Delaware Valley Job Corps Center

Career Transition Staff, Dominique Vinas and Caitlin Ursini had the pleasure of stopping by Fresh Start Café in Newburgh, NY. Not only did the food smell delicious, the environment was so vibrant it could brighten up anyone’s day. There is some irony in the name of this restaurant, because it is definitely a “fresh start” [...]

Three Delaware Valley Job Corps students were awarded Red Cross college scholarships in the amount of $833 each. Lourdes Centeno, Geomaris Perez Bonano and Jaynay Fernandez are currently enrolled in the centers Advanced Career Training (ACT) program and will be attending Sullivan County Community College this fall. The money awarded by the Red Cross is [...]

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 the Security Trade was provided with Citizen Preparedness training by 1LT Brett White and 1LT Thomas Frost from the NYS National Guard. Eugene Lucchese from the NY Division of Homeland Security Emergency Services’ Office of Emergency Management answered questions from students in regards to what to do during a disaster [...]

On Monday, June 6, 2016 the Northeast Search and Rescue team visited the Delaware Valley Job Corps Security Trade students and provided an overview on the duties of a volunteer search and rescue member to the Security Trade. They demonstrated the use of a K9, that has been trained as an air scent tracker searching [...]

ELH Assists at Fremont Park

April 22nd, 2016

On Friday, April 15, Orion Darder, Counselor and Eric Possemato, ELH Trade Instructor participated in community service at the Fremont Park in Fremont Center, NY. The students cleaned, painted, raked, and did many other spring sprucing up chores as needed to prepare for the upcoming summer activities. The bathrooms and the concession stands were spruced [...]

Culinary Arts Challenge

April 22nd, 2016

Last week, the Culinary Arts class had the challenge and privilege to prepare food for a fundraiser headed by Miss Amy Lohmann. After much planning, prepping and taste testing, the day finally arrived. During the week of April 11, the Culinary Trade prepared 350 dinner rolls, 700 sugar cookies and 1400 oz. of 3 bean salad [...]

On Sunday March 20th students from the Culinary Arts and Hotel and Lodging programs, along with Center Director Mr. LaFleur volunteered their time to help the Callicoon Kiwanis Club put on their annual Palm Sunday pancake breakfast at the Delaware Youth Center. The DV crew waited on the nearly 200 local residents who attended taking [...]

Students from Delaware Valley attended the NYATEP Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY including Mikaeel Puckerine, and Gerard Benton, along with our Work Based Learning Coordinator, Khairanis Padu. Mikaeel Puckerine (a.k.a. “Fly Mike”) states that, “old school rap has more of a message and that he wants to rap about positive things.” The theme song for [...]

On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, we had the great pleasure of having our New York State Congressman from the 19th District, Chris Gibson, visit our Center to attend the quarterly Community Relations Council meeting. In attendance with him, was Paula Brown his Delhi Office Constituent Services Representative and his driver Bill Gonzalez. Congressman Gibson enjoyed [...]

Outdoor Explorers

April 14th, 2016