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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 […]



March 10 Is Deadline for Dutchess and Orange Nonprofits to Apply for United Way Grants

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

Applications for grants to support community members through direct client assistance programs from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015 are now being accepted by United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on March 10. United Way is seeking applications for existing and new programs that align with specific funding […]



Hudson Valley CASH Coalition to Announce Tax Help Initiative in Orange County

Jan 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Low and middle income workers and seniors struggling to make ends meet don’t have to pay to get their taxes prepared thanks to The Hudson Valley CASH Coalition and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide. Individuals and families in Orange County can begin making appointments today to file their 2013 federal and state income taxes. For the 2012 […]



Orange County Urges Drivers not to Drink and Drive this New Year’s

Dec 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana, Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois and Orange County STOP-DWI Coordinator Craig W. Cherry announced today that Orange County police agencies will participate in statewide enforcement efforts to crackdown on impaired driving during the New Year’s Holiday week. “During the New Year’s Holiday many of our residents will be […]



Orange County Re-Certified Storm Ready by National Weather Service

Dec 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana, Commissioner of Emergency Services Walter C. Koury and Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Management Seamus K. Leary are pleased to announce that Orange County has once again been recognized by the National Weather Service (NWS) as a Storm Ready County. Orange County is still one of only 19 counties in […]



Police Investigating Friday Morning Homicide in Walden

Nov 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Article

State Police are assisting Walden Police with an investigation into an early morning assault at a North Montgomery Street home that resulted in the death of one person. According to Village of Walden Mayor Brian Maher, the police are investigating the incident as a homicide. Police are not commenting at this time if anyone is […]