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Orange County Introduces New Shovel-Ready Policy for Job Creation

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced the creation of a brand new “shovel-ready” policy for potential job creators in Orange County. Collaborating with the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Orange County Partnership, the county executive developed an inventory of local sites available for development by qualified applicants starting this summer. The IDA […]



Road Rage Incident Leads to Menacing Charge

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Monday July 21 at 11:53am City of Newburgh Police received a call from a female motorist reporting a road rage incident. The female motorist reported that a grey BMW was driving aggressively weaving in and out of traffic on South William St. The BMW then began to tailgate her so she slowed down and […]



Revitalizing Newburgh: The Report Back on Economic Development

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciaravino spoke to a large group of Newburgh residents at Mount Saint Mary College on Sunday, July 20, as part of the Newburgh Community Conversation series. Ciaravino’s topic was “Newburgh: A Report Back on Economic Development.”  The event was hosted and sponsored by the Mount in the newly renovated Dominican Center, […]



Serino Secures 3 Party Lines in State Senate Campaign

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Dutchess County Legislator and 41st State Senate District Candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park) recently secured the Republican, Conservative and Independence Party lines for this year’s election. Following a successful petition period which saw volunteers collect almost 4,000 signatures across the district, Serino has now secured all three parties’ lines on the ballot on November 4. […]



Upcoming August Ulster Chamber Events

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

August 7 Deadline for Nominations Business Recognition Awards Contact the Chamber at 338-5100 or www.UlsterChamber.org for a Nomination Form & information August 15 Ulster Leadership Development Institute Application deadline for 2014-2015 class. Contact Ingrid Kulick at 338-5100 Ext. 106 or www.UlsterChamber.org Sponsor: M&T Bank Supporting Sponsor: Mohonk Mountain House August 20 Membership Mixer 5:00 – […]



Newburgh Car Chase Ends With DWI and Weapons Charges

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Monday July 21 at 3:37am City of Newburgh Police Officer Ricardo Rivera observed a 2008 Ford Edge fail to stop at a red light located at the intersection of Dubois St. and Broadway. Officer Rivera stopped the vehicle in the area of 178 Washington St. The vehicle was occupied by two people. The driver […]



Inmate Charged With Assault Inside Ulster Jail

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of an inmate at the Ulster County Jail subsequent to an assault. On July 21, 2014 corrections personnel reported Tsedai A. McComb, 36, formerly of  Kingston, struck another inmate in the face, causing him to lose consciousness, fall and strike his head on the floor.  […]



Guilty Plea Entered in Newburgh Bar Shooting

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Gunman Shot at Coat Check Clerk Through Window Kwamane Degraffenried, 24, of Newburgh, pled guilty on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, before Orange County Court Judge Nicholas De Rosa, in connection with an early-morning New Year’s Day shooting incident at a bar on Broadway in Newburgh. Degraffenried pled guilty to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, […]



Maloney to Honor Two Hudson Valley Veterans in Ceremony

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) will present service medals to the late Private Second Class David Michael Barry and Specialist Joshua Evans (Ret.) in the Haig Room at West Point on Friday, July 18th at 12:00 PM. Rep. Maloney will present the Bronze Star Medal and other service medals posthumously to the Private Second Class […]



Orange County Forms Regional Community Advisory Boards

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler has announced the formation of seven regional Community Advisory Boards, smaller geographic divisions of the countywide Community Advisory Board that the District Attorney established last fall. When completed, the regional boards are expected to represent a cross section of community officials and groups, including municipal boards, mayors, town […]