Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in January 2014

Using social media to combat relationship violence, and books to while away a winter afternoon. PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley contest, Commuter Corner travel column, and On the Town party pictures


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Grace Smith House’s Healthy Relationship Campaign Uses Social Media to Spread Domestic Abuse Awareness Among Teens

The Dutchess County organization hopes its new initiative will help prevent abusive relationships among teens
By Cynthia James
cyber bullying

Mental Health Association of Orange County Launches Text 4 Teens Program

Orange County fights cyber bullying
By Cynthia James
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Reading Room Book Reviews: New Books by Hudson Valley Authors in January 2014

New and noteworthy books with a local flavor
By Jacquelyn DiLorenzo
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Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Wall Art” Legacy Mural

A new mural offers an upbeat view of a local town’s future
By Jacquelyn DiLorenzo
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Commuter Corner: Metropolitan Museum of Art Clarifies Suggested Donation, New Exhibits Abound

Events and things to do in New York City in January 2014
By Rosemary O’Connor
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Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (January 2014)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our January 2014 gallery of party pictures and event photos

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