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Residents raise concerns about mural festival

Celebrate845, a community organization that is “here to organize, recognize, and celebrate marginalized creatives via pop-up events,” is calling on Seraphim Equities, a new to Newburgh …
Resorts hearing draws supporters, detractors
More than 70 people tuned in to the Newburgh Town Board meeting Monday night for the public hearing regarding zoning changes for Resorts World. Resorts World Hudson Valley is an electronic gaming …
Giudice seeks seat on Legislature John Giudice, a Republican from Newburgh, announced his candidacy for Orange County Legislature District Six, which covers the City and Town of Newburgh. His decision to run comes with the stepping …
Who will be the city’s next police chief? Lt. Kevin Lahar is now in charge of the City of Newburgh Police Department, following the retirement of Police Chief Arnold “Butch” Amthor after less than a year on the job. Amthor …
Downing Park Planning Committee remembers David Schuyler This past Friday, the Downing Park Planning Committee of Newburgh held a spring tree planting and dedication ceremony to honor David Schuyler, a Newburgh native and Andrew Jackson Downing’s …
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Blue Star Mothers collect goods for deployed troops

On Friday, April 9, members of the Blue Star Mothers of America Hudson Valley NY15 gathered at Montgomery Town Hall for a donation drive to support deployed troops. This was done, as April 9 is New …

Hundreds voice concern at Danskammer hearing

Hundreds of New Yorkers, including local Hudson Valley residents and others from Manhattan and Brooklyn, expressed their opposition to the Danskammer Power Plant in a two-part public hearing comment …

Is the vaccine distribution fair to Newburgh residents?

The City of Newburgh Human Rights Commission met at the end of March for a community conversation with elected officials to discuss the response in the community in regards to the COVID-19 …

Newburgh Chamber Music to present Clark & Thurber

Join violinist Tessa Clark and composer-bassist Michael Thurber for an evening of innovative and high-energy music April 11 at 8 pm, the eighth in the ALIVEmusica concert series, co-presented by …

New Windsor welcomes the Easter Bunny and safety protocols

The Town of New Windsor held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 3 at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park. To follow proper Covid 19 safety protocols there were six time slots with a maximum 35 …
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Mount’s School of Nursing recognizes Health Services office for pandemic work

Mount Saint Mary College’s School of Nursing recently presented a DAISY Dedication banner to the college’s Health Services office, in recognition of the outstanding work Health Services …

Newburgh welcomes back outdoor dining

Similar to last year, outdoor dining will launch again to allow for a safe, more socially distant option for those eating out. It is available to any and all City of Newburgh dining establishments …

Outdoor fitness classes to resume at Downing Park

Outdoor fitness instruction will see a return to Downing Park later this spring and into the summer. Last year, three different fitness programs were implemented at the park, which was free for both …

City to hire recycling coordinator

The City of Newburgh will be hiring a full-time recycling coordinator for one year, made possible by a recently awarded New York State Department of Environmental Conservation municipal waste …

Liberty Street reconstruction to begin

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the start of construction of the Liberty Street Streetscape Improvements project. The project consists of the complete reconstruction of Liberty Street …
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Anagnostakis to face primary challenge

Patricia Maher, sister of Montgomery Town Supervisor Brian Maher, will challenge incumbent Mike Anagnostakis in the Orange County Legislator, District 17 Republican Primary. This is the former …

Hudson River tunnel completed

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza has announced that work has been completed on the final concrete lining for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass …

Port Authority unveils incentive program to attract carriers to Stewart

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced three major Port Authority of New York and New Jersey initiatives to re-energize New York Stewart International Airport and the surrounding region as air …

Truck accident snarls traffic on Thruway

A three-vehicle crash, Tuesday afternoon on the southbound Thruway in the Town of Newburgh is believed to have claimed one life. The accident occurred minutes before 3 p.m. at at 59.8, near where …
Arts & Entertainment

Orange County Arts Council receives $40,000 from county government

Orange County Arts Council will receive $40,000 from Orange County Government to support their mission to promote and foster the arts. These funds will bolster educational programs, cultural events, …

Met musicians to perform livestream concert

Join members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for an evening of chamber music Feb. 21, the sixth in the ALIVEmusica series of livestreamed concerts. The performance, from the Howland Cultural …

Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung to perform Jan. 24

Four hands plus one piano equal the internationally renowned duo (and spouses) Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, who will present a live-recorded concert Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Howland Cultural Center …