Category: In the Community

DA Hoovler Announces Hiring of Former Judge Stewart A. Rosenwasser as Special Counsel for Policy, Research and Legal Development

June 19, 2019

DA Hoovler Announces Hiring of Former Judge Stewart A. Rosenwasser as Special Counsel for Policy, Research and Legal Development Will Aid in Implementing and Complying with Recently Enacted Criminal Justice Reforms Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced today that the Orange County District Attorney’s Office is hiring former County Court Judge and Acting…

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Grand Jury Report Regarding Newburgh Enlarged City School District

April 20, 2019

Grand Jury Issues Recommendations Involving Student-Athlete Attendance and Improper Use of the APEX Online Learning Credit Recovery Software Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that an Orange County Grand Jury has issued a report that makes specific recommendations as to how the Newburgh Enlarged City School District can improve its attendance policies and…

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District Attorney Hoovler Warns Citizens to Beware of Spring Contractor Scams

April 20, 2019

Unscrupulous Contractors Take Advantage of Those in Need of Home Repairs Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler warned Orange County residents to be on the lookout this spring for scams perpetrated by unscrupulous contractors. People in need of home repairs, and even those who really are not, are often taken in this time of…

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DA Hoovler to Host Eighth Hunter Safety Course

April 4, 2019

District Attorney to Host Hunter Safety Program in Deerpark Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that as part of the District Attorney’s Office Community Outreach Program his office will again be hosting a hunter safety program. Although a prior course was given earlier this year, public response has been so overwhelming that this…

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DA Hoovler Announces Locations and Dates for The Uncommon Athlete Events at Area Schools

April 4, 2019

Highland Falls and Minisink School Districts to Host Events April 9 and 10, 2019 Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the dates and locations for The Uncommon Athlete events that the District Attorney will be sponsoring this spring. On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the program will be presented…

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District Attorney Hoovler Comments on Criminal Justice Amendments in Proposed State Budget Package

February 27, 2019

DA Hoovler Suggests That Reforms are Needed and Must be Grounded in Common Sense and Public Safety Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, commented on the criminal justice amendments contained in Governor Cuomo’s 2019 budget package. Proposals before the State Legislature include, among other things, amendments to the law…

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DA Hoovler Announces The Uncommon Athlete Events at Area Schools

February 27, 2019

Schools to Participate in Program to Better Student Athletes Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, that this spring his office will again be sponsoring The Uncommon Athlete, a program of Rachel’s Challenge and the Cal Ripken, Sr., Foundation. The April events will continue the success of The Uncommon…

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DA Hoovler Joins Local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge President in Recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 7, 2019

Annual Nationwide Campaign to Support Police Officers Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and Mike McGinn, President of the Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge #957 of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), issued a statement recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (LEAD). LEAD will occur on Wednesday, January 9, 2018. At 10:00 a.m. that day, the…

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DA Hoovler Recommends Increased Funding for Opioid Prevention and Enforcement

December 20, 2018

Additional Funding Needed, to Augment Treatment Dollars District Attorney David M. Hoovler is calling on New York State to allocate additional funds to enhance efforts at preventing opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths; and to provide greater resources and tools for law enforcement to combat the opioid epidemic. Those additional funds would be essential to…

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DA Hoovler Presented With “Award of Excellence” From the New York State Humane Association

November 29, 2018

Orange County District Attorney’s Office Recognized for Excellence in the Prosecution of Animal Cruelty Cases Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler was presented with an “Award of Excellence” by the New York State Humane Association on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the District Attorney’s Office. Patricia Valusek, President of the New York State Humane…

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