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4 Arrested After Plattekill Heroin Sales Investigation

Nov 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENNFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (URGENT) and members of the Town of Plattekill Police assigned to URGENT report the arrest of several persons subsequent to a heroin sales investigation. Members of URGENT, Plattekill Police and the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office have received numerous complaints, calls for service and anonymous tips in […]



Drug Stash Found in Storage Unit

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On November 20, 2014 the City of Middletown Police Department arrested Ivan Rodriguez (41) of Middletown after a long term narcotics investigation. Rodriguez was stopped while driving on East Main St. and was found to be in possession of 100 glassine envelopes of heroin. A later search warrant at a storage facility rented by Rodriguez […]



Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Sending Members to Buffalo For Mutual Aid

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Uniformed members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office have been requested and immediately deployed to Buffalo, New York, to offer mutual aid with the ongoing lake effect snow state of emergency in that area. Five ATV trained deputies with five department all-wheel-drive All Terrain Vehicles have been assigned. The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office was contacted […]



Port Jervis Police Department Kicks Off Cops for a Cure

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Port Jervis Police Department announced its participation in the No Shave November fundraising initiative. All proceeds will benefit Orange Regional Medical Center’s Spagnoli Family Cancer Center. The goal of No Shave November is to increase awareness by embracing the growth of hair, which many cancer patients lose. Through this initiative, it is requested that […]



Orange County DA and Sheriff Announce County Wide Benefits Fraud Arrests

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Sheriff Carl DuBois, Thursday announced that 31 defendants have been charged with Welfare Fraud and Grand Larceny for illegally obtaining over $410,000 in public assistance benefits administered through the Orange County Department of Social Services. The enforcement action was the […]



Poughkeepsie Police Investigate Convenient Store Armed Robbery

Nov 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that took place on November 19, 2014 at approximately 10:10pm at Sam’s Mart located at 174 Innis Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Two (2) masked men entered the store and demaded money from a store cashier. One of the suspects […]



Annual Santa’s Toy Box Toy Drive in Orange County Starts November 28

Nov 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and county Parks Commissioner Richard L. Rose today announced that Santa’s Toy Box, the annual toy drive for disadvantaged children in Orange County, will begin collecting donations of new toys and games on November 28 and continue to December 22. See the full list of toy box donation centers here. […]



Ulster County Executive Named Among Top Nationwide Government Officials

Nov 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The Ulster County Executive Is Among Nine Nationwide Called Best And Brightest In State, City And County Governments Throughout The Entire United States of America GOVERNING magazine, the nation’s premier publication covering politics, policy and management for state and local government leaders, today named Ulster County Executive Mike Hein one of the nation’s top state […]



Hudson Valley Honor Flight to Debut Film With Local Veterans

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Hudson Valley Honor Flight will be hosting a red carpet world premiere of the documentary film, “Hudson Valley Honor Flight: Generation Bridge” on January 24 at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown. The film, produced by Rockland County resident Joe Allen, documents Hudson Valley World War II veterans’ experiences and tells the story and mission of […]



Ulster County Launches Construction Of SUNY Ulster Kingston Center

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein was joined by State, County and local officials to celebrate the start of major construction at the soon to be SUNY Ulster Kingston Center, located at the former Sophie Finn Elementary School at 94 Mary’s Avenue in Kingston.  The redevelopment of the School for use as a community college extension […]