SUNY Orange offers admissions information

PORT JERVIS – Counselors from SUNY Orange’s Admissions Office will host a general information session from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the college’s Sarfatti Education Center at 150 Pike St. in Port Jervis.

The counselors will answer questions related to the application and admissions processes, discuss general financial aid information and explain specifics related to SUNY Orange’s nearly 40 degree and certificate programs. Information regarding the college's non-credit training and enrichment programs will also be available.

The Sarfatti Center was opened this past summer and is used by the college during weekday evenings to offer both credit and non-credit programs, as well as High School Equivalency (formerly GED) classes.

For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 341-4030, or visit

Student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders

PORT JERVIS - Breanna Miller represented Port Jervis High School and New York state at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Mass., in June.

PJHS Principal Andrew Marotta presented Breanna with an official Award of Excellence, certifying her successful completion of the Congress.

As a delegate, Breanna was with other high school students who share her passion and potential. The students watched a live surgery and had a chance to question the surgeon in real time.

PJHS honors commended student

PORT JERVIS - Marcus Figorito of Port Jervis High School has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, PJHS Principal Andrew Marotta announced this week.

Marotta presented the student with a letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2019 competition for National Merit Scholarship-awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.