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Students with disabilities school opens in Cornwall

September 7, 2017

Courtesy of Times Herald-Record: The Abilities First School opened its doors in Orange County on Sept. 6 and welcomed 22 students, age 5-21. The school, which provides programs and services for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is the school’s first location in Orange County.

The school location at 340 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson, is a temporary site, while a recently donated property, located at 59 Windsor Highway, New Windsor, will be renovated into a state-of-the-art educational facility. The anticipated opening of the New Windsor site is summer 2018. Abilities First acquired the property, the former Devitt’s Medical Arts Building, through a major gift of $3.2 million from Ari Straus and Dr. Marc Straus.

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