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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 […]



Orange County Introduces New Shovel-Ready Policy for Job Creation

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

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus announced the creation of a brand new “shovel-ready” policy for potential job creators in Orange County. Collaborating with the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Orange County Partnership, the county executive developed an inventory of local sites available for development by qualified applicants starting this summer. The IDA […]



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 […]



Orange County Correctional Officers Benevolent Association Endorse Brabenec

Jun 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

“The Orange County Correctional Officers Benevolent Association is pleased to endorse Karl Brabenec for New York State 98th Assembly District. The character and conviction shown by Mr. Brabenec in his role as Town of Deerpark Supervisor and his clear and unequivocal commitment to the people of Orange County makes Karl Brabenec O.C. COBA’s choice for […]



Grand Jury Report Recommends Changes to Orange County Ethics Law

May 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The Orange County Grand Jury for Special Term #1 was empaneled on February 28, 2014, and began hearing testimony regarding the actions of an Orange County Legislator who accepted employment with a firm that had contracted to provide services in connection with renovations to the Orange County Government Center. The Grand Jury also examined Orange […]



Orange County Democratic Women to Pay Tribute to Educators

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange County Democratic Women will host a gala dinner on April 26 at the Meadowbrook Lodge (5pm to 9 pm).  The event is a tribute to local educators and comes a few days before Teacher Appreciation Week. The gala will bring parents, students, educators, and legislators together. Speakers will enlighten people about the work being […]



United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region to Receive 2014 Leadership Orange Award

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

Steven E. Howell, chairman of the board, is proud to announce that United Way is the recipient of the 2014 Leadership Orange Award. The award is given annually to an individual or business in Orange County that through ideas, actions, or accomplishments has had a direct and positive impact on the quality of life in […]



Orange County Human Rights Commission to Honor Local Standouts

Mar 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Orange County Human Rights Commission, established in 1970, has a mission to serve Orange County residents by fostering mutual respect and understanding among all racial, religious, and nationality groups in the county. For 19 years the Commission has recognized individuals, businesses, and agencies who work to advance human rights in Orange County. The 19th […]



United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Welcomes New Board Members

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Business News

United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, now comprised of 18 leaders. United Way’s Board members are prominent community leaders who volunteer their time to further the mission and goals of the organization. Michelle S. O’Reilly, Certified Public Accountant | O’Connor Davies, LLP Michelle S. O’Reilly is […]



Schumer Announces Legislation Making Cell Phone Tampering Illegal

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Tuseday, at the City of Middletown Police Department, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced legislation that will make it a federal crime to tamper with the unique identification number of a cell phone by imposing a multi-year criminal penalty, in the wake of a dramatic spike in cell phone thefts in Orange County. In the […]