‘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 […]

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 […]