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City of Newburgh residents: it is time for your voices to be heard. The City annually gets money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to use for housing and community …
Early Saturday shootings leave one dead, two wounded The City of Newburgh is mourning another death to gun violence. On Saturday, June 8, the City of Newburgh police department received a shot spotter notification for 128 S. Robinson Ave. Upon …
Is Newburgh ready for the Green New Deal?
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made headlines after she called the fight against climate change “the civil rights movement of our generation.” Although a prevalent global issue, …
Architectural students design Quassaick Creek watershed This 2019 spring semester, twelve students from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture envisioned architectural designs along the Hudson Valley’s Quassaick creek …
Town honors senior services programs The town of Newburgh town board recognized Friends of Seniors and Jewish Family Services at the June 10 meeting, acknowledging the work the organizations have done for its senior residents. The …
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Gardiner approves smart growth committee

The Gardiner town board authorized the development of an ad hoc smart growth committee on June 11 to capitalize on tourist traffic through the town. Ralph Erenzo, co-founder and ambassador of …

Pollinators threatened by climate change

Beekeeper Richard Sullivan pried the gate guarding the Orange County Arboretum’s two bee hives open, snow and ice crunching against the wood. Resembling stacked wooden boxes, the bees were …

Flag Day honored at Newburgh Elks Lodge

Newburgh Elks Lodge # 247 held their traditional Flag Day celebration last Friday at Washington’s Headquarters. The Ceremony is required to be performed by every Elks lodge in the country. It …

Inaugural fund for women & children grants announced

Nonprofit representatives and community leaders convened at the Newburgh Free Library on June 14 where the inaugural round of grants from the recently established Fund for Women and Children were …

YWCA names Heather Bell new Executive Director

Following a rigorous leadership search process, the Board of Directors of YWCA Orange County is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Bell as Executive Director.

Spring Home and Garden 2019

Spring is here!  Get helpful tips on gardening, lawncare, pest control, home security and more, as well as local business and deals.

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Pride Day celebration on Liberty Street

Panja hosted a drag show on June 7 to benefit the Newburgh LGBTQ center.

Emergency Road Closure of South Water Street/Marine Drive due to Water Main Break

The northbound lane of South Water Street/Marine Drive/State Route 980T will be temporarily closed from the City/Town line at Walsh Road to Renwick Street effective immediately as of 4 pm on Monday, June 10, due to a water main break and sinkhole.

Trash 2 Treasure event is June 15 in Rock Tavern

“Say no to the consumer culture. Freecycle! Bring your unwanted goods and take home what you want. Good for people and good for the earth. Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle!” That’s the …

Wallkill man killed in Rte 300 crash

A crash between a motorcycle and a car took the life of a Wallkill man Friday night. Thomas Pennington II, 27, of Wallkill was pronounced dead at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in …

Gun buyback event is June 22

The latest gun buyback program in the City of Newburgh has been set for Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is designed to allow people to safely surrender guns and receive a …
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Festa Italiana!

Cardinal Timothy Dolan was a surprise guests at the Sacred Heart Italian Festival on Sunday. Three days of food, fun and music culminated in a procession honoring Saint Anthony and Our Lady of Mount …

Newburgh celebrates African American pride

The first annual African American Pride Parade and Festival took this past weekend in the City of Newburgh as the city honored one of its own. Community activist Sadie Tallie, who has lived in …

Repair café returns

On Saturday, June 8, dozens of community members attended the Newburgh Repair Café’s third event at Grit Works in Newburgh. Families showed up with their bikes, lamps and small …

Homicide reported in Newburgh shooting

An early-morning shooting in the City of Newburgh has left one dead and another wounded.
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‘Madness in Vegetables’ at Dorsky

The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz is pleased to announce the opening of the 2019 installment of its Hudson Valley Artists exhibition series, featuring work by 17 regional …
GNSO presents ‘The Traveler & The Titan’ The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will present “The Traveler & The Titan” on Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in …
Water Lantern Festival coming to Montgomery Orange County Tourism will host the 2019 Water Lantern Festival at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery on Saturday, June 15 at 4 p.m., in partnership with I LOVE NY and Noble Fun …