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Suspicious device leads to evacuation

The area around Newburgh's Washington Center was evacuated, Wednesday morning, after City of Newburgh Police received a cal regading a suspicious package.
Town sewer project may go over budget A public hearing was held on the Meadow Hill South Sewer Relief Project during the September 9 town hall meeting in the Town of Newburgh, and one resident spoke about his concerns regarding the …
Newburgh looking at ways to innovate CTE programs
At last Tuesday’s Newburgh Enlarged School District Board of Education meeting, the Board discussed the capital bond for the career and technical education programs. The two-part bond was …
Rapper returns to his hometown Grammy Nominated Rapper Pardison Fontaine aka-PARDI, who was raised in Newburgh, returned home last Friday to visit youngsters at the City of Newburgh Recreation Center. He arrived with book bags for …
Bill against anonymous Real Estate LLCs signed into law When walking down City Terrace, it seems like another well-kept average street. But one building sticks out. That one building is 230 City Terrace. When comparing it to other parts of the street, it …
Local News

Orange County to host Clothesline Project in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Orange County will recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) by hosting the Clothesline Project outside of the County’s Government Center for the second consecutive year. The County …
Planned Parenthood expands offerings of hormone care
Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley (PPMHV) and the Newburgh LGBTQ Center are proud to announce the expansion of hormone care for transgender and non-binary people at the Planned Parenthood Newburgh …
Wonderful ways to welcome autumn Though summer is winding down, towns all around the Hudson Valley are still planning events to bring the community together for the upcoming autumn season. Organizations from the town of Plattekill …
SUNY Orange presents Jazz on the Weekend In keeping with the long tradition of great jazz presentations at Orange County Community College SUNY Orange— Jazz on the Weekend has two very different types of concerts scheduled. To …
Armed Robbery Investigation The Town of Newburgh Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Medical Arts Pharmacy, located at 37 N Plank Road in the Town of Newburgh The Robbery occurred on September 1, 2019 …

Fall Home Improvement 2019

Winter is coming quick! Get your home ready for the cold weather by checking out some tips in this Fall Home Improvement section. Also find out info on local businesses to keep the cold out.

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SUV catches fire at Aldi’s

Good Will Firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire at Aldi’s Parking lot on Route 17K on September 15. One engine from Winona Lake provided assistance at the scene. No injuries were …

Green remains out at town hall

A raucous crowd of New Windsor residents packed town hall Wednesday night, eager to find out whether there is an ongoing grand jury probe of New Windsor officials. Rumors about such a probe have …

County to build new transfer station at Orr Avenue site

The Orange County Newburgh Transfer Station #2 will be closed on or around Thursday, November 7 in preparation of reconstruction. A new modernized facility will be built in its place. The Newburgh …

City issues 1,000 municipal IDs

On Wednesday, September 11, the City of Newburgh issued its 1,000th Municipal ID card just two months since the program was officially launched on July 9, 2019. The City of Newburgh’s …

Mount to host author talk with post-World War II refugee

Marina Andropow Cramer, an author who grew up as a Russian refugee in post-World War II Germany, will be discussing her experiences on Thursday, September 26 at Mount Saint Mary College. The talk …
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City passes Master Facilities Plan

At last Thursday’s City Council planning meeting, Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Associates Architects presented his initial plan for doing a needs assessment of city-run buildings. With the help …

BJ’s Wholesale Club eyes 17K site

The Town of Newburgh Planning Board held long discussions about an upcoming BJ’s Wholesale Club during its first meeting of the month in September. BJ’s Wholesale Club is expected to …

Theresa Brown: 2019 Newburgh Champion

With the constant bombardment of bad news, it is important to acknowledge the good: the local pioneers who work relentlessly to better the lives in their communities, the diamonds in the rough. …

Vintage Emporium adds a second location

Five years ago, partners Matt Smith and Anthony Vesnaver, formerly of New York City took a chance on an old building on Route 9W. Fast forward to today, and that chance has paid off as the tandem …
Events
Arts & Entertainment

Coming to an island near you: Dracula

With autumn just around the corner and everyone getting ready for the Halloween season, Bannerman Island is offering a thrilling theater experience based on a classic horror icon to residents of the …
Enchantments for a Sunday afternoon The Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series opens the 2019-20 season, its 33rd, on Sunday afternoon, with music by Steve Margoshes and Ada Janik Margoshes, Pianists / Composers; Julie Ziavras, Soprano …
Tonalism on view at Dorksy Museum Tonalism has long been considered a conservative late 19th-century approach to painting, often discussed as the antithesis to Impressionism. Recent publications have begun to reconsider Tonalism as …