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Schumer seeks federal funds to restore fire-ravaged mountaintop

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service to spring into action and work with both New York State (NYS) and Dutchess and Putnam County communities to identify federal funding opportunities through the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Program, and USDA disaster assistance programs such as the Emergency Forest Restoration Program or the Emergency Watershed Program to restore Sugarloaf Mountain in the aftermath of a forest fire that rampaged through it.
New Windsor in dispute over route of pipeline Grant Miller angrily stormed out of the public forum. The doors closed behind him as New Windsor Town Attorney David Zagon attempted to finish responding to his comments. “I was basically …
TEAM Newburgh seeks tobacco legislation At last Thursday’s Newburgh City Council work session, Dawn Wilkins, the Director of Prevention Services for Catholic Charities of Orange and Sullivan County, and Regina Cieslak, the Assistant …
Newburgh holds second annual park(ing) day   On a Friday last month, parking spots all over Newburgh took on a different image in honor of Newburgh’s second annual Park(ing) Day. “Park(ing) Day is an intervention of …
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Census 2020 efforts underway
In 2010, only 57 percent of Newburgh’s residents were counted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Newburgh’s official census committee, Newburgh Counts, has already started their six-month …
Billy Crystal makes movie magic in Newburgh On October 8, Town of Newburgh Supervisor Gil Piaquadio and Deputy Supervisor Scott Manley visited actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host Billy Crystal on the set of the …
Ritz East Northeast film festival Actress/Comedian Kathy Griffin appeared at the Ritz East Northeast film festival in Newburgh last weekend for a screening of her new movie and talk afterward. 
Skoufis presents Colin Jarvis of Newburgh Ministry with Senate Commendation Award Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) presented Colin Jarvis, Newburgh Ministry’s Executive Director, with the State Senate’s Commendation Award. The Commendation Award is one of the highest …
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80th Birthday Surprise

Deacon Anthony Ferraiuolo celebrated his 80th birthday on October 9. Family and friends got together at ABC Pizza in New Windsor for a surprise celebration. Anthony’s brother and former Police …

Taste of Montgomery returns October 20

The Village of Montgomery will host the Taste of Montgomery event on Sunday. This occasion will feature a sampling of culinary delights, beer, cider and wine tastings, live music, a farmer’s …

Lecture on LGBTQ health issues

Doctors have an extensive background in medicine from which they usually specialize. When dealing with patients, they apply their overall education and experience individually. If they enter an …

Residents honored at Citizens Memorial Park

A grand opening for the Town of Wallkill Citizens Memorial Park was held on Sept. 21. The park honors citizens’ achievements, significant events and notable areas in the Town of Wallkill. …
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Mount’s CMA Gallery presents ‘kuh-myoo-nih-kay-shun’

Mount Saint Mary College’s CMA Gallery recently kicked off its newest exhibition, “kuh-myoo-nih-kay-shun,” featuring the work of Hudson Valley artist Norm Magnusson. The gallery, …

Arrest made of a suspect in connection to the death of Deborah A. Waldinger

An arrested has been reported in the murder of 32-year old Deborah A. Waldinger. Waldinger was murdered in her South Gate Village Apartment in New Windsor, and found on October 9, by a maintenance worker as he attempted to enter her residence to perform work inside. The cause of death has been determined by the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office to be blunt force trauma to the head. On October 11, shortly before 10:00 pm, a suspect was arrested in connection to this crime. His name is Luis R. Rondon, 48 years old, of New Windsor,. This arrest was made in the State of California,. Rondon is being charged with the crime of Murder in the second degree by the Town of New Windsor Police Department. He is currently being held in California at the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility. He is being held with no bail and an extradition hearing is being scheduled for extradition back to the State of New York for prosecution. The Town of New Windsor Police Department is the lead agency in this crime’s investigation. Vital assistance has been provided by our law enforcement partners and they are: the New York State Police Major Crimes Unit & FIU, the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the Orange County Crime Analysis Center, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, The Kern County Sheriff’s Office (CA) and the City of Taft Police Department (CA).

New Windsor man charged in shooting

On Thursday, October 10th 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., members of the City of Newburgh Police Department arrested Town of New Windsor resident Ryan Discua, age 23, in the area of 230 Broadway.

Driver dies in city crash

On Friday, October 11, the City of Newburgh Police Department received a call about a vehicle fire on North Street near the Powell Avenue intersection.
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Hudson Highland Photo Workshop exhibit opens at Kaplan Hall

Orange County: A Celebration of Its Culture, Land, and People is the title of the exhibit in the Mindy Ross Gallery, Kaplan Hall October 18 – November 22. A beautiful and thought-filled …
Safe Harbors presents Newburgh’s first literary festival As the literary community continues to growin the City of Newburgh, Safe Harbors of the Hudson Ritz Theater wants to showcase the work of local writers in a major way. The organization is hosting …
duality at Unison Gallery duality is an exploration of unexplained experiences beyond the ordinary realm of human understanding; elements that have properties of being both mystical and physical. Carl Cox has been a …