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Greetings from River City. I have been waiting since Apr. 11 to get my new roof, but unbelievable as it is—we have not had the needed three consecutive days without rain! Rain is predicted for … more
Spring has sprung in all her splendor, and nowhere was it more gloriously welcome than at the 2ndAnnual Hats for Health Spring Luncheon hosted by the St. Luke’s Cornwall Auxiliary, May 11, at … more
There seems to be an added sound to be heard this Spring around the streets of Newburgh. In addition to the delicate chirping of birds, there is the louder screeching of power saws cutting through … more
Happy Wednesday!Sitting at our camp today, sunny out and a wonderful breeze rushing through the trees, I find a peace that has been missing for a long time. I am sure many of you are taking deep … more
Hello New Windsor. Memorial Day is a federal holiday that was established to remember and honor men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. There will be many … more
Greetings from River City. Johanna Porr Yaun posted an article written 50 years ago but still relevant today in Remembering Newburgh NY. The article, “Over-familiarity blamed for … more
Happy Wednesday!Orange County Community College Newburgh Business Club held their 6th Annual Etiquette Dinner on April 15, at Colden Manor at Spruce Lodge. I was again invited as a Most Important … more
The worst nightmare any parent can suffer is the death of a child. There were so many hopes and dreams that were shattered for their precious Gina Garzon, who was 11 years old, when on May 15, 2018, … more
Hello New Windsor. May 17 will be my 13th anniversary as the Director of Parks and Recreation for New Windsor. One of the town board members who has given me so much support in my entire 13 years on … more
It has been a long time since the farms that once comprised much of Newburgh were converted into neighborhoods of building lots... more
Newburgh has raised many artists and provided an inspirational home for still more. We know the names of some celebrated ones. Raphael Hoyle, an early landscape master, died too young in 1836 … more
Hello New Windsor. Thank you to everyone who has given me positive feedback on this column recently it means so much to me to hear that you enjoy reading it. Though it is a community column that … more
She has wisdom and grace, courage and confidence, compassion to those in need, a clear mind and a bold heart, and integrity and dedication, words that describe Peggy Bennett, who is a treasured … more
Happy Mother’s Day!Over the years, I have been blessed with many different types of women who have helped me to become the mother I am today. The best comment from a child happened just … more
Greetings from River City. As regular readers of this column know, I am a fool for my birthday. I am ready to celebrate it on any day of the week, any week of the month, any month of the year; my … more
As I go through my days, I usually hum and even sing a few hesitant bars of favorite songs. It is a habit developed to motivate myself by providing a soundtrack for my chores. I believe it is also … more
“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination,And in the courage of thoseWho dare to make dreams into reality.”Jonas Salk, American virologistA cause dear to the hearts of boys and girls and … more
Hello New Windsor. Recently I was invited to a meeting at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center by Mr. Bill Kaplan to learn about their Saturday Morning Enrichment Club. I had never been to the Armory … more
May 2nd, will be the 100th birthday for Peggy Bennett. Peggy was the 2nd oldest of 16 children and now the only survivor, born in Brooklyn she moved to Newburgh in 1946, raising her sons Bruce and … more
Greetings from River City. Most special anniversary wishes to our dearest Gabrielle and Gary who celebrate their fourth on May 2. May God bless all the years ahead with an abundance of joys and good … more
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