ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. - A popular James I. O'Neill High School English teacher died after losing control of his Dodge Charger on Route 300 in Newburgh, topping this week's news.
Christopher Page, who has been with the district for three years, was killed when he failed to negotiate a cure on the roadway and struck a pole. Click here to read the whole story.
- The community was also rocked by a "bomb cyclone" storm system that tracked farther west than predicted, tearing through the Hudson Valley and dropping upwards of 9 inches of snow to parts of Orange County, amid whipping, howling winds. A complete list of local snow totals can be read here.
Here are some of the other top stories of the week (click on the link to read the full story):
- Following the backlash over the naming rights of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed an expansion and rebranding of Stewart International Airport.
- The Clintons received a scare at their Hudson Valley compound, when a fire broke out. The wood fire was quickly contained and no injuries were reported.
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