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Siding with AOC, Gov. Hochul kills natural gas power projects in Queens, upstate NY

Siding with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the environmental left, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday killed two proposed natural gas-powered projects in Queens and upstate Newburgh. State Department of Environmental Commissioner Basil Seggos said both proposals failed to comply with the state’s “Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act” to reduce carbon...
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Food Network: New Hudson Valley Restaurant’s Sandwich is #1 in US

In a list of the best sandwiches in America, the Food Network has ranked a new Hudson Valley restaurant's sub as the best of the best. We have some pretty iconic sandwiches in the Hudson Valley. In fact, many of them have already been recognized by the national media. In 2019 Buzzfeed named Rossi's Deli in Poughkeepsie best sandwich spot in New York. Last year, Mexicali Blue's short rib burrito at their Wappingers Falls restaurant was named one of the best burritos in the country. And back in 2016 a pizza/steak sandwich mash-up named the Steak Margarita from Vinnie's Deli and Pasta in Pawling was featured in a segment of the Food Network's show, Guilty Pleasures.
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Jewish federation reaches out to councilman following anti-Semitic rant

NEWBURGH – The Jewish Federation of Orange County has reached out to Newburgh City Councilman Omari Shakur following last week’s confrontation he had with a Jewish developer in which he used anti-Semitic language. The federation has yet to hear back from the councilman. The city council earlier this week voted...
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Grandmother pleads guilty to assault leaving infant granddaughter blind

GOSHEN – A 45-year-old grandmother pled guilty before Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown on Wednesday to felony assault in connection with an assault on her seven-month-old granddaughter that left the child blind. Kimberly Bennett was the primary caregiver for the baby. Middletown Police arrested Bennett. The assault, which...

This Hudson Valley Tavern Has Been in 4 Movies With a 5th On the Way

I have a thing for The Golden Rail Ale House in Newburgh. It’s where I hung out for years when I was in my twenties. There wasn’t a Friday night that went by that you wouldn’t find my friends and me at The Golden Rail. Fast forward a few decades, and since I don’t live in Newburgh anymore I don’t get there that often, but if I’m in the area I stop in.

YO1 Health Resort Tempts With Meditative Escapes in the Catskills

Photos courtesy of YO1 Health Resort unless otherwise noted. The destination resort crafts wellness-centered vacations that feature Ayurveda, massages, naturopathy, and Hudson Valley views. How perfect does a Catskills getaway sound right now?. And by getaway, we’re talking the type of vacation in which you forget to check your phone...

New Wine Bar Coming Soon to Downtown Beacon, New York

The Hudson Valley will soon welcome a new place to enjoy wine, food and live music. This time last year things seemed pretty unsure for the local bar and restaurant industry. We've seen a lot of businesses close their doors for good so it's refreshing to see a local business open their doors to share their delicious drinks and food to help bring the community together.

New activewear store to open at Walden Galleria

OFFLINE, By Aerie will soon have a location at the Walden Galleria Mall. The sub-brand of activewear and accessories launched in July 2020 and is built for movement and comfort, according to a release from the shopping center. The new location features “elements of movement and fun to enjoy while customers shop, including a pingpong table, ballet bar and disco […]


Mount Saint Mary College students in Newburgh welcomed some new “kids” to campus Saturday, Oct. 9 during a session of goat yoga. In the field in front of the college’s Hudson Hall, Mount students really had a baa a a a time when beginners to veterans practiced yoga with several friendly baby goats. As the…

Restaurant Focusing On Coastal Italian Cuisine To Open In Hudson Valley

A new restaurant that focuses on coastal Italian cuisine made with local ingredients is set to open its doors in the Hudson Valley in the coming weeks. Primo Waterfront is preparing to host its official grand opening in Orange County sometime in November, according to owner Jesse Camac, who also is a co-created Heritage Food + Drink in Wappingers Falls.

Long Closed Poughkeepsie Diner Finally Being Renovated

Does anybody from the Poughkeepsie or Dutchess County area remember the Arlington Diner? Or maybe you knew it as the Pleasant Valley Diner, or perhaps the 44 Diner. No matter what the name, the diner, which is on Route 44 (Dutchess Turnpike), has been closed for quite a while. There was a sign in the window that said under renovation, but after a couple of years of looking at that sign I was beginning to doubt the diner would ever be renovated. I may have been wrong.