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

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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...

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

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

»  Hundreds Gather to Protest Trump Travel Ban
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POUGHKEEPSIE – Hundreds of protesters gathered late Wednesday afternoon in Poughkeepsie to...

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

»  Travel Ban Assistance Offered By YWCA ...

NEWBURGH - YWCA Orange County is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, as well as...

»  Acclaimed Percussionist Honors MLK, Pete...
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POUGHKEEPSIE - “The thing is: Dr. King accomplished things for the United States of America...

»  NFA Students Participate in Columbia Tourney
NFA Students Participate in Columbia Tourney

NEWBURGH - Members of the Newburgh Free Academy Debate Team participated in the Columbia University...

»  Johnson to Emcee Tuskegee Airmen Dinner
Johnson to Emcee Tuskegee Airmen Dinner

NEW WINDSOR - The New Windsor-based Maj. Gen. Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of the national Tuskegee...

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ALBANY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Monday announced he is proposing to once and for all guarantee a...

»  Hollywood’s Legends to Highlight Film Fest
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Entertainment
Tuskegee Airmen’s Significance in US History »  Tuskegee Airmen’s Significance in US...

MIDDLETOWN - Commonly referenced as the Tuskegee Airmen, these men came together to participate in...

The Newseum Opens ‘1967: Civil Rights at 50’ Exhibition »  The Newseum Opens ‘1967: Civil Rights...

WASHINGTON, DC —  Recenlty, the Newseum opened “1967: Civil Rights at 50,”...

2017 Dutchess County Poet Laureate is Appointed »  2017 Dutchess County Poet Laureate is...

POUGHKEEPSIE - Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has appointed Poughkeepsie resident Bettina...

Lecture on Motown and the Civil Rights Movement »  Lecture on Motown and the Civil Rights...

NEWBURGH - What affect did Motown’s development have on the Civil Rights Movement in the...

Tuskegee Airmen to Host Annual Gala »  Tuskegee Airmen to Host Annual Gala

The Maj. Gen. Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of the national Tuskegee Airmen association will be...

Education
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RAMAPO - Recent graduates (Dec.’16) of Rockland Community College’s nursing program...

Heritage Middle School Kicks Off New Initiative »  Heritage Middle School Kicks Off New...

NEWBURGH - On January 19, Heritage Middle School kicked of a new initiative #KindnessMatters as...

Horizons on the Hudson Awarded $6,800 Grant »  Horizons on the Hudson Awarded $6,800...

NEWBURGH - Horizons on the Hudson Magnet School received a $6,800 grant from The Laura Bush...

Continuing Education is Always a Good Thing »  Continuing Education is Always a Good...

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NECSD Hosts Pajama Bedtime Story Party »  NECSD Hosts Pajama Bedtime Story Party

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