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'Soda Pop' sentenced to 18 years in prison

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, September 24, , Ryan Discua, a/k/a “Soda Pop,” 24, of New Windsor, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge …
City of Newburgh Police Officer arrested The Town of New Windsor Police Department arrested a man Wednesday  following an ongoing investigation into a hit and run motor vehicle crash. The crash involved multiple parked cars in a …
School jobs are safe - at least for now The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is facing a 20 percent budget cut that could lead to eventual layoffs. As of now, though, jobs are safe. Last week the District learned that the state …
Counting our assets
The Newburgh Arts and Cultural Study (NACS), guided by a group of community-based advisors, is working on gathering data for a comprehensive inventory and assessment of the diverse arts and culture …
Gasland rezoning concerns neighbors On Monday, September 14, the Newburgh Town Board held a public hearing regarding Gas Land Petroleum, located at Fifth Avenue and Route 52, and it currently being in an area zoned for residential …
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Tashlih observed in the season of repentance

During the season of repentance that bridges Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Jewish faith teaches that we are called to do T’shuvah, to return to God in sincerity and truth. Through prayer and …

Census deadline is rapidly approaching

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) is reminding residents that there are only 5 days left until the September 30 deadline to register with the Census. The 2020 Census will determine how …

Newburgh Open Studios Tour celebrates its 10th year

Newburgh celebrates the Arts! Over sixty artists will participate in the Tenth Annual Newburgh Open Studios organized by Gerardo Castro and Michael Gabor, co-owners of Newburgh Art Supply taking …

Skoufis touts importance of census

In the United States a census is conducted every 10 years, as is mandated by Article I, section 2 of the U. S Constitution that states, “Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned …

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, …
Briefs

Traffic stop leads to heroin bust

The Town of New Windsor Police Department is reporting the arrest of a 49-year-old New Windsor resident on August 29, for the possession of a large quantity of heroin. The resident, who was …

Town seeks ZBA member

Town of Newburgh Town Supervisor Gil Piaquadio announced the Town Board is seeking candidates for the position of Board Member for the Town of Newburgh Zoning Board of Appeals. All interested …

Police arrest man in connection to thefts from motor vehicles

The Town of New Windsor Police Department arrested a man Saturday in connection to stealing property out of parked cars in the Town of New Windsor. The incidents all occurred during the overnight …

City to continue remote meetings

The City of Newburgh has announced public participation guidelines for public comment at City Council meetings, effective the September 14, meeting and until further notice. Public comment will …

Cumberland Farms employee tests positive

One of the employees at Cumberland Farms at 270 Route 17K in Newburgh, located tested positive for COVID-19. They closed their doors on Tuesday, August 18 at 3 p.m. for cleaning and sanitizing by …

Town hires laborer

Two requests made by the Town of Newburgh recreation department were approved by the Town of Newburgh board during the latest workshop meeting, along with a request from the Town of New …

Town gets clean audit

The Town of Newburgh recently received a clean audit opinion from the public accounting firm of RBT, CPA’s LLP, for the calendar year ended December 31, 2019. The audit was conducted on a …
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City renews ShotSpotter

The City of Newburgh has voted (6-1) at the September 14 Council Meeting to continue using ShotSpotter, a “precision policing solution that helps save lives, deter crime, and make communities …

Newburgh School District kicks off remotely

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District officially started its academic year on Tuesday, September 8 in a remote setting. Students and teachers experienced technical difficulties on the first day …

Detective earns commendation for stabbing response

On September 11, around 10 a.m., a 54-year old Newburgh man was fatally stabbed. City of Newburgh detective Michael Loscerbo, happened to be driving in the area of Broadway and Robinson Avenue …

BJ’s Wholesale Club coming to Town of Newburgh

BJ’s Wholesale Club is opening early 2021 at 401 Auto Park Place in Newburgh. The opening has been in works since 2019. In September of 2019, the Town of Newburgh Planning Board held long …
Arts & Entertainment

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.

Paper Works opens at Kaplan Hall

Life presents many challenges and opportunities which lead to new interests and conceptualizations. With each new timeframe of life, visual artists may approach ideas and express themselves through …