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City looks for a remedy for a gateway property

The City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development office released a Request for Proposal (RFP) last Thursday to garner interest from a developer to take on remediation and purchase of …
City looks at ‘Good cause’ eviction law
With the state’s COVID-inspired moratorium on evictions set to expire in January, Newburgh City Officials are looking at a way to protect the city’s most at risk …
‘It’s my job to listen’ Appointed the new City of Newburgh court judge, Anika Mohammed feels the energy that the city gives off and for her, makes her proud to be a part of it. For Mohammed, being a part of a very diverse …
Armory Center dedicates 9/11 memorial On a clear and sunny Saturday afternoon, The Newburgh Armory Unity Center unveiled its new memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The memorial, an actual piece of rubble with …
Jacobson announces $30K in funding for Newburgh Free Library Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) joined Newburgh Free Library Executive Director Mary Lou Carolan last week to announce $30,000 in funding to create a Digital Equity Lab. Jacobson said, …
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Stabbing reported on Liberty St.

On Thursday afternoon, Sept. 9 at approximately 2:30 p.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers responded to 321 Liberty Street for a reported stabbing that occurred inside of a local deli. After …

Shooting incident reported

On September 8, at approximately 11:26 a.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers were alerted by Shotspotter to shots being fired in the area of 72 William Street. Initial responding officers and …

Carjacking attempt foiled

A carjacking occurred late Sunday afternoon and within minutes, Newburgh City Police had the suspect in custody. The incident occurred at 5:15 p.m. in the area of William and Ann streets when a …

City residents could be getting new garbage cans

The job of sanitation worker is one of the most difficult of many municipal worker. Dealing with garbage means dealing with vermin, bad odors and other challenges. One way that the City of …

School District to host vaccination clinic

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is planning to host vaccine distributions in the coming weeks. The first will take place on Monday, September 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Newburgh Free …
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Stabbing reported in Liberty Street Deli

On Thursday afternoon 09/09/21 at approximately 2:30 p.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers responded to 321 Liberty Street for a reported stabbing that occurred inside of a local deli. After …

Shooting incident reported in Newburgh

On September 8, 2021 at approximately 1126 hrs. City of Newburgh Police Officers were alerted by SHOTSPOTTER to SHOTS being fired in the area of 72 William Street. Initial responding officers and …

Walk for Housing is Sunday, Sept 12

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will host its 22nd Annual Walk for Housing- in person. Join hundreds of members of the community as we walk to help families in …

Pursuit leads to gun recovery

On Tuesday morning  at approximately 12:55 a.m.. the Town of Newburgh had a robbery occur at a Gulf gasoline station on route 9W. A description was provided of motorcycles that had fled the …
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David Lionheart is September Citizen of the Month

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus has recognized David Lionheart of the Town of Newburgh as September’s Citizen of the Month. Lionheart is the founder of Play for Your Freedom, a …

Local farmers make unique sheep’s milk product

When local couple Brent and Carrie Wasser met in 2015, they knew they would someday start a farm together. Brent had studied food production in Europe and attended the Culinary Institute of America …

Lane closure planned for Interstate 84 in Dutchess County

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect one lane to close along Interstate 84 eastbound between Exit 44 (Route 52) in the Town of Fishkill and Exit 46 (Route …

Zoning change allows for film production

The Town of New Windsor is a little closer to lights, camera and action.The town board, last week, approved a zoning change that will permit commercial film production by special use permit in the …
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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 …