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The Academy Street Historic District is a historic district located along that street between Livingston and Montgomery streets in the city of Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States.
The Adirondack is a higher-speed passenger train operated daily along the Empire Corridor by Amtrak between New York City and Montreal.
The administrative divisions of New York are the various units of government that provide local government services in the state of New York.
Advanced Life Support (ALS) is a set of life-saving protocols and skills that extend Basic Life Support to further support the circulation and provide an open airway and adequate ventilation (breathing).
Against The Current (often abbreviated as ATC) is an American pop rock band based in Poughkeepsie, New York, and formed in 2011.
Albany International Airport is a public airport seven miles (11 km) northwest of Albany, in Albany County, New York, United States.
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County.
Rensselaer Rail Station is a train station in Rensselaer, New York, located from downtown Albany across the Hudson River.
Alexander George Goot (born March 15, 1988, Poughkeepsie, New York) is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist from New York City.
Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757July 12, 1804) was a statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Alfred Mosher Butts (April 13, 1899 – April 4, 1993) was an American architect, famous for inventing the board game Scrabble in 1938.
Amanda Minnie Douglas (July 14, 1831 – July 18, 1916) was an American writer of adult and juvenile fiction.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Andre Rishard Williams (born August 28, 1992) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent.
Andrew Jackson Davis (August 11, 1826January 13, 1910) was an American Spiritualist, born in Blooming Grove, New York.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Anna Livingston Reade Street Morton (May 18, 1846 – August 14, 1918) was the second wife of United States Vice President Levi P. Morton.
Area code 845 is a telephone area code straddling the Hudson Valley region of the U.S. state of New York.
The Arlington Fire District is one of 3 fire departments that provides fire and EMS services to the residents of the Town Of Poughkeepsie.
The Army Black Knights are the athletic teams that represent the United States Military Academy.
The Astor family achieved prominence in business, society, and politics in the United States and the United Kingdom during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in Austin, Texas, by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU, and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States.
The Balding Avenue Historic District is located along the street of the same name, between Mansion and Marshall streets, in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
Bananas Comedy Club are two venues for stand-up comedy: the original founded in 1986 in Poughkeepsie, New York and the other opening its doors in 1988 in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
Barbara Rhoades (born March 23, 1946) is an American actress, known primarily for her comedy and mystery roles, especially as lady bandit Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushings in The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968).
The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, in the downtown district of Poughkeepsie, New York, United States, is the oldest continuously-operating theater in New York State.
The Beacon City School District (also known as the Beacon City Schools) is one of 18 public school districts serving residents of Dutchess County, New York, United States.
Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County, New York, United States.
Benjamin Arthur Gilman (December 6, 1922 – December 17, 2016) was a Republican United States Representative from Middletown, New York.
Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.
William Daley (June 27, 1868 – May 4, 1922) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1889 to 1891.
William Henry Duke, Jr. (born February 26, 1943) is an American actor and film director.
William George Linich (February 22, 1940 – July 18, 2016), known professionally as Billy Name, was an American photographer, filmmaker, and lighting designer.
A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
The Boston Pops Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in playing light classical and popular music.
A brewery or brewing company is a business that makes and sells beer.
Bridge Music is a public sound art installation.
Herbert Theodore "Buttons" Briggs (July 8, 1875 – February 18, 1911) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher, who played a total of five seasons.
Calvin Dodd MacCracken, also known as Cal (1919-1999) was an American inventor who made important contributions to energy storage technology and the construction of ice rinks.
Cardiothoracic surgery (also known as thoracic surgery) is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease).
Carlin, formerly Carlin Motorsport, is a motor racing team based in the United Kingdom.
Carolyn Elizabeth Garcia (née Adams; born May 6, 1946), also known as Mountain Girl, is a former Merry Prankster and a former wife of Jerry Garcia.
Cathy Davis (born c. 1952 in Winnfield, Louisiana, United States) is an American (former) female boxer.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Charles J. Spencer, Jr. (born March 17, 1982) is a former American football offensive tackle.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chris Bell (born November 3, 1972) is an American director, producer and writer, known for his documentaries Bigger, Stronger, Faster* (2008 as Christopher Bell), Trophy Kids, and Prescription Thugs (2015).
College Boat Club of the University of Pennsylvania is the rowing program for University of Pennsylvania Rowing, located at #11 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.
In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, colonel is the most senior field grade military officer rank, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and immediately below the rank of brigadier general.
