Columnists

Dreaming of faraway places

There is a short cell phone video that made the news last week on a number of networks and platforms. A mother filmed her little boy, with a backpack nearly as tall as himself, walking toward his …
Fall Festival is set for Saturday Greetings from River City. As of moments ago--finally have heat, hot water, internet, television, and phone! Let us (me) hope it ALL lasts. Regina Angelo, wanting to have as many vendors as possible, …
Presenting the Civilian Honor Award Town of Newburgh Police Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 to a standing room only. The program announces the ceremony as, “We come together on this occasion to honor and …
Five join the ranks of Eagle Scouts The journey to Eagle is a challenge that comes with a dedicated commitment to do your duty to God, to country, to your fellow Scouts, and to mankind in general. You are a marked man, and you will …
Comedy show to benefit SPCA Hello New Windsor. I mentioned in February how my family adopted a dog from the Hudson Valley SPCA that they had rescued from being euthanized from a shelter in Kentucky. The HVSPCA is a terrific …
School News

Fire Prevention Week

Cronomer Valley FD went to Leptondale School on October 10 for Fire Prevetion Week. As the fire trucks pulled into the driveway all students had been alerted a fire drill was taking place. Sparky the …

Newburgh celebrates Pink Night

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District participated in a Pink Night celebration on September 27 in honor of those who have battled cancer. Participants from several schools lined the track and …

NFA Senior Semi-Finalist for National Merit Scholarship Program

George Eliadis, 12th grade scholar at Newburgh Free Academy’s Main Campus is a semi-finalist for the 2019 National Merit Scholarship program. Aside from academic excellence, George is involved …

Heritage Middle School Scholars Act as Community Scientists for Research Project

Heritage Middle School scholars in Ms. Aileen Toback’s grade 7 science classes are participating in Cornell University’s Mosquito Citizen Science Project, Asian Tiger Mosquito Invasive …

The life of a P-Tech student in Newburgh

After finishing their second period, Alana Harris and Christian Molina hop on a school bus from Newburgh Free Academy’s North Campus to SUNY Orange Middletown. Depending on the day, Harris and …
Briefs
80th Birthday Surprise

Deacon Anthony Ferraiuolo celebrated his 80th birthday on October 9. Family and friends got together at ABC Pizza in New Windsor for a surprise celebration. Anthony’s brother and former Police …

Taste of Montgomery returns October 20

Lecture on LGBTQ health issues

Residents honored at Citizens Memorial Park

Conservatives reorganize

Mount Saint Mary College to host talk on restorative justice

Jenifer Lee-Gonyea, associate professor of Criminology, will be leading a talk on restorative justice on Thursday, October 3 at Mount Saint Mary College. “Using Restorative Justice to …

College News

Students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. The college’s Class of 2019, which …

College News

About 1,900 Hofstra University students earned their undergraduate, graduate, or law degrees during commencement ceremonies on May 19-20, 2019 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. …
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