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Newburgh Man Receives 14 year Prison Term For Robbery and Assault

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Edgar Lugo, 22, of Newburgh was sentenced to 14 years in prison for having assaulted a man in Middletown with a knife during the course of a robbery. On September 27, 2014, Lugo, and another man, separately charged Eric Martinez, 21, of Newburgh, robbed two men […]



Orange County Protects Glenmere Reservoir

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Neuhaus signs law preserving 95 additional acres of water source’s property County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that Orange County has protected an additional 95 acres on the Glenmere Lake grounds in order to improve public water quality and preserve a delicate natural habitat. On February 5, at the county executive’s request, the […]



Maloney Introduces Rail Safety Legislation to Prevent Grade Crossing Accidents

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Following this weeks horrific Metro-North accident, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) introduced the Rail Crossings Safety Improvement Act, to help improve safety at grade crossings. H.R. 705 will reauthorize the Rail Line Relocation & Improvement Capital Grant Program (RLR) at $100 million a year for the next four years. “This horrific accident hits close to […]



6 Dead, Several Injured After Metro North Crash

Feb 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

I fiery crash involving a Metro North commuter train and a SUV claimed the lives of 6 people Tuesday evening. The incident took place near Hawthorne during the evening rush hour commute. A Harlem line train leaving Grand Central Station at 5:45pm struck a Jeep Cherokee that was across the tracks. The impact caused the SUV […]



Bethel Woods Looks to Collaborate with Local Artists

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

In an effort to expand and enrich its current arts and humanities-based programming, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to collaborate with professional artists from the Catskill and Hudson Valley regions. The organization hopes to leverage local talent and passion by developing a roster of teaching artists from the community who will help […]



Mid Hudson Regional Hospital Offers Winter Weather Health Safety Tips

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center offers health and safety tips as forecasters call for potentially dangerous conditions for the next 24 to 36 hours Old man winter is gearing up to deliver the first substantial snowfall to our area this season. Weather forecasters are calling for a blizzard with possible record snowfall — […]



Bids Available for Start of Orange County Government Center Project

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County officials announced that prospective contractors can now pick up bid-specifications packages to bid on building and site-preparation work for renovations to the Government Center. The bid packages are the first step of an approved restoration plan for the Government Center complex which has been closed since September 2011. Bid specifications can be picked […]



Celebrate Martin Luther King’s Dream

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

Martin Luther King Jr’s dream of a country filled with equality may be the most resounding memory most have of him. He was far more than a visionary – he is by far one of the few that have been taken from us far too early that had he not, would of changed how things […]



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 […]



Orange County Man Dies in One Car Accident on Rt 94

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

At 10:15AM Monday morning, the Town of Chester Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on State Route 94. Upon arrival, it was determined that a 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit traveling westbound had left the roadway and struck a utility pole just east of Rick Way. The driver, a 32 year old male […]