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Suspects sought in bodega robbery

The City of Newburgh Detective Division is seeking the assistance of the public to identify the above pictured individuals who were involved in an incident that is being investigated as an armed …
ATVs wreak havoc Local leaders are looking to crack down and take all-terrain vehicles [ATV], dirt bikes and other off road vehicles off the streets in order to maintain public safety. The New York State [NYS] …
Staffing still a sore subject for firefighters Over the course of the past few months, fire department staffing and overtime pay continue to be at the forefront of conversation between the City of Newburgh officials and staff and the City of …
Rise and Ride Bike Shop opens Newburgh Rise and Ride Bike Shop celebrated its official grand opening on Saturday, August 6 from noon to four with a bike rodeo, free food, a DJ, raffles and an opportunity for visitors to see the …

Newburgh to Beacon swim benefits the River Pool

On the morning of Saturday, July 30, 144 swimmers gathered together with their families and supporters in preparation for the River Pool at Beacon’s 2022 18th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon …
Seminar addresses antisemitism
Orange County’s Human Rights Commission and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County are hosting a free seminar to help residents better understand antisemitism from 2 to 4 p.m. on …
Newburgh's new parking meters 'go live' on August 8 The City of Newburgh has announced the upgrade and expansion of municipal parking meters and the launch of its first mobile payment option for parking powered by Passport, a leading transportation …
New superintendent settles in As the days start to count down to the beginning of a new academic year for teachers, parents and students, Dr. Jackielyn Manning Campbell prepares to lead the Newburgh Enlarged City School District …
Other News

NW declares property unsafe

The New Windsor town board has deemed the property identified as 18 Victory Lane in town as unsafe and the town will be sending out a request for proposal [RFP] to tear it down. According to Town …

Council assists in micro-unit construction

Newburgh City Council approved to award Newburgh Ministries and BJH Advisors LLC separate $50,000 grants for the construction of micro-units for low income individuals. Councilwoman Patty Sofokles …

Newburgh Fire Department seeks new ladder truck

Newburgh City Council approved the construction and delivery of a 105 foot ladder truck in the amount of $1,249,000.00 for the City of Newburgh Fire Department. According to Fire Chief Francis …

Work approved for Dutch Reformed Church

The Newburgh City Council approved the execution of an asbestos and lead abatement plan for the Dutch Reformed Church [DRC] that will be conducted by Quality Environmental Solutions & …
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Library losing mall space

The Newburgh Free Library Town Branch celebrates its 10th anniversary in the Newburgh Mall this coming August, but now a recent relocation announcement has raised some concerns. On Monday, July …

Plant lovers seeing business GROW

In just a few short weeks since opening, GROW Newburgh, located at 42 Liberty Street, has started to grow and gain a loyal following for their plants, localized products and design services as the …

Hotel tax signed into law

Assembly member Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) and State Senator James Skoufis (D-39) have announced that Governor Kathy Hochul has signed their bill authorizing a hotel/motel tax in the City of …

Community Foundations announces new appointments

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) has announced the appointment of two new directors to its board and the promotion of a longtime director to the role of chairman. Richard …
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Developer eyes two properties

The Newburgh City Council approved to set a public hearing for the redevelopment of 140 and 146 Montgomery St. and 137 Smith St. which will be conducted by Kearney Realty & Development Group. …

Body found on William Street

On August 8, at about 9:07 a.m., a deceased 55-year-old female was located behind a building in the area of William Street and Carson Avenue. Officers responded and processed the scene. Upon …

Grants and bonds for city work

Newburgh City Council approved the authorization to apply and accept, if awarded, two $10 million grants and approved a bond resolution for the financing of the Floatables Control and Disinfection …

Newburgh Commerce Center gains approval

The Town of Newburgh Planning Board approved the amended site plan for Newburgh Commerce Center and waived a public hearing on this project during their regular meeting on Thursday, August 4. This …