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Orange County Officials Focus on Ebola Preparedness

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

Orange County officials hosted an informational session with hospitals, public health clinics, first-responders, and other local stakeholders to further coordinate an effective response to a potential Ebola outbreak in the Hudson Valley. Hosted at the county executive’s offices and coordinated among multiple departments, the informational session featured presentations from Eli N. Avila, MD, JD, MPH, […]



Dutchess County Among Top in State with Improved Bond Rating

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

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro recently announced that Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has assigned Dutchess County government an AA+ bond rating, an upgrade from the previous Aa2 rating in November 2013 by Moody’s Investors Services.  Standard & Poor’s issued the bond rating as the County prepares to issue new bonds to fund various capital […]



Dutchess County Law Enforcement Warn of Continued Phone Scams

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

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department has received several complaints, similar to ones received by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office in the last week, from a caller identifying themselves as a detective with the sheriff’s office. In the reported incidents, the caller has informed the resident there is a warrant for their arrest or a […]



Deerpark Cuts Ribbon on Senior Center and Highway Garage

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

Town and county officials were on hand early Friday afternoon for the official grand opening of the new Deerpark Senior Center and Highway Garage. The construction phase of the project was completed this past week and the building is ready for occupancy.  It replaces the current senior center located at 231 Route 209 and the […]



ELANT Receives Workforce Diversity Award

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

Elant recently received a regional award from the Orange and Sullivan Counties Employment Alliance Network (OSCEAN) for its contributions to workforce diversity by providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Elant was nominated for this honor by Michael I. Kochler of Independent Living, Inc. and was presented its award during OSCEAN’s National Disability Employment Awareness […]



Woodstock Man Charged With Armed Robbery in Ulster County

Oct 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of a Woodstock man following an investigation into the armed robbery of the Hess gas station on Ulster Avenue in the Town of Ulster. On October 22, 2014 the Ulster Couny Sheriff’s office reported investigating the armed robbery of the Hess gas station in Ulster, […]



Estranged Boyfriend Arrested in Connection With Abduction Investigation

Oct 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A Bloomingburg man was arrested in connection with an abduction investigation that was said to have occurred early Monday morning. The New York State Police in Bloomingburg arrested Thomas Monaghan on Tuesday afternoon on a warrant for a violation of an order of protection against the woman. Monaghan matched the description of the make in […]



Police Make Additional Arrests in Credit Union Robbery

Oct 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On October 8, 2014, at approximately 8:39 am the Town of Hyde Park Police Department, the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police responded to the report of a robbery at the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union on Route 9 in the Town of Hyde Park. The investigation revealed that prior to […]



Struck Deer Lands on Oncoming Vehicle

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

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriffs Office report a personal injury automobile accident on State Route 209 in the Town of Marbletown. On October 19, 2014 at approximately 2:30 pm Deputies responded to a 911 call for a one vehicle personal injury automobile accident on State Route 209 in the Town of Marbletown. Investigation revealed […]



Ulster’s September $5.5m Spending Driven By Unique Expenses

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

The September ULSTER COUNTY SPENDING TRACKER highlights several unique expenses reflected in the auditing of over $5.5 million worth of payments made last month for bills from thirty-one departments or units of government. While many of the expenditures were related to customary expenses necessary for the day-to-day function of county government, sizable payments were made […]