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Narcotics sweep announced

– Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, Major James C. Michael of the New York State Police, City of Middletown Police Chief John Ewanciw, City of Newburgh Police Chief Arnold …
Town poised to acquire Estate The William and Elaine Kaplan Family Private Foundation offered a grant to the Town of Newburgh of “$700,00 for the sole purpose of the Town’s potential acquisition of the 26 acre +/- …
City renews ShotSpotter
The City of Newburgh has voted (6-1) at the September 14 Council Meeting to continue using ShotSpotter, a “precision policing solution that helps save lives, deter crime, and make communities …
Newburgh School District kicks off remotely The Newburgh Enlarged City School District officially started its academic year on Tuesday, September 8 in a remote setting. Students and teachers experienced technical difficulties on the first day …
Detective earns commendation for stabbing response
On September 11, around 10 a.m., a 54-year old Newburgh man was fatally stabbed. City of Newburgh detective Michael Loscerbo, happened to be driving in the area of Broadway and Robinson Avenue …
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Town of Montgomery presents Climate Smart Expo

The town of Montgomery invites you to an afternoon of outdoor fun, a mini Repair Café and practical home energy efficiency information at the Climate-Smart Montgomery Expo on Sunday, September …

Strategic Economic Committee strives for an equitable revitalization

In August of 2019, Mayor Torrance Harvey established the Strategic Economic Development Advisory Committee (SEDAC) to “analyze and review proposals for culture City-owned land …

Newburgh clean water project keeping close eye on Lake Washington cleanup

The Newburgh Clean Water Project met for its monthly “teach in” session on Wednesday, August 26 where they discussed the best strategies to obtain clean water for Newburgh using a legal …

Maloney, Molinaro and Neuhaus express urgent need for state and local funding

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus hosted a press conference in Beacon last Wednesday, where they discussed the critical …

Newburgh man charged in fatal stabbing

City of Newburgh Police were at a stabbing crime scene on September 11 at Broadway west of Robinson Ave. Crime tape was set up and reports of a subject was transported to Montefiore/St Lukes Cornwall Hospital …
Briefs

Traffic stop leads to heroin bust

The Town of New Windsor Police Department is reporting the arrest of a 49-year-old New Windsor resident on August 29, for the possession of a large quantity of heroin. The resident, who was …

Town seeks ZBA member

Town of Newburgh Town Supervisor Gil Piaquadio announced the Town Board is seeking candidates for the position of Board Member for the Town of Newburgh Zoning Board of Appeals. All interested …

Police arrest man in connection to thefts from motor vehicles

The Town of New Windsor Police Department arrested a man Saturday in connection to stealing property out of parked cars in the Town of New Windsor. The incidents all occurred during the overnight …

City to continue remote meetings

The City of Newburgh has announced public participation guidelines for public comment at City Council meetings, effective the September 14, meeting and until further notice. Public comment will …

Cumberland Farms employee tests positive

One of the employees at Cumberland Farms at 270 Route 17K in Newburgh, located tested positive for COVID-19. They closed their doors on Tuesday, August 18 at 3 p.m. for cleaning and sanitizing by …

Town hires laborer

Two requests made by the Town of Newburgh recreation department were approved by the Town of Newburgh board during the latest workshop meeting, along with a request from the Town of New …

Town gets clean audit

The Town of Newburgh recently received a clean audit opinion from the public accounting firm of RBT, CPA’s LLP, for the calendar year ended December 31, 2019. The audit was conducted on a …
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Hoovler announces murder indictment in stabbing case

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, September 10,, Tavares Stackhouse, 38, of the City of Newburgh, was arraigned before Orange County Court Judge Robert H. …

Fleeing to the ‘burbs

The Newburgh area has welcomed a number of newcomers in the past couple of months due to those fleeing New York City in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Local realtors Sarah Beckham …

Keeping Newburgh beautiful

Maggie Mehr started a new weekly initiative to keep the streets of Newburgh clean from garbage. She launched the weekly cleanups back in February. While the pandemic put it on pause for a period of …

Bilingual ministry

Fountain of Life Church, or Iglesia Fuenta de Vida, located at 308 Fullerton Avenue in Newburgh, is holding a Grand Reopening Service to introduce its English speaking service on Sunday, September 13 …
Arts & Entertainment

Hudson Valley Philharmonic Conductor dies in California

Randall Craig Fleischer who has led the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra since 1992, died suddenly at his California home on Friday evening. He was 62 "He was much loved by all who knew him …

Libraries respond to COVID-19

While all libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System have closed the doors to their facilities in response to the public health crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), most through the end of the month, all are still actively serving their communities thanks to well-developed digital collections and innovative approaches to delivering programs and services online and in non-traditional ways.

Paper Works opens at Kaplan Hall

Life presents many challenges and opportunities which lead to new interests and conceptualizations. With each new timeframe of life, visual artists may approach ideas and express themselves through …