Four Orange County farms receive $2.8 million in grants from Hudson Valley Agricultural Enhancement Program

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Department of Planning Commissioner David Church have announced that four Orange County farms, including three in Warwick, have received $2.8 million in grants through the Hudson Valley Agricultural Enhancement Program. These state grants help local farmers protect valuable, at-risk farmland from future development and maintain the land’s use […]

Don’t Overlook the Latino Community in Marketing & Advertising

Hispanics are the fastest growing population in the U.S. According to research done byLaVoz magazine, of the 120,000 Latinos in the Mid-Hudson Valley, 90,000 prefer to speak Spanish in their homes. A recent Nielsen report indicated that from 2010 to 2050, the Hispanic population in the U.S. will grow 167%, significantly more than any other […]

State Labor Department Releases Preliminary April 2016 Area Unemployment Rates

The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for April 2016. Rates are calculated as prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State each […]