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Filmmaker Jason Blum donates $10M to Vassar College

This is the largest gift to the school from a male graduate.

Invasive fish species poses threat to Hudson River ecosystem

State officials are seeking to prevent the fish from entering Lake Champlain.

Ally’s Ice Cream & Grill Café opens in Poughkeepsie

Ally’s offers 25 flavors of ice cream.

Former shoe, boot and cigar factory may become apartments

A plan is in the works to transform what at one time had been a shoe and boot factory, then a cigar factory, into an...

A.B. Vault, a handbag and apparel boutique, opens in Poughkeepsie

Alexandra Bartley dedicated her store to the memory of her mother Arlene Bartley.

Mixed-use proposal for former Board of Elections site in Poughkeepsie

The Poughkeepsie Planning Board has set April 19 as the earliest date for holding a public hearing on a plan to build a mixed-use...

Vassar health care workers organize in protest against Nuvance Health

The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated issues for the staff.

Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel sold

The hotel was built in 1987 and opened under the Radisson brand.

Jersey Mike’s Sub opens in Poughkeepsie

This is the chain's fourth Hudson Valley store.

Dutchess County OKs $11 million for Urban Trail project in Poughkeepsie

The 2.7-mile trail will connect landmarks and community assets around the city and town of Poughkeepsie, adding transportation infrastructure and green space connecting various landmarks around the city.

Westchester and Hudson Valley to receive millions in water funds

Millions of dollars for drinking water and sewer infrastructure projects will be flowing into municipalities in Westchester and other parts of the Hudson Valley as part of $115 million in new funding approved by the state's Environmental Facilities Corporation.

Friendly Ford breaks ground for new vehicle center in Poughkeepsie

Friendly Ford's new Commercial Vehicle Center will be the newest addition to the Friendly Auto Group, an automobile retail brand based in the mid-Hudson Valley.

Former Arlington Firehouse converted to lofts, commercial space

Mid Hudson Construction Management developed the former Arlington Firehouse on Main Street, which now consists of four one-bedroom lofts and a large first-floor commercial space.

Vassar College puts its money where the climate is

The college’s board of trustees, by a unanimous vote in mid-October, made a commitment to consider investments that support transitioning to a green economy and require that environmental, social and similar factors be considered when deciding who gets to handle the college’s funds.

A third McDonald’s is proposed for Poughkeepsie

The proposed eatery would be Poughkeepsie's third McDonald's location, and is directly across Route 9 from a Wendy's.