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Orange County 911 Center Earns NYSSA’s Top Honor

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Emergency Services Commissioner Walter Koury jointly announced that the New York State Sheriffs’ Association (NYSSA) has awarded its 911/Dispatch Center Accreditation to the county’s Emergency Services Center. The group’s accreditation is the highest recognition given to 911 centers in the Empire State. Orange County joins 13 out of 62 […]

Randall Airport Receives Infrastructure Investment

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a strategic $445,230 federal infrastructure investment at Randall Airport in Middletown.  This investment from the Department of Transportation will allow Randall Airport to acquire land for future development and expansion of the airport and rehabilitate runways, which have reached the […]

ALDI Set to Reopen Newburgh Store

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 1, ALDI, will once again offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer reopens its Newburgh store, located at 13 Route 17K. With higher ceilings and environmentally friendly building materials – such as recycled materials and energy-saving refrigeration and light bulbs – the store will offer customers a […]

Ulster County Receives Additional Funding For Stop DWI Program

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

the Ulster County Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated (STOP-DWI) has been awarded a New York State grant totaling more than $41,000 to participate in the NYS STOP-DWI Foundation Crackdown Enforcement Program.  The grant is funded through the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and will be dispersed among police agencies in the Towns of […]

6 Week Small Business Seminar Series in Dutchess

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with SCORE and the New York State Small Business Development Center, is offering a unique opportunity to those wanting to start a new business or grow an existing one.  During the six-week Small Business Institute seminar series kicking off on Thursday, October 2, participants will learn […]

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 […]