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Top Stories

$257 million on the table

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s proposed capital bond project moves on to the next step in the process thanks to a seven to two vote in favor of the plan. Board Members Andrew …
‘We’re barely getting by’ It is no secret that the City of Newburgh codes department is overworked and understaffed, unfortunately like any department in the city, but the amount of work done by a small crew of people should …
Setting up shop on Liberty Street Another new business has opened its doors at 42 Liberty Street. Oliver & Chatfield made the move from Cornwall on the Hudson to Newburgh on February 20. Susan Knapik, owner of Oliver & …
City’s gas line replacements to continue Central Hudson announced in a presentation to the City Council it will be in the City of Newburgh for the next ten years replacing gas lines. The organization is known for ripping up the citys roads …
BioHiTech scraps NW project BioHiTech America, the trash to energy company that sought to operate a proposed solid waste facility at Stewart International Airport has dropped its $35-million plan for Stewart and is now seeking …
Local News

Orange County Health Department to host rabies vaccination clinic in New Windsor on April 6

When it comes to fighting rabies, prevention is essential. This starts with the animal owner. “Ensuring your family’s pet is properly vaccinated prior to possible exposure is critical to …

Safe Harbors says thanks

At the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on March 7, Safe Harbors of the Hudson recognized many who contributed to their success in 2018. Congratulations to Rosemary Dicesare, our Individual …

Celebrating Women’s History

In honor of Women’s History Month, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site will hold its annual program, The General’s Lady, Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. Inspired by Martha …

Harvey, Grice and Sklarz kick off campaign

Mayor Torrance Harvey, Councilman Anthony Grice and Councilman Bob Sklarz made a joint announcement on February 25 outside City Hall, that they will be running for office. Harvey and Grice will seek …

Mount talk to reveal history of 1960s nursing school for men

Susan LaRocco, Dean of the School of Nursing at Mount Saint Mary College, will present “Histories of the Men Who Graduated from the Alexian Brothers Hospital School of Nursing” on …
Other News

NW Democrats announce slate

New Windsor’s Democratic Committee has made a ground-breaking endorsement of a bipartisan slate of candidates for the November 2019 election. According to Committee Chair Bette Ann Yarus, …

Chester woman charged with stealing NW police car

An early morning chase involving a New Windsor Police car ended in Plattekill with a suspect taken into custody. Police alleged that Nicole Moghaddam, 29, of Chester, took the marked police …

Airport hotel seeking tax breaks

A New York City developer of hundreds of big projects has big plans for New Windsor. The builder is working with the Orange County Industrial Development Agency on possible tax breaks for the …

Paws for a Cause visits Mount Saint Mary

With midterms lurking and projects picking up steam, trained therapy dogs provided a break for Mount Saint Mary College students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, February 28. Research has …
Sports

NFA lacrosse welcomes 18 returnees

Newburgh Free Academy’s boys’ lacrosse team won four games in 2018, not a number that qualified them for the postseason. But it was a small, solid step that can help a program that has …
Buzzer beater ends Newburgh’s season Frank Dinnocenzio and Marcus Henderson were on the floor when Will Bouton’s half-court heave landed to score and eliminated Mount Vernon from the regional postseason 10 years ago. Awe and …
Lady Goldbacks reach Section 9 semifinals Newburgh Free Academy’s girls’ basketball team reached the Section 9, Class AA quarterfinals Tuesday, Feb. 26, and played Washingtonville on the road to begin the postseason. And the …
Goldbacks gear up for state meet Newburgh Free Academy’s Ryler Gould qualified for the state indoor track meet when he won the 55-meter hurdles Friday at West Point with a time of 7.70. The Goldbacks’ boys’ team …
Other local news

West End Station back in business

The West End Fire Station is back in business in the City of Newburgh. The station closed months ago due to asbestos, which was remediated by ACA Environmentals and reopened on Friday. The …

Awesome Foundation in search of a worthwhile project

The Newburgh Awesome Foundation is supporting residents of Newburgh with a generous board of trustees each donating $100 a month for a $1,000 grant to a project in the City of Newburgh. The board …
Your Community

Our harbor full of ships, including whalers

March is a month of impatient longing. Winter is melting away and daydreams of outdoor adventures lead us to our windows. From my house, the outside view includes the Hudson River, so that scene and …

Don’t fall victim to scam artists. We were!!

A scam is a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation according to Daniel Webster. So, why am I writing something that everyone obviously knows, but do you really? Peter and I knew that seniors are …

Rec Dept. teams up with Quickstrike

Hello New Windsor. My dad Butch Veronesi is celebrating his 76th birthday today. He was a great role model for us growing up and still is today. We have learned so much from my dad and my mom Rita …

Legion post welcomes new members

Proper wishes on St. Patrick Day are: Wishing you a rainbow of happiness and good cheer, here’s wishing that your heart be full of love, and your life be blessed with good fortune always, Happy …
Events
Arts & Entertainment

Three soloists head GNSO program

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) will perform a special concert on Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh, with all tickets …
Environmental Works: sculptures by Kurt Steger Garrison Art Center is pleased to present Environmental Works, an exhibition of newly created sculptures by Kurt Steger, as well as earlier works. Combining locally harvested rock and wood as …