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NYLCV Endorses Didi Barrett For Assembly

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has announced its endorsement of Didi Barrett for New York’s Assembly District 106. Completing her first term, Didi Barrett is widely seen as an up-and-coming environmental leader in the Assembly. One of […]



Police Seek Answers in Fatal Cornwall Shooting

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The New York State Police along with the Cornwall-On-Hudson Police Department are continuing the investigation into the death of Bryant J. Furchak, age 44, from New Windsor, NY, who was found deceased from a gun shot wound along side his 2008 gray Nissan Xterra. The investigation came after  the Cornwall-On-Hudson Police Department responded to a […]



Orange County Drug Indictments Up over 100% in 2014

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler released statistics on the number of felony narcotics cases filed in Orange County Court in the first seven months of this year, as compared to filings in the corresponding period of 2013. Those statistics reflect a dramatic increase in the number of drug felonies filed in 2014. The […]



CSEA Announces Endorsement of Serino for Senate

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

This week, the state’s leading union, CSEA Local 1000, announced its endorsement of Dutchess County Legislator and 41st state Senate District candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park). The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), which is made up of over 300,000 workers across the state, said the decision is based on Serino’s proven record of honesty as […]



Sex Offense Background Checks Allowed For New Volunteer Firefighters

Aug 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mount Hope) announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Senate Bill 1885-C sponsored by Senator Bonacic, which would require prospective volunteer firefighters to authorize a background check for sex offense convictions upon the submission of their application, into law. The bill would also allow fire companies to determine if an […]



Boyfriend Charged With Murdering 2 Year Old in Marlboro

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

The 26 year old boyfriend of a 2 year old’s mother has been charged in the death of the toddler. Kenneth Stahli, 26, of Marlboro was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder. According to police, an investigation showed that 2-year-old Mason L. Decosmohad been abused over several days by Stahli. Police were called to […]



Middletown Police Warn of Recent Phone Scam

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The City of Middletown Police Department wishes to advise of a phone scam which has been reported twice in the past week. In each case, a caller advised that they were working for a collection agency contracted by Orange and Rockland Utilities. The caller advised the answering parties that there was a past due amount […]



Cumberland Farms Celebrates New Concept Store With Kick-Off Fundraiser

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Cumberland Farms is hosting an opening event of its store in Dover Plains, New York, at 3205 Main Street. Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the store will offer a range of hot food items from pizza to grilled hot dogs to fried favorites. A grand opening event on Thursday, July 31st will be […]



Orange County Charter and Administrative Code Available Online

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced the release of the Orange County Charter and its Administrative Code to the public. The documents have been added to the county website and are available online here. The Charter and Code provide for the responsibilities of the county executive, county legislature, and county offices and departments. The Charter […]



Lalor to Cuomo: Small Businesses Need Tax Breaks Too

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

Statement on NYS Tax Breaks for CBS and The Late Show from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) “When Governor Cuomo agrees to give CBS and The Late Show $16 million in subsidies, he should remember that non-glamorous businesses need tax relief too. Small businesses might not be as glamorous as Cuomo’s Hollywood friends, […]