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 Tri-State Navel Ship 46 Barcelow StPort Jervis, NY (845) 856-NAVY Valentine's Dinner Dance Feb. 14th starts 6:30 pm. Music  by Ryan WilsonTickets $20  call ship for tickets

How often do you have the opportunity to wish an historical figure “Happy Birthday?” You will have the chance to during our annual George Washington Birthday Celebration at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh. The celebration will be held February 14th, 15th, and 16th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm each day, with our George Washington re-enactor, kicking off each day by cutting into his own birthday cake.

There also will be music, military demonstrations, crafts, historical presentations, with something for every family member. Admission for all three days will be free, though donations are requested. We hope you can join us to sing “Happy Birthday” to The General, eat a piece of his birthday cake and enjoy what the day has to offer.

Sponsorship for this program is provided by the Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands, Palisades Interstate Park Commission and the Palisades Parks Conservancy. Call 845-562-1195 for further details. 


 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh is seeking qualified applicants for its homeownership program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To find out more, applicants are encouraged to attend an orientation session to be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Habitat Newburgh’s headquarters located at 125 Washington Street in the City of Newburgh. 10 AM English session | 12 PM Spanish session. In partnership with hard-working families, Habitat Newburgh offers a pathway to homeownership for families earning between 25-60% of the area median income. In addition to our traditional homeownership program, we are also looking for families that would qualify for a handicapped-accessible house or the following specific programs:

VETERANS BUILD: If you or a member of your household is a US veteran, you may qualify for our Veteran Build homeownership program. Our current Veterans Build house is handicapped-accessible. LIVE/WORK HOUSING: This program combines residential living space with business space for local entrepreneurs. If you are interested in owning a home, and have an existing or a plan for a small/micro business, you may qualify for this program. For more information and/or to register for the orientation, contact Milagros Montijo-Flores at 845-457-6268 ext. 111 or visit

Keep your favorite kitty healthy and happy with this LOW COST spay/neuter clinic for cats brought to you by the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark and T.A.R.A (The Animal Rights Alliance).  The clinic cost of $70 per female or male cat includes spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccination, ear cleaning and nail trimming.  Distemper vaccine, flea treatment and microchipping are also available at an additional reasonable cost. Spaying and neutering helps fight pet overpopulation and helps pets live longer, healthier, happier lives.  Every year, millions of cats and dogs of all ages and breeds are euthanized or suffer as strays.  The good news is that responsible pet owners can make a difference.  By having your dog or cat sterilized, you will do your part to prevent the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens and to help reduce many of the behavioral problems associated with the mating instinct.  Risks of certain types of cancer and disease can also be reduced by spaying and neutering your pet. Space for the February 12th clinic is limited so please make sure you reserve your spot early!  Drop-off and registration is between 7:00 and 8:00 AM at the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark shelter at 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, NY.  Pick-up is between 5:00 and 6:00 PM.  Call today to make an appointment at (845) 856-3677.  Payment by cash, check or credit card is requested in advance in order to hold your appointment.

Although this clinic is for cats only, T.A.R.A.’s stationary clinic in Middletown, NY spays and neuters dogs for a reduced fee.  For more information or to make an appointment for your dog call: 845-343-1000 or 845-754-7100.

 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will hold their 16th Annual Golf Fore Housing on Monday, May 18th at the Powelton Club, 29 Balmville Road in Newburgh, NY. It all begins at 7:30am. Sponsorship and fouresomes available. Contact Caitlin Dalton at 845-568-6035 ext 115 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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