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Open Space Institute to Launch Rail Trail Study in Ulster County

Apr 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and the Open Space Institute (“OSI”) announced the launch of a privately-funded trail planning study for the Ashokan Reservoir section of the Ulster County Rail Trail Project.  The trail planning study has been commissioned by OSI and will be conducted by the engineering firm, Barton & Loguidice.  The study will […]



2 Truck Drivers Arrested After Million Dollar Heroin Bust in Orange County

Apr 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler joined by Major Patrick Regan of the New York State Police, announced the arrest and arraignment of two men found to be in possession of over 12 kilograms of heroin, having an estimated street value in excess of one million dollars. On April 16, 2014, Enrique B. Mendoza, […]



Alleged Port Jervis Gun Thief Arrested For Murder Conspiracy

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Scott Corr, 46, of Port Jervis, was arrested by the New York State Police Major Crimes Unit and charged with Conspiracy in the Second Degree, arising from his conspiring with others to kill a witness against him. Corr is expected to be arraigned tomorrow in the Town of Goshen Justice Court. If convicted, Corr faces […]



Orange County Forms Casino Task Force

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia today in announcing the formation of a Task Force on Gaming and Economic Development. The task force would study the potential impacts of casino development on Orange County, including effects on transportation-infrastructure capacity. New York State plans to award four casino licenses in […]



Goshen Teen Dies in Wednesday Night Crash

Apr 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

An 18 year old Goshen High School senior was killed in a one car crash Wednesday night. Town of Goshen police were called to the scene of the accident on Gate Schoolhouse Road Wednesday night at about 10:30 PM. The victim has been identified as Lance Golubinski, 18, of Goshen. According to police, Golubinski was […]



Sales Tax on Dutchess County Residential Energy to End June 1st

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

On Monday, April 7th, the Dutchess County Legislature adopted the necessary resolution to reinstate the local sales tax exemption on residential energy purchases effective June 1st, the earliest possible date allowed by New York State.    Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro will sign the resolution when he receives it on Tuesday, April 8th  following legislative […]



Newburgh Shop Rite Robbed at Gunpoint Police Seek Suspect

Apr 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The Town of Newburgh Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Friday evening at the Shop Rite located on N Plank Rd. At approximately 7:40pm, Town of Newburgh Police Department received a 911 call of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Shop Rite located on N Plank Rd […]



April 3 Proclaimed Tracy Patterson Day in Ulster County

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein presented former Boxing World Champion Tracy Harris Patterson with a Proclamation, which proclaimed April 3, 2014 as Tracy Harris Patterson Day throughout Ulster County.  Tracy is a two-time Boxing World Champion and has held the WBC super bantamweight and IBF super featherweight titles during his boxing career.  He holds a […]



Maloney Introduces Legislature For More Efficient Home Energy

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

As one of three energy bills introduced this week, Rep. Sean Maloney announced the bipartisan Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Assessment Protection Act of 2014 at Healthy Home Energy & Consulting in Somers. The legislation, HR 4285, helps spur local job creation and increase energy efficiency by enabling State and local governments to develop and […]



2 Newburgh Men Indicted on Robbery and Murder Charges

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler  announced the indictment of Jacquelle James, 21, of Newburgh, and Daryl Daniels, 25, also of Newburgh, in connection with the January 6, 2014, Newburgh shooting death of a man that they had robbed. Both James and Daniels are charged with Murder in the First Degree, two counts of […]