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102 years young

May 2 is a special day in the Town of Newburgh. It’s Peggy Bennett’s birthday. This past Sunday, the special lady celebrated her 102nd birthday at the Valley Diner in Middle Hope, …
Strongroom plan for City Club resurfaces A longstanding idea to create a garden inside the walls of the old Newburgh City Club has resurfaced. The plan is part of the Strongroom project that has completed several installations within the …
Riversweep draws 80 volunteers On May 1, more than 80 volunteers came out to cleanup the Hudson River at the Ward Brothers Memorial Park, home of the Newburgh Rowing club, said Coach Ed Kennedy, president of the Newburgh Rowing …
School Board President seeks re-election Philip Howard, the current vice president of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District school board, is seeking re-election for his fourth term. He has sat on the board for three consecutive terms …
Ramona Burton seeks re-election to school board Ramona Burton, who has sat on the school board since 2018, is now seeking re-election in the upcoming Newburgh Enlarged City School District school board run. Burton attended K through 12 at the …
Local News

Orange County hosts Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus attended the 2021 Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Friday, May 7 at the Orange County Courthouse. District Attorney David M. Hoovler, …

Six candidates vie for three positions on Wallkill BOE

The Wallkill Central School District (WCSD) Board of Education election features six candidates vying for three positions. Incumbents Thomas Frisbie and Donna Crowley will face challengers Kris …

Join the Plein Air Art Walk at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead

The Mohonk Preserve will host its second annual fundraising event celebrating art and nature on May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead. Stroll along the Pin …

Orange County Health Department recognizes Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman are recognizing Lyme Disease Awareness Month and encourage residents to protect themselves and their families while …

TOM water and sewer infrastructure needs outlined

At the Montgomery Town Board special meeting on April 22, Mary Beth Bianconi, a partner and senior project engineer at Delaware Engineering, D.P.C. presented a comprehensive master plan of the Town …
Briefs

Structure fire on 17K

Good Will firefighters responded to smoke coming from a house at 41 Route 17K on May 2. Good Will Command requested a second alarm sounding for working structure fire. Responding to the scene was …

New Windsor man pulls gun, charged with menacing

On April 22, New Windsor Police investigated a reported menacing with a weapon that occurred on Cross St in New Windsor. After an argument over an issue with a neighbor’s dog, police said …

Skoufis hosts shred event in Newburgh

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley), in partnership with Legal Shred and the Hudson Valley Credit Union, hosted a free Earth Week shredding event outside his district office in the City of …

Orange County opens Child Advocacy Center

Orange County celebrated the opening of its Orange County Child Advocacy Center (OCCAC) on Friday, April 23. Child advocacy centers bring child protective services, law enforcement, medical …

Domestic incident leads to shooting arrest

A Newburgh man is under arrest after he allegedly shot a woman in what Newburgh City Police are calling a domestic incident. On April 24 at 5:30 a.m. police received a gunshot notification from …
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Bob Ewald joins the NYS Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame

Robert Ewald, a resident of Pine Bush, recently received the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame Association’s Educational Program Award for his lifelong commitment and vast repertoire of …

Wallkill River School hosting three exhibits

The Wallkill River School is currently hosting three exhibits: A Time of Day by Laura Martinez-Bianco; Enlightened Views of Robert Trondsen and Romantic Landscapes, a group exhibit. Laura …

Newburgh Armory Unity Center’s Saturday programming returns

  The Newburgh Armory Unity Center welcomed students back in the beginning of April for its special programming and courses, after over a year of having to put in-person learning on pause. …

Support for Black business

Melanin Unchained, a City of Newburgh activist group with a goal of “protesting differently,” has kicked off a new initiative – Black Business Tuesdays, which would support …
Arts & Entertainment

Orange County Arts Council receives $40,000 from county government

Orange County Arts Council will receive $40,000 from Orange County Government to support their mission to promote and foster the arts. These funds will bolster educational programs, cultural events, …

Ann Street Gallery welcomes new exhibit, director

Safe Harbors of the Hudson has opened its Ann Street Gallery for its spring exhibition, “Answer Tell Pray Answer Look Tell Answer Answer Tell,” named after a code that Harry Houdini and …

Met musicians to perform livestream concert

Join members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for an evening of chamber music Feb. 21, the sixth in the ALIVEmusica series of livestreamed concerts. The performance, from the Howland Cultural …