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Orange County to Participate in Holiday STOP-DWI Enforcement Program

Nov 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, District Attorney David Hoovler, Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois, and Orange County STOP-DWI Coordinator Craig W. Cherry will announce Orange County’s continued participation in the statewide STOP-DWI program with a press event on Tuesday, November 25. The announcement will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Orange County Emergency Services […]

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 […]

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 […]

14 Charged With Massive Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Carl E. DuBois, the Sheriff of Orange County, announced the unsealing of an Indictment (the “Indictment”) charging 15 defendants, including […]

Port Jervis Man Charged With Beating Death of Local Shop Owner

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Dennis McBee, 29, of Port Jervis has been charged in connection with the robbery and beating death of a 77-year-old Port Jervis shop owner.  District Attorney Hoovler announced McBee’s arrest at a press conference at Port Jervis City Hall, together with Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus, Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker, Port Jervis Police Chief […]

Port Jervis Shop Owner Dead After Attack, Suspect Arrested

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

On November 7, 2014, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to Kucher’s Shoe Sales and Repairs located at 43 Front Street where the proprietor of the establishment, Mr. Josef Kucher, age 77, was found by a store customer suffering from injuries to his head and face. Mr. Kucher was provided emergency medical care and immediately […]

Murder Indictment Dismissed Against Man Who Fatally Shot Rape Suspect

Nov 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The murder and manslaughter indictment against a Sparrowbush man, who fatally shot a wanted rape suspect in an attempt to get the fugitive into police custody, was dropped Thursday in an Orange County courtroom. Judge Robert Freehill announced that the indictment against David Carlson was dismissed in its entirety. The original indictment stemmed from the […]

Mega Million Jackpot Ticket Sold in Orange County

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

According to the New York State Lottery a winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased in Circleville on Rt 302. The multi-state lottery jackpot was at a whopping $326 million. The winning numbers drawn Tuesday were 9, 15, 24, 39 and 41 and the Mega Ball was 1. The cash option the winner would take away […]

Orange County Finance, Public Works Welcome New Acting Commissioners

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus named acting commissioners to the Department of Public Works (DPW) and Finance. Starting on October 31, Christopher Viebrock will serve as Acting Commissioner of Public Works and Robert Ronsini begins as Finance Department Acting Commissioner. The personnel changes follow the retirements of Finance Commissioner Joel Kleiman and DPW Commissioner Charles […]