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Protests precede ICE visit

As President Donald Trump declared that the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would begin a series of raids throughout the country, in order to begin the deportation process for …
Zombie grant
New York State Attorney General Letitia James last week announced another round of grants thats address the growing statewide issue of “zombie homes” – vacant or abandoned homes …
Downing Park Gala to honor three residents Owners of two businesses with ties to Newburghs recent renaissance will be honored on Saturday, at the annual Downing Park Gala. Renee Campos of DMU Music, and Jacqui Watkins and Eric Jarmann of …
Gold Star Families Memorial Highway is dedicated On Monday, representatives of former NYS Senator Bill Larkin (Cornwall-On-Hudson) were joined by representatives of NYS Department of Transportation, Gold Star Family members, local officials and …
Cuomo promises stricter PFOS and PFOA regulations After government officials and environmental activists rallied together in front of the City of Newburgh’s Water Filtration Plant in order to protest the high levels of chemicals PFOA and PFOS …
Local News

Beat the heat wave this weekend

Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple digit heat indexes across the Hudson Valley. Extreme heat is a very significant hazard, and many City residents are especially vulnerable to the dangers presented during extreme heat. As such, the City of Newburgh is taking many steps to address these concerns, and encourages the public to utilize the wide range of services and activities.

America Rows and swims Newburgh offers free swim class

America Rows and Swims Newburgh is a not for profit foundation which provides free swim classes for children in the Newburgh / New Windsor area, every Sunday from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM, at the Union …

City issues excessive heat advisory

This week City of Newburgh residents can expect excessive heat conditions with “feels like” temperatures approaching 105 degrees.

Neuhaus advises Orange County residents to take precautions during high heat advisory days

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus is advising residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their families during the high heat advisory days that the region is expecting this weekend.

Truck fire on the Thruway

Cronomer Valler Firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved tractor trailer fire,northbound mile marker 64.4 on New York State Thruway on July 12. A tractor trailer was at Plattekill Rest Area …
Other News

Holiday Inn Express planned for Union Avenue

Banta Hospitality LLC plans a 4-story, 93-room Holiday Inn Express hotel at 935 Union Avenue in New Windsor to replace the paint spattered, unused eyesore relic of the old Steak & Stein …

Sentence handed down in cocaine conspiracy case

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Monday, July 10, 2019, Kenneth Nunez, 39, of Spring Valley, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown to eight years …

Women’s Philanthropy celebrated by Jewish Federation

Women from across Orange County gathered at the Shelter House Café in Newburgh for an afternoon of High Tea and a live performance by a trio from the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. The …

Man found dead at Downing Park

On July 12th 2019 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the City of Newburgh Police Department received a call of a male lying face down in the pond at Downing Park near the area of Third Street and Robinson …

Bill waiving penalties against school districts signed into law

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson’s (D-Newburgh) and Senator James Skoufis’ (D-Hudson Valley) bill to bring financial relief to the Newburgh and Chester School Districts was signed by the …
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Fighting back: how can communities respond?

On a brisk winter day, the Gardiner Library bustled with residents carrying stacks of CDs, side tables with broken legs, lamps in need of repair, old electronics and more. Stations set up for every …

Project Sailfish requests exemption to local labor policy

Shamrock Construction Group requested an exemption from the Town of Montgomery Industrial Development Agency (IDA) local labor policy for the construction of Project Sailfish. The policy requires …

Deadline to apply for free tuition in NYS is August 15

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) is reminding residents who attend or are interested in attending New York State colleges on a full-time basis that the time to apply for free tuition is …

City begins issue of municipal ID cards

Dozens of people lined up at Newburgh’s City Hall Tuesday to be among the first to receive municipal IDS. Photo ID cards will be distributed to any city resident with proper proof of residency. …
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Arts & Entertainment

Frozen Jr. a cool diversion for a hot July

The award-winning Acting Out Playhouse, in conjunction with SummerStar Theatre, will present “Disney’s Frozen JR.” with two performances planned for July 20 at 7 p.m. and 21 at 3 …
You’re never too old to have a solo show The Gardiner Library presents the first showing of the works of Raymond Schleinkofer, a 90 year-old, self-taught Wallkill artist. His show will be available throughout the remainder of July, …
Bluegrass with an Italian flair Unison Arts center presents Liv Gard in concert on Friday, June 12. Liv Gard aka Livio Guardi was born in Florence, Italy, where he still lives and teaches music. He has been singing and playing …