Monique DeCicco-Jones’ phone buzzed in early February with an urgent alert from St. Peter’s Regional Catholic School. “Please check your child’s book bag for a very important message from the Archdiocese,” said an automated voice. The alerts were usually used for for weather delays or closings. DeCicco-Jones tore the envelope […]

Jackie Reynolds is a happily married mother of three, with a degree in chemical engineering. Since having her first child with her husband, a computer engineer, she left her job to focus on her children. With this time, she developed her own profession. Recently, Jackie found herself in a nursing […]

Alice still describes her attacker as “tall and good-looking.” She had known him before it happened. They had talked for a while. She said he would always hint that he wanted to mess around with her, even though he knew she wasn’t looking for a hook-up. A lot of people […]

Written by Bryce A. Eckwall, edited and packaged by Aiyana Edmund and Matthew Apuzzo Helping small business, renewable energy, education and health care are among the Democrats’ shared priorities Six Democratic candidates debated at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday to determine who will challenge Republican John Faso for the 19th […]

Every Memorial Day, you see them. They don’t stand as tall as they once did, but they still have it in them to fight for their fellow service members. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), which has lobbied in Washington for increased benefits to soldiers, has been a support system […]

Residents of the Catskills remember when the Blue Hole — a swimming spot on the Rondout Creek — was their local secret. But in recent years, tourists searching for the country’s best swimming spots have laid siege to the Blue Hole. By summer 2015, more than 1,400 people were visiting […]

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Edited and packaged by: John Camera, Cafari Reid and Maria Enea Despite hundreds of job openings and well-paying salaries, millennials are moving away from skilled trade jobs. Half of current trade workers are over 45-years-old, making it difficult for employers to recruit young people for open roles, according to a […]

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