Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in July 2012

A Newburgh triple-jumper heads to the Olympics; and profiles of two female trailblazers PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley Contest and On the Town party pictures photo gallery


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Newburgh Athlete Samyr Laine to Compete in Triple Jump in 2012 London Olympic Games

A Newburgh native heads to the London Olympics
By Rosemary O’Connor


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Rockland County’s Christine Baker Hikes Appalachian Trail for Charity

A Nyack woman and her canine companion embark on a long journey for kindness
By Rosemary O’Connor


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Genya Ravan of Saugerties: The Life of a Holocaust Survivor and Hudson Valley Rock Musician

Genya Ravan is a rock and roll pioneer — and a Holocaust survivor
By Richard Klin



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Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Simple Shrine” Plaque for Thomas Davenport

Do you know where this “simple shrine” is located?
By Emma Roellke


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Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (July 2012)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our July 2012 gallery of party pictures and event photos



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