Colonial Airlines was a United States airline from the 1940s and 1950s with bases at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York City and at Montréal/St-Hubert Airport in Montreal, Canada.
The Columbia University Lions are the collective athletic teams and their members from Columbia University, an Ivy League institution in New York City, United States.
Command Airways was a United States regional airline based at the Dutchess County Airport in Wappinger, New York, just outside Poughkeepsie, which was operational from 1966 to 1988.
A concurrency in a road network is an instance of one physical road bearing two or more different highway, motorway, or other route numbers.
The Connecticut Cougars were a semi-professional ice hockey team in North Eastern Hockey League (NEHL).
The Cornell Big Red is the informal name of the sports teams, and other competitive teams, at Cornell University.
Counter-terrorism (also spelled counterterrorism) incorporates the practice, military tactics, techniques, and strategy that government, military, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or prevent terrorism.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
A covert operation is a military operation that intended to conceal the identity of or allow plausible denial by the sponsor.
David M. "Dave" Price (born October 18, 1966) is an American journalist and weather forecaster who is currently working for WNBC-TV in New York as a weekday afternoon weatherman.
Debra Janine Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American former figure skater and physician.
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is an agency within the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and is the official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high explosives).
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Robert Dietz Memorial Stadium is a football stadium in Kingston, New York.
The Dutch (Dutch), occasionally referred to as Netherlanders—a term that is cognate to the Dutch word for Dutch people, "Nederlanders"—are a Germanic ethnic group native to the Netherlands.
Dutchess Community College (SUNY Dutchess, Dutchess, or DCC) is a community college in Dutchess County, New York (state) on a hill above the town of Poughkeepsie.
The Dutchess County Public Transit is the bus service provided by the Dutchess County Division of Public Transit in Dutchess County, New York.
Dutchess County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of New York.
Dutchess Stadium is a stadium in Wappingers Falls, New York.
Dwight–Hooker Avenue Historic District is a national historic district located at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.
The Eastern Professional Hockey League (EPHL) was a low-level professional ice hockey league.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edward Davis Wood Jr. (October 10, 1924 – December 10, 1978) was an American filmmaker, actor, and author.
Edmund Platt (February 2, 1865 – August 7, 1939) was a United States Representative from New York.
Elmer Rae Steele (May 17, 1886 in Poughkeepsie, New York – March 9, 1966 in Rhinebeck, New York) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services (abbreviated to the initialism EMS, EMAS, EMARS or SAMU in some countries), are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.
The Empire Service is a higher-speed train service operated by Amtrak within the state of New York in the United States.
The Ethan Allen Express is a higher-speed passenger train service operated by Amtrak between New York City and Rutland, Vermont via Albany, New York.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
A fire department (American English) or fire brigade (British English), also known as a fire protection district, fire authority or fire and rescue service is an organization that primarily provides firefighting services for a specific geographic area.
Fire safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire.
A fire station (also called a fire house, fire hall, or firemen's hall) is a structure or other area for storing firefighting apparatus such as fire engines and related vehicles, personal protective equipment, fire hoses and other specialized equipment.
A fireboat is a specialized watercraft with pumps and nozzles designed for fighting shoreline and shipboard fires.
A firefighting apparatus describes any vehicle that has been customized for use during firefighting operations.
Fishkill is a town in the southwest part of Dutchess County, New York, United States.
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is a teaching museum, major art repository, and exhibition space on the campus of Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
Frank F. Bahret (1858 – March 30, 1888) was a Major League Baseball outfielder, for about a week, during the Union Association's one and only season of 1884.
Frank Thomas Cimorelli (born August 2, 1968) is former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Frederick Walter Lasher (born August 19, 1941 in Poughkeepsie, New York) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher who played six seasons with the Minnesota Twins (1963), Detroit Tigers (1967–1970), Cleveland Indians (1970), and California Angels (1971).
George Gordon Battle Liddy (born November 30, 1930), known as G. Gordon Liddy, is a former FBI agent, lawyer, talk show host, actor, and figure in the Watergate scandal as the chief operative in the White House Plumbers unit during the Nixon Administration.
The Garfield Place Historic District is a small residential neighborhood in southern Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Genghis Tron is a three-piece experimental metal band formed in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York and San Francisco, California.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Clinton (July 26, 1739April 20, 1812) was an American soldier and statesman, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational clothing-retail company known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children.
Hamid Karzai, (Pashto/حامد کرزی, born 24 December 1957) is an Afghan politician who was the leader of Afghanistan from 22 December 2001 to 29 September 2014, originally as an interim leader and then as President for almost ten years, from 7 December 2004 to 2014.
