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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 […]



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 […]



Public Comment Encouraged on Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center

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

The Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center’s External Advisory Group will host its next public meeting on Thursday, January 29th at 6:00 p.m. at the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie.  The public is invited to attend and there will be a public comment period as part of the agenda. The External Advisory Group (EAG) meetings […]



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 […]



HVEDC Invests in Two Local High Schools

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

Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC) announced in December 2014 an investment in two local high schools through funds from New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) for an expansion of HVEDC’s Hudson Valley 3D Printing (HV3D) cluster development initiative. HVEDC’s $8,000 investment is in the form of a MakerBot 3D printer for both […]



Middletown Man Arrested After Search Warrant Yields Cache of Drugs

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

On January 15, 2015, the City of Middletown Police Department along with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group, executed a search warrant at a residence on Crescent Place in Middletown. As a result of the search, police recovered over one half ounce of crack-cocaine, 43 bags of heroin, 31 dosage units of oxycodone […]



Mother of Mason Decosmo Found Negligent in Toddler’s Death

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

The mother of 2 year old Mason Decosmo was found to be negligent in his death. On Thursday, Judge Anthony McGinty stated that Kaitlin Wolfert created substantial risk of injury by leaving her sons, Mason Decosmo, and Jaxson Decosmo, 1, with her live-in boyfriend, Kenneth Stahli, which ultimately led to Mason’s death. The boy was […]