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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 […]



Business Council Endorses Serino For Senate

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

This week The Business Council became the latest pro-jobs group to endorse Dutchess County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I- Hyde Park). As part of their endorsement, The Business Council cited Serino’s commitment to reducing the tax burden, creating good paying jobs, and her small business background as reason for their […]



New York State Governor and Lt Governor Endorse Gipson and Tkaczyk

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor nominee Kathy Hochul endorsed Terry Gipson and Cecilia Tkaczyk for State Senate. The endorsement was made as part of today’s Women’s Equality Express bus tour throughout the Hudson Valley to promote the Women’s Equality Agenda. Governor Cuomo said of Gipson, “As Senator, Terry Gipson has demonstrated a clear […]



Hendry endorsed by Laborer’s Local 17

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Jim Hendry is pleased to announce his endorsement by Laborer’s Local 17, located in Newburgh, NY., recently receiving official notice of this endorsement in a letter from Business Manager L. Todd Diorio. “It is truly an honor to receive the endorsement and support of such a great Union.” Hendry said. “I told them of my […]



Tom Stebbins to Speak at Dutchess Chamber’s October Breakfast

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

Tom Stebbins, Executive Director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York State, will address the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce on the fight to reform the Scaffold Law and other legislation of interest to the Hudson Valley business community during the October Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, October 15 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the […]



Middletown Grant Will Create Additional Public Parking

Oct 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) announces that the City of Middletown has been awarded $100,000 in funding from the State & Municipal Facilities Capital Program. The funding will go towards purchasing a vacant property and create a ecologically sound, well-lit parking area which will preserve and add green space to the downtown area. […]



Neuhaus All In for Six Orange County Casino Proposals

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

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus Friday renewed his support for casino development in Orange County. Neuhaus offered remarks in favor of all six projects at a public comment event held in Poughkeepsie on September 23. Speaking before the New York State Gaming Commission’s Facility Location Board, he described the advantages available only to Orange County, […]



Police Investigate Stabbing in Middletown

Sep 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Saturday September 27, 2014 at approximately 5:30am, a 22 year old male subject was stabbed four times while walking in the area of Beattie Avenue and Wickham Avenue. The subject was apparently engaged in a dispute with another male subject and both parties may have had an earlier dispute in the area of Wickham […]



Tkaczyk, Amedore Debate Before Ulster Chamber

Sep 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Democratic state Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk and former Republican Assemblyman George Amedore didn’t agree on much when they addressed the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 23. About the only area they did find consensus was the sharp contrast between their campaigns. “As you can see from this exchange, we have some very different […]