Harold Joseph Morowitz (December 4, 1927 – March 22, 2016) was an American biophysicist who studied the application of thermodynamics to living systems.
Hatmaking or millinery is the design, manufacture and sale of hats and head-wear.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
Henry Hudson (1565–1611) was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States.
Hevad Khan (born January 25, 1985) is an American professional poker player, best known for making the final table at the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event, where he finished in sixth place.
Highland is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Ulster County, New York, United States.
Homer Augustus Nelson (August 31, 1829 – April 25, 1891) was an American politician and soldier from the state of New York.
Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line is a commuter rail line running north from New York City along the east shore of the Hudson River. Metro-North service ends at Poughkeepsie, with Amtrak's Empire Corridor trains continuing north to and beyond Albany. The line was originally the Hudson River Railroad (and the Spuyten Duyvil and Port Morris Railroad south of Spuyten Duyvil), and later part of the famous Water Level Route of the New York Central Railroad. The Croton–Harmon station divides the line into two distinct segments. South of there, the line is electrified with third rail, serving suburban stations located relatively close together. Most of the electrified zone has four tracks, usually two express and local tracks in each direction. For a few miles in the Bronx there are only two or three tracks. Local service is usually provided by electric trains, while diesel trains run express. North of Croton–Harmon, the line is not electrified and is mostly double-tracked (with a few triple track areas); the stations are also spaced further apart. Service between Croton–Harmon and Poughkeepsie is provided by diesel trains; these generally run express and skip most of the lower stations. From just north of Spuyten Duyvil to the end of the line, the Hudson Line is shared with Amtrak's Empire Corridor routes up the river.
The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.
The Hudson Valley comprises the valley of the Hudson River and its adjacent communities in the U.S. state of New York, from the cities of Albany and Troy southward to Yonkers in Westchester County.
The Hudson Valley Bears were an ice hockey team in the Eastern Professional Hockey League.
The Hudson Valley Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra based in Poughkeepsie, New York in the United States.
Hudson Valley Regional Airport, formerly known as the Dutchess County Airport, is a county-owned public-use airport located on State Route 376 in the Town of Wappinger, Dutchess County, New York, United States, four miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Poughkeepsie.
The Hudson Valley Renegades are a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
The Hyde Park campus of the Culinary Institute of America is located in the town of Hyde Park, New York, between the Hudson River and U.S. Route 9.
Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
The IBM 700/7000 series is a series of large-scale (mainframe) computer systems that were made by IBM through the 1950s and early 1960s.
The IBM 7030, also known as Stretch, was IBM's first transistorized supercomputer.
IBM mainframes are large computer systems produced by IBM since 1952.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.
Indy Lights is an American developmental automobile racing series sanctioned by IndyCar, currently known as Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires for sponsorship reasons.
The Intercollegiate Rowing Association runs the IRA National Championship Regatta, which is considered to be the United States collegiate national championship of rowing.
Jane Matilda Bolin, LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association and the first to join the New York City Law Department.
Jeffrey Charles Pierce (born June 7, 1969) is a former middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the season.
Jerome John Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s.
James Isaac Norton Jr. (born July 19, 1968) is an American comedian, radio personality, actor, author, and television and podcast host.
James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, television host, singer, writer, and producer.
Chauncey T. Maggiacomo Jr. (born November 30, 1947) known as "Jocko" or, in high school, as "Chant," was a racing car driver from Poughkeepsie, New York.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.
John Jay (December 12, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, negotiator and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second Governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States (1789–1795).
Jonathan Keith "Jack" Idema (May 30, 1956January 21, 2012) was a former U.S. Army reserve special operations non-commissioned officer with a controversial history.
Joseph Bertolozzi (born 1959) is an American composer and musician with works ranging from full symphony orchestra and solo songs to immense sound-art installations.
Josh Billings was the pen name of 19th-century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw (April 21, 1818October 14, 1885).
Keith Alan Lockhart (born November 7, 1959) is an American conductor.
Kendall Francois (July 26, 1971 – September 11, 2014) was an American serial killer from Poughkeepsie, New York, convicted of killing eight women, from 1996 to 1998.
Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Ulster County, New York, United States.
LaGuardia Airport is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.
The Lake Shore Limited is an overnight Amtrak passenger train service between Chicago and the Northeastern United States.
Elizabeth "Lee" Miller, Lady Penrose (April 23, 1907 – July 21, 1977), was an American photographer and photojournalist.
