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This sentence was spoken by a Newburgh priest whose name and deeds have been largely forgotten by time.Reverend Doctor Edward McGlynn served the Parish of Saint Mary, the Catholic Church on South …
Work continues on historic home This week, I’m taking the opportunity to provide everyone with an update on how the renovations are progressing with the Benedict Home. And yes, they are moving forward and everything looks …
Please vote for the winners of ‘New Windsor’s Got Talent’ Hello New Windsor. The other day I was really excited to make myself a ham and cheese sandwich on delicious homemade Italian bread from a local bakery. It was a beautiful day and I decided to eat my …
Catholic War Veterans remember the fallen Tots-N-Us Day Care & Nursery School has happily reopened and is back to teaching regular school hours, to the joyful glee of boys and girls, parents, and teachers.  Miss Liz reports the …
City to provide more walking space Greetings from River City.  The tragedy of George Floyd’s unnecessary death, in what seems murder in the custody of a police officer with a troubled record, has become multiple …
School News

SONIC Drive-In thanks teachers with $1,116 donation to aid distance learning

To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students’ distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on …

NFA Main Scholar, George Eliadis, named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar

George Eliadis, 12th grade scholar at Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus has been named a 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar. George Eliadis is one of 161 outstanding American high school seniors who have …

Four school board seats up for grabs

As the June 9 mail-in ballot deadline comes closer, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] is preparing to fill four spots on the district’s board of education [BOE]. There are …

NECSD Teacher Becomes Educational Ambassador for NASA

Ms. Aileen Toback has been teaching 7th grade Life Science in the same classroom at Heritage Middle School in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for 22 years and now, she’s working for …

Mount celebrates nursing grads at virtual ceremony

Mount Saint Mary College honored the graduates of its prestigious Nursing program at a virtual ceremony on Friday, May 15.Susan LaRocco, dean of Mount Saint Mary College’s School of Nursing, …
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