Columnists & Community

Listening For Inspiration

In the week of our national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., we will often hear the words of the iconic American leader. Broadcast channels will offer excerpts of his inspiring speeches …
Rec Department has begun booking spring trips Hello New Windsor. I have mentioned in a previous column a while back that I have always loved police movies and television shows and mysteries. I feel like I would have made a good detective if …
COVID forces cancellation of K of C events Things never change with lovely people, they just become better and more beautiful each day of their lives.  Boy Scouts of America, Troop 327 sings loudly and lovingly, as they join their …
Safe Harbors presentation explores West Side Story Greetings from River City. I am happy to report that my sister, Maurena, is home from the hospital recuperating from a bout with COVID.  Yes, she was vaccinated. Maurena was put on oxygen and …

The house of D.W. Fowler

I’ve been working on researching and documenting the older homes in our Town. I have about half a dozen, at present, in various stages of research, locating the details and documentation on the …

While waiting for the old ferry

The sun is shining on an icy winter day and, but for the resurgence of the COVID virus, it would be a great day to go out and meet a friend. One of my neighbors said she yearns for lunch-break trip …

Restoring old photos

One of the most intriguing things I encounter is the identification of old photographs. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, but either way you have fun and learn. With the technology available …

Tax exemptions available from the town

Hello New Windsor. With three younger children in the house, my wife and I are always looking for different fun things to do as a family to keep the kids busy. Recently we took the kids Goat Walking. …

Get your tickets for the St. Patrick’s Dance

 Wishing the Happiest of Birthdays to Luisa Romano who is cheerfully celebrating her special day on January 15, surrounded in the love of her dear family and friends, who appreciate …
School News

Padilla paid leave to be extended through Nov. 2023

Newburgh Schools Superintendent Roberto Padilla, on paid leave of absence since prior to the start of the school year is set to receive another 23 months of pay.

Michell Wright Jumpp named 2021 NYLA School Librarian of the Year

Michell Wright Jumpp has been named the 2021 New York Library Association’s School Librarian of the Year. Ms. Jumpp is the School Library Media Specialist at Horizons on the Hudson’s …

SUNY to hold admissions day

SUNY Orange is inviting residents of the greater Newburgh area to a Community Day event from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, Dec. 4 in the Great Room of Kaplan Hall on the College’s Newburgh …

Girls on the Run Team compete at Rockland State Park

The Girls on the Run Team from Horizons on the Hudson competed on Saturday at Rockland State Park. Congratulations to all of our runners and their families! 

College news

Montclair State University welcomes Nicole Dunne, of Newburgh, who plans to study Marine Biology & Coastal Science. SUNY Delhi has welcomed new students for the Fall 2021 semester. Local …
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