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New York State seeks applicants for Youth Council

New York State seeks applicants for Youth Council

The Youth Council will provide policy recommendations on education, youth violence, the opioid crisis, juvenile justice, environmental justice, cyberbullying and civic engagement.  It will address issues that are of particular relevance to young women and girls, including sexual assault and harassment, female empowerment, economic opportunity and wage parity.

Post Office announces holiday hours

Post Office announces holiday hours

Westchester District postal officials are announcing Post Offices throughout the Greater Hudson Valley will be open on Tuesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve, but closing earlier than the normal weekday hours. The December 24 adjusted hours, which are based on local conditions, are posted in the Post Office lobbies.

New Paltz man’s Jeopardy run comes to an end

New Paltz man’s Jeopardy run comes to an end

In the Jeopardy Tournament of Champions, as in Highlander, there can be only one. Francois Barcomb, a New Paltz resident and physics teacher at Hendrick Hudson High School in Westchester County, made it all the way to the finals before falling to one of the all-time greats, James Holzhauer, who has won more than $2.7 million on the show.