Community Icon, Ulster Savings Bank, Named Among the Top Extraordinary Banks in USA

(Kingston, NY)  Ulster Savings Bank, a local Hudson Valley icon, was just named among the top extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™. Ulster Savings was recognized with the Institute’s Banky™ Award for its commitment to strong community banking. This award recognizes Ulster Savings as on e of the top […]

Orange County Citizens Foundation and Times Herald-Record Hosting Election Debates

Sugar Loaf, New York – October 11, 2018 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation is partnering with the Times Herald-Record to host a series of political debates with candidates in some of the most highly watched state and national races. The public is invited to attend, or watch the debates live at https://www.facebook.com/OCcitizensfoundation or www.recordonline.com/livedebate. The 42nd Senate […]

5 Reasons Why State Advocacy Rocks

When people think of advocacy, they tend to think of efforts inside the Beltway. But if you want to get things done, you shouldn’t forget to include some action on the state level, say some experts. If you want proof, the 113th Congress passed 352 bills and resolutions, while the state legislatures passed more than […]

High Quality Child Care and Education Helps Our Economy!

There is a problem facing employers in New York State, an ill-prepared workforce. Did you know that the majority of New York’s 4th graders are not proficient in reading or math? Did you know that employers report that high school graduates don’t have the skills necessary for a 21st-century workforce? These are serious problems, but […]