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3 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
After three years of debate over whether to replace or renovate the Government Center, and then over how much of it to renovate, the discussion over the fate of architect Paul Rudolph's landmark creation has come down to a relatively fine-grained analysis of two renovation options that lawmakers hope to conclude less than three weeks after the ... (more)
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18 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
A Port Jervis man who authorities say tried to discard illicitly possessed Suboxone has been charged with evidence tampering.
22 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
On Dec. 17, Middletown's Common Council will have to revote on anything passed on Dec. 2, because of concerns that the meeting was scheduled illegally.
In a resounding affirmation of their decision to pay for the county nursing home for all of 2014, Orange County legislators voted 19-0 Thursday to override County Executive Ed Diana's veto of changes they made to his four-month budget for the facility.
Orange County's district attorney-elect has put together an advisory group to begin work on his community prosecution initiative, he announced Thursday.
State police from the Monroe barracks on Tuesday charged two people who allegedly tried to steal items from the local Wal-Mart.
The family of a man shot dead by Middletown police two weeks ago gathered to say goodbye to him at Rhodes Funeral Home Wednesday evening.
An official with the Nanuet-based construction firm involved in Monday's fatal construction accident in Orange County said he and his staff are in shock over what happened.
The Otisville Brass is a group of friends who love music and get together to jam on a regular basis.
The Hope Chest Boutique, which supports the Clothing Closet clothing bank run by Vision Community Church, will hold its annual Holly & Ivy Super Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and also Dec. 14 at the former Pine Island Elementary School, 20 Schoolhouse Road, Pine Island.
One man was killed and two others were injured when a retaining wall collapsed at a construction site off Homestead Avenue.
After two weeks of testimony and three and a half days of deliberations, an Orange County jury on Monday cleared Larry Gantt Jr. of attempted murder charges but convicted him of attempted first-degree assault and attempted aggravated assault on a police officer.
Maybrook Fire Department president Eric Scholz said the workers were pouring concrete into wooden forms as part of a New York City water supply project in the village when one of the structures gave way and toppled onto them at about 12:30 p.m. He said two of the workers were freed within minutes, but it took several hours to get the body of the ... (more)
There has been a report of a wall collapse at an industrial site in the village of Maybrook.