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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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Snapshots from old Leptondale

Hello! I’m Alan Crawford, recently appointed to the position of historian for the Town of Newburgh. I’m humbled and honored to have this opportunity. From the response on the Town of …

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 …

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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Hudson Highlands Nature Museum to offer Nature Photography Program

On Sunday, June, 23 at 10 a.m., join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall for a brand new Weekend Nature Program …

Bake for the Lake is Saturday

Friends of Tillson Lake invite all bakers, baked-goods lovers, and Save Tillson Lake supporters to come to their fundraising event on Saturday, June 22, 5 to 8 p.m. at Stone Wave, 2694 Route 44-55, …

Gardiner Library to host presentation on Peruvian textiles

Gardiner Library hosts a presentation by Rosa Madalengoitia on Wednesday June 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. Peru has a history of intricate and elaborate textiles dating back to 600 B.C. Learn about the …

Yoga and music for children age 3-6

The Gardiner Library offers Harmony (Yoga & Music) for children three to six years this summer Fridays July 12 to August 2 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The cost is $60 for a four week session. …

Pets Alive rescues 23 animals

On Sunday, June 9, twenty-three farm animals got a new lease on life. With the help of law enforcement, Pets Alive rescued the animals from horrendous living conditions. They were emaciated, …
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Mount Nursing professor receives DAISY Nurse Faculty Award

Mount Saint Mary College recently presented the DAISY Foundation Nurse Faculty Award to Christine Berté, assistant professor of Nursing, director of the graduate Nursing program, and …

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 …
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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 …