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City’s gas line replacements to continue

Central Hudson announced in a presentation to the City Council it will be in the City of Newburgh for the next ten years replacing gas lines. The organization is known for ripping up the citys roads …
BioHiTech scraps NW project BioHiTech America, the trash to energy company that sought to operate a proposed solid waste facility at Stewart International Airport has dropped its $35-million plan for Stewart and is now seeking …
West End Station back in business The West End Fire Station is back in business in the City of Newburgh. The station closed months ago due to asbestos, which was remediated by ACA Environmentals and reopened on Friday. The …
Awesome Foundation in search of a worthwhile project The Newburgh Awesome Foundation is supporting residents of Newburgh with a generous board of trustees each donating $100 a month for a $1,000 grant to a project in the City of Newburgh. The board …
Danskammer exec touts new facility William Reid, CEO of Danskammer LLC, came before the Marlborough Town Board on Monday night to present a snapshot of his company’s proposal to build a new natural gas fired power plant next to …
Local News

Paws for a Cause visits Mount Saint Mary

With midterms lurking and projects picking up steam, trained therapy dogs provided a break for Mount Saint Mary College students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, February 28. Research has …

Standing in solidarity

The Newburgh Teachers Association (NTA) took to the microphone at the last Board of Education meeting to express their concerns with safety in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. On February …

Newburgh prepares to oppose Danskammer

The City of Newburgh looks to join the Article 10 process for Danskammer Energy Plant by beginning the application for intervenor funding. Intervenor funding can be used to pay for expert witnesses, …

City’s first Repair Cafe a success

Grit Works on Broadway was filled with tools and broken items on Saturday as experts got to work at Newburgh’s first Repair Cafe. The room was filled with people bringing in household …

Porr urges light rail to link Stewart to Beacon MTA station

Orange County residents met in Kaplan Hall on the Orange County Community College Newburgh Campus to discuss transportation in the area. Many speakers came to the microphone to air complaints and …
Other News

Deputies to participate in St. Patrick’s Stop DWI crackdown

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus, Sheriff Carl E. DuBois, District Attorney David Hoovler, and STOP-DWI Coordinator Craig W. Cherry announced today that police will be cracking down on …

Next giving day is March 15

The monthly giving day at St. Mary’s Church in Newburgh will take place on Friday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Organizer Marietta Allen said the following items will be available in …

NJ man is fugitive from justice

On Tuesday, March 129 at approximately 09:50 a.m., the City of Newburgh police department received a phone call stating that a man had taken a gun from a vehicle and ran into Apartment #15 of the …

Five arrested in NW spa operations

The New Windsor Police have announced the arrest of five women were arrested following an undercover operation into illegal massages and prostitution occurring at four Spas / Massage Parlors in the …
Sports

NFA lacrosse welcomes 18 returnees

Newburgh Free Academy’s boys’ lacrosse team won four games in 2018, not a number that qualified them for the postseason. But it was a small, solid step that can help a program that has …
Buzzer beater ends Newburgh’s season Frank Dinnocenzio and Marcus Henderson were on the floor when Will Bouton’s half-court heave landed to score and eliminated Mount Vernon from the regional postseason 10 years ago. Awe and …
Lady Goldbacks reach Section 9 semifinals Newburgh Free Academy’s girls’ basketball team reached the Section 9, Class AA quarterfinals Tuesday, Feb. 26, and played Washingtonville on the road to begin the postseason. And the …
Goldbacks gear up for state meet Newburgh Free Academy’s Ryler Gould qualified for the state indoor track meet when he won the 55-meter hurdles Friday at West Point with a time of 7.70. The Goldbacks’ boys’ team …
Other local news

NFD announces promotions and new hires

Rigoberto Medina always wanted to be a firefighter growing up. He remembers as a kid watching the fire trucks pass by his house. After trying to get into the City of Newburgh Fire Department twice he …

Town hires consultants to review Danskammer scoping statement

Danskammer Energy LLC, a power plant located in the town of Newburgh, released their more than 300 page-long Preliminary Scoping Statement on February 8, 2019. Since then there have been nearly 300 …
Your Community

Our harbor full of ships, including whalers

March is a month of impatient longing. Winter is melting away and daydreams of outdoor adventures lead us to our windows. From my house, the outside view includes the Hudson River, so that scene and …

Don’t fall victim to scam artists. We were!!

A scam is a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation according to Daniel Webster. So, why am I writing something that everyone obviously knows, but do you really? Peter and I knew that seniors are …

Rec Dept. teams up with Quickstrike

Hello New Windsor. My dad Butch Veronesi is celebrating his 76th birthday today. He was a great role model for us growing up and still is today. We have learned so much from my dad and my mom Rita …

Legion post welcomes new members

Proper wishes on St. Patrick Day are: Wishing you a rainbow of happiness and good cheer, here’s wishing that your heart be full of love, and your life be blessed with good fortune always, Happy …
Events
Arts & Entertainment

Ellie Stover exhibit opens in Newburgh

Sometimes when people leave their home turf, after a while, they reflect upon what they miss and they come to appreciate even more the area and community from whence they came. Ellie Stover grew …
Wallkill to wear the green The luck of the Irish will abound on Sunday, March 17 at Wallkill’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Shamble 5K.“It started off with a bunch of town people blowing …