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Early voting begins in Orange County

Crowds flocked to the City of Newburgh Activity Center, Saturday, for the first day of early voting in Orange County. Early voting continues throughout the week: Sunday,  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; …
Schumer warns of indefinite delays in Newburgh's water cleanup After recently learning that the United States Air Force (USAF) may not include Stewart Air National Guard Base (Stewart) in New Windsor, New York, in its next round of priority …
Three injured in school bus accident    On October 21,  at approximately 8:21am there was a School Bus Accident on Route 207 in the Town of New Windsor. New Windsor Police responded and found that a Commercial Tree …
Police Chief pledges more transparency The Newburgh Police Department has been increasing its communication with a revived Facebook page, new information on its website and now an invitation to the public for a conversation with Newburgh …
City promises good news in 2021 budget The City Manager, Joseph Donat, announced the proposed 2021 fiscal year budget at the Tuesday, October 13 Council meeting. The proposed budget has kept the same tax levy, meaning there will be no …
Local News

Town to host its first ‘Fall into Local’ festival

Town of Newburgh Small Business owners have joined Deputy Supervisor Scott Manley and Town Councilman Anthony LoBiondo to plan a socially distant “Fall Into Local Festival” on Saturday …

Orange County Health Department warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at AT&T store in Middletown

The Orange County Health Department is advising residents that if they worked at or visited the AT&T store, located at 330 Route 211 East in Middletown, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, …

Gauzza challenges Jacobson for 104th Assembly

The race for the New York State 104th Assembly seat has newcomer Republican Andrew Gauzza IV challenging first term Democrat Jonathan Jacobson. The 104th district encompasses the towns of …

La Befana’s opens in Vintage Emporium Ware-House

La Befana’s, a speciality gift shop featuring an eclectic mix of new age and antique items, is now located in the Newburgh Vintage Emporium Ware-House, located at 10 Route 17K, booth number 71 …

City planning spooktacular Halloween events

The City of Newburgh is excited to offer its residents two socially-distanced Halloween events this October.  On October 29, the City will host its final Drive-In Movie of the season …
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Briefs

Bark (or Meow?) Mitzvah returns to CAI

Bring your favorite furry (or feathered ) friend to Congregation Agudas Israel this Sunday to hear tales from Noah’s Ark, some refreshments and a blessing for all creatures.Blessing of the …

Town declares Halloween curfew

A Halloween curfew will be implemented in the Town of Newburgh on door to door trick or treating and other Halloween-related activities. The curfew will run from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., starting on …

Altercation leads to shooting outside the Golden Rail

A Town of Newburgh man is in police custody following a Friday-night shooting outside the Golden Rail Ale House in the Town of Newburgh. Town of Newburgh Police responded to the tavern on Friday …

Town police announce promotions, new officers

At the September 28th Town of Newburgh Town Board Workshop Meeting, Police Officers Julia Haight and Aaron McGrady were promoted to the position of Sergeant. Supervisor Gil Piaquadio stated that …

Schmitt celebrates designation of Juneteenth Holiday in New York State

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM- New Windsor) is proud to announce that legislation he co-sponsored designating Juneteenth as an official public holiday in New York State was recently …
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Wallkill ordered to compensate student with special needs

The Wallkill Central School District (WCSD) is refusing to comply with a New York State Education Department Impartial Hearing Officer’s orders to provide the equivalent of almost two …

Montgomery approves African American Cemetery revitalization

Montgomery Town Supervisor Brian Maher announced Monday that the Town Board has approved Phase 1 to create a conceptual design for the revitalization of a historic African American Cemetery located …

Altercation leads to shooting outside the Golden Rail

A Town of Newburgh man is in police custody following a Friday-night shooting outside the Golden Rail Ale House in the Town of Newburgh. Town of Newburgh Police responded to the tavern on Friday …

Grand jury clears Newburgh cops in shooting death of suspect

An Orange County Grand Jury has declined to file charges against three City of Newburgh Police Officers who shot and killed a Newburgh man on March 27. The three officers fired a total of five …
Arts & Entertainment

Safe Harbors presents a Black Renaissance Festival

Safe Harbors of the Hudson, a local organization who aims to transform lives and build communities through housing and the arts, is hosting its first annual Black Renaissance Festival on Saturday, …

Hudson Valley Philharmonic Conductor dies in California

Randall Craig Fleischer who has led the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra since 1992, died suddenly at his California home on Friday evening. He was 62 "He was much loved by all who knew him …

Libraries respond to COVID-19

While all libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System have closed the doors to their facilities in response to the public health crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), most through the end of the month, all are still actively serving their communities thanks to well-developed digital collections and innovative approaches to delivering programs and services online and in non-traditional ways.