orange county http://wamc.org en Orange County Exec Plans Budget Cuts http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-exec-plans-budget-cuts <p></p><p>The Orange County executive is looking at cost-cutting measures to help plug a $60 million budget gap next year.</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:02:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 93143 at http://wamc.org Orange County Exec Plans Budget Cuts Moody's Downgrades Orange County's Bond Rating http://wamc.org/post/moodys-downgrades-orange-countys-bond-rating <p>Moody’s has downgraded the bond rating of a Hudson Valley county.</p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 85931 at http://wamc.org Moody's Downgrades Orange County's Bond Rating HV County Receives Grant For Rescue Team http://wamc.org/post/hv-county-receives-grant-rescue-team <p>In New York, Orange County is on the receiving end of a state homeland security grant.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:31:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 78767 at http://wamc.org HV County Receives Grant For Rescue Team Hudson Valley communities Grant Program Launched http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-communities-grant-program-launched <p></p><p></p><p>ALBANY – A total of $30 million was announced Thursday in the first round of funding for the implementation of regional sustainability plans, including the Hudson Valley that which was formulated as part of the Cleaner, Greener Communities program statewide.</p><p>The Mid-Hudson plan outlines the region’s visions, goals and objectives for a sustainable future and makes a number of recommendations, said co-chairman David Church, Orange County’s planning commissioner.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:56:40 +0000 Hank Gross 68067 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley communities Grant Program Launched HV County Will Put Its First Public Hybrid Buses Into Service http://wamc.org/post/hv-county-will-put-its-first-public-hybrid-buses-service <p>A county in the Hudson Valley is about to put its first hybrid buses into service.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:10:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 67956 at http://wamc.org HV County Will Put Its First Public Hybrid Buses Into Service NY Assemblyman Arranges Bus to Take Protestors to Pipeline Site http://wamc.org/post/ny-assemblyman-arranges-bus-take-protestors-pipeline-site <p>A New York State Assemblyman says he arranged for bus transportation for those who want to join in opposing a controversial water pipeline construction project in Orange County. Construction resumes this morning, and is expected to cross a town line.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 62214 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley County Receives Grant for Emergency Communications http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-county-receives-grant-emergency-communications <p>New York’s Orange County has been awarded nearly $6 million to improve emergency communications.</p> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 16:02:59 +0000 Allison Dunne 60541 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley County Receives Grant for Emergency Communications Gun Buyback Program Yields More Than 300 Firearms http://wamc.org/post/gun-buyback-program-yields-more-300-firearms <p>In New York, Orange County officials say more than 300 unwanted or illegal weapons were turned in during a recent gun buyback program.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:45:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 60330 at http://wamc.org Gun Buyback Program Yields More Than 300 Firearms Orange County public schools to share $1.2 million for school safety http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-public-schools-share-12-million-school-safety <p>GOSHEN – The 14 public school districts and BOCES in Orange County will now be eligible for a share of $1.2 million in county funds that have been set aside for school safety programs.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:18:08 +0000 Hank Gross 59404 at http://wamc.org Orange County public schools to share $1.2 million for school safety Orange County school safety funding moves forward http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-school-safety-funding-moves-forward <p>GOSHEN – Three years of funding totaling $1.2 million for public school safety and security in Orange County was approved Wednesday by the Ways and Means Committee of the county legislature.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:20:30 +0000 Hank Gross 58763 at http://wamc.org Orange County school safety funding moves forward