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Wassaic Project Announces 2014 Summer Festival Film Selections

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The Wassaic Project, an artist-run multidisciplinary arts organization in its seventh year, is proud to announce its 2014 film festival selections, which highlights the best contemporary emerging filmmakers in international and American independent cinema.  New to the festival this year is a first of its kind partnership with Short of the Week as well as […]



Sullivan County Doughnut Shop Employee Charged With Stealing $20K

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

The Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Michael Barton, 38 of Liberty after an investigation into stolen money from a local business. Police investigation revealed that Barton had been stealing cash deposits from the Liberty Dunkin Donuts, where he was employed, for a period of several months and had stolen more than $20,000. Barton was […]



Port Jervis Police Officers cleared in Federal Civil Rights Violation Case

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The City of Port Jervis and the Port Jervis Police Department jointly announced that on Monday, July 21, 2014, its officers were cleared of alleged civil rights violations after a federal jury trial was held in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. In 2010, the plaintiff filed a civil […]



Summer Happenings in City of Beacon Recreation

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Registration for our new basketball program, Hudson Valley Ultimate Hoops Camp! Applications are now available, and our camp will be hosted by coaches Tom Powers & Jim Harter. This program will be held August 4th through 8th in the Beacon High School Gym, and camp will meet from 9am until 3pm. Our summer basketball clinic […]



Trucker to Receive 10 year Prison term for His Role in Orange County Heroin Bust

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on July 25, 2014, Joaquin Ramos Hernandez, 34, of Fresno, California, pled guilty in County Court before Judge Jeffrey G. Berry to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, a Class A-I felony, for possessing over twelve kilograms of heroin, having an estimated […]



Senator Larkin Secures Funding for the Town of Newburgh Police Department

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Senator William Larkin has secured a grant for the Town of Newburgh Police Department in the amount of $ 20,000. This funding will be used towards anti-drug initiatives, antiviolence initiatives, crime control & prevention programs, equipment, vehicles, canine units,training and will be administered by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). Senior […]



Ulster County Charges 2 More With Welfare Fraud

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that two separate arrests were made yesterday under the County’s “Zero Tolerance” Anti-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program. Megan Weir of Milton was arrested by the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and charged with Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree, a misdemeanor. An investigation conducted by the Ulster County Department of […]



Hoovler Announces Sentencing of Man Who Threw Woman Down Stairs in Newburgh

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler has announced that Jesus Mejia, 34, of Newburgh, was sentenced before Orange County Judge Nicholas De Rosa in connection with Mejia’s invasion of a woman’s bedroom and his subsequent assault on her. Mejia received a sentence of 12 years in prison after his earlier guilty plea to Assault […]



North Quaker Hill Road in Pawling Culvert Replacement Work Set

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Department of Public Works will begin work late week to replace a deficient culvert on North Quaker Hill Road (CR 68) in the Town of Pawling.   Culver PA-03 allows a tributary of the Ten Mile River to pass under North Quaker Hill Road and has […]



August Classes at the Orange County Arboretum

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Parks Department Commissioner Richard Rose announced that the Friends of the Arboretum will be offering a class for children and one for adults this August at the Orange County Arboretum, located within Thomas Bull Memorial Park. On August 2 the Friends will offer “Pond Life for Kids” from 10:00 […]