Hudson Valley News
2:35 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

NYS AG Candidate Discusses Crime In Newburgh

NYS Attorney General Candidate John Cahill (left) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The Republican candidate for New York state attorney general stopped in Orange County Thursday. He was in Newburgh to talk with local elected officials about what is needed to cut down on the city’s crime.

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Hudson Valley News
10:47 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Replica Columbus Ships Visit Newburgh

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Replicas of two famous ships will arrive in the Hudson Valley Thursday morning.  Allison Dunne has more.

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Hudson Valley News
6:34 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Local Officials Say Newburgh Is Ripe For A Casino

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two elected officials in Orange County have penned a letter to members of the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, inviting them to tour an area they say needs a casino.

City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy acknowledged the Catskills’ need for a casino, but says:

“No one needs this more than the city of Newburgh.”

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Hudson Valley News
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

U.S. Senators Seek Transportation Funds For Newburgh

Portion of Newburgh waterfront
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York’s two U.S. senators are pushing for federal funds to develop a long-term plan to upgrade transportation infrastructure in an Orange County locale. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more.

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Hudson Valley News
8:36 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Newburgh Gang Leader Is Sentenced

Officials say the founder of a gang in Orange County has been sentenced. 

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Hudson Valley News
9:04 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

105th Airlift Wing Opens C-17 Training Facility

NYS Senator William Larkin inside C-17 simulator.
Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

The Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh is now one of 12 locations in the U.S. with a C-17 Simulator Training Facility. 

That’s Lieutenant Colonel Steve Grant speaking from the cockpit of the C-17 Training System. It’s the latest addition to Stewart Air National Guard Base, home of the 105th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard. He says training in such a simulator is important preparation for the strategic airlift mission of the C-17.

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Hudson Valley News
7:53 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Legislator Urges Revision Of A NYS Traffic Law

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An Orange County legislator is calling for a change in a New York state traffic law. He says the change would help cut down on dangerous driving in his city that is putting residents - especially children - in harm’s way.

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Hudson Valley News
2:44 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Newburgh Receives Money To Hire Firefighters

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A Hudson Valley city will receive more than $2 million to hire firefighters.

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Hudson Valley News
8:33 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Former NFL Receiver Delivers Speech In Newburgh For United Way

A former New York Giants player is in Newburgh Friday morning, to help kick off a campaign for the common good.

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Hudson Valley News
8:31 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Newburgh’s Budget On Target With Spending Freeze

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NEWBURGH – City finances in Newburgh are a lot better now than they were just a few years ago and Mayor Judy Kennedy credits that with continued belt tightening and holding the line on spending.

To keep it on track, the city has a spending freeze in place, not laying out anything more than they have to.

“Capital projects will continue,” Kennedy said.  “Other things will continue that have already started, but we are going to put in a spending freeze to make sure that we stay on target because we really have a commitment our taxpayers not to raise taxes.”

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