This list of the 62 cities in New York State contains all municipalities incorporated as cities and also gives the primary county in which each city is located.
Lloyd is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States.
Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark estate located on US 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York.
Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) (stylized macy*s) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
The Main Mall was an outdoor pedestrian shopping plaza in downtown Poughkeepsie, New York, which was in existence from 1973 until 2001.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
The Maple Leaf is an international passenger train service operated by Amtrak and Via Rail between Pennsylvania Station in New York City and Union Station in Toronto via the Empire Corridor.
Marist College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, located in the U.S. state of New York, within the Hudson River Valley in the town of Poughkeepsie.
The Red Foxes are the athletic teams of Marist College.
Mark Bell is an American professional powerlifter, patent holder, owner of Super Training Gym, and a former professional wrestler.
Mark Parker (born 21 October 1955) is an American businessman.
Martin Faust (January 16, 1886 – July 19, 1943) was an American film actor.
Matchbook Romance is an American emo band from Poughkeepsie, New York and was formed in 1997.
Matthew Vassar (April 29, 1792 – June 23, 1868) was an English-born American brewer, merchant and philanthropist.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.
Mela Hudson (born July 24, 1987) is an American actress, and producer best known for her roles in Split Costs, The Sisterhood of Night, and Hits.
The Merry Pranksters were cohorts and followers of American author Ken Kesey in 1964.
The Metro-North Commuter Railroad, trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or simply Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), a public authority of the U.S. state of New York.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.
Michelle Nijhuis is an American science journalist who writes about conservation and climate change for many publications, including National Geographic and Smithsonian magazines.
Maurice Joseph "Mickey" McDermott, Jr. (April 29, 1929 – August 7, 2003) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
The Mid-Hudson Bridge (officially the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge) is a toll suspension bridge which carries US 44 and NY 55 across the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland in the state of New York.
Recipient of the 2015 Dutchess Tourism Family Entertainment Award of Distinction and the 2015 United Way Non-Profit Spotlight Award, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is the ideal destination for families with young children.
Mid-Hudson Civic Center is a venue located in Poughkeepsie, New York, consisting of Mair Hall (a concert and convention hall) and the McCann Ice Arena (an ice skating venue).
The Mill Street–North Clover Street Historic District is located along those streets and Main Street in western Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
Monty Anthony Stickles (August 16, 1938 – September 3, 2006) was an American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.
The Mount Carmel District (or Area) is a historic neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, New York named for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and its associated (now defunct) school.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
National Historic Site (NHS) is a designation for an officially recognized area of national historic significance in the United States.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Professional Basketball League, often abbreviated to the NPBL, was an American men's professional basketball minor league featuring teams from the East Coast of the United States which played for two seasons.
List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Poughkeepsie, New York This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the city and town of Poughkeepsie, New York, including the hamlet of New Hamburg.
The Navy Midshipmen are the athletic teams that represent the United States Naval Academy.
A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), also known as an intensive care nursery (ICN), is an intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants.
New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw Nederland; Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was a 17th-century colony of the Dutch Republic that was located on the east coast of North America.
New Paltz is in Ulster County located in the U.S. state of New York.
New Windsor is a town in Orange County, New York, United States.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York metropolitan area, also referred to as the Tri-State Area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass, at 4,495 mi2 (11,642 km2).
New York State Route 55 (NY 55) is a state highway in southern New York, running from the Pennsylvania state line at the Delaware River in Barryville to the Connecticut state line at Wingdale.
The 18th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in the northern suburbs and exurbs of New York City.
The New York–Penn League is a Minor League Baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States.
Newark Liberty International Airport, originally Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is the primary airport serving the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Newburgh is a town in Orange County, New York, United States.
Nicholas Rocco "Nick" Di Paolo (born January 31, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, radio personality and podcast host.
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
The North Eastern Hockey League was a semi-professional ice hockey league from 2003 until 2008.
Oakwood Friends School is a college preparatory school located at 22 Spackenkill Road in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients.
A paramedic is a healthcare professional who responds to medical emergencies outside of a hospital.
Patrice Lumumba Malcolm O'Neal (December 7, 1969 – November 29, 2011) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio host.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
Philip Schuyler Crooke (March 2, 1810 – March 17, 1881) was a United States Representative from New York.
Poughkeepsie, officially the Town of Poughkeepsie, is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States.
Poughkeepsie City School District is located in Dutchess County, New York State.
