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Orange County to Enhance Public Safety on Delaware River

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that Orange County has preserved 17.32 acres along the Delaware River in the hamlet of Sparrowbush. A recognition ceremony and ribbon-cutting formally announcing the over-four-years-in-the-making acquisition is tentatively scheduled for spring 2015. The formerly private Sparrowbush Beach, known as “Number 2 Beach” to locals, is located near the popular […]



New Jersey Man Drowns While Swimming in Delaware River

Aug 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Police in Middletown are investigating the apparent drowning of a New Jersey man in the Delaware River Saturday afternoon. At approximately 1:15 PM, Jamel Rounds, age 21, of Paterson, New Jersey was swimming in the Delaware River near a private residence on Sleepy Hollow Road, in the Sparrowbush section of the Town […]



Body of Lost Delaware River Rafter Found Monday

Aug 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Rangers from the National Park Service found the body Monday of Daven Harrison who went missing while rafting Saturday and was presumed drowned in the Delaware River. Harrison’s body was sighted about 12:30 p.m. Monday, about 40 feet from the shore of the Indian Head Knight’s Eddy Campground. Harrison’s body was taken to the medical examiner […]



Middletown Man Rescued From Delaware River Dies

Jul 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The 29 year old Middletown man that was rescued from the Delaware River after a near drowning has died. Christopher Montalvo was pulled from the Delaware River on Tuesday morning and rushed to Bon Secour Hospital, where he was revived and in critical condition. Later Tuesday police said he was transferred to Orange Regional Medical […]



Body Found Near Hawk’s Nest Brings Murder Charge

May 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A 46 year old Brooklyn man is facing murder charges for the killing of a Florida man whose body was found last year in Orange County. Mikhail Chernyaev was arrested Saturday and is being held without bail in Kings County Jail for the death of 56 year old Charles Butler. The investigation started in October […]



Police Identify Body Found in Delaware River As Missing PA Man

May 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A body found floating in the Delaware River by a group of boaters on May 4 has been identified as a missing Pennsylvania man. Police say dental records were used to identify 56 year old James Estes of Nicholson, PA. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Nicholson was reported missing on April 25. A group of […]



State Police Locate Body in Delaware River

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On May 4, 2013 State Police at Liberty responded to the Delaware River in the Town of Tusten, approximately 5 miles south of Narrowsburg for a report of a body being located by a group of canoeists. State Police and National Park Service Police responded and located the body.  The cause of death is pending […]



Yonkers Man Drowns in Delaware River Wednesday

Aug 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Efrain Campos, age 42, of Yonkers had spent the day rafting on the Delaware River with his girlfriend, identified as Julie Negron.  Reportedly at about 4:15 p.m., as they neared a Sparrowbush area livery destination, Efrain decided to go swimming and removed his life jacket and sandals.  His girlfriend eventually lost sight of him but […]



Port Jervis Awarded $55K Grant for White Water Park

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

ORANGE COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY GRANTS PORT JERVIS $55,000 FOR WHITE WATER PARK On Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Mayor Potter and Community Development Director Kathleen Hendrickson attended the Orange County Industrial Development Agency meeting at which the board members granted the City of Port Jervis $55,000 for the surveying and permitting of a White Water […]



Port Jervis Man Drowns in Delaware River Late Friday Afternoon

Jul 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

A Port Jervis man drowned in the Delaware River later Friday afternoon. City police say a 37 year old man was pulled from the river and brought to Bon Secour hospital where he was pronounced dead. Port Jervis police and fire department responded to the call just before 3:00 PM Friday afternoon in the area […]