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Newburgh hosts My Brother’s Keeper relaunch

Quietly sitting at the front of the room were Lonnie Spearman, Qualib Smith, and Nicholas Patterson. The three young men are NFA students, but not only that, they are My Brother’s Keeper fellows. …
Town mourns Jane Sager The Town of Newburgh is morning the loss of former Town of Newburgh Councilwoman and later Supervisor Jane Sager who passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the age of 84, at her Florida winter …
State senate resolution honors Anita Manley State Senator James Skoufis presented Anita Manley, mother of Town of Newburgh board member Scott Manley, with the New York State Senate Commendation Award at the most recent town board workshop …
Chuck Thomas reappointed to CAC Although not a Newburgh native, Chuck Thomas takes pride in calling Newburgh home. In his time in Newburgh, Thomas has helped make his mark as the director of the Newburgh Free Library, and more. …
Newburgh teen to compete for Miss New York Teen USA Briefly interrupting the talk of budget cuts and layoffs at the last City Council meeting two Thursdays ago, 14-year-old Jaida Robles spoke about being chosen to represent Newburgh in the 2020 Miss …
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Support Our Heroes seeks your help

Luz Mercado was scared when her son, Luis, went to serve as a Marine in Iraq in 2004. Still, she was determined to support him, so she proceeded to send him care packages. “I cried all the …
Junior League recognizes the Rising Stars of 2019 Twenty individuals who either live, work or volunteer in Orange County were honored at the 13th Annual “Orange County’s Rising Stars,” event at Anthony’s Pier 9 in Newburgh, an event hosted …
Who's Who in Housing Community Forum set for December 4
On Thursday, December 5, the City of Newburgh Housing Coalition will hosts “Who’s Who in Housing: From Homelessness to Homeownership, Community Forum” at the NECSD Board of Education auditorium located at 124 Grand Street in Newburgh.
Mama Roux opens on Broadway When you walk into Mama Roux, you are warmly greeted by staff, and decor inspired by the deep South. The restaurant is coated in a warm forest green, matching shades of green, and a warm chestnut …
A Broadway Tradition Safe Harbors hosted its annual Bells on Broadway, Saturday, welcoming Santa, music, crafts and many vendors to the start the holiday season.
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St. George’s Church to host comedy fundraiser

St. George’s Episcopal Church, 105 Grand Street, Newburgh, is holding a Comedy Night Fundraiser, Saturday, December 7 in the parish hall, beginning at 6 p.m. The three stand-up comedians take …
Town police investigate rape The Detective Division of Newburgh Town Police is investigating a rape/sexual assault of an elderly woman and is attempting to identify a man as a person of interest. Police said he was the …
Man punches cop in face, K-9 dog bites back
A man, suspected of being under the influence of a narcitic, was taken into custody Monday, after punching a City of Newburgh Police Officer in the face. Officer Roman Scuadroni responded to 336 …
Wallkill’s special education parents seek higher priority
A group of Wallkill parents are concerned about the school district’s special education program, and local mother Tasha Newton presented her issues with the program to the Board of Education …
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New Windsor Police issue statement on missing woman

As of Monday, 36 year old Newburgh resident Jessica Lopez has been missing now for 22 days. Since taking over the investigation from the City of Newburgh Police, the New Windsor Police Department has …

Newburgh to raise water rates by 5 percent

The Newburgh City Council held a public hearing to discuss an ordinance to raise water rates by 5 percent at last Thursday’s City Council meeting. The council voted to approve the ordinance. …

City police mourn K-9 Bella

On November 14, the City of Newburgh Police Department announced the passing of K9 Bella. Bella was a 5 ½ year old German shepherd that spent nearly every hour in the presence of her …

Solar farm proposed for Town of Newburgh

Realtor Jeffrey Lease presented his case for why a solar farm should be built on a family-owned property during this week’s Town of Newburgh planning board meeting. He proposed building a …
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Historical Society presents Candlelight Tour

Visitors to Newburgh’s Historic District are awed by its architecture and its views of the Hudson River. For the past three decades, supporters from all over have joined the Newburgh Historical …
Christmastown: A Holiday Noir Classic noir intrigue is infiltrated by bold, vaudevillian characters in Denizen Theatre’s family-friendly December show, “Christmastown: A Holiday Noir,” written by Seattle-based playwright, …
Plein Air exhibit moves to Rock Tavern Works from the Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival will be on display in December and January at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern (UUCRT). Twenty-seven artists painted en plein …