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Lujan endorsed by progressive group in run for OC Legislature

Kevindaryán Luján, who is seeking to represent the City of Newburgh and part of the Town of Newburgh in the Orange County Legislature, has been endorsed by Run for Something, a national organization set up to support progressive political candidates under 35. Lujan, who last month bested Omari Shakur in a Democratic Party primary for […]

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Omari Shakur wins Democratic endorsement for Legislature seat

Orange County’s Democratic Committee endorsed activist and one-time City of Newburgh mayoral candidate Omari Shakur for the District 4 Legislature seat being vacated by incumbent Curlie Dillard, and at least one of three challengers for the endorsement plans to run against Shakur in a primary. Shakur won the endorsement on Tuesday with 389.5 weighted votes, […]

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Former Walden mayor, Chamber president to seek Montgomery Council seats

Montgomery Chamber of Commerce President John Kidd and former Village of Walden Mayor Becky Pearson are running for two town council seats, uniting on a ticket with supervisor candidate and Village of Maybrook Mayor Dennis Leahy. Kidd and Pearson announced their candidacy on June 4, three days after Leahy announced his pursuit of the supervisor seat […]

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Newburgh attorney to seek Family Court seat

Newburgh attorney Eric Shiller is going to seek the Democratic nomination for one of two  Orange County Family Court judge seats up for grabs in November. For the last six years the one-time Legal Aid attorney has run a private firm based on Broadway in the City of Newburgh. His practice focuses on criminal defense […]

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