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Hudson Valley News
8:56 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Hudson Valley communities Grant Program Launched

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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.

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.

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Hudson Valley News
8:10 am
Thu June 27, 2013

HV County Will Put Its First Public Hybrid Buses Into Service

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A county in the Hudson Valley is about to put its first hybrid buses into service.

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Hudson Valley News
5:30 am
Mon April 15, 2013

NY Assemblyman Arranges Bus to Take Protestors to Pipeline Site

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.

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Hudson Valley News
12:02 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Hudson Valley County Receives Grant for Emergency Communications

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New York’s Orange County has been awarded nearly $6 million to improve emergency communications.

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Hudson Valley News
6:45 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Gun Buyback Program Yields More Than 300 Firearms

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In New York, Orange County officials say more than 300 unwanted or illegal weapons were turned in during a recent gun buyback program.

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Hudson Valley News
8:18 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Orange County public schools to share $1.2 million for school safety

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.

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WAMC News
8:20 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Orange County school safety funding moves forward

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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.

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Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Orange County officials work out compromise for school safety funding

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GOSHEN – Orange County administration and the county legislature have reached a compromise to provide $1.2 million over a three year period to enhance school safety procedures in the wake of the Newtown, CT tragedy.

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Hudson Valley News
8:37 am
Fri January 11, 2013

They Have Their Eyes on Economic Development in Orange

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
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The Orange County executive Thursday welcomed a new congressional member who represents the region. They say they agreed to work together to advance economic development in Orange County. Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and Republican Orange County Executive Edward Diana agreed that investments in agriculture and local economic development projects are vital to creating jobs and moving Orange County forward.

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New York News
7:33 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Feds to Monitor NY Polls in Orange County, Queens

The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor primary elections in Orange County and Queens to ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  WAMC's Dave Lucas reports...

Federal observers will be at polling places Tuesday in Orange County in the Hudson Valley based on a federal court order over concerns about the voting rights of Puerto Rican voters with limited English. Under the consent decree, bilingual ballots will be used countywide and the county will provide poll workers who speak both English and Spanish.

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