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Welcome!, published by First Connections, Inc., is a helpful online resource of information for anyone living in, playing in, or thinking of moving to the Ulster County, New York area. Online assists residents, newcomers, and visitors with information on local businesses & services, schools, lessons & enrichment activities, kids' birthday party options, day camps & seasonal programs, home improvement services, lodging, recreation, township details, gift ideas & shopping local, community resources & health & human support services, food & drink, events & happenings, volunteer opportunities, plus so much more.

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Maverick Concerts 2014 Season

HITS-On-The-Hudson Horse Shows In Saugerties Offer Action-Packed Olympic-Level Competition

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

September 6,7 - Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest

September 11 - Southern Ulster County Chamber of Commerce’s 6th Annual Golf Outing

September 26-28 - Rhinebeck Arts Festival 


MAC Fit Kids - After School Activity Program (ASAP)

Before And After School Child Care Referral Service 


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


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Stacie Flint - Paintings, Portraiture, Illustrations

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


August In-Home Massage For Breast Cancer Survivors

“Back to School Night” Offers Relative Caregivers Free Backpacks And School Supplies 

The Washbourne House Back To School Drive 

Summer Swim at Williams Lake Benefits Rosendale Pool Project

Long Term Care Awareness

You Can Continue To Enroll For Health Insurance

Two Health Quest Hospitals Join Safe Motherhood Initiative 

Health Quest Prepares For Potential Ebola Cases 

September 12 - Metastatic Breast Cancer Retreat: A Program From Breast Cancer Options 

Free Holistic/Alternative Healthcare Clinics in Ulster County

Free Caregivers and Bereavement Support Groups in Ulster County 

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


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  

HITS-On-The-Hudson Horse Shows In Saugerties Offer Action-Packed Olympic-Level Competition

Maverick Concerts 2014 Season

Breast Cancer Options Upcoming Events 

Health Quest Community Education Training Programs

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

September 6,7 - Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest

Starting September 8 - Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Events

Starting September 8 - New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce News & Upcoming Events

Saugerties Chamber of Commerce Happenings and News

September 10 - United Way's Annual Day of Caring 

Starting September 11 - Rondout Valley Business Association (RVBA) News and Upcoming Happenings

Starting September 11 - Southern Ulster County Chamber of Commerce’s News And 6th Annual SUCCC Golf Outing 

September 12 - Journey of Aging, Free Conference

September 12 - You are invited to Always There ~ An Evening In Madrid

September 12 - Northern Dutchess Hospital Auxiliary 1st Annual Card and Game Night

Starting September 12-14 - Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst And Upcoming Artrider Events 

September 13 - Cruise the Hudson Fundraiser ABOARD “The TEAL”

September 14 - 24th Annual Taste of New Paltz

Starting September 15 - Esopus Business Alliance Newsflash

September 17- Save the Date - Buy Local Business Expo

September 21 - 11th Annual Bike for Cancer Care

September 26-28 - W.O.W. - Weekend of Wallkill

September 26-28 - Rhinebeck Arts Festival 

November 1,2 - Crafts at Purchase: A Fine Craft Event 

November 7 - 7th Annual Circles Of Caring Conference

Additional Resources To Reference For Workshops, Events & Happenings, And Information On Ulster County, New York


Real Estate Salesperson Licensing & Professional Development Classes Held In New Paltz And Other Locations 

Ulster County Office For The Aging 2014 Survey

Be A Part Of The Premier Business Expo In Ulster County On September 17 

Preventative​ Health Resources in Ulster County 

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Medicaid Service Coordinator Position Available 

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Volunteerism Throughout the Region - Ulster County 

United Way Of Ulster County - Tax Volunteers Make A Difference 

Volunteers Needed For The Bike For Cancer Ride On September 21

UlsterCorps Action Alerts, News And Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity Resources


Real Estate Wanted

Properties For Sale

Vacation Rentals & Lodging

Real Estate Licensing & Professional Development Education

How to Submit Real Estate Property Listings


Disaster Relief Resources

NYS Storm Disaster Relief Resources For Those Affected By Storms Sandy, Irene, Lee

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

Preparedness Checklists For Storms & Hurricanes

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September 26-28, 2014 - Rhinebeck Arts Festival HealthAlliance of the Hudson ValleyTranscend Dental, Dr. Bruce Jay MilnerNorthern Dutchess HospitalButtermilk Falls Inn & Spa in Milton, NYDrs. Chasin & Guarente
Moondance Ridge Bed and Breakfast of New PaltzYMCA of Kingston and Ulster CountyNew Paltz Regional Chamber of CommerceRondout Valley Business AssociationUniversal Maps Southern Ulster County, New YorkSouthern Ulster Chamber of CommerceUlster County Regional Chamber of CommerceSaugerties Chamber of Commerce - Discover Saugerties NYus Business AllianceGood Life Youth Journal




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