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City spreads Christmas cheer

With only a few weeks away till Christmas, the City of Newburgh is filled with holiday cheer and joy as they kick off the season with the annual Holiday Parade. The annual parade took off at noon …
Newburgh hails P-Tech program On the cover of the book ‘Breaking Barriers - How P-Tech Schools Create a Pathway From High School to College to Career’, written by Dr. Stanley Litow, it features a photograph of several …
Chadwick Lake lights up for Christmas The holiday season is in full swing in the Town of Newburgh as Friday, December 3 marked the annual tree lighting ceremony at Chadwick Lake Park. During the holiday season the previous year, the …
Newburgh bar and bookstore to close after three years Walking into the Barking Goose, you are greeted by a brewery-esque low lit atmosphere with a bar top, bar taps and tables spread throughout the room. Directly to the left of the room you enter into a …
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Chamber of Commerce to open Newburgh office

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the relocation of their main office and the opening of an additional satellite office. The main office, previously located at 40 Matthews …

Arrest reported in Nov. 17 Newburgh shooting incident

City of Newburgh Police announce their first arrest in connection with the quadruple shooting incident that occurred on November 17. On November 17, at 3:31 p.m. City of Newburgh Police received a …

COVID detected at holiday event

Hudson Valley Arts Live on Washington Street in the City of Newburgh reported a positive case of COVID-19. The Newburgh venue hosted the Hung With Care show the day following Thanksgiving. The event …

Schools release testing update

As of November 17, weekly testing has restarted for unvaccinated employees in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. Christopher Bayer, Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services …
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Local artist turns side hustle into career

Lisa Marcantonio of Newburgh didn’t set out to be a small business owner, but as fate and luck would have it what was once her hobby is now a booming small business out of her home. Now, her …

Town holds its own Hanukkah celebration

As the sun began to set on the Town of Newburgh, members of Temple Beth Jacob, town council members and friends and family gathered at Chadwick Lake to celebrate the final lighting of the Hanukkah …

105th Airlift Wing awarded Meritorious Unit Award

The 1,300 men and women of the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing have been awarded the Air Force’s Meritorious Unit Award for their accomplishments during 2020. The …

‘Support Our Heroes’ seeks help during holidays

‘Support Our Heroes’ again reaches out to neighbors and supporters for donations and support during the on-going holiday season. The story of ‘Support Our Heroes’ on their …
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Changes announced for West Point Holiday concert

Due to very recent changes in COVID-19 safety mitigation policies, the West point Holiday Show is now limited to Department of Defense ID cardholders and their dependents …

Live theatre returns to Bannerman

After the classic movie, there was the radio version. Theatre on the Road will be presenting “Sunset Boulevard” live, and safely, on Bannerman Island. Five actors playing nine roles will …

Cherry Top burglarized

Town of Newburgh Police are in search of the man who broke into the Cherry Top Ice Cream Stand on Route 32, Plattekill,  early Sunday morning. The burglary is believed to have occurred at …

Freedom Fest Fireworks postponed

 Due to impending bad weather, the Freedom Fest fireworks show, originally set for Saturday, July 17th, has been rescheduled for Friday, July 23rd. Freedom Fest, which will be held at Thomas …