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2 Truck Drivers Arrested After Million Dollar Heroin Bust in Orange County

Apr 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler joined by Major Patrick Regan of the New York State Police, announced the arrest and arraignment of two men found to be in possession of over 12 kilograms of heroin, having an estimated street value in excess of one million dollars. On April 16, 2014, Enrique B. Mendoza, […]



When In Doubt Throw It Out

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

We all have stuff we accumulate over the years. There is no better way to describe it but to call it stuff. That is the stuff that is not adding any value to our lives. Most of the time it actually creates a heavy burden. It weighs us down. It makes us feel smothered. Many […]



Orange County Forms Casino Task Force

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus was joined by Legislative Chairman Stephen Brescia today in announcing the formation of a Task Force on Gaming and Economic Development. The task force would study the potential impacts of casino development on Orange County, including effects on transportation-infrastructure capacity. New York State plans to award four casino licenses in […]



April Programs at the Orange County Arboretum

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Parks Department Commissioner Richard Rose are pleased to announce that the Friends of the Arboretum will be offering classes for adults and children at the Arboretum this April, as well as hosting the annual Arbor Day celebration. On April 23rd, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Master Gardener Dora Wright […]



Orange County Department of Health Announces National Public Health Week

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Every year in the United States, seven out of 10 deaths result from preventable chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. In fact, chronic diseases account for a whopping 75 percent of national healthcare spending, yet only 3 percent of our healthcare dollars go toward prevention. According to the 2013 Community Health Assessment for […]



Free Orange County Rabies Clinic in City of Newburgh April 26

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

A  free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the City of Newburgh Activity Center, 401 Washington Street, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from noon-3 p.m. The clinic, sponsored by the Orange County Department of Health and the City of Newburgh Police Department, is available to all Orange County residents. To […]



Catholic Charities Selects Work of Local Artist as Honoree Award

Mar 29th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Dr. Dean Scher, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County, is proud to announce that the photographic work of Goshen resident Rayanne Rysinger will be presented to the 2014 Caritas Award honorees at the annual Celebration of Charity award dinner on April 3. Each year, Catholic Charities selects the work of a […]



Orange County Community Development Begins New Round of Mobile Office Visits

Mar 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Orange County Office of Community Development is pleased to announce the location for its next round of mobile office hours. By taking the Office “on the road,” it is hoped to make Community Development programs and services more accessible to County residents. Upcoming Community Development mobile office hours will be hosted at the following […]



2 Orange County Bridge Projects Will Move Forward

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and local elected officials today announced that two major bridge-reconstruction and bridge-replacement projects will move forward in Orange County. Both the Forge Hill and the Scotchtown Avenue bridges are scheduled to receive funding from federal, state, and county sources. Forge Hill Bridge is located in the Town of New Windsor […]



Drug Sweep Nabs 20 Throughout Orange County

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by County Executive Steve Neuhaus, Sheriff Carl Dubois, City of Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Village of Walden Mayor Brian Maher, Village of Walden Police Chief Jeffrey Holmes and Lieutenant Frank Kealty of the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, in announcing the arrest of 20 […]