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2 hrs ago | USA Today

N.Y. murder suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses

The Florida woman already charged with murdering her 80-year-old mother-in-law in New York has been indicted on charges she plotted from jail to kill key witnesses against her.

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Related Topix: White Plains, NY, Rockland County, NY, Airmont, NY

6 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

VIDEO: Record Newswatch August 20, 2014

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - Two Orange County teens are arraigned on murder and arson charges for the homicide death of an elderly woman in her Goshen home; a former Ulster County Legislator is charged with a felony stolen property charge and supporters of embattled Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins make their voices heard during a village ... (more)

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Related Topix: Goshen, NY, Ulster County, NY

11 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

LIVE: Arraignment for 2 teens accused of killing elderly Goshen woman

Devin Giordano, one of two suspects in the Aug. 2 slaying of Helen Mills at her Goshen home, was arraigned Wednesday in Orange County court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Goshen, NY

15 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Valley View board's meeting draws protestors

The seven-member board created to sell Orange County's Valley View Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation faced a barrage of audience questions about its authority to operate as it met Tuesday to continue its deliberations.

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Related Topix: Newburgh, NY, Otisville, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Bridge repairs pending, 3 years after storm

Repairs to the county bridge that carries Forge Hill Road over the Moodna Creek are expected to begin this week, on the eve of the third anniversary of the hurricane that ripped it apart.

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Related Topix: New Windsor, NY, Cornwall, NY, Vails Gate, NY

NY1

Rolling the Dice: NYC a Big Player in Casino Bidding Process Despite Local Moratorium

In paving the way for four Las Vegas-style resort casinos upstate, Albany lawmakers last year established a seven-year moratorium on casinos in the city and surrounding counties.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

Times Herald-Record

New Orange County program aims to bring truant teens back to school

District Attorney David Hoovler unveiled Orange County's new initiative on Tuesday meant to get chronic truants back in school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc., Goshen, NY

Times Herald-Record

Orange County sites considered by potential medicinal-pot growers

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus said he's spoken to three landowners interested in building grow houses in the Newburgh and Warwick areas.

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Related Topix: Warwick, NY, Newburgh, NY, Marijuana, Pine Island, NY, Sullivan County, NY

Times Herald-Record

PHOTOS: Valley View Protest in Goshen

The seven-member board created to sell Orange County's nursing home met today, August 19, 2014 to discuss the eight sale offers they've got and what to do with them.

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Related Topix: Goshen, NY

News12.com

Orange County truck driver Lawrence Scherf narrowly escapes death

State troopers and firefighters rescued Lawrence Scherf, of Vails Gate, who fell into a creek after his tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike.

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Related Topix: Vails Gate, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

13WHAM

Caesars opens upstate office amid casino bid

State regulators are not expected to decide on upstate New York casino licenses until this fall, but applicants are still staying active.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Valley View privatization board will hold meeting

The appointed board created to sell Orange County's Valley View Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation will meet Tuesday to discuss purchase offers, despite a legal dispute about its ability to conduct business.

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Related Topix: Goshen, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Public hearing date set for casinos

23 - in Poughkeepsie. The New York State Gaming Commission Facility Location Board will hear testimony on the merits of the casino proposals which include half a dozen in Orange County, two in Sullivan County and one in Ulster.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Sullivan County, NY, Blooming Grove, NY, Kiamesha Lake, NY, New Windsor, NY

Times Herald-Record

'Rising Stars' honored for their leadership efforts

The Junior League of Orange County and Leadership Orange announced the winners of the 2014 Orange County's Rising Stars Award.

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Times Herald-Record

Inaugural 'shovel ready' project under consideration

The Orange County Industrial Development Agency has been asked to launch its "shovel-ready" construction site program with an office subdivision along the Town of Wallkill's so-called Medical Mile.

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Related Topix: Wallkill, NY, Goshen, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Two rafters rescued after accident near Hawk's Nest

A rescue call received by Orange County 911 Center last week brought rescuers from several volunteer fire departments to a very steep section of the scenic Town of Deerpark roadway known as the Hawk's Nest.

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Related Topix: Port Jervis, NY

Chronicle Newspaper

Goshen man running for Congress

Within minutes, he walks up to a woman to ask that she sign his petition drive. He needs 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Goshen, NY, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Nan Hayworth, Dutchess County, NY

Chronicle Newspaper

LDC reviews Valley View bids despite

The following companies have submitted bids to buy Valley View nursing home ranging from $24.5 million to $30 million: Upstate Services Group Zenith Care Health Group Sympaticare VestraCare Centers for Specialty Care Group Allure Group Comprehensive Healthcare Focus Ventures - The local development corporation created by the Orange County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Goshen, NY

Jackson Heights News

Greenworld

Greenworld is locally owned and operated by Brian K. Klimek. Brian is a Certified Irrigation Contractor and a Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor by the Irrigation Association.

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Related Topix: Rockland County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Teens indicted on murder, arson charges in Goshen homicide

Two teenagers were indicted Thursday on murder, arson, burglary and conspiracy charges in the Aug. 2 slaying of 81-year-old Helen Mills in Goshen.

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Related Topix: Goshen, NY, Family, Teenagers, Wallkill, NY

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