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Orange Regional Medical Center Hosts Car Seat Misuses Demonstration

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Orange Regional Medical Center’s Trauma and Injury Prevention Program recently hosted a Car Seat Misuses demonstration to promote car seat safety. Hospital staff and visitors who wished to participate were asked to spot the misuses displayed in two car seat demonstrations set up incorrectly, in comparison to one car seat demonstration set up the correct […]



Congressman Gibson to speak at Ulster Chamber breakfast

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Business News

Newly re-elected U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson will address the membership of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce when he speaks at the Chamber’s first breakfast meeting of the year on Jan. 29. Gibson, a Kinderhook Republican who was re-elected last November, surprised many by announcing earlier this month that he would retire at the […]



3 Arrested After Investigation of December Burglary in Chester

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On December 16th at about 6:30PM, the Town of Chester Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an unoccupied house on Route 94. An investigation revealed that Mark Humbert, 44, of Monroe had removed six cast iron radiators from the barn.  He was arrested last week and charged with felony […]



Darcie Miller Confirmed to Lead Orange County Social Services

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus issued a statement following the confirmation of Darcie Miller as Commissioner of the Department of Social Services (DSS) and Acting Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health by the Orange County Legislature. Miller’s appointment to lead DSS took place on December 16 and was confirmed today during a joint session […]



Simple Reminder From Newburgh Police After Rash of Vehicle Thefts

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Newburgh police are urging all city residents to adopt a simple and cost-free way to keep your unattended car from being stolen: Turn it off and lock it. “It sounds obvious, but you’d be surprised how many people leave their vehicles running and unattended,” said Acting Chief Dan Cameron. According to the city’s Crime Analysis […]



Ulster County Man Charged After Family Dispute

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of Philip W. Coumbes, Jr., 33 years old, of Cooper Street in the Town of Marbletown. Coumbes was charged with the felonies of criminal contempt in the first degree and aggravated family offense, along with the misdemeanors of assault in the third degree and criminal […]



Bids Available for Start of Orange County Government Center Project

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County officials announced that prospective contractors can now pick up bid-specifications packages to bid on building and site-preparation work for renovations to the Government Center. The bid packages are the first step of an approved restoration plan for the Government Center complex which has been closed since September 2011. Bid specifications can be picked […]



Thompson Man arrested for sending naked pictures to minor

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Michael Eason, 28 of Thompson after an investigation into the dissemination of pornographic material to a 14 year old juvenile in Liberty. Police began investigating when they became aware that the 14 year old had been sent naked pictures from an account in the name of a 16 year […]



Newburgh Police Use Naloxone to Revive Overdose Victim

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

City of Newburgh police received a report of a male subject unresponsive in a vehicle parked in a residential parking lot on Castle Ave. Police Officer Roman Scuadroni responded and observed an unresponsive 29-year-old male in a vehicle. The male was unresponsive and his face was blue in color while his breathing was labored. A […]



Maloney Introduces Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) introduced the Human Trafficking Prevention Act, H.R. 357, to combat human trafficking into the United States. Initially passed by the House in 2013 with bipartisan support, this legislation will help train Foreign Service Officers working overseas at US Embassies to stem the […]