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This Week in Orange County September 21 2012

Sep 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

This week it was my great pleasure to participate in the annual kick-off of ShopRite’s Partners in Caring program. This hunger-fighting initiative brings attention to the needs in our community and works to meet those needs through donations of both food and money. Since the program was founded in 1999, ShopRite Partners in Caring has […]



This Week in Orange County August 17 2012

Aug 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

This week marked our second week of Orange County budget hearings. During this time, every County department meets with me along with Budget and Operations staff to review their proposed budgets for the coming year. It’s never an easy time, but this year has been one of the most difficult ever. After many years of […]



This Week in Orange County July 12 2012

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

I hope that everyone enjoyed a fun, safe, and happy Independence Day holiday. It was great to see homes and businesses throughout the County with their American flags flying and red, white, and blue bunting donning porches and store fronts. These colors, our Stars and Stripes, represent the freedom we enjoy as Americans, thanks to […]



This Week in Orange County June 28 2012

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Common lore is that on July 4, 1776, Britain’s King George III wrote in his journal “nothing of importance happened today.” Little did he know how wrong he was as the world as he knew it was undergoing profound change an ocean away. On that very same day in the American colonies, the Second Continental […]



This Week in Orange County June 10 2012

Jun 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

As Orange County Executive I believe that providing for the health, safety, and well-being of all Orange County residents is among my chief responsibilities. I am entrusted with the stewardship of our County finances and believe that fiscally prudent management is critical in these challenging economic times. As a public servant it is incumbent upon […]



This Week in Orange County May 4 2012

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

We hear and read much about the physical health challenges our young people face today – issues of obesity, diabetes, lack of exercise, and poor eating habits to name a few. Unfortunately, because of the stigma frequently attached, there’s much less discussion about the equally important issues of mental health and wellness facing our youth. […]



This Week in Orange County by Edward Diana December 29 2011

Dec 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Getting in shape, losing weight, and quitting smoking are among the top New Year’s resolutions each year. If any of these are among your resolutions for 2012, be sure to check out the Orange County Department of Health’s website at www.healthyorange.com for useful information and tips that will help make it easier for you to […]



This Week in Orange County by Edward Diana December 23 2011

Dec 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

THIS WEEK IN ORANGE COUNTY BY EDWARD A. DIANA Season’s Greetings! I hope you and yours are enjoying all that our great County of Orange has to offer during this most festive time of year. We’re proud to be home to world-class shopping, gourmet restaurants, historic sites that date back to the American Revolution, incredible […]



This Week In Orange County : Celebrate the Youth

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

This week we took time out to celebrate the youth of Orange County and the people and programs that support them. For the second year in a row, Orange County, NY, was recognized by America’s Promise Alliance as one of the nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People! We marked this prestigious distinction with an […]



This Week in Orange County WIth Edward Diana December 4

Dec 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The official Orange County Christmas tree at the Arboretum is lit, decorations are going up at homes and businesses all over the County, and historic Hill-Hold Museum is dressed in her festive finery. The holiday season is truly upon us. Of course, with the holidays comes many parties, outings, and the sharing of holiday cheer. […]