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Lake Street Corridor Reimagined

For many pedestrians crossing the Lake Street corridor is a nightmare. The wide street and lack of road paint or pedestrian lights make it nearly impossible to cross safely. The City of Newburgh …
Grievance Day
This year’s tentative assessment letters have sent many City of Newburgh residents into confusion with large changes in property assessments. City Assessor, Joanne Majewski, blames a large …
Newburgh hosts Drug Treatment Court Graduation Newburgh Courtroom one was filled with leaders in the Orange County Community and friends and family ready to support the five individuals graduating from Drug Treatment Court on May 15. One by one …
Reward for Information on Video of Animal Cruelty
On May 15, a video involving the torture and murder of a cat was circulated among South Middle School students before being discovered by Dr. Lisa Buon who brought in the City of Newburgh Police …
Lake Drive Bridge Closed
The Lake Drive Bridge was closed on May 8 and will undergo construction through 2020. The bridge will be completely removed and closed off to pedestrians at the end of the summer. The structure of …
Local News

Observances mark Memorial Day weekend

The long holiday weekend that kicks off the summer season is also a time to pause and remember those who made the supreme sacrifice. Many communities will have their own observances this weekend.A …

State to partner with LEGOLAND to provide grant for hospitality training

Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange) will utilize an $8,991 grant from the State University of New York (SUNY) to create a pre-employment training program in partnership with LEGOLAND New …

New Windsor twins earn degrees from the Mount

The families of more than 600 graduates might have felt a tad of déjà vu when Alyssa and Chrysta Kotash of New Windsor. received their degrees at Mount Saint Mary College’s 56th …

Schmitt hosts life-saving first responders

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) hosted members up in Albany last week who were involved with the life-saving rescue of 4 year old New Windsor resident, Joey Federico to honor their …

Reward for information on video of animal cruelty

On May 15, a video involving the torture and murder of a cat was circulated among South Middle School students before being discovered by Dr. Lisa Buon who brought in the City of Newburgh Police …

Spring Home and Garden 2019

Spring is here!  Get helpful tips on gardening, lawncare, pest control, home security and more, as well as local business and deals.

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Woman shot on North Miller St.

 On Saturday, May 18 at approximately 03:38 a.m. the City of Newburgh Police Department received a shots fired activation from the Shot Spotter system, indicating multiple shots fired in the area of 197 South Street. 

Newburgh Police probe animal cruelty

  Members of the City of Newburgh Police Department are currently working with The Newburgh Enlarged City School District on an investigation into an allegation of animal cruelty involving the torture of at least one cat.

Narcotics seizure yields cocaine

On May 13 the U.S. Postal Service intercepted a suspicious package addressed to a property in the City of Newburgh. The City of Newburgh Police Department was notified and watched Randy Montero, 31, …

Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates Shostakovich, Wagner

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will offer its audience “Redemption” on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 pm at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh. The …

Health Department recognizes Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman are recognizing Lyme Disease Awareness Month and encourage residents to protect themselves and their families while …
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City hails an 80 percent decrease in violent crimes

On Thursday, City of Newburgh Police Chief, Doug Solomon, held a press conference highlighting a decrease in violent crimes in the City. The room was filled with politicians and community leaders …

Danskammer to foot the bill for town consultants

At the May 13 meeting the Newburgh town board voted on a funding agreement with New York State for the Danskammer power plant project’s Article 10 review process. The Danskammer power plant …

Walden’s Tin Brook Alliance formed

The Tin Brook Alliance, a group of concerned citizens who will try to protect the Tin Brook and the environment surrounding it, held its first meeting last Thursday. One of the first items on the …

Wallkill’s $76,524,146 budget goes to the voters

The Wallkill School District has received overwhelming public support for its proposed budgets in recent years, and voters will render their judgment on the district’s $76,524,146 proposed …
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May flowers at Mindy Ross Gallery

The often quoted idiom “Stop and Smell the Roses” certainly pertains to Richard Lear. For years, he kept up the fast-paced life, missing the beauty of the ordinary. “I never knew …
The Art of Everyday Objects Wired Gallery is pleased to announce Art of Everyday Objects, its first-ever makers’ show curated by Erin von Holdt-Gilbert and featuring 28 local artists and artisans. Art of Everyday …
Burren Shore Gayle Clark Fedigan’s paintings hang in collections throughout the United States and abroad. She teaches pastel painting at the Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh and at the …