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Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival 2012

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival began in 1987 and makes its home under a specially designed tent theater on the grounds of the historic Boscobel House & Gardens in Garrison, New York. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is dedicated to producing the plays of Shakespeare with an economy of style that focuses energy and resources on script, actors and audience. This season they present Love’s Labour’s Lost, Romeo and Juliet, and The 39 Steps.

Hudson Valley News
2:34 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Is There a Regional Agenda for the Hudson Valley?

SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian, Gerald Benjamin and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro listen as Ulster County Executive Mike Hein addresses conference attendees.
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"Is There a Regional Agenda for the Hudson Valley?" - that's the theme and title of a conference held today at SUNY New Paltz - Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

Elected officials joined business and municipal leaders exploring new ideas - in a spirit of working together toward economic growth -The conference was hosted by CRREO, the New Paltz Center for Research, Regional Education and Outreach (CRREO), and sponsored by The Advocacy Coalition of the Hudson Valley.

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New York News
7:32 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Purple Heart Commemoration in NY's Hudson Valley

A Memorial Day ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of the Purple Heart medal is set for New York's Hudson Valley.  WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor says the event will feature the presentation of Purple Hearts to two veterans.

The event is Monday afternoon in New Windsor, near the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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The Roundtable
7:05 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Red Hook 200

Wint Aldrich – Red Hook Town Historian and Bicentennial Committee member and Christopher Klose - Red Hook native, Vice President of the Egbert Benson Historical Society of Red Hook, and also a member of the Bicentennial Committee, join us to fill us in on what Red Hook has planned for its Bicentennial year. To learn more visit redhook200.org.

The Roundtable
3:39 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

UpDocs: Documentary Film Series at Upstate Films

UpDocs will present 20 documentaries at Upstate Films in Woodstock and Rhinebeck May 18-24. We welcome UpDocs co-programmers, Becca Prahl and Ben Fundis.

New York News
11:22 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Report: Enrollment Decline, School Closures

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a discussion brief analyzing how solid the region's educational infrastructure is for the decade to come... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has details

The report, titled "Closed Schools, Open Minds: Hudson Valley's School Enrollment Dilemma and Opportunities for Adaptive Reuse" looks into the dilemma school districts all over the Valley are facing: declining enrollment rates.

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