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For 26 years, the Orange County Citizens Foundation Board of Directors selects a citizen worthy of receiving the Ottaway Medal. Named in honor of Ruth and James Ottaway, prominent philanthropists and … more
SUNY Ulster’s Mid-Hudon Small Business Development Center (SBDC), located at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster is offering counseling and support to businesses affected by the COVID-19 virus … more
For years on 545 South Street laid a building that many have deemed an eyesore and sign of urban blight. Last week the building was officially demolished. According to William Horton, City of … more
A man who had threatened to jump off the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge late Saturday morning has been arrested by Newburgh City Police and charged with attempted murder.City Police were called to the bridge … more
Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) is introducing legislation (A.10231) directing State Boards of Elections to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or a state of emergency. … more
Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and his team volunteered during the Friday morning shift at the Hudson Valley Food Bank in an effort to support food pantries across the Senate District. His team … more
On Monday, Shoprite of Montgomery reported that one of their associates has reported symptoms consistent with COVID-19. The store announced on their Facebook page that they have implemented deep … more
Beginning Thursday, April 2 grass and leaf clippings to be discarded will be picked up by County Waste on Thursdays. A dumpster was placed at the Maybrook Government Center on Monday, March 30 for … more
Most national grocery store chains are designating special hours strictly for seniors and other shoppers who are vulnerable to serious illness from the coronavirus pandemic. Big, all-purpose … more
Due to numerous COVID-19 concerns and issues, Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh (MOW) will be suspending meal deliveries for the weeks beginning April 6 and April 13. On Monday, March 30, MOW delivered enough meals to its recipients to last for the entire week. In addition, MOW delivered to all recipients two full-sized grocery bags filled with assorted non-perishable foods to last through April 17. MOW advises anyone seeking other emergency food sources in the area to call 211, the United Way's Emergency Helpline. more
Effective at 8am on Monday, March 30th, all New Windsor Parks will be closed to the public until further notice. Basketball rims have been removed and tennis courts have been locked. Supervisor Meyers has been forced to take this further action based on large groups of people not observing the social distancing guidelines set by New York State at our parks. New Windsor Police and Recreation Staff will monitor parks to enforce this closure. more
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today confirmed the first death related to COVID-19 in Ulster County. For reasons of privacy, specific information cannot be provided. County Executive Ryan did confirm that the individual is a 76 year old male from the Town of Plattekill who passed away at Vassar Brothers hospital due to complications from COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29. more
The coronavirus outbreak has affected the daily delivery of Newburgh's meals program. more
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Access: Supports for Living Inc. has launched a Virtual Mental Health and Substance Use Urgent Care. Adults and children struggling with anxiety, depression, … more
Lying in the middle of Downing Park is a pile of trash and debris. To the disdain of the Downing Park Planning Committee and Newburgh residents, the unfortunate sight was found two Sundays ago. … more
Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) Thursday announced that Orange and Rockland County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak are now eligible to apply for federal Small Business … more
The Town of Newburgh is asking the County of Orange to extend the property tax deadline, in light of the closures and delays caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. “In light of Governor … more
The Orange County Chamber of Commerce has announced that it has postponed the annual Orange County Business EXPO, originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at John S. Burke Catholic High School in Goshen. more
On Wednesday, New York State opened a drive through novel coronavirus [COVID-19] testing center at the Anthony Wayne Recreation area, off the Palisades Parkway. This Bear Mountain testing site is one aspect of the state’s efforts to expand COVID-19 testing. more
Effective Thursday March 19 New Windsor Town Hall and Recreation Offices will be closed to the public, Supervisor George Meyers announced Wednesday. more
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