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When John Messerschmidt bought a rural weekend home in Ulster County’s High Falls, he found himself with a nasty case of poison ivy. The war was on.
The colonel is professor and head of the Department of Chemistry and Life Science at the U.S. Military Academy.
Evelyn Brady-Watters founded the Golden Trailer Awards to recognize best movie trailer creators.
A spirited businessman with a soft heart has been improving lives of individuals with autism and their families since 2001.
When Doreen Browning set out to buy her husband a kilt for his 60th birthday, she embarked on a retirement career for both of them.
A typical day might find Peg Lijoi running errands, taking a patient out to dine or cooking a favorite meal, but there’s no such thing as a typical day.
Horses in the region know they have a friend when Ken Boaz arrives at their stables.
A merchandising manager of The Home Depot in Fishkill seeks to make summer holiday festivities special for employees and customers.
Ownership of The Golden Dog Grooming Salon & Spa in Wappingers Falls is a midlife career for a veteran newspaper advertising manager.
Ukrainian-born Svetlana McLaughlin builds a career as a bridge engineer in the Hudson Valley.
The second-generation owner of Drug World Pharmacies touts "the service of a neighborhood store" at her company.
Frank Nicodemus, who specializes in restoring Cadillacs at his Wappingers Falls shop, attracts clients by going to car shows and winning prizes.
Steve Schultz is part of a traveling team opening new accounts, mentoring chefs and filling in for absent chefs on behalf of Flik International.
Arnaldo Sehwerert leads the mid-Hudson office of the Small Business Development Center in its efforts to help people start businesses or expand.