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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, […]



Orange County Forms Regional Community Advisory Boards

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler has announced the formation of seven regional Community Advisory Boards, smaller geographic divisions of the countywide Community Advisory Board that the District Attorney established last fall. When completed, the regional boards are expected to represent a cross section of community officials and groups, including municipal boards, mayors, town […]



New York Bridge Authority Director to Speak at July Dutchess Chamber Breakfast

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

The Mid-Hudson, Newburgh-Beacon, Rip Van Winkle, Bear Mountain and Kingston-Rhinecliff bridges play a vital role in the Hudson Valley.  Join the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce for the July Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, July 16 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center to learn how the work required to run […]



FairGame Reaches Agreements with 10 Casino Applicants

Jul 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame announced today Memorandums of Understanding with 10 of the 17 applicants vying for 4 new casino licenses available in 3 upstate New York regions: the Southern Tier, the Catskills and the Capital Region. The coalition is composed of the senior executives of municipal and not for profit live […]



Cranna Named Trustee of NYS Municipal Workers’ Compensation Alliance Board

Jul 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

At a recent meeting of its Board of Trustees in Albany, Village of Tivoli Mayor Bryan F. Cranna was named as Trustee to the New York State Municipal Workers’ Compensation Alliance Board. The Comp Alliance is a group self-insured workers’ compensation program, designed exclusively for municipal corporations (including school districts) in New York State.  Sponsored […]



Bill Adding 25 New York Family Court Judges Goes Before Governor

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Senator John Bonacic (R-C-I, Mount Hope) is pleased to announce that the New York State Senate gave final passage today to legislation (S.7883) that will help alleviate a backlog of cases in the state’s family courts by creating 25 new family court judgeships.  Currently, 700,000 Family Court cases are heard each year by only 153 […]



Legislative Package Targets Growing Heroin Use in New York

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mount Hope) announces that the New York State Senate today will act on 23 bills to address issues surrounding the increase in heroin and opioid abuse, addiction, and related crimes in New York. The bills are part of a comprehensive legislative package proposed by the bipartisan New York State Senate […]



Maloney, Cuomo and Local Officials Announce Hudson Valley Safety Projects

Jun 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Governor Andrew Cuomo and local officials announced $6 million in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funding for three major Hudson Valley projects including $2 million for Route 302 in Crawford. “Strengthening vital infrastructure across the State is critically important to ensuring the safety of our communities, both today and for […]



Florida Man Charged With Intentionally Killing New York State Trooper

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

A Florida man is charged with one count of Murder 1st degree after intentionally striking a New York State Trooper along I-81 in Broome County. Almond Upton, 60, Melrose, Florida was arraigned in Town of Chenango Court on one count of Murder 1st degree after he intentionally struck Trooper Christopher G. Skinner along I-81 in […]