The Latino Business Board was behind the well-attended event, “The Second Annual Latinos in Business Expo,” held Sunday afternoon at Newburgh’s Armory. From left are Board Members; Martha Barrera of Walden Savings Bank; Sandra Salguero of Superior Mortgage; Richard Narvaez of Principal Financial and Gisela Gomez of M & T Bank.
Business

Latinos in Business Expo Draws Impressive Crowd

HUDSON VALLEY PRESS — It’s a fact that startled a multitude of people, including Sandra Salguero of Superior Mortgage.“ Many people had no idea, were shocked, there were people who spoke Spanish working at the Ulster Savings Bank (as well as other area banks), who are there specifically to help out,” said Salguero. Now, learning that fact, they are much more likely to go to that bank and feel comfortable.” […read more]

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Government

Dutchess Legislature Approves Term Limits

HUDSON VALLEY PRESS — The Dutchess County Legislature has had a de facto term limit, without enacting one. Only two of the current 25 legislators have been around for more than 12 years – Republican Marge Horton and Democrat Barbara Jeter-Jackson. The third senior member, Republican James Miccio will step down in December, after three terms. […read more]

Crime

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

HUDSON VALLEY PRESS — Affecting so many from all walks of life, domestic violence’s effects have profound, rippling effects. It’s one of the many reasons organizations like Safe Homes that protect victims on multiple levels is such a pivotal piece to troubleshooting and reducing the incidence as well as roller coaster of emotions connected to domestic violence. […read more]

Community

NY Latino Leaders Issue Support For Tish James

Hudson Valley Press — NEW YORK – More than 100 Latino leaders from across New York State, from community leaders to advocates to elected officials, recently released an open letter highlighting Tish James’ extensive record of delivering for Latino communities and urging New Yorkers to vote for her in the Attorney General primary. […read more]