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Meet Our October Hudson Valley Hero, Susannah Grange

How one woman is helping four families get back on their feet

Meet Our September 2016 Hero: Melody Gregory

This attorney helps vets get what they deserve

Meet Our August 2016 Hero: Bosch

This courthouse dog is there for victims of violent crimes.

Hyde Park Man is Mr. Positive

Tom Chieffo, this month’s Hudson Valley Hero, makes everyone around him smile

Meet Our June 2016 Hero: Paula Miritello

After her brother’s death, a Yorktown Heights woman establishes a nonprofit that helps local causes in his honor.

Meet Our May 2016 Hero: Francis Greenburger

The founder of OMI International Art Center turned his love of art into a world-renowned creative hot spot

Meet Our April 2016 Hero: Sheryl Santi

The owner of a Valley Cottage moving company transports items to help children with long-term illnesses

Meet Our March 2016 Heroes: Teachers of Poughkeepsie High School

Three Poughkeepsie High School teachers combat student poverty

Meet Our February 2016 Hero: Bobbi Jo Forte

A Red Hook resident creates a unique venue to help abandoned felines

Meet Our January 2016 Hero: Sally Baker

A Valleyite creates a nonprofit to revitalize her down-trodden town

Meet Our December 2015 Hero: Susan Wagner

Meet the founder and president of a Chatham-based sanctuary for rescued horses

Meet Our November 2015 Hero: Audrey Graham-O’Gilvie

A Poughkeepsie resident is changing lives, one veteran at a time

Meet Our October 2015 Hero: Sean Flynn

A Newburgh teen melds math, science, and creativity

Meet Our September 2015 Hero: Jill Vozza

An Orange County resident pampers troops with her mobile spa and salon

Meet Our August 2015 Hero: Tail Waggin’ Tutors

How local therapy dogs are “tutoring” kids with reading difficulties

Meet Our July 2015 Hero: The Kneedlers

Residents of Woodland Pond retirement community are brightening up the days of those in need, one stitch at a time

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Each month, we spotlight a Valley resident who goes the extra mile to help those in need. Our heroes are your friends and neighbors who volunteer their time and talents to assist others; their sole reward is knowing that they’ve contributed to making our region an even better place to live.

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