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City of Newburgh residents: it is time for your voices to be heard. The City annually gets money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to use for housing and community …
Early Saturday shootings leave one dead, two wounded The City of Newburgh is mourning another death to gun violence. On Saturday, June 8, the City of Newburgh police department received a shot spotter notification for 128 S. Robinson Ave. Upon …
Is Newburgh ready for the Green New Deal?
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made headlines after she called the fight against climate change “the civil rights movement of our generation.” Although a prevalent global issue, …
Architectural students design Quassaick Creek watershed This 2019 spring semester, twelve students from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture envisioned architectural designs along the Hudson Valley’s Quassaick creek …
Town honors senior services programs The town of Newburgh town board recognized Friends of Seniors and Jewish Family Services at the June 10 meeting, acknowledging the work the organizations have done for its senior residents. The …
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A fond farewell for four retiring Mount faculty, staff

This academic year, Mount Saint Mary College bids a fond farewell to four outstanding professionals with more than a century of service to the college community between them.

Mount Nursing professor receives DAISY Nurse Faculty Award

Mount Saint Mary College recently presented the DAISY Foundation Nurse Faculty Award to Christine Berté, assistant professor of Nursing, director of the graduate Nursing program, and …

Festa Italiana!

Cardinal Timothy Dolan was a surprise guests at the Sacred Heart Italian Festival on Sunday. Three days of food, fun and music culminated in a procession honoring Saint Anthony and Our Lady of Mount …

Newburgh celebrates African American pride

The first annual African American Pride Parade and Festival took this past weekend in the City of Newburgh as the city honored one of its own. Community activist Sadie Tallie, who has lived in …

Repair café returns

On Saturday, June 8, dozens of community members attended the Newburgh Repair Café’s third event at Grit Works in Newburgh. Families showed up with their bikes, lamps and small …

Spring Home and Garden 2019

Spring is here!  Get helpful tips on gardening, lawncare, pest control, home security and more, as well as local business and deals.

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Veteran’s Estate Sale will benefit his fellow Vets

A dying veteran’s wish to help his fellow vets is being carried out after his death. The family and friends of recently passed Vietnam veteran, Paul Rader, will be holding an estate sale to …

Trash 2 Treasure event is June 15 in Rock Tavern

“Say no to the consumer culture. Freecycle! Bring your unwanted goods and take home what you want. Good for people and good for the earth. Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle!” That’s the …

Wallkill man killed in Rte 300 crash

A crash between a motorcycle and a car took the life of a Wallkill man Friday night. Thomas Pennington II, 27, of Wallkill was pronounced dead at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in …

Gun buyback event is June 22

The latest gun buyback program in the City of Newburgh has been set for Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is designed to allow people to safely surrender guns and receive a …

7 bridges to be repaired

Seven bridges along Route 9W, a state highway, will be rehabilitated or replaced this year with the state picking up the $23.6 million price tag. The bridges to be addressed include the Angola …
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Newburgh Illuminated draws estimated 40,000

With a abundance of music, art, dance, food and sun, Saturday’s seventh-annual Newburgh Illuminated Festival did exactly what it aimed to: Shine a light on the good stuff that happens in this …

Town pursues hotel motel tax

With the support of state senator James Skoufis and assemblyman Jonathan Jacobson, the town of Newburgh moved forward at the May 29 workshop meeting to create a new hotel motel tax. This special …

Critical Mass bike rides promote safety in the city’s streets

While riding his bicycle, Mole Morgan was hit by a cab driver twelve years ago while riding down First Street in the City of Newburgh. “Then, I got whacked,” he says. After the car …

Town considers hundreds of new senior housing units

The May 29 town of Newburgh workshop meeting featured two major senior housing development presentations before the town board. The Gardiner Ridge development offers a senior housing component with a …
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Water Lantern Festival coming to Montgomery

Orange County Tourism will host the 2019 Water Lantern Festival at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery on Saturday, June 15 at 4 p.m., in partnership with I LOVE NY and Noble Fun …
Mark Makers to open at Ann Street Gallery Safe Harbor’s Ann Street Gallery presents Mark Makers. Opening reception is Saturday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. Mark Makers is a group exhibition that examines the practice of drawing as an …
For the love of Johann Sebastian Three hundred sixty—nine years after his death, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach lives on in the hearts and voices of the Hudson Valley Society for Music. This year marks the 20th Bach …