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Mount student charged with rape

A Mount Saint Mary College student turned himself into City of Newburgh Police Wednesday after being accused of raping another student. Anthony Pennachio Jr., 19, originally from Brooklyn, was …
Fire damages First Street residence The City of Newburgh Fire D epartmentresponded to structure fire at 446 First Street on March 3. The fire was reportedly coming thru front porch windows,and side of residence. Command requested a …
Skoufis and Schmitt call for Cuomo’s resignation                 With three allegations of inappropriate behavior by Governor Andrew Cuomo now made public, State Senator …
County administers more than 1,000 vaccines At the end of last week, over a thousand City of Newburgh residents were vaccinated against COVID-19, between a county-run site at SUNY Orange and another pop-up vaccination site at the Newburgh …
NW officials plead guilty At the end of February, James Petro, the former Planning and Zoning Coordinator and Property Development Manager for the Town of New Windsor, and Richard McGoey, the former contracted Town Engineer, …
Local News

Orange County Citizens Foundation announces name change

After 50 years of creating quality communities in the Hudson Valley, the Orange County Citizens Foundation has chosen a new name that better represents its mission and reach across the region. The …

Mount nursing students assist in contact tracing, vaccines

Mount Saint Mary College Nursing students and faculty have been helping local communities to fight against COVID-19 through contact tracing and, recently, by administering COVID-19 …

A bright future for the mall?

Resorts World Hudson Valley is coming to the Newburgh Mall in the former Bon Ton, currently Jennifer Furniture space, with plans to attract other tenants in hopes of filling the 17 empty storefronts …

City Councilman Bob Sklarz to seek re-election

Bob Sklarz announced his run for re-election for City of Newburgh city council ward three. His plans to seek re-election come after him being on the council since 2019 after winning a special …

Mount professor to discuss history of her religious order

Sr. Cecilia Murray, OP, a Dominican Sister of Hope and adjunct professor of Religious Studies at Mount Saint Mary College, will present “The Dominican Contemplative Life, Ever Ancient, Ever …
Briefs

Orange DA unveils rebound program

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Thursday, February 25, 2021, announced the launch of the Orange County District Attorney’s Rebound Program, a program designed to assist …

City police issued business cards

On Friday, February 26,1, the City of Newburgh police department received new police department business cards which will be issued and used in conjunction with the City of Newburgh Local Law #2-20, …

Skoufis urges permanent vaccination site in Newburgh

Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick, Senator James Skoufis, and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced on Monday morning they have introduced new legislation that would require the state Department of …

MVA on Route 300

Winona Lake Firefighters responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident in front of Stop and Shop on Route 300 on March 1. Town of Newburgh Police and EMS were at the scene. Firefighters spread speedy …

Nursing students volunteering on vaccination front lines

SUNY Orange nursing students have been volunteering at Hudson Valley hospitals to assist in the dispensing of available COVID-19 vaccines, lending their skills in support of their community while at …
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Jersey Mike’s Subs cuts the ribbon in Town of Newburgh

Wednesday afternoon, the Orange County Chamber of Commerce joined Joe Cugine, owner of Jersey Mike’s Subs in the town of Newburgh, in celebration of their grand opening. Joe owns three …

Ready Coffee opens on North Plank Road

On February 19, 2021, a Grand Opening Event was held for Ready Coffee. Located at 61 North Plank Road (Route 32) in the Town of Newburgh, Ready Coffee serves an array of hand-crafted coffee that is …

Liberty Street’s Latest Addition: Kabil & Noil and Estilo Muñeca Boutique

Two young woman entrepreneurs, Clarissa Godinez and Glenny Medina, have moved into their very own brick and mortar at 118 Liberty Street, selling clothing and accessories from their different, yet …

Gardiner planning board supports rental legislation

The Town of Gardiner Planning Board is supportive of two Town Board initiatives that would change the way it deliberates zoning procedures, the first being the heavily-debated proposed short term …
Arts & Entertainment

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 …

Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung to perform Jan. 24

Four hands plus one piano equal the internationally renowned duo (and spouses) Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, who will present a live-recorded concert Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Howland Cultural Center …

American Voices through Art and Poetry

During this academic year while the galleries on both SUNY Orange campuses are closed, Cultural Affairs invited the college community and the community-at-large an opportunity to express their …