Poughkeepsie Day School is an independent coeducational school serving students in the mid-Hudson valley, for Pre-K - 12th grade.
The Poughkeepsie Galleria (locally known as The Galleria) is a shopping center on U.S. 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York, located just north of Wappingers Falls, and is the largest shopping center in Dutchess County.
The Poughkeepsie Journal is a newspaper based in Poughkeepsie, New York owned by the Gannett Company, which bought the paper in 1977.
The Poughkeepsie Regatta was the annual championship regatta of the U.S. Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) when it was held in Poughkeepsie, New York from 1895 to 1949.
The Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and includes the gravesites of several notable figures.
The Poughkeepsie station serves Poughkeepsie, New York and surrounding areas as the north end of the Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line.
Pound (later Flywheel) was an American rock band from Poughkeepsie, New York.
Power Architecture is a registered trademark for similar reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction sets for microprocessors developed and manufactured by such companies as IBM, Freescale/NXP, AppliedMicro, LSI, Teledyne e2v and Synopsys.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Pul-e-Charkhi (Persian: زندان پل چرخی), also known as Pul-i-Charkhi or Afghan National Detention Facility, is the largest prison in Afghanistan east of Kabul.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Regal Entertainment Group (REG) is an American movie theater chain headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Regional airlines are airlines that operate regional aircraft to provide passenger air service to communities without sufficient demand to attract mainline service.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard P. "Rich" Rinaldi (born August 3, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player who played for the Baltimore Bullets.
Richard Ira "Rich" Vos (born June 30, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio and podcast host with his wife, comedian Bonnie McFarlane.
Richard Edward Connell Jr. (October 17, 1893 – November 22, 1949) was an American author and journalist.
Ricky Neal Horton (born July 30, 1959) is an American former Major League Baseball player who pitched from 1984 to 1990.
Robert Sheckley (July 17, 1928 – December 9, 2005) was an American writer.
Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Samuel Slocum (March 4, 1792 - January 26, 1861), was an American inventor from Poughkeepsie, New York.
Sara Josephine Baker (November 15, 1873 – February 22, 1945) was an American physician notable for making contributions to public health, especially in the immigrant communities of New York City.
Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles bearing a single letter onto a board divided into a 15×15 grid of squares.
Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.
The Second Lady of the United States (SLOTUS) is the informal title held by the wife of the Vice President of the United States, concurrent with the vice president's term of office.
The Secretary of State of New York is a cabinet officer in the government of the U.S. state of New York who leads the Department of State (NYSDOS).
Sergio Rossetti Morosini (born 1953) is a Brazilian-American artist and author of Venetian extract.
Shai Hulud is an American metalcore band formed in Pompano Beach, Florida in 1995 then later moved to Poughkeepsie, New York.
Shawn Christensen is a musician, filmmaker, and artist.
Short Line is a brand name for three different Coach USA companies, Hudson Transit Lines, Hudson Transit Corporation, and Chenango Valley Bus Lines that provide local, commuter and intercity bus service in lower New York State, primarily along the Route 17 and Southern Tier corridor.
The Smith Brothers were makers of the first cough drops produced and advertised in the United States, becoming one of the most famous brands in the country in its day.
South Hills Mall (currently The Shoppes at South Hills) was an indoor shopping mall on U.S. 9, now converted into a strip mall, in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York.
Spackenkill High School is a high school in Poughkeepsie, New York.
The Spackenkill Union Free School District, also known as Spackenkill School District, is a New York school district in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York.
Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. (August 29, 1942 – August 30, 1995) was an American guitarist, best known as one of the founding members of the rock group the Velvet Underground, usually playing electric guitar, occasionally bass guitar, and singing backing vocals.
New York Stewart International Airport is a public/military airport in Orange County, New York, United States.
The State University of New York Press (or SUNY Press), is a university press and a Center for Scholarly Communication.
The Syracuse Orange are the athletic teams that represent Syracuse University.
Tabernacle Christian Academy is a private Christian school in Poughkeepsie, New York in the United States.
The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Terry MacAlmon (born May 12, 1955) is an American Christian songwriter, recording artist and worship leader.
That's Outrageous! was an American post-hardcore band from Poughkeepsie, New York, formed in the winter of 2010.
The Chance is a concert and theater complex located in downtown Poughkeepsie, New York.
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an American private college and culinary school specializing in culinary, baking, and pastry arts education.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
Thomas Dongan, (pronounced "Dungan") 2nd Earl of Limerick (1634 – 14 December 1715), was a member of the Irish Parliament, Royalist military officer during the English Civil War, and Governor of the Province of New York.
