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Competency exam ordered for Port Jervis arson, murder suspect
The court has ordered a competency exam for David Stevenson, 38, of Port Jervis, who is awaiting trial on murder, manslaughter and arson charges in the death of TyRochelle Haughton.
Wed May 22, 2013
M'town police write 75 traffic tickets Monday
Middletown police wrote 75 traffic tickets, 31 of them for seat belt violations, and arrested four people on Monday as part of the statewide "Buckle Up New York" campaign.
Two cops suffer minor cuts in knife incident
A Middletown man was arrested Tuesday after, police said, he threatened family members with a knife and then threw two knives at the police when they got there.
Hudson Valley Press
SUNY Orange issues year-end scholarships
SUNY Orange kicked off its year-end celebration of students achievements by hosting the College's 53th annual Awards Convocation in the Shepard Student Center cafeteria on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Heather Yakin: In flood, fire, tornado, rescuers answer the call
How do people go on after such losses? After a tornado destroys the town and a school, killing children and adults indiscriminately? How does Moore continue? How did West, Texas, continue? In West and in Moore, in Westbrookville and Middletown and Roscoe and Lake Katrine and Claryville, friends and neighbors come through.
Ma town woman charged with cutting boyfriend
A Middletown woman was arrested Tuesday after, police said, she cut her boyfriend with a knife during an early morning domestic dispute.
Murder suspect not competent, psychiatrist says
A competency hearing continued Tuesday in Orange County Court for Richard Brown, 69, of Middletown, who is charged with murder and manslaughter in the February 2012 shooting death of his neighbor, 54-year-old Arthur Twyman.
Tue May 21, 2013
Nobody hurt in Wallkill car-bus crash
Nobody was hurt Tuesday afternoon when a car rear-ended a school bus at the intersection of Schutt Road and East Main Street, said town police.
Middletown business moratorium expires today
The moratorium law requiring new business applications downtown to go before the Common Council instead of the Planning Board expires Tuesday.
Mon May 20, 2013
Middletowna s a DARE Daya rescheduled for Sept. 21
Middletown Police "DARE Day" has been scheduled for Sept. 21. The child-themed annual event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Thrall Park.
Orange County group aims to help fight hunger and hardship in Haiti
He had seen one of his siblings die of malnutrition, and he didn't want to see it happen to another.
Sun May 19, 2013
White Plains CitizeNetReporter
Employment Gains Slowly Through Hud Valley Region
It is a pleasure to see a paper that reports the news instead of making the news.
Orange IDA overcomes obstacles to salute Old Glory
The lack of an American flag within sight on Wednesday didn't keep the Orange County Industrial Development Agency board from reciting its usual premeeting Pledge of Allegiance.
Planned Middletown medical school gets accreditation
The American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation recently approved Touro College's planned Middletown medical college, said association spokeswoman Nicole Grady.
Sat May 18, 2013
Non-WWE Weekend Schedule: NWA, UCW, and More
Non-WWE Weekend Schedule: NWA, UCW, and More Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.18.2013 A full day of events throughout the country... Credit: PWTorch - Here is the weekend schedule of non-WWE wrestling events... Saturday, May 18 - NWA Smoky Mountain : Ricky Morton will challenge current NWA World Hvt.
Fri May 17, 2013
Go! Stage & Screen calendar: May 17-23
"Defying the Laws of Gravity With Henry the Juggler" - A "Super Saturday" event at the Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston, 10:30 a.m. May 18.
Wed May 15, 2013
Organizers see number as sign of improvement
A tip for job-seekers: Don't approach a recruiter while wearing a T-shirt with a beer company logo spread across the chest, or one that says, "You don't have to be crazy to work here, but it helps." "We want them to be dressed professionally," said Jason Alexander, a recruiter for Verizon Cellular Sales.
Mon May 13, 2013
Two dead, one critical in Blooming Grove car crash
Two 20-year-old women died and another motorist is in critical condition after two cars collided early Saturday morning, state police said.
Middletown Police Probe Robberies
Police are investigating an armed robbery Friday at a CVS pharmacy on Main Street Extension and an unrelated robbery Thursday outside a Marshall's store at 416 E. Main St.