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Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and District Attorney David M. Hoovler are urging residents to remain alert for internet and social media-based shopping scams as the holiday … more
Orange  County’s Newburgh Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Office will re-open on Thursday, November 12th. As a precautionary measure, the Middletown DMV will remain closed until … more
Last Tuesday, the Village of Walden announced the promotion of William Herlihy to chief of police effective Oct. 28. He previously served as Walden’s provisional chief of police, beginning … more
The Village Preservation Committee held a meeting Friday to discuss their findings from their placemaking tour of Montgomery’s three villages on Oct. 17 and develop new ideas. The Village … more
After there were no comments during the public hearing, the Shawangunk Town Board promptly adopted the 2021 budget at their meeting Thursday. The adopted budget remains largely unchanged from the … more
Covid and unseasonably mild weather may have changed the look of Walden’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony, but the village still remembered its veterans on Sunday. Allowances for social … more
The Crawford Town Board held a brief special meeting on Monday, November 9 to vote on approval of the hiring of two full-time Crawford police officers. The meeting was necessary to stay within … more
It is no secret that the restaurant industry has struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a survey released by the National Restaurant Association on Sept. 14, nearly one in six … more
Halloween went so well in Maybrook, village officials are hopeful the Christmas tree lighting goes equally well — assuming Gov. Andrew Cuomo or County Executive Steve Neuhaus do not ban such … more
Sonia Lewis was named the Town of Montgomery Citizen of the Month for November at Thursday’s town board meeting. Lewis received the award for her community involvement. In particular, she … more
On November 3, 2019, 36-year-old Jessica Lopez went missing and on Friday, November 6 of this year, District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced murder charges for her death. At this time, the body … more
Back in mid-August, lifelong resident Genesis Ramos was hired as the City of Newburgh’s new Equity and Diversity Consultant, with a long term plan of proposing a Chief Diversity Officer … more
Gas Land Petroleum, located at Fifth Avenue and Route 52, has been approved by the Newburgh Town Board for its rezoning request. They asked to be rezoned from its current R-3 residential district to … more
With the proposed 2021 budget, the councilmembers would see an increase in their pay if passed. Members receive an annual $9,000 salary. The budget proposes an increase to $12,000 a year. The … more
Early October Senator James Skoufis announced that he secured a commitment from Central Hudson to clean up and remove graffiti from utility boxes in the City of Newburgh. This is just one of … more
The Town of New Windsor held a public hearing for the town budget during the Wednesday, November 4 Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. New Windsor Town Supervisor George Meyers said that they were able … more
Last Tuesday, voters in the Town of Marlborough sent Republican Michael Kraiza back to the bench for another four-year term as their town Justice. The unofficial tally, last updated Nov. 4 at 2:34 … more
For the past few weeks, Lloyd town officials worked to reduce their 2021 budget by nearly $1 million, which brought them under the state’s 1.56% tax cap. Previously, a majority of the board … more
Last week the Marlboro Board of Education renewed Michael Brooks’ contract as Superintendent of Schools. It runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. The contract outlines key areas of … more
Last week the Plattekill Town Board approved their 2021 Preliminary Budget, which will become their final budget at their next meeting on November 18. The budget appropriations total is … more
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