Tibor Kalman (July 6, 1949 – May 2, 1999) was an American graphic designer of Hungarian origin, well known for his work as editor-in-chief of Colors magazine.
Thomas Winton Boggs (born October 25, 1955) is a former professional baseball pitcher.
Tower Music (also known as Musique de la Tour), is a musical project and album (2016) by composer and musician Joseph Bertolozzi.
A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.
Trailways of New York is one of the largest privately held transportation companies based in New York State.
U.S. Route 44 is an east–west United States highway that runs for through four states in the Northeastern region of the United States.
U.S. Route 44 (US 44) in the state of New York is a major east–west thoroughfare in the Hudson Valley region of the state.
U.S. Route 9 (US 9) is a north–south United States highway in the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York in the United States.
U.S. Route 9 (US 9) is a part of the U.S. Highway System that runs from Laurel, Delaware, to Champlain, New York.
During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.
The Union Street Historic District in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States, is an area of eight blocks (roughly) southwest of downtown and just north of the Mid-Hudson Bridge approaches.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded Age.
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is a historic house museum in Hyde Park, New York.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center (locally known as Vassar Hospital or VBMC) is a major medical facility located in the city of Poughkeepsie, New York that is a member of the Health Quest network, a nonprofit family of hospitals and healthcare centers in the Hudson Valley area.
Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States.
The former Vassar Home for Aged Men is located at Main and Vassar streets in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.
The Vassar Institute building is located at Main and Vassar streets in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States, across from the architecturally similar Vassar Home for Aged Men.
The Walkway over the Hudson (also known as the Poughkeepsie Bridge, Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, and High Bridge) is a steel cantilever bridge spanning the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie, New York, on the east bank and Highland, New York, on the west bank.
The Wappinger were an Eastern Algonquian-speaking tribe from New York and Connecticut.
Wappinger is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States.
The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States during the early 1970s, following a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972, and President Richard Nixon's administration's subsequent attempt to cover up its involvement.
WCZX is a radio station licensed to Hyde Park, New York and serving the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York state.
WDST (100.1 MHz), branded as "Radio Woodstock 100.1", is a radio station licensed to Woodstock, New York.
We Are the In Crowd is an American rock band from Poughkeepsie, New York, formed in 2009.
WEOK is a radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York and serving the Mid-Hudson Valley.
WGNY (1220 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Oldies format.
White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.
WHUD (100.7 WHUD) is an Adult Contemporary radio station licensed to Peekskill, New York.
WHVW (950 AM) is a radio station licensed to Hyde Park, New York that is noted for its eclectic format based on old-fashioned blues, jazz, country and Americana music.
William Henry Brewer (September 14, 1828 – November 2, 1910) was an American botanist.
William Radford (September 9, 1809 – January 8, 1890) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy who served during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War, in which he remained loyal to the Union, despite his Virginia birth.
WKIP (1450 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York.
WKXP (94.3 FM, "The Wolf") is a country music station licensed to Kingston, New York and serving the Hudson Valley of New York state.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WPDH is an album-oriented rock (AOR) radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York, and serving from extreme Northern New Jersey to New York's Hudson Valley and Catskills.
WPKF (96.1 FM, "Kiss FM") is a Top 40 (CHR) radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York and serving the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York state.
WRNQ (92.1 FM, "Q92") is an adult contemporary radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York and serving the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York state.
WRRV is an alternative rock radio station licensed to Middletown, New York and serving the mid Hudson Valley and Catskills of New York state plus nearby areas in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
WRWD-FM (107.3 FM, "Country 107.3") are the call letters of a country music radio station licensed to Highland, New York and primarily serving the mid-Hudson Valley of New York.
WSPK (104.7 FM, "K-104.7") is a Top 40 (CHR) radio station licensed to Poughkeepsie, New York and broadcasting from studios at 715 Rt.52 in Beacon, New York.
WVKR-FM (Independent Radio) is a college radio station owned by, and primarily staffed by students of, Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
WWF Championship Wrestling is a professional wrestling television program produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
z/OS is a 64-bit operating system for IBM mainframes, produced by IBM.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games (Les XVes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), was a Winter Olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around Calgary, Alberta, Canada, between February 13 and 28, 1988 and were the first Winter Olympics to be held over a whole two week period.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train on the New York Central Railroad (NYC) from 1902 to 1967, advertised as "The Most Famous Train in the World".
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