Word On The Streets2020-06-19T17:07:06-04:00

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NECC to hold Month-Long Virtual Event to Honor Community

The phrase “We’re in this Together” has been bandied about as the result of a number of transformative events throughout history. From natural disasters to national tragedies, the unmistakable human instinct to coalesce, sacrifice and help one another lays bare the nature of community in the face of imminent crisis. Like few moments in history, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated [...]

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County Offers Free Firework Displays for July Fourth

The Dutchess County Government, in partnership with the Hudson Valley Renegades, Silo Ridge Field Club, the Dutchess County Fairgrounds and iHeartMedia of the Hudson Valley, has announced that it will host Dutchess County Goes Renegade. Three free, socially distant fireworks displays around the County, open to all residents on Saturday, July 4th. County Executive Marc Molinaro said in a statement, [...]

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Local Organization Celebrates Young Artists Across Connecticut

ASAP!, the Washington Depot based non-profit arts organization that reaches over 9,000 children and adults a year throughout Connecticut, is honoring students in grades 6-12, including home-schooled students, throughout the State this year for their artistic prowess. This past week, ASAP!’s 15th annual Celebration of Young Writers invited students to submit poetry and prose. This summer, the organization will do [...]

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Leading by Example: Hudson’s Mayor Takes 5 for City

Never has the heart of a community been more present in City Hall than in Hudson, NY, where — since he was elected in November — Mayor Kamal Johnson has conveyed the principles of his platform by shouldering the burdens of his surrounding community. Johnson’s relentless pursuit toward bringing the residents of Hudson closer together while fighting on behalf of [...]

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