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Holiday Gift Drive For Valley View Residents

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Orange County Democratic Women launched a holiday gift drive for residents of the county owned nursing home and rehabilitation center, Valley View.  OCDW will be collecting small gifts for residents for the next 3 weeks.  The cutoff date to donate a gift is December  10.  Members of the OCDW committee  will bring the donated […]



Holiday Lights in Bloom Returns to Arboretum on December 5

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and county Parks Commissioner Richard L. Rose announced that that the sixth annual “Holiday Lights in Bloom” program will kick off the weekend of December 5 at the Orange County Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park. The program is free and will be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays, […]



Orange County DA and Sheriff Announce County Wide Benefits Fraud Arrests

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Sheriff Carl DuBois, Thursday announced that 31 defendants have been charged with Welfare Fraud and Grand Larceny for illegally obtaining over $410,000 in public assistance benefits administered through the Orange County Department of Social Services. The enforcement action was the […]



Center of Business Innovation Endorses 2015 Orange County Budget

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

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced that the Orange County Center of Business Innovation (CBI) has endorsed the 2015 Executive Recommended Budget. In a letter addressed to Neuhaus, CBI co-chairs Thomas Weddell and James Smith said the $703 million balanced budget “sets our government on the right track to fiscal sustainability.” The Orange County Citizens […]



Orange Chamber Partners with Local Chambers For Discounted Membership Rate

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

In support of small businesses and local chambers of commerce, the Orange County Chamber of Commerce now offers a special membership rate to businesses in good standing with local chambers of commerce. A member (with 0-3 employees) in good standing of a local chamber of commerce (not a networking or professional group) in Orange County […]



14 Charged With Massive Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Carl E. DuBois, the Sheriff of Orange County, announced the unsealing of an Indictment (the “Indictment”) charging 15 defendants, including […]



2014 Orange County Art Awards

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The Orange County Arts Council will be honoring ten individuals and businesses who have made significant contributions to the community through the arts at the 7th Annual Orange County Art Awards which takes place on Friday, November 14 at Umbra Sound Stages in Newburgh, starting at 5:30 p.m. In years past, award recipients have included […]



Foster Grandparent Program Seeking Volunteers

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Foster Grandparent Program of Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc. is expanding its outreach efforts and is interested in attracting additional volunteers. This program provides valuable assistance to children with special and exceptional needs in an academic setting.  The Foster Grandparent volunteers serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to young people throughout the six counties […]



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. […]