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Poughkeespie grads get boost from Black Excellence Community

POUGHKEEPSIE - In an event planned to coincide with Juneteenth, marking the 1865 end of the Civil War, members of the Black Excellence Community...

Juneteenth marks end of slavery

MID-HUDSON – It was on June 19, 1865 that General Gordon Granger led thousands of federal troops to Galveston, Texas to announce the Civil...

Ulster County lawmakers debate hiring of school resource officers

KINGSTON – The hiring of four school resource officers for three Ulster County districts resulted in lengthy debate before being approved Tuesday night.The districts...

Orange County school officials stand united against racism

ORANGE COUNTY – Orange-Ulster BOCES and the districts within its territory have issued a statement taking a united stand against terrorism.In a joint letter,...

West Point graduates to join the Long Gray Line

WEST POINT – The US Military Academy will graduate over 1,110 cadets in the Class of 2020 at a commencement ceremony on the Plain...

SUNY Orange Board of Trustees approves strategic plan

MIDDLETOWN – The SUNY Orange Board of Trustees has approved the college’s Strategic Plan 2020-2025.The plan, shaped over the past year by input from a broad...

SUNY Orange approves $62.4 million budget

MIDDLETOWN – The SUNY Orange budget for academic year 2020-21 was approved by the college board of trustees on Wednesday.It includes $19.4 million from...

Dutchess BOCES construction plan moves forward

POUGHKEEPSIE - Aside from a few changes to the process, the COVID-19 pandemic has not slowed the Dutchess BOCES capital project, which will bring...

SUNY Orange names new Vice-president

MIDDLETOWN – SUNY Orange President Dr. Kristine Young has named Paul Martland as the College’s new Vice President of Administration and Finance. In his...

SUNY Rockland joins global consortium

ROCKLAND COUNTY– Rockland Community College in Suffern has joined a consortium of post-secondary education leaders to reach 3,000 students with career readiness skills through...

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