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Orange County Announces Stay in School SMART Program

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and District Attorney David M. Hoovler, along with representatives from a number of Orange County school districts, announced the launch of the Orange County SMART Program, Strategic Methods Aimed at Reducing Truancy, a referral-based program designed to assist school districts, parents, and children in dealing with issues of chronic truancy. […]

Next Valley View Meeting August 19

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

A meeting of the directors of the Orange Valley View Development Corporation (the “corporation”) will be conducted on Tuesday, August 19 at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange County Emergency Services Center, 22 Wells Farm Road, Goshen, New York, at Classroom Number 2, at which time the corporation will consider any matters brought before the corporation […]

Orange County Drug Indictments Up over 100% in 2014

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler released statistics on the number of felony narcotics cases filed in Orange County Court in the first seven months of this year, as compared to filings in the corresponding period of 2013. Those statistics reflect a dramatic increase in the number of drug felonies filed in 2014. The […]

Orange County Community Development Mobile Office August 13

Aug 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

The Office of Community Development, in conjunction with the Orange County Office for the Aging, are pleased to announce their next joint mobile office hours. Mobile office hours help residents to obtain information on vital services without leaving their community. The next round of mobile office hours will be hosted at the following locations: Wednesday, […]

Orange County Legislature approves retirement incentive plan

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

JOINT STATEMENT FROM ORANGE COUNTY EXECUTIVE STEVE NEUHAUS, COUNTY LEGISLATURE CHAIRMAN STEPHEN BRESCIA, AND ORANGE COUNTY CSEA 7900/02 PRESIDENT SABINA SHAPIRO ON RETIREMENT INCENTIVE AGREEMENT Today we are pleased to be able to jointly report to the people of Orange County that we have reached an agreement on a retirement incentive to help reduce the […]

Ruling Paves Way for New Gas Power Plant in Orange County

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

The New York Public Service Commission has denied a petition for rehearing seeking to reverse approval of the CPV Valley Energy Project, filed by a concerned citizen and representative of a local community organization, Protect Orange County(POC).  In the same ruling, issued July 28, 2014 the Commission also denied a motion to revoke the approval […]

August Classes at the Orange County Arboretum

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Parks Department Commissioner Richard Rose announced that the Friends of the Arboretum will be offering a class for children and one for adults this August at the Orange County Arboretum, located within Thomas Bull Memorial Park. On August 2 the Friends will offer “Pond Life for Kids” from 10:00 […]

Indian Point Sirens in Orange County to Be Tested July 30

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Orange County Commissioner of Emergency Services Walter C. Koury and Orange County Deputy Commissioner, Division of Emergency Management, Craig Cherry today advised residents that a full-volume test of the Indian Point Energy Center siren system will be conducted between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30th throughout the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) […]

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 […]