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April 17 - New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Business Showcase 

May 2 - Annual Family Caregiver Conference In Ulster County

May 3 - Women's Health and Fitness Expo's Theme This Year Is "Creating The Healthy Kitchen: Eating Well to Live Well" 


MAC Park After School Activity Program (ASAP)

Family’s Child Care Council Services For Parents And Grandparents Raising Children


Bistro-to-Go Prepares Passover Holiday Dishes 

Enjoy Dinner At Emiliani Ristorante in Saugerties

Upcoming At Cafe Mezzaluna Bistro Latino In Saugerties

Discounts On Adams Fairacre Farms, JK's Wine & Liquor, Mother Earth's Storehouse, Sunflower Natural Foods, And More

Explore Food In & Around Ulster County & Visit Our Online Dining Guide, Listed By Cuisine


Shop Local And Support Local Businesses

Stacie Flint - Paintings, Portraiture, Illustrations


Long Term Care Awareness

Evening Pantry Opens At Clinton Avenue Methodist Church 

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Introduces New Thoracic Oncology Program 

HealthAlliance Takes Strides To Engage The Community 

Fidelis At YWCA Every Thursday 

The Future Of Northern Dutchess Hospital - Healthcare Expands Locally 

Hudson Valley Hospice And Dutchess County SPCA Partner To Launch Boyd Pets Adoption Project 

Social Security Office In Lake Katrine To Consolidate with Poughkeeps​ie 

CCEUC Continues Fight Against Obesity 

Gardening Questions? Horticulture Hotline and Diagnostic Lab Now Open for 2014 Growing Season 

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Named One Of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals In 2014 

HealthAlliance’s Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz Receive Five-Star Ratings in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes 2014” Issue 

Woodstock Permanent Rx Drug Disposal Grand Opening 

Free Holistic/Alternative Healthcare Clinics in Ulster County

Starting April 16 - Free Caregivers and Bereavement Support Groups in Ulster County 

Donate Gifts That Benefit Family Caregivers And Non-Profit Organizations In The Community

Visit Our Discounts & Coupons Page For Some Great Local Business Offers

Disaster Relief Resources

Severe Weather Preparedness In Your Car - Be Informed, Make A Plan, Build A Kit, Be Involved  

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Storm Disaster Relief Resources For Small Businesses Affected By Storms Sandy, Irene, Lee - New NY Rising Disaster Assistance Program


Visit's Online Calendar Of Events Page For Additional Annual Events & Festivals

YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County News 

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Wellness, Education and Support Programs  

A.I.R. Studio Gallery Upcoming News And Events  

Free Yoga Classes Every Wednesday At MHA 

Starting April 15 - New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce News & Upcoming Events

Starting April 16 - Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Events

April 17 - New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Business Showcase

April 21 - Center for Healthy Aging To Help Seniors Learn About Role And Value of Exercise 

Starting April 23 - Folk Dance Program For Woodstock Seniors 

Starting April 23 - Southern Ulster Chamber's News

Starting April 23 - Quality Estate Auctions  

Starting April 24 - Esopus Business Alliance Newsflash

Starting April 25 - Health Quest Community Education Schedule

April 27 - Breast Cancer Options 12th Annual Complementary Medicine Conference 

Saugerties Chamber of Commerce Happenings and News

May 2 - Annual Family Caregiver Conference In Ulster County

May 2 - Groom-A-Thon Fundraiser for Equine-Rescue, Inc.

May 2-4 - Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst 

May 3 - Activate Your Mind + Align Your Body For Spring

May 3 - Women's Health & Fitness Expo

Starting May 8 - Rondout Valley Business Association (RVBA) News and Upcoming Happenings

May 10 - The Caring Hands Closet Swap 

Starting May 19 - Rosendale Chamber of Commerce News and Upcoming Events 

June 21 - Midtown Make A Difference Day 

September 4 - 18th Annual “Fall For Art” Fundraising Art Show 

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Ulster County Cultural Services And Promotion Fund (UCCSPF) Grants 

Exhibitor Registration Open, And Apply to Present a Workshop or Demonstrat​ion at The Women’s Health & Fitness Expo Held on May 3 

April 17 - Business Showcase - Register Today! 

Starting April 21 - 75-Hour Real Estate Salesperso​n Licensing Classes Held in New Paltz 

$500 Student Scholarship Applications Being Accepted Until May 2 

Jewish Federation of Ulster County 2014 Call for Entry 

Shandaken Community Gardens (SCG) Plots Available Now for 2014 

News About Our Local Currency from Hudson Valley Current Team 

May 22 Deadline - New Paltz Chamber Applications For Educational Scholarships 

HOPE's Fund, Nominate A Mentor Today 

Preventative​ Health Resources in Ulster County 

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Volunteer At The Hottest And Coolest Women's Expo 

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