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Diana Offers Condolences on the Passing of Former Legislator Joseph Costa

May 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Events

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana issued the following statement on the passing of former Orange County Legislator Joseph Costa, who served the City of Newburgh from 1978-1986. Diana said, “Joe served the citizens of the City of Newburgh with honor and distinction during his tenure as an Orange County Legislator. Before being elected, Joe […]



NFA Teacher Christine McCartney Receives Fulbright Award

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

ORANGE COUNTY LEGISLATOR EACHUS BESTOWS HONOR ON FELLOW NFA TEACHER AND FULBRIGHT WINNER CHRISTINE MCCARTNEY Newburgh Free Academy English Language Arts teacher, Christine McCartney, was honored today by the Orange County Legislature for her outstanding achievement as the recipient of a Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching grant.  The certificate of achievement and honor was given […]



Headlines for Wednesday July 25 2012

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

JAMES HOLMES, THE 24-YEAR-OLD EX-DOCTORATE STUDENT ACCUSED OF KILLING 12 PEOPLE AND INJURING 58 OTHERS AT A COLORADO MOVIE THEATER PURCHASED A RIFLE HE USED IN LAST FRIDAY MORNING’S MASSACRE AFTER FAILING AN IMPORTANT ORAL EXAM WHICH WAS PART OF HIS STUDIES IN NEUROSCIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO. ACCORDING TO A DENVER T-V STATION, […]



Skoufis Demands County Executive Diana Testify on Valley View

Jul 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Skoufis fights to protect seniors; pressures Diana to come clean on Valley View Skoufis to Assembly Opponents: Join me in calling on Diana to testify “County Executive Diana owes us some answers,” said Woodbury Councilman and state Assembly candidate James Skoufis (D-WF Woodbury), who today called on Diana to appear before the County Legislature and […]



Valley View Center Saved Through 2012

Jul 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

EACHUS LEADS CHARGE THAT SAVES VALLEY VIEW THROUGH 2012 Orange County citizens finally saw their legislators come together in a bipartisan effort led by Legislator Chris Eachus, D-New Windsor, and vote unanimously to save  Valley View Center for Nursing Care through the end of 2012. Following months of partisanship, questionable ethics by county executives, withholding […]



Eachus Supports Tax Cap and Repeats Call for School Tax Reform

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

EACHUS SUPPORTS TAX CAP AND REPEATS CALL FOR SCHOOL TAX REFORM:  FUND EDUCATION ON THE STATE INCOME TAX NOT THE LOCAL PROPERTY TAX County Legislator Christopher Eachus, Democratic candidate for State Senator in the 39th District, repeated his support of the state tax cap and his call to fundamentally change how we fund public schools […]



Florida NY Senior an Honoree at New York State Senior Citizens Day

Nov 4th, 2011 | By | Category: In Your Town

OC Legislature Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of William Uszenski The Orange County Legislature was proud to honor Florida resident William Uszenski’s contributions to the Orange County community at a meeting of the full legislature. Uszenski was recognized as an Orange County honoree at the New York State Senior Citizen’ Day, sponsored by the New York State […]