Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus

Hudson Valley News
7:05 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Orange County Sends Trees For Troops

Credit Tech Sgt. Michael O'Halloran, 105th Airlift Wing, NY Air National Guard

There is a “Trees for Troops” donation drive Thursday in Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
1:13 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Moody's Downgrades County's Bond Rating, Again

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Orange County’s bond rating for the second time in six months.

Moody’s Investors Service Tuesday downgraded Orange County’s bond rating from Aa2 to Aa3 and assigned the county a negative financial outlook. This is the second time Moody’s has downgraded the county’s bond rating this year. In March, Moody’s lowered the county’s rating two notches. Republican Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who took office in January, had expected the downgrade this week after a recent meeting with Moody’s officials.

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Hudson Valley News
8:47 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Potential Growers Approach Orange County Re: Medical Marijuana

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A few companies angling to be part of the forthcoming medical marijuana business in New York are expressing interest in Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
10:41 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Orange County Exec Forecasts Another Bond Rating Downgrade

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A Hudson Valley county could be facing another downgrading of its bond rating.

Moody’s Investors Service in March downgraded Orange County’s bond rating two notches - to Aa2 from Aaa. Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus believes another downgrade is imminent.

“I think we’re going to get downgraded on Monday, just a lot of negative stuff coming back, and rightfully so," says Neuhaus.

He says he met with Moody’s officials recently. Neuhaus says continued economic development will help as would landing one of the six casinos proposed for Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
8:05 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Reconstruction To Begin On A Hurricane-Damaged Bridge

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Elected officials gathered in Orange County this morning to announce the start of reconstruction of a bridge damaged by Hurricane Irene in August 2011. They say the lengthy process of securing funding to get construction off the ground needs to be streamlined.

Three years after Hurricane Irene hit the Hudson Valley and destroyed the Forge Hill Bridge over Moodna Creek in New Windsor, elected officials stood in front of the site, announcing that bridge construction begins next week. Here’s Republican state Senator Bill Larkin.

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Hudson Valley News
6:45 am
Sat August 9, 2014

HAZMAT Drill Takes Place In Orange County

Credit Office of the Orange County Executive

A HAZMAT exercise is taking place Saturday morning in Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
2:14 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Funding Goes Toward Repaving Runways At Stewart

Credit The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Elected officials say an airport in Orange County will receive funding to upgrade its runways.

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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
2:44 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Orange County Begins Shovel-Ready Program

Credit Courtesy of Orange County Industrial Development Agency

Orange County has a new program as part of its economic development strategy.

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Hudson Valley News
10:32 am
Sat July 12, 2014

Hudson Valley County Launches Clean Energy Program

Credit Orange County Chamber of Commerce/Energize NY

A county executive in the Hudson Valley says his county is the first in New York State to adopt a certain clean energy program.

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhuas says his county is the first to launch Energize NY. He also announced during an Orange County Chamber of Commerce breakfast that a recently received grant will go toward a solar farm at the county’s 9-1-1 center.

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