Leander Schaerlaeckens

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Meet the Dutchess County Drug Task Force

Fighting a local battle in the war on drugs

Council on Addiction Prevention and Education (CAPE) Aids Locals In Seeking Help For Drug Abuse

A local organization offers much-needed programs to help educate those dealing with drug abuse

Know the Warning Signs of Heroin Addiction

How can you tell if your child, sibling, family member, or friend is using heroin?

Facing the Hudson Valley’s Heroin Problem

A heroin epidemic has taken hold of the Hudson Valley — and it’s killing our kids

A Beacon of Hipsterdom

Big beards and even bigger glasses? A local resident notes the pros and cons as his little city transforms into a très trendy town.

A Fighting Chance at the Newburgh Boxing Club

A sanctuary from the city’s mean streets, the Newburgh Boxing Club gives local youth a chance to turn their lives around

10 Coolest Renovated Train Stations

RR redux: Built during the 19th century, and often abandoned in the 20th, Valley train stations are being revamped for other uses

Foreclosure: Tips and Advice for Buying (or Walking Away from) a Foreclosed House

Fear and loathing in foreclosure: After falling in love with a house in foreclosure, a local couple decided to play “real estate roulette.” They lost. Or did they?

Local Golden Retriever Remembered Through Service to War Veterans

Best friend: The legacy of retired service dog, Ivy

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney: Mr. Pragmatic Goes (Back) to Washington

On January 3, 2013, the Hudson Valley’s Sean Patrick Maloney became the first openly gay congressman from New York State. But he’s been too busy to pay his own pioneering any mind

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