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Sullivan County Health and Family Services Commissioner Randy Parker is leaving his post after less than two years to run Orange County's Social Services Department.
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It cruised through the Great Recession virtually unscathed, while other counties laid off employees, cut services and raised taxes.
This St. Patrick's Day weekend, drunk drivers are going to run a higher-than-usual risk of ending up in a paddy wagon, Orange County officials announced Thursday.
Albany County has slapped a moratorium on the expansion of what has become a major oil rail shipping hub at the Port of Albany.
Global Oil Company tanks on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Port of Albany in Albany, N.Y. A team of longtime oil company executives, several with ties to two prominent conservative oil billionaires from Kansas, is considering the state Thruway as a possible route for a crude oil pipeline connecting the Port of Albany to a coastal refinery in New ... (more)
Because many residents of this district that encompasses Bloomingburg fear that could happen, the Pine Bush Board of Education has asked Superintendent Joan Carbone to explore how board members could be elected to represent particular zones in the district, not the district as a whole - a move that apparently would mean changing state law.
Twenty-one students from Orange County have been named to the second-quarter Honor Roll at Newburgh Preparatory Charter High School, Executive Director Tom Fitzgerald announced.
Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler today announced that Lisa Franklin, 45, of Newburgh, was sentenced on March 6, 2014, to 2 A1 2 years in state prison, and 10 years post-release supervision, in connection with her repeatedly having had sex with a 12-year-old boy in 2012 and 2013.
The building at 21 West Street in the City of Newburgh, home to the Newburgh Day Nursery since 1920, may have new occupants, but the commitment to the City's residents remains the same.
The Orange County Industrial Development Agency's tentative labor policy appears poised for revision after some stakeholders expressed disappointment over a draft released last month.
The Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a sale contract with Kikkerfrosch LLC, a Greek beermaker that wants to produce German-style lager on a 115-acre parcel on Route 17M.
Monroe residents packed a Town Board meeting last night to voice their concerns over a controversial land deal that would double the Hassidic community of Kiryas Joel.
Dutchess County will be "at the table," once the state starts collecting bids for casino gambling locations this month, County Executive Marc Molinaro said, but Dutchess has a "bad hand" and will likely fold early.
An Orange County woman will spend the next two to five years in prison for leaving her newborn baby in a shopping bag.
You can list all the reasons why Sullivan County should get two casinos - which is what some members of Sullivan's new casino committee did Monday.