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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Sunday announced that New York dentists can reopen statewide on June 1. Dentists' offices will be subject to state guidance on best practices for safety and social …

Voter registration deadline nears for 2020 Primary Election

The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents that the deadline to register to vote for the June 23, 2020 state, local and federal Primaries.. Mail-in voter registration forms must be …

July graduations?

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury), along with many of his colleagues in the Senate Majority, sent a letter Wednesday to the Governor urging that guidance be developed to permit outdoor, …

Phase One underway

The Mid-Hudson Region is ready for phase one of its reopening, announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Saturday. The region reopened on Tuesday. Cuomo said he had spoken to the region’s …

Cornerstone holds mobile testing event

In the past few weeks, Cornerstone Family Healthcare has held two mobile novel coronavirus [COVID-19] testing events. Altogether both events tested a total of 162 people. 129 people tested for …

Newburgh Free Library virtually open 24/7

The Newburgh Free Library quickly responded to the COVID-19 crisis by increasing the number of free downloadable books - expanding its digital book collection by hundreds of new adult and youth …
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Thanks to our hometown heroes

The tireless efforts of essential workers has helped our communities stay strong during the COVID-19 outbreak. Such efforts may go unnoticed, but it’s important that our communities continually …

Tattoo shop reopens to defy state law

Blasting “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” and other songs that represent rebellion and resistance, the Casa di Dolore tattoo parlor and piercing shop opened up in defiance of the …

Four seek three seats on Wallkill School Board

This year’s election for the Wallkill Central School District Board of Education will see incumbents Kathryn Anderson and Vincent Petroccelli face a challenge from David Bartolone and Michael …

Mail-in school vote set for June 9

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] budget vote and board of education election will be held remotely by absentee ballot. The absentee ballots will be due by June 9. The annual meeting …

Muffled Memorial Day

In celebration of Memorial Day, the American Legion Post 1420 held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Newburgh Town Hall this past Sunday morning. The town’s Memorial Day Parade had been …
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Space Force to land at Stewart?

New York Stewart International Airport has a runway big enough to accommodate the space shuttle and that may be a selling point for the new U.S. Space Force and its 15,382,100 billion budget to call …
New Windsor Town Hall to re-open
 Effective Monday June 1, 2020, the Town of New Windsor will begin the process of reopening our offices to the public. The town’s court officers will be screening temperatures of all …
Town of Newburgh cancels summer camp
Due to the continued concerns surrounding COVID-19,  the Town of Newburgh has decided to cancel all summer camps being offered this summer. This was a difficult decision, reports …
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City still has plans for summer recreation program

The City of Newburgh is planning recreation activities for the summer season that will comply with social distancing recommendations. Certain traditional City-sponsored community programs are …
Newburgh Symphony cancels balance of concert season
The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) has canceled the balance of its 2019/20 concert season due to restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The action cancels subscription …
Record-breaking year for Hudson Valley gives
In a year of crisis and uncertainty, Hudson Valley Gives had its most successful campaign in the history of the online initiative. More than $500,000 was raised through this year’s effort, the …
Town to observe Memorial Day
The American Legion Post 1420 will be holding a Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. This ceremony will take place at the Town of Newburgh Town Hall, located at 1496 Route 300, …
Presutti is new parks commissioner
Former Newburgh Town Council Member James Presutti is the new commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Conservation for the Town of Newburgh. The appointment was made at a recent town board …