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Justice for Jorge

Taxi drivers, friends and family gathered at 144 North Miller St. demanding justice for Jorge Arbayza De La Cruz on Thursday at noon. Arbayza De La Cruz was shot at 144 North Miller in an …
Meet the New Windsor town candidates Two years after George Meyers reclaimed the supervisor’s seat from George Green, he faces a challenge for re-election. Meyers, who defeated Green in the Republican primary in 2019, is …
Town plans Chadwick Lake Rec Center Jim Presutti, Town of Newburgh Commissioner of Parks, Recreation & Conservation, announced last Tuesday plans for the creation and construction of a new recreation center. According to …
Desmond legacy remains intact The Desmond Center officially opened with a ribbon cutting for the Town of Newburgh to utilize and continue to provide adult enrichment and a family friendly experience. Town of Newburgh …
HVSPCA holds annual adoption celebration Local bands, vendors and supporters joined The Hudson Valley Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HVSPCA) in their annual Donation and Adoption Celebration. The shelter, located at …
Other News

School board resolution to reinstate Padilla fails

A resolution to reinstate Dr. Roberto Padilla as school superintendent did not pass during the regular Newburgh Board of Education meeting on October 12. Without being mentioned by name, the …

Town Oks PBA contract

The Town of Newburgh Board signed and notarized a contract with the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) of Newburgh at the Oct. 13 board meeting. Officers will get a three and a half percent …

Trunk or Treat to return

The City of Newburgh is excited to announce the return of its annual Trunk or Treat event this Halloween. The City of Newburgh in partnership with the Church at the Bridge, will host the Trunk or …

City offers free masks, hand sanitizers

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce that it will distribute disposable face masks and hand sanitizers to organizations and small businesses operating in the City of Newburgh in a continuing …

Multiple shots reported on City Terrace

On Wednesday October 13 at approximately 9 p.m., members of the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to the area 17 City Terrace for a Shot Spotter activation. Once on scene officers located …
Briefs

Skoufis announces $392K for NW sewer Rehabilitation

Senator James Skoufis applauded a $392,188 Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) grant awarded to the Town of New Windsor. The funding, announced last week, will support New Windsor’s …

Job Fair to be held at Newburgh Mall

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Director Steve Knob have announced that the County will hold its annual Fall Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

Historical Society to host MaryKay Messenger in concert

On Sunday afternoon, October 17, the Newburgh Historical Society will welcome the public to a free concert on their front porch overlooking the river. Sergeant Major MaryKay Messenger, the …

Law firm celebrates its relocation to Broadway

Catania, Mahon & Rider, PLLC celebrated their 50th anniversary of business on Thursday, Sept. 30, joined by friends, colleagues, and other guests from the area. The building that currently …
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SUNY Ulster to host domestic violence forum

SUNY Ulster, Ulster County Executive Patrick K. Ryan, and the Ulster County Inter-Agency Council on Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking will host “Hidden Truths and Youth” on …

Fire Prevention Week

Emergency vehicles arrived in style at Fostertown Elementary School last week. The Cronomer Valley Fire Department helped the students learn about fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week …

Officials see a positive side to ‘gentrification’

City of Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey is working closely with the police department in the investigation of the unknown ‘Gentrification Notice’ tagger. On Saturday, Sept. 25, a notice …

New Windsor provides ambulance service to Cornwall

The Town of Cornwall and Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will continue to use emergency medical services provided by the Town of New Windsor until Dec. 31, 2021. The contract, according to Town of …
Briefs

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 …

Beacon painter debuts at Grit Works Gallery

The first solo art show of painter Evan Samuelson of Beacon is running from July 9th through September 18th at Grit Works Gallery located at 115 Broadway in Newburgh. The show, titled …