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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, […]



5K Run Benefits Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus partnered with the Orange Library Association (OLA) as well as local officials to host the “Run the Runway 5K” event, held at the Orange County Airport on Sunday, October 26. The event was co-sponsored by the Orange Library Association and Orange County and highlights OLA’s countywide, 17-library reading project, OrangeREADS. […]



32 Charged in Orange County Wide Narcotics Sweep

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

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Sheriff Carl DuBois, City of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Ferrara, City of Middletown Police Chief Ramon Bethencourt, City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden, Town of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Clancy, Town of Blooming Grove Police Chief Carl Schupp, Town of Cornwall Police Chief Todd […]



Top sites for leaf peeping in the Hudson Valley

Oct 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Brilliant fall colors, incredible vistas, and festive events highlight autumn visits to Orange County, NY. The hills are ablaze, the air is crisp, and visitors will want to spend several days at the weekend festivals, harvest events, farm markets, and Halloween-themed destinations. “‘Stunning’ is a perfect word to describe our backdrop of leaves in the […]



Orange County Government to Perform FEMA Drill

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

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that the county government will participate in a full-scale Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exercise on Tuesday, October 7. The day-long drill will take place at the Emergency Services Center in Goshen and test the county’s emergency preparedness plan in the event of a disaster or attack at the […]



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, […]



Orange County Executive Neuhaus Proposes $703 Million Budget

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus today introduced a $703,239,265 Executive Recommended Budget for 2015, a reduction of $60 million from the previous year. The $703 million spending plan would eliminate funding for 149 vacant county jobs and utilizes more than $3 million in savings for over 100 positions next year as a result of  Orange […]



Orange County Awarded Grant to Aid Countywide Narcotics Task Force

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on September 30, 2014, that the state budget for fiscal year 2014-15 contains an appropriation of $25,000 to be awarded to the District Attorney’s Office and Orange County under the federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. The grant is earmarked for the purchase of equipment “to […]



Federal Investment Will Serve 225 Homeless Children and Families in Orange County

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that HONORehg, Inc., a not-for-profit, will receive a critical federal investment to serve homeless youth in Orange County. The $150,000 investment from Health and Human Services will allow HONOR to continue serving more than 225 children and families each year through runaway and […]



Truckers Get 10 Year Sentence for Hauling Heroin

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

Enrique Becerra Mendoza, 38, and Joaquin Ramos Hernandez, 34, both of Fresno, California, were each sentenced to 10 years in state prison for possessing over 12 kilograms of heroin, having an estimated street value in excess of $12 million. Mendoza and Hernandez had previously pled guilty in County Court to Criminal Possession of a Controlled […]