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Health Department warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at Outback Steakhouse in Middletown

The Orange County Health Department is advising residents that if they worked at or visited the Outback Steakhouse, located at 25 Crystal Run Crossing in Middletown from 5 p.m. to closing on November …

URGENT update

Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa informed the Lloyd Town Board on steps that his department and the Urgent Task Force is taking to combat the burgeoning opioid crisis that is facing the county. …

COVID resurgence

After a lengthy discussion at last week’s meeting, the Marlboro Board of Education voted 4 – 3 to remain closed immediately following the Thanksgiving break, providing a period of …

Hinchey declared winner in 46th Senate race

On election night it looked like Republican Rich Amedure was going to beat Democrat Michelle Hinchey for the open NYS Senate seat for the 46th district. That evening Amedure had 66,784 votes to …

Plattekill initiates police reform committee

Last week the Plattekill Town Board opened a discussion on their new Police Reform Collaborative Committee, which Governor Andrew Cuomo has mandated that towns and municipalities create to address …
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Denizen Theatre to launch salon series in December

The Denizen Theatre is thrilled to kick off their new Denizen Salon Series, a new bi-monthly series dedicated to connecting audiences with authors, with New York Times best-selling author Michael …

NYS Office for the Aging reminds older residents to get their flu shot

The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) is reminding older adults and caregivers about the importance of getting their flu vaccination as soon as possible. Flu season is already …

City set to adopt 2021 budget

The City of Newburgh was set to adopt its 2021 budget on Monday, November 23 during its council meeting. The council has discussed the budget from October 13 when it was proposed by City Manager …

School district goes remote once again

With the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases in the City of Newburgh and surrounding areas, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District made the call to return to completely remote learning, from …

Handsome Devil BBQ opens in Newburgh

After two and a half years of searching for a perfect location and seven months of construction and preparation, Ed Randloph’s Handsome Devil BBQ has opened over the weekend in …

Union gives away pillows and PJs

The New York State Laborers Union Local 17 partnered with the New York State Laborer’s Health and Safety Trust Fund to give away pajamas, pillows, school supplies and toys to children in need …

Organizations combine forces for food drive

Members of the Vails Gate Fire Department and New Windsor Police Benevolent Association held a food drive for the needy people of the community. Vehicles would pull up and fire department and police …

Saint Mary’s Giving Day finds new home

When Saint Mary’s Giving Day was canceled for September and October, director Marietta Allen went out to the public to ask for help to find a new location, and the Newburgh Armory Unity Center …