2007-12-05 / Sports News
Governor Announces Mid-Hudson Valley to Host 2009 Empire State Games
Competition to be held primarily at locations in Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and New Paltz
Governor Eliot Spitzer has announced that the 32nd Hugh L. Carey Empire State Games will be held in Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties from July 22 to July 26, 2009. The Empire State Games are one of the largest amateur athletic programs in the nation. The games are now returning to the Mid-Hudson Valley, where they were first held in 2005.