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Search continues for missing woman

Jessica Lopez – also known as Yessica - has been missing since November 1. Various law enforcement agencies have been handling the investigation of her disappearance. On Tuesday, the New …
Meyers to push for moratorium in New Windsor Starting in January 2020, Town of New Windsor residents will be experiencing major changes according to Supervisor-elect George Meyers. After feeling that there was a need for redirection in the …
Tension evident at city budget meeting Leading up to Tuesday’s official budget hearing, the Newburgh City Council held a special meeting last Wednesday to discuss concerns over the budget. “I’m confident we’re …
Town of Newburgh honors Veterans The Town of Newburgh held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday. During the ceremony, wreaths were set up in front of the town hall to honor veterans. A brief introduction to the history of …
Search continues for missing Newburgh woman State Police Aviation was searching town of Newburgh area off of Tarr Road, Saturday, while uniform troopers were walking through a wooded area looking for aa Newburgh woman reported missing last …
Local News

City announces changes in council meeting schedule

Due scheduling conflicts on Thursday, November 21, 2the Council Work Session is rescheduled to Tuesday, November 19, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 83 Broadway, Newburgh. Due to scheduling conflicts on Monday, November 25, the Regular Council Meeting is rescheduled to Thursday, November 21, at 7p.m. To better accommodate the number of people expected to attend, the rescheduled Regular Council Meeting is relocated to the Activity Center – 401 Washington Street, Newburgh. Live stream will not be available for the Thursday, November 21, Regular Council Meeting at the Activity Center. The meeting will be video recorded and archived on the City of Newburgh’s website.
Orange County’s Legionnaires convene in New Windsor The Orange County American Legion held their annual dinner at Temple Hill Tavern on November 3. American Legion Post 151 from Middletown Color Guard presented the colors. The Pledge of Allegiance …
Heritage Middle School hosts annual Veterans Day breakfast Heritage Middle School welcomed veterans throughout the local community for a special breakfast in their honor. Relatives of students and teachers, as well as alumni were welcomed to the school to …
Skoufis hosts Child Victims Act seminar Joelle Casteix was in high school when the abuse started. For over two years she was abused by her high school teacher in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange. “While the abuse itself was …
OC Planning Commissioner to retire Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced on Wednesday that Commissioner of Planning David Church will retire, effective late January of 2020. Church has served as Orange County’s …
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Architect wants a better view of the river

An architect fought for a better view of the Hudson River in his home during the November 7 Town of Newburgh planning board meeting. David Niemotko, an architect who lives in Monroe with his wife, …
City of Newburgh considers raising water rates
The Newburgh City Council is considering passing an ordinance to increase water rates. Although it isn’t legally required, the council will hold a public hearing to discuss the ordinance. …
Newburgh discusses demolition of 82 Clinton Street garage
Jason Morris, City Engineer for Newburgh, presented on the demolition of a garage located at 82 Clinton Street at last Thursday’s Newburgh City Council work session. The property was …
New Windsor Theatre under new management
Phoenix Theatres Entertainment, LLC, the country’s largest movie theatre management company, has taken over the operations of the former Destinta New Windsor 12 theatre effective …
Mount to honor Derrik R. Wynkoop and David Potack Join Mount Saint Mary College for its Tenth Annual Gala Reception on Friday, December 6, celebrating two pillars of the local community. Derrik R. Wynkoop, President and CEO of Walden Savings …
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Bark mitzvah

Barks and yelps echoed throughout the parking lot of Congregation Agudas Israel. Animals from all over gathered in honor of the congregation’s bark-mitzvah and meow-mitzvah. Although the event …

Blanca Tailoring opens on Liberty Street

Blanca and Jaime Sotelo are Mexican immigrants who have lived in the City of Newburgh for 15 years. In the city they found a constantly growing and improving community that they too wanted to make a …

Newburgh Town Council discusses solar exemptions

Among the topics discussed during the most recent Town of Newburgh workshop meeting were property tax exemptions for buildings that maintain solar energy systems. As Town Attorney Mark Taylor put …

Wallkill School Board examines short-term goals

Innovation and smart short-and-long term planning are critical components of any successful school district, which is why every year the Wallkill Board of Education meets with the district …
Events
Arts & Entertainment

Italian celebration in Cold Spring

On November 16, Italian multidisciplinary artist Marinella Senatore will engage nearly 100 professional and amateur performers from throughout the Hudson Valley in a monumental procession and …
Renaissance poetry, set to music Kairos: A Consort of Singers, under the direction of Edward Lundergan, continues its 2019 season with a concert titled “Dead Poets Society” on Sunday, November 17, at 3 p.m., in the …
SUNY Orange presents ‘Almost Maine’ The SUNY Orange Apprentice Players will present John Cariani’s celebrated “Almost Maine” on stage at the William and Helen Richards Theatre at Orange Hall on the Middletown campus …