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Newburgh’s angel remembered

When Rebekah Grohl was born, everyone knew she was different. “At birth she actually grabbed the scissors that cut her [placenta] cord,” said Peter Grohl, Grohl’s father. …
City council rejects prayer at meetings
The topic of prayer has been a constant subject of debate in the City of Newburgh. The Newburgh City Council voted in a four to three margin to keep prayer off of the City Council agenda at …
Newburgh officially welcomes Horton as fire chief City of Newburgh Fire Department Chief William Horton was officially sworn in by the Newburgh City Council at Monday’s City Council meeting. Horton joined the fire department in 2003. …
Solar Farm seeks Town of Newburgh site
Darrigo solar farm presented their application to have a site in the Town of Newburgh at a recent planning board meeting. The project will be located on 86 Lakeside Road. The project is a …
Town of Newburgh waives public hearing for BJ’s Wholesale Club
The Town of Newburgh Planning Board voted to waive a public hearing for BJ’s Wholesale Club at last Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. At the beginning of the meeting the planning …
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Gillibrand announces support for families struggling with substance use

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced the Family Support Services for Addiction Act last Friday on a visit to Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Center for Recovery. The bipartisan …
Newburgh resident running for Orange County Court Judge Hyun Chin Kim has always been an inquisitive person. “I think everybody loved to say when I was younger that I was very opinionated and liked to argue.” Eventually she developed an …
Junior League sponsors human trafficking awareness program On Friday, January 10, the Junior League of Orange County (JLOC) sponsored a Human Trafficking Awareness program at the Goshen Public Library. “Human Trafficking is frightening and it can be an …
Orange County marches against anti-semitism A delegation from the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County, joined by friends from the Jewish Federation of Ulster County, marched together with thousands of others across the Brooklyn Bridge …
Meyers takes the reigns in New Windsor Sitting in his office last Friday morning, George Meyers is surrounded by staff bustling in and out of the office. Friday was only the third day of a new Town of New Windsor. Walking into the …
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Walden Savings Bank welcomes two new branch managers

Walden Savings Bank is excited to announce its two newest branch managers. Jean Sexton is taking the reins of the Middlehope and New Windsor branches, while Jenna Frey will lead the team at the …
Police investigate report of shots fired on South Lander Street On Friday, January 3, at approximately 2:37 p.m., the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to a Shot Spotter notification indicating seven shots had been fired in the area of S. Lander Street …
City to receive $3 million infrastructure grant
The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the award of more than $3 million for improvements to the City’s drinking water infrastructure. The funding was made possible through the Water …
Legislators announce funds for Newburgh paving
Assemblyman Jonathan Jacobson and Sen. James Skoufis announced $500,000 in state funding for paving damaged roads in the City of Newburgh on Monday at First Street. This funding is an add on to the …
Fire at West Parmenter Street The City of  Newburgh Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 117 West Parmenter Street on January 1. Units arrived and found a fully involved structure fire.
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Newburgh is open for business

Bustling with excitement, enthusiastic Newburgh residents filed into the City of Newburgh Activities Center to support Councilman-at-Large Anthony Grice, 3rd Ward Councilman Robert Sklarz, …

Child care center seeks zoning change

Building Blocks Child Care Center presented its official request for the Town of Newburgh to amend its zoning code on the B district at a recent work session. This amendment would become official …

New Windsor conducts swearing-in ceremony

The swearing-in ceremony for New Windsor officials was a standing-room only event on New Year’s Day. The first to be sworn in was Town Clerk Kelly Allegra. She won the position last …

Stella’s Trattoria Pizzeria makes triumphant return

When you first take a bite into a plain slice of cheese pizza at Stella’s Trattoria Pizzeria, a large stretch of cheese oozes into your mouth. For the past 35 or so years, residents all over …
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The Art of Fugue in Montgomery concert

The Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series presents the Argus String Quartet on Sunday, January 19 at 3 p.m. The Argus Quartet is dedicated to celebrating the artistic landscape of our time by …
‘Totally Dedicated’ at Dorsky Museum The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz announces “Totally Dedicated: Leonard Contino, 1940-2016,” a new exhibition focused on the art practice of Contino, a self-taught …
WRS to host annual meeting This January, the Wallkill River School of Art celebrates another successful year of artistic excellence and growth with their annual members exhibit. This exhibit highlights and celebrates the …