Habitat Newburgh Home to be Built Using Lumber from 2015 Rockefeller Center® Christmas Tree

The following article was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh Lumber from the 2015 Rockefeller Center® Christmas Tree became part of the future home of the Talamante family during a special build day on Tuesday, June 28. The lumber helped frame one of four gut rehab projects located on South Miller Street in […]

‘Made in Orange’ = ‘Pride of Place’

In 2012, when Harriman’s Jermaine Paul appeared on Season 2 of NBC-TV’s “The Voice” – eventually winning it all — whenever he was asked “Where are you from?” he answered, “Orange County, New York.” When Orange County residents get the same question, the response tends to be, “I’m from Newburgh” or “Goshen” or “Warwick” and […]

Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.7% in May, Lowest Level Since August 2007

The statewide unemployment rate decreased from 4.9% to 4.7% in May 2016. This represented the state’s lowest unemployment rate since August 2007. New York’s unemployment rate was equal to the U.S. rate in May 2016. In addition, the number of unemployed New Yorkers also decreased over the month – falling from 476,600 in April to […]