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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...
»  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,...

»  SUNY Orange Unveils New Mobile Phone App
SUNY Orange Unveils New Mobile Phone App

MIDDLETOWN – In an effort to give current students another alternative for accessing some...

»  Mayor’s Day of Recognition
Mayor’s Day of Recognition

NEWBURGH - Mayor Judith L. Kennedy proclaimed April 1, 2014 in commemoration of the Mayor’s...

»  Women’s History Month Proclaimed by Mayor
Women’s History Month Proclaimed by Mayor

NEWBURGH - Mayor Kennedy proclaimed Women’s History Month in the City of Newburgh at the...

»  Conviction in Newburgh Drive-By Shooting
Conviction in Newburgh Drive-By Shooting

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Gosford Lembhard, 27, of Newburgh,...

»  Jabberwock Cotillion to Present Debutantes
Jabberwock Cotillion  to Present Debutantes

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will present its...

»  SUNY Orange Students Get Statewide Awards
SUNY Orange Students Get Statewide Awards

MIDDLETOWN – Five SUNY Orange students were among more than 300 of their peers honored this...

»  April Third Proclaimed Tracy Patterson Day
April Third Proclaimed Tracy Patterson Day

KINGSTON - Ulster County Executive Mike Hein presented former Boxing World Champion Tracy Harris...


 

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Entertainment
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Artist Roslyn Fassett lives in the Town of Warwick between Mounts Adam and Eve, but has traveled...

Closing Reception for Herron Exhibition »  Closing Reception for Herron Exhibition

NEWBURGH -  The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands hosted a Closing...

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»  Record Number of Hudson Valley films...

2013 was a record setting year for feature film production in the Hudson Valley but it looks like...

Education
Mount Students Provide Free Tax Preparation »  Mount Students Provide Free Tax...

NEWBURGH – With Tax Day looming, Mount Saint Mary College accounting students are providing...

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Recently, Temple Hill Academy’s Student Government Association hosted the school’s...

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Heritage Middle School recently hosted an exciting event that encourages students to think like...

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NEWBURGH - Recently, Meadow Hill Global Explorations School students in Newburgh celebrated...



















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