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‘The Best Place to Watch a Movie’ Closing 4 Hudson Valley Cinemas

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Cineworld, the parent company of Regal, recently announced that it will be temporarily suspending operations at all of its 536 Regal theatres in the U.S., as of Thursday. The company said the move was “in response to an increasingly challenging theatrical landscape and sustained key market closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“This is not a decision we made lightly, and we did everything in our power to support a safe and sustainable reopening in the U.S.– from putting in place robust health and safety measures at our theatres to joining our industry in making a collective commitment to the CinemaSafe protocols to reaching out to state and local officials to educate them on these initiatives. We are especially grateful for and proud of the hard work our employees put in to adapt our theatres to the new protocols and cannot underscore enough how difficult this decision was,” CEO of Cineworld Mooky Greidinger said in a statement.

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Regal Cinemas suspending operations at all theaters

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Cineworld, the British company that  owns the chain of Regal Cinemas in the U.S., has decided to suspend operations at all 536 of its Regal theaters as of this coming Thursday. There are Regal cinemas in New Rochelle, Fishkill, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Mohegan Lake and 39 other locations in New York state and in Branford, Waterbury, Waterford and Pawcatuck in Connecticut.

New York movie theaters have been closed by state order since the Covid-19 shutdown began. Connecticut cinemas were allowed to reopen with restrictions on June 17.

“This is not a decision we made lightly, and we did everything in our power to support a safe and sustainable reopening in the U.S.,” said Mooky Greidinger, CEO of Cineworld. He pointed out that they put into place what he described as “robust health and safety measures.”

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A new space will be available for kids to enjoy in the Town of Newburgh.

Facebook, a brand new natural playground is being built at Chadwick Lake Park. This will be adjacent to the regular playground that is already available.

The Town of Newburgh Recreation Department said on its Facebook, “We want to create a place for kids to climb, play and use their imaginations on Natural materials we have on hand.”

No trees will be cut down for the natural playground that is being built. Keep reading to find out more about what a natural playground is and see pictures of it being built.

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Office for the Aging to Host Three Drive-In Bingo Events Throughout Dutchess County

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Poughkeepsie, NY … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced the County’s Office for the Aging (OFA) will host a trio of free drive-in Bingo events throughout the county in October, offering safely distanced social interaction in a fun environment for seniors. These events are part of OFA’s strategy of re-imagining gatherings and adapt to current COVID-19 guidelines and protocols, an effort that will continue into next year with new resources planned for the 2021 County Budget.

Seniors will receive a complimentary Bingo card when they arrive at the venue of their choice. Numbers will be announced over a short-distance FM radio frequency that seniors can listen to through their car radios, and participants will honk their horn when they have a Bingo. Seniors can play for fun and have the opportunity to win prizes supplied by the OFA. Space is limited, and registration is required by calling (845) 486-2555.

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