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Town of Newburgh shooting leaves 3 dead

The Town of Newburgh Police Department is investigating a shooting, which occurred at about 8 a.m. this morning, in the Chadwick Lake area of the Town of Newburgh. The investigation is in the early stages and no other information can be confirmed at this time. More details will follow at the appropriate time. Rt. 300, between Rt. 32 and Chapel Rd. is closed to traffic, and will remain so while the investigation is ongoing.
Chaos at NFA game
What started out as a fun Friday night activity became a conflict at last Friday’s varsity basketball game between NFA and Middletown. A viral video was posted to Facebook showing students …
Town considers three new businesses
The Town of Newburgh Planning Board heard presentations from the All Transportation Network, the Monarch Wood Senior Community, and Healy Kia at last Thursday’s planning board meeting. Before …
A day to pay it forward For more than 20 years, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh has been restoring homes and doing their part in making the City of Newburgh a better place. The organization held its annual Martin …
New Windsor sets hearing on moratorium The Town of New Windsor held its first town board meeting of the year last Wednesday. Under new Supervisor George Meyers, the town’s atmosphere has changed immensely. Citizens from all over the …
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Lloyd hires acting police chief

With the impending retirement of Lloyd Police Chief Daniel Waage at the end of this month, the Town Board appointed Lt. James Janso as the Acting Police Chief, effective February 1. In addition, …
AARP Foundation provide free tax assistance Federal income tax season this year is Jan. 27 through Apr. 15. As taxpayers get their documents in order and prepare to file, the Newburgh Free Library can help in a number of ways; both the Main …
Ulster BOCES prepares students for the workforce
At the Wallkill Central School District Board of Education meeting on Thursday, representatives from the Ulster Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) spoke about their programs. …
OC Health Dept. to host free flu vaccination clinic
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman have announced that the County will host a free flu vaccination clinic on Monday, January 27. The clinic will be …
Newburgh’s angel remembered When Rebekah Grohl was born, everyone knew she was different. “At birth she actually grabbed the scissors that cut her [placenta] cord,” said Peter Grohl, Grohl’s father. …
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Winter storm leaves its mark

City of Newburgh Police were dispatched to a vehicle into a house on DuPont Ave and Hawthorne Ave on January 18 during the snowstorm. As police were investigating the first accident another vehicle …
Citizen’s Police Academy to return
Police Chief Donald Campbell is pleased to announce that the Town of Newburgh Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy. This is a six week program, which will meet on …
Town to host special meeting
There will be a Special Meeting of the Town Board on Monday, January 27, at 5 p.m. in the Meeting Room, located in Town Hall at 1496 Route 300, Newburgh. The sole purpose of this meeting will be …
Jacobson praises new stretch limo legislation
Assemblymember Jonathan G. Jacobson (D-104) is praising a new package of legislation regulating the stretch limousine industry. In response to the tragic 2017 limousine crash in Schoharie, the …
Physician’s assistant charged with forcible touching The Town of New Windsor Police have announced the arrest of a New Windsor-based physician’s assistant who was charged with forcible touching. Police said the victim went for a follow up …
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City council rejects prayer at meetings

The topic of prayer has been a constant subject of debate in the City of Newburgh. The Newburgh City Council voted in a four to three margin to keep prayer off of the City Council agenda at …

Newburgh officially welcomes Horton as fire chief

City of Newburgh Fire Department Chief William Horton was officially sworn in by the Newburgh City Council at Monday’s City Council meeting. Horton joined the fire department in 2003. …

Solar Farm seeks Town of Newburgh site

Darrigo solar farm presented their application to have a site in the Town of Newburgh at a recent planning board meeting. The project will be located on 86 Lakeside Road. The project is a …

Town of Newburgh waives public hearing for BJ’s Wholesale Club

The Town of Newburgh Planning Board voted to waive a public hearing for BJ’s Wholesale Club at last Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. At the beginning of the meeting the planning …
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Figurative Landscape by Heidi Lanino

A solo show visually demonstrating the diverse talents of artist Heidi Lanino will open the 2020 exhibit schedule in the Mindy Ross Gallery and Foyer. Figurative Landscape ~ paintings, drawings, …
Watercolor society exhibit on display The expansive space of Orange Hall Gallery and Loft is the venue for the display of 106 paintings by 57 artists in the North East Watercolor Society 2020 Members’ Exhibit. The quality of the …
The Art of Fugue in Montgomery concert The Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series presents the Argus String Quartet on Sunday, January 19 at 3 p.m. The Argus Quartet is dedicated to celebrating the artistic landscape of our time by …