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Orange County Executive Neuhaus Proposes $703 Million Budget

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus today introduced a $703,239,265 Executive Recommended Budget for 2015, a reduction of $60 million from the previous year. The $703 million spending plan would eliminate funding for 149 vacant county jobs and utilizes more than $3 million in savings for over 100 positions next year as a result of  Orange […]

2 Newburgh Teens Arrested After Armed Robbery Attempt

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Wednesday October 1, at 8:34am City of Newburgh Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred on Grove St. Responding officers located a 44-year-old City of Newburgh man who reported that he was walking on Grove St. when he was approached by two males. One male grabbed the victim […]

Unshackle NY Endorses Serino For Senate

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Last week, County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park) was one of only 10 state Senate candidates to receive the endorsement of Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate is a non-partisan, pro-taxpayer, pro-business advocacy organization devoted to protecting taxpayers and businesses in the Hudson Valley. In giving their endorsement, Brian Sampson, the […]

Dutchess County Tax Foreclosure Auction October 8

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

The Dutchess County Department of Finance will hold the 2014 Real Property Tax Foreclosure Real Estate Auction on Wednesday, October 8 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.   Approximately 150 properties with delinquencies from unpaid taxes levied in 2011 will be auctioned in order to return the properties to the tax rolls. The list of available properties […]

Sauer Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule And Under Budget

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that Sauer Bridge also known as PVI Bridge (Glasco Turnpike), a critical thoroughfare over the Esopus Creek in Saugerties that connects 9W to Mount Marion, has been reconstructed and is now open for all motorists to safely travel. “I am pleased to announce that the PVI Bridge is now […]

Orange County Awarded Grant to Aid Countywide Narcotics Task Force

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on September 30, 2014, that the state budget for fiscal year 2014-15 contains an appropriation of $25,000 to be awarded to the District Attorney’s Office and Orange County under the federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. The grant is earmarked for the purchase of equipment “to […]

Federal Investment Will Serve 225 Homeless Children and Families in Orange County

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that HONORehg, Inc., a not-for-profit, will receive a critical federal investment to serve homeless youth in Orange County. The $150,000 investment from Health and Human Services will allow HONOR to continue serving more than 225 children and families each year through runaway and […]

New Residence Hall Breaks Ground at Mercy College

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Kirchhoff-Consigli Construction Management (KCCM) of Pleasant Valley, along with architect Noelker and Hull Associates, Inc., broke ground for a new 100,000 square-foot student residence hall at Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry campus. In addition to providing much needed student housing, the four-story, 350-bed apartment-style residence hall will add significantly to the student experience on campus, with […]

NYS Attorney General Announces Two More Years of Foreclosure Prevention

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Speaking before a crowd of 150 at Monday’s housing summit, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a two-year, $40 million extension of the Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP). Schneiderman gave the closing keynote address at summit, the annual meeting of housing professionals hosted by Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and its Center for Housing […]

10 ear Old Olympic Hopeful Becomes Youngest to Complete Orange County Triathlon

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

10-Year-Old Olympic hopeful Paris Liston of Newburgh made history today as the youngest competitor ever in the Orange County Triathlon!! Newburgh, NY – 10-year-old Paris Liston of Newburgh NY has just become the youngest competitor ever to complete the Orange County Triathlon held this weekend on the Newburgh Waterfront.  He finished first in his age […]