Category : New York

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Lyndon Williams Appointed to City Court Judge

MOUNT VERNON – Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard appointed Lyndon Williams for City Court Judge following the elevation of Judge Adrian Armstrong to the New York State Court of Claims. Williams will serve the remainder of Judge Armstrong’s term and...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Community Unites to Help Clean Up Downing Park

By Jennifer L. Warren NEWBURGH – Kaiden Salisbury wants to show people that they have the power to help their community and truly make a difference. Saturday, starting at 9:30am, the Cornwall High School senior modeled that altruism for three h...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Poughkeepsie Chosen For Cutting Edge Pilot Program

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE – Imagine having the task of finding a way to transform a $180,000 Smart Lab at school into a workable learning tool for both students and teachers at home. That’s the exact challenge the educational services...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Senior Tenants Concerned With Living Conditions

POUGHKEEPSIE – Ann Evans, an 85-year-old tenant at the Admiral Halsey tower located at 135 Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie is scared to live there because of deteriorating conditions. On Thursday morning, Evans was trapped in one of the build...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

COVID-19 Antibody Testing For First Responders

NEWBURGH – Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) hosted free COVID-19 antibody testing in partnership with Cornerstone Family Healthcare. Dozens of first responders got tested outside Skoufis’ Newburgh District Office in a mobile testing site...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

City of Newburgh Rolls Out Five-Year Paving Plan

NEWBURGH – The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce a comprehensive 5-year paving plan, which upon completion will resurface more than 25 miles of roadway throughout the City. The 2020 paving season began this past Monday, July 13. Signs wer...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

First-Ever Cultural Study Launches in Newburgh

NEWBURGH – The Newburgh Arts and Cultural Commission and the City of Newburgh are proud to undertake the first comprehensive inventory and assessment of the diverse arts and culture ecology in the city: the Newburgh Arts + Cultural Study (NACS)...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Judge Forman and Segal Battle in Court

POUGHKEEPSIE – Dutchess County Court Judge Peter Forman, a Republican, is seeking re-election and is being challenged by attorney Jessica Segal, a Democrat. Both candidates sought to have their name on the Independence Party ballot line in November,...

Northeast / New York - 1 month ago

Police Chief Search Committee is Appointed

BEACON – Mayor Lee Kyriacou has named a police chief search committee to recruit, screen, and recommend candidates for Beacon police chief. Former chief Kevin Junjulas resigned recently and the mayor named retired Beacon officer William Cornett as in...

Northeast / New York - 2 months ago

Remembering John Lewis Live

Watch live coverage as the country bids a final farewell to civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, who died at age 80 from complications of pancreatic cancer. The late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., has been honored by the nation through memorial celebrations a...