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The old well pump

Recently, I stopped by a neighbor’s home to both introduce myself and to chat. A great guy and a Veteran, too. Thank you for your service, sir! Well (pun intended), we got to tell each other …
Mapping Newburgh’s 19th century boom years There was more behind the incorporation of Newburgh as a city in 1865 than the desire to be more notable or important than we were as a village. New York State was asking its municipalities to take …
Live music every Wednesday on the Town Hall lawn Hello New Windsor. The school year is over and summer vacation has begun for the kids. My kids last day of school was Thursday June 23. But I had to play a joke on my kids for their first day off and …
Newburgh’s Summer Film Festival begins June 30 Greetings from River City. The decision on Roe is a cause of joy for some and a cause of alarm for others. Abortion is not at all ended, but there are people and organizations who will help (without …

Chadwick Lake to host summer concert series

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,That all men are created equal; that theyAre endowed by their Creator with certainInalienable Rights; that among these areLife, Liberty and the pursuit …

Celebrate the 4th at Washington’s Headquarters

Greetings from River City. Over the years, readers of this column have come to know that I love this country and I love its people. Our country grew and prospered becoming an oasis in the world, …

Yacht Club holds blessing of the fleet ceremony

“I was young and now I am old,Yet I have never seen the righteous forsakenOr their children begging bread.They are always generous and lend freely;Their children will be blessed.”Psalm …

New Windsor’s Bravest are Best Overall!

Hello New Windsor. Congratulations to the men and woman of the New Windsor Fire Department! New Windsor’s Bravest participated in the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association …

The words of graduates in 1856

This is the last week of school for the 2021-22 year and students at every grade level are showcasing their accomplishments and using some time between tests to enjoy enrichment activities. Art, …
School News

Newburgh Free Academy presents the Class of 2022

On Thursday, June 23, The Newburgh Free Academy [NFA] Class of 2022, 744 graduates in total, walked across the stage at Academy Field and received their diplomas, ready to head off into the next …

Nora Cronin Academy salutes the Class of 2022

Nora Cronin Presentation Academy [NCPA] concluded its final day of classes with the celebration of commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2022 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. …

Nora Cronin founder to retire

After 16 years of dedicated service and leadership, Sister Yliana Hernández, PBVM, Principal and Founder of Nora Cronin Presentation Academy [NCPA] will be retiring at the conclusion of the …

Giants day at San Miguel Academy

New York Giants receiver Collin Johnson and linebacker Carter Coughlin spent the afternoon at San Miguel Academy on Wednesday, along with team owners Sheila and Ann Mara and members of the Giants …

Newburgh senior paints mural for school hallway

Bryce Knight wants his art to make people feel seen - especially those who are part of his generation who are more in tune with their emotions and have a higher rate of suicide and mental illness. …
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