Columnists & Community

The Eleazer Gidney Homestead

Tucked away, away from the main flow of traffic, on a side street in our town is the Eleazer Gidney Homestead, built in approximately 1760. What I consider to be the backside of the house, based on …
Rails along the Newburgh streets We have seen the upset and mess that Liberty Street business owners have been enduring while the blocks south of Broadway are being excavated and rebuilt throughout the summer and into fall. The …
Town Supervisor issues annual report Hello New Windsor. Officials from the Town of New Windsor were invited to ShopRite of Vails Gate last week to bag groceries and to bring awareness to ShopRite’s Partners In Caring Program Help …
Blue Mass honors all First Responders  Autumn comes marching in this week and we really do welcome her with open arms.  But do you feel that this year summer ended even before it began?  The season was weird with …

Downing Film Center to re-open October 1

Greetings from River City. Joe and I celebrated our 64th wedding anniversary on Sept. 21. Joe was a musician during his lifetime and so I am used to his being away.  I just think of him as being …

The comfort of connection

In these unsettled times, we all let our minds return once in a while to the comfort and lessons of our childhoods. The path back to a memory can be a conversation that reminds us of when we first …

The Big Y DNA Project

My article on discovering the place of final rest for Mary Eliza (Elizabeth) Cloud, wife of Daniel St. John precipitated a multitude of responses. Yes, I made another …

New Windsor commemorates 9/11

Hello New Windsor. The Town of New Windsor had a 20th Anniversary 9-11 Memorial Service at Town Hall on September 11 at 5 p.m. and it truly was a beautiful tribute to those who lost their lives 20 …

Public Square Rosary Crusade will take place Oct. 16

 In 1978, President Carter signed a bill designating the Sunday after Labor Day as “National Grandparents Day.”  The first nationwide observance occurred in 1979, and it …
School News

Red Tail Academy fulfills an aviator’s dream

On Friday, Sept. 10, Retired Lt. Col. Glendon Fraser and other distinguished guests welcomed seven inaugural students of the new The RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) to Newburgh. Over the course of …

College News

Adelphi University in New York conferred degrees for more than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students recently, including more than 600 master’s and doctoral degrees for those who completed …

RedTail Flight Academy Fund established at Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) is honored to welcome the RedTail Flight Academy Fund to its family of funds. The fund will support RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) based at the …

SUNY Orange and Empire State College forge nursing partnership

On Friday, Aug. 13, SUNY Orange and SUNY Empire State College jointly announced a new RN to BSN transfer program agreement—which fills a critical hole in a region where no previous public BSN …

Dr. Carley has a vision of The Newburgh Charter School

During the August 8th Newburgh City Council Meeting, Dr. Willie K. Carley, Pastor of The Tabernacle of Faith Christian Fellowship, introduced his vision for creating a charter school in the City of …
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