Thursday Aug 7
Budget gap closer: Retirement push
Orange County lawmakers on Thursday approved an early-retirement incentive that would pay eligible employees at least $12,000 to leave the county workforce to help narrow a $60 million budget gap the administration has projected.
Middletown parents Joe and Tammi Andrew show off newborn triplets
The babies were born at Orange Regional Medical Center nearly three weeks ago. They are the second set of triplets born at that hospital.
Pine Bush to ask about election zone legality
Could a bloc of new Hasidic voters in Bloomingburg - or any group in any area of the district - take over the Pine Bush school board? Fears of that happening is one reason a proposal that the district be divided into zones to elect separate members of the Board of Education has become a major issue among candidates for the school board.
Egg hunts, prayers hail Easter
At 10:14 a.m. Saturday, Debbie McCartney, who runs the Sunday school at Scotchtown Presbyterian Church, gave the signal and some 40 kids raced through the church backyard for its 20th annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Water/sewer rates are steady now
But those living in Arcadia Hills and Stonehedge will notice a decrease in their bills.