...

MIDDLETOWN - SUNY Orange President Bill Richards along with the SUNY Orange Foundation Chairman...

»  19th Annual Human Rights Awards Dinner
19th Annual Human Rights Awards Dinner

MIDDLETOWN - The Orange County Human Rights Commission held its 19th Annual Awards Dinner last...

»  Shahi and Ward Take Top Two Academic Posts
Shahi and Ward Take Top Two Academic Posts

HIGHLAND - Highland High School Class of 2014 students Shannon Ward and Osmaan Shahi have been...

»  Cub Scouts Collect Food for Low Income...
Cub Scouts Collect Food for Low Income...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Pack 122, sponsored by the Arlington Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie, collected...

»  MBOC Salutes Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacy
MBOC Salutes Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacy

PEEKSKILL - The Mount Olivet Baptist Church (MOBC) in Peekskill is experiencing significant...

»  Newburgh Welcomes Three New Police Officers...
Newburgh Welcomes Three New Police Officers...

NEWBURGH - The City of Newburgh welcomed three new police officers on March 21. Briana Martinez,...

Political
Obama on National Donate Life Month »  Obama on National Donate Life Month

A proclamation by the President of the United States of America: Each day, in quiet hospital...

Orange County Announces Formation of Casino Task Force »  Orange County Announces Formation of Casino...

GOSHEN – County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia...

Obama on National Financial Capability Month »  Obama on National Financial Capability Month

A proclamation by the President of the United States of America: Thanks to the grit and...

Gillibrand Appointed to USMA at West Point Board of Visitors »  Gillibrand Appointed to USMA at West Point...

WEST POINT – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she has been appointed to the...

Steven Neuhaus Marks 100th Day as Orange County Executive »  Steven Neuhaus Marks 100th Day as Orange...

I marked my 100th day as your County Executive on April 10th by sitting down to speak with a...

Obama on National Sexual Assault Awareness Month »  Obama on National Sexual Assault Awareness...

A proclamation by the President of the United States of America: Every April, our Nation comes...

Obama on Cesar Chavez Day »  Obama on Cesar Chavez Day

A proclamation by the President of the United States of America: On Cesar Chavez Day, we...

Larkin Named to Drug Task Force »  Larkin Named to Drug Task Force

Senator Bill Larkin has been named to the new Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction....

 
 


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