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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 […]



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 […]



Ulster County to Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces plans for a memorial to pay tribute to  Ulster County’s fallen soldiers.  The County Executive’s Veterans Advisory Committee will be tasked with helping design and install the memorial which will be located on the front lawn of the Ulster County Office Building by Memorial Day 2015.  The County Executive […]



Ulster County’s $24 Million Insurance Bill

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Upon completion of a Health Benefit Dependent Eligibility Audit, Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach provided a call to action for the Legislature and Administration with recommendations to safeguard a multi-million dollar county expense. The Report summarizes an audit by Auerbach’s Office which sought to verify the eligibility of employee dependents. All Ulster County employees are […]



City of Newburgh National Night Out Against Crime August 5

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Tuesday, August 5, 2014 local organizations, churches, and community partners will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out (NNO). The event, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) involves more than 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around […]



Dispute Inside Residence Leads to Weapon Charge

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On July 22, at 2:17am, City of Newburgh Police responded to a dispute inside of a residence located in the 700 block of Broadway. The investigation determined that there was a verbal dispute between people that were related to each other but do not reside together. During the argument the suspect left the residence and […]