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Equipment malfunction causes water contamination

The City of Newburgh sustained additional contamination in its water supply from Stewart Air National Guard Base on Saturday. The water was contaminated by a C6 foam that was released into a …
City council adopts municipal IDs
The City of Newburgh Activity Center was packed from wall the wall with community members lining up at the microphone to speak in support of Municipal IDs. Many residents shared feelings of …
Retired teacher: school rules not enforced Students and former teachers are tired of the lack of implementation of policy at the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. Chris Eachus a former AP Physics teacher at Newburgh Free Academy watched …
Spring eel migration underway in the Hudson The immense spring migration of fish and eels silently swimming up the Hudson River “is one of the greatest shows on earth and it’s happening right now,” says retired New York City …
Meadow Hill School box cutter incident investigated
On Friday afternoon, a student at Meadow Hill Elementary School in Newburgh brought three box cutters to school. On the bus ride home, the student attempted to distribute the box cutters, when the …
Local News

Habitat sponsors Walk for Housing

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will host its annual Walk for Housing on April 28 this year. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the Walk will kick off at 1:30 p.m. It starts and ends at …

Police: student feared for his safety

An investigation by the City of Newburgh Police Department revealed the reason a young student brought a knife to school on April 8, which was confiscated by Community Resource Officer Humberto …

HV Honor Flight: Heroes’ welcome

Mission 22 of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight welcomed 88 veterans to New York Stewart International Airport last Saturday as 1,000 appreciative supporters gave them a sendoff for their flight to …

Attorney General discusses opioid crisis

New York State Attorney General Letitia James met with local leaders in Newburgh earlier this month to discuss the state’s lawsuits against large pharmaceutical companies and the local …

Paddles in the water: Wallkill Alliance measure the health of the river

The volunteers of the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance are putting paddles in the water through its river monitors, a program that improves the health of Wallkill by searching for potential …
Other News

Yoga Nida class

The Gardiner Library hosts Yoga Nidra classes with Wendy Blair on Saturday April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday April 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. These Community Rest Circles are free of …

Library hosts longevity workshop

The Gardiner Library will host a Longevity Workshop with Sarah Choi on Saturday April 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. This free event encourages community members to rethink their conceptions of health, …

Newburgh honors late town clerk

On April 8, the first Newburgh town meeting held since the passing of town clerk Andrew Zarutskie, the town board took time to honor Zarutskie for his more than 18 years of public service. He passed …

Mount to host free health fair

Mount Saint Mary College will present its 26th annual Beth Roeper Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Hudson Hall, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, Sponsored by the …

Man struck by vehicle on 9W

On April 4, at approximately 3:45 p.m., New Windsor Police and New Windsor Ambulance received a report of a man down unconscious in the rear lot of 2899 Route 9W. Shortly after Units arrived on …

Cronomer Valley home destroyed

Cronomer Valley Fire Dept. was dispatched to a structure fire at 49 Ramblewood Drive in the Town of Newburgh at 8:48 p.m., Thursday, April 4. Cronomer Valley Firefighters arrived on scene within 3 …

Officer injured in altercation with NFA student

On Monday morning about 10 a.m. at Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus, Community Resource Officer, Humberto Perez, suffered several deep lacerations to his right hand when confiscating a kitchen knife …
Events
Arts & Entertainment

Jazz at Atlas presents Sun of Goldfinger

Returning to the Hudson Valley after their memorable closing set for the 2015 Beacon Jazz Festival, alto saxophonist Tim Berne, electric guitarist David Torn and drummer Ches Smith flatten any …
The Living River, and How’s the Water? The Living River, and How’s the Water? - paired presentations about the Hudson River by George Jackman and Sebastian Pillitteri of Riverkeeper, are scheduled to be presented at SUNY …
Folk guild presents Stuart Kabak The Rock Tavern Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, will be featuring on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Open mic performances will be …