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Nine projects given green light in Port Jervis’ $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant

PORT JERVIS With the $10 million grant it received for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the State has given the go-ahead for nine projects. Over $2.6 million will be spent on revitalizing Riverside Park, which will involve rebuilding the water tower with a Welcome to Port Jervis sign, building a new pavilion, setting up a stage...

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Sullivan County tops region in job growth

Sullivan County tops region in job growth

ALBANY According to data from the State Labor Department, Sullivan County had a 4.6 percent increase in employment during the course of the year that ended in April. Ulster County, with a 2.2% increase in jobs, trailed far behind. Growth in Greene County was 1.0 percent, while the Dutchess-Putnam Metropolitan Division experienced 1.3 percent growth....

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Garofolo receives several awards from Dutchess County business community

Garofolo receives several awards from Dutchess County business community

POUGHKEEPSIE — Fidelis Care’s Carl Garofolo Jr., a resident of Dutchess County, has received recognition from the business community. Garofolo has been recognized by Alignable, the online network for local business, as the Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County local Businessperson of the Year and Community Supporter of Business. Over the course of his three years as...

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Lauren Evans named assistant VP, branch manager at Rhinebeck Bank’s Poughkeepsie branch

Lauren Evans named assistant VP, branch manager at Rhinebeck Bank’s Poughkeepsie branch

PUCKHKEEPSIE At Rhinebeck Bank’s Poughkeepsie branch, located at 3432 North Road, Lauren Evans has been appointed branch manager and associate vice president. Evans joins Rhinebeck Bank in a new role that builds on her 17 years of local retail banking, branch management, and loan experience. She is studying a bachelor of arts in business administration/project...

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Appellate court rules Orange County Partnership is a public authority

Appellate court rules Orange County Partnership is a public authority

GOSHEN The Orange County Partnership is now subject to the reporting, disclosure, and governance requirements of the state’s Public Authorities Law, according to a decision made by the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court. This makes the partnership a local authority. According to the Partnership, it is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting...

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Powerball third-prize winning ticket sold in Ulster County

Powerball third-prize winning ticket sold in Ulster County

ALBANY The March 30 Powerball drawing’s third prize winner was sold at Wallkill Sunoco, located at 3103 Route 208, according to the New York Lottery. $50,000 was the value of the ticket. In addition, three third-prize tickets were sold in Staten Island, Rochester, and Liverpool. One to 69 are the possible winning numbers for the...