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Hotel proposed in Lloyd

Surveyor Patti Brooks has presented a conceptual plan for a 4 story, 90 bed hotel on Mack’s Lane before the Lloyd Planing Board. It appears this is in addition to a proposal she recently …

Residents weigh in on Dollar General plan

Could a second Dollar General negatively impact the Town of Marlborough? Some community members seem to believe it would. Brigette Supernova was the first to raise the concern at the Planning …

Marlboro couple celebrates 65 years

Recently Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, sent a framed document to Ruth and James Aurigemma, “in honor of their 65 years of married love. As one of the longest married …

Plattekill board discusses highways and Easter eggs

The discussion of a state highway floating zone, Plattekill employee healthcare plans and a possible Easter egg hunt were the Plattekill Town Board’s focus this past Wednesday at their biweekly …

Marlborough debates short-term renters’ law

“Using services like Airbnb and Vrbo to book farm stays were just critical to getting us where we’re at today. It helped us put food on the table, pay our property taxes, put a …

Skoufis nursing home oversight bills pass senate

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that a package of bills he authored to increase protections and accountability within nursing homes and long-term care facilities has passed in the state …

Highland presents Comprehensive Education Plan

At the last Highland School Board meeting, Asst. Superintendent Sarah Dudley-Lemek gave a presentation on a School Comprehensive Education Plan [SCEP] aimed at improving the district’s …

More vaccines for Newburgh?

The Newburgh Armory Unity Center pop-up vaccine site was a success in early February – with over 300 residents who were able to secure an appointment soon receiving their second dose. The City …

Town weighs in on police reform

The Town of Newburgh kicked off its Executive Order 203 meetings on Tuesday, February 16, which was led by Town of Newburgh Deputy Supervisor Scott Manley, among others. Last spring, Governor Andrew …

F. J. Spinelli welcomed as fire chief

The City of Newburgh hired Francis, “F.J.” Spinelli as the Chief of the Fire Department. During the February 22 council meeting Spinelli was sworn in. It comes with the retirement of …

Nursing students distribute vaccines in Newburgh

SUNY Orange Nursing 2 students have been gaining valuable experience in recent months, volunteering at several area hospitals as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has begun, and Friday provided yet …

DA announces rebound program

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Thursday, February 25, 2021, announced the launch of the Orange County District Attorney’s Rebound Program, a program designed to assist …

Giselle Martinez first to declare her intentions

Giselle Martinez, born and raised in the City of Newburgh, has announced her run for Newburgh City Council Ward One. She is a first generation American whose parents were Mexican immigrants. She …

McNeil declares herself ‘Newburgh strong’

Schnekwa McNeil, life-long City of Newburgh advocate, has announced her run for City of Newburgh Council Ward One. “I’ve been a voice for a very long time,” said McNeil. …

Investigation continues into the death of Newburgh boy

The City of Newburgh Police Department confirmed the identity of the deceased 7-year-old Newburgh boy as Peter Caucaus. Newburgh Police Department Lieutenant Kevin Lehar said they are continuing to …
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Newburgh resident Donald Fryar relaunched Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s earliest Black History Month programming in 2005, which originally dated back to the 1970s as the Black Student Coalition.

Schools celebrate Black History Month

Newburgh residents Donald Fryar and Sadie Tallie helped relaunch Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s earliest Black History …

Lujan announces re-election bid

Democrat Kevindaryán Luján, who has served one term as Orange County Legislature for Newburgh, District Four since 2017, …

Years later, no strong leads in 2013 triple homicide

Almost eight years later, family members of one of the victims of the City of Newburgh’s 2013 triple homicide case are still …
Hasina Grice of Newburgh’s Perfect Sweets offers custom creations with fresh, all-natural ingredients.

The woman behind Newburgh’s Perfect Sweets

Newburgh resident Hasina Grice decided to make the jump in 2014 and go to the Culinary Institute of America to chase her dreams. After …
A preliminary site plan for Magruder Solar LLC’s proposed solar energy system at 643 Plains Road, Wallkill.

Solar energy system proposed in Shawangunk

Magruder Solar, LLC will present a new application for a proposed large scale solar energy system at the Town of Shawangunk Planning …

Vistamor at Montgomery project re-emerges

During the public comment session at the Montgomery Town Board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 18, residents urged the Montgomery